Recent content by Sarena Straus

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    Pitch to: Kortney Price, Ravenquill Literary Agency

    Title: ReInception Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Length: 79,000 Author: Sarena Straus RED RISING X ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND In 2126, when Leandrea’s boyfriend is forcibly reprogrammed, she wants revenge on ReInception-- a company with the technology to modify habits. She...
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    Pitch to: Analieze Cervantes, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

    Title: ReInception Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Length: 79,000 Author: Sarena Straus RED RISING X ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND In 2126, when Leandrea’s boyfriend is forcibly reprogrammed, she wants revenge on ReInception-- a company with the technology to modify habits. She...
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    Pitch to: Hannah VanVels, Belcastro Agency

    Title: ReInception Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Length: 79,000 Author: Sarena Straus RED RISING X ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND In 2126, when Leandrea’s boyfriend is forcibly reprogrammed, she wants revenge on ReInception-- a company with the technology to modify habits. She...
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    Pitch to: Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary

    Title: ReInception Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Length: 79,000 Author: Sarena Straus RED RISING X ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND In 2126, when Leandrea’s boyfriend is forcibly reprogrammed, she wants revenge on ReInception-- a company with the technology to modify habits. She...
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    Pitch to: Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency

    Title: ReInception Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Length: 79,000 Author: Sarena Straus RED RISING X ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND In 2126, when Leandrea’s boyfriend is forcibly reprogrammed, she wants revenge on ReInception-- a company with the technology to modify habits. She...
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    Pitch to: Jennifer Herrington, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

    Title: Three Kinds of Love Genre: Upmarket Women's Fiction Length: 78,000 Author: Sarena Straus GIRL INTERRUPTED X BEAUTIFUL RUINS Plus-size photojournalist Soraya Bahar dreams of quitting her magazine job and becoming an artist. But insecurity and self-doubt jeopardize everything when her high...
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    Pitch to: Lydia Sharp, Senior Editor, Acquisitions Manager, and Assistant Publisher at Entangled Publishing

    Title: Three Kinds of Love Genre: Upmarket Women's Fiction Length: 78,000 Author: Sarena Straus GIRL INTERRUPTED X BEAUTIFUL RUINS Plus-size photojournalist Soraya Bahar dreams of quitting her magazine job and becoming an artist. But insecurity and self-doubt jeopardize everything when her high...
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    Pitch to: Hannah VanVels, Belcastro Agency

    Title: Three Kinds of Love Genre: Upmarket Women's Fiction Length: 78,000 Author: Sarena Straus GIRL INTERRUPTED X BEAUTIFUL RUINS Plus-size photojournalist Soraya Bahar dreams of quitting her magazine job and becoming an artist. But insecurity and self-doubt jeopardize everything when her high...
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    Pitch Straus Pitch

    Thanks so much for all of your help and feedback. I really appreciate it!
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    Pitch Straus Pitch

    Plus-size photojournalist Soraya dreams of quitting her magazine job and becoming an artist. But insecurity and self-doubt jeopardize her health and happiness when her high school boyfriend reappears in her life threatening to expose her secret: she's a recovering bulimic, and her disease nearly...
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    Pitch Straus Pitch

    Ah, she wants to quit her job and take a risk at becoming an artist, but she doesn't have enough faith in herself or her relationship to take the plunge. She's afraid she'll fail and that her fiancé will leave her. Pushing her fiancé away is a means of trying to protect herself and avoid...
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    Pitch Straus Pitch

    I think you just wanted me to answer these questions and not have a second go at the pitch yet. I hope I'm right...
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    Pitch Straus Pitch

    Who is your character? We need to know the basic details of your protagonist—specifically, the ones that makes them most unique—and then a mention of the love interest if there is one (can be vague since this is a women's fiction). Soraya is a 37 year old plus photojournalist. Her mother's...
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    Pitch Straus Pitch

    Title: Three Kinds of Love Genre: Women's Fiction/Literary Fiction Length: 78,000 Author: Sarena Straus 37-year-old Soraya loves her job, is engaged to be married and thinks she’s finally at peace with her plus-size figure when her high school boyfriend suddenly reappears in her life as the...
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    Announcement Welcome to Polish YOUR Autumn Pitch!

    Hi all! I'm Sarena from New York. I write science fiction, both adult and young adult and also have a completed novel that is somewhere in the vicinity of women's fiction and literary fiction. My previously published book was a true crime memoire of my work as a sex crimes and child abuse...