Pitch to: Hannah VanVels, Belcastro Agency

SandySue

Paper jockey
Feb 13, 2019
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1,146
Springfield, IL
Title: One Small Summer
Genre: MG Fantasy
Length: 57,000
Author: Sandra Panting

Decades ago, a group of little folk left their main underground colony and made new colonies in above ground locations, however the main colony is determined to reunite all the colonies and have resorted to unsavory means to make this happen. But when Josie and her step-sister get shrunk after accidentally walking into a fairy war, they're drawn into the little folk problems while they work to return to normal size. The little folk insist they're trying to help, but what if they're not?
 
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BeckyWalker

scribbler
Oct 1, 2021
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Texas
Title: LITTLE LONG LAKE
Genre: PB Fiction (setting is MC)
Length: 460 words
Author: Becky Walker

Down a gravel road, past a row of battered mailboxes leaning with the passing of time, you’ll find a hidden turnoff that will take you to a place full of magical adventures. It’s been waiting for you, a red and white cottage stuffed full of memories welcoming you back to LITTLE LONG LAKE. Grab your swimsuit, bug spray, cane pole, and squirmy worms, and join this lyrical journey where summer memories are made...SPLASH!

Thank you!
 
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J.D. Faver

Instructor
Feb 13, 2011
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8,606
Texas. USA
www.junefaver.com
Title: Legend
Genre: YA-Fantasy
Length: 50,231
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver

Nerdy in high school means smart enough to deal with the world, but when you’re nerdy and discover you’re a witch, descended from generations of strong witchy women , the world suddenly looks scary. Aside from learning of her gifts, Mercy has to deal with Alistair, her now missing grandmother’s cat, to act as adviser. Then the hottest boy in school asks her out, stirring jealousy in the ‘mean girl’ camp. This is a minor annoyance compared to the roiling disaster arising when the coven of evil witches, emboldened by the absence of Mercy’s grandmother, plan to take over the town. Mercy and her two non-witch besties scramble to protect the town, while Mercy’s prospective boyfriend is kept in the dark. This is the first of 5 novels in the series.
 
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J.D. Faver

Instructor
Feb 13, 2011
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8,606
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www.junefaver.com
Title: Haley’s Magic Day
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 996
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


Haley is wearing her purple overalls when she and her Nana visit a magic shop, where the owner, Geoffrey the Magician, invites them to look around, but warns them not to touch anything. While Nana is checking the books, Haley uncorks a bottle and inhales a wisp of pink vapor, which unfortunately, turns her into a pink flamingo in purple overalls. This is when Geoffrey breaks down, admitting that he just bought the shop from Wesley the Magician, and he has no idea what the potions do. Desperate trial and error with mystical outcomes ends with an ALMOST perfect return to normal.
 
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J.D. Faver

Instructor
Feb 13, 2011
169
40
8,606
Texas. USA
www.junefaver.com
Title: Nellynob Needletoes
Genre: Middle Grade
Length: 3,546
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


Nellynob interacts with her friends and neighbors. All have different abilities and together their community is reciprocal, each member giving and receiving to meet the community needs. And yet, her friends take their talents for granted, wishing they had different abilities. Nellynob does her best to help her friends grow. A middle-grade with a message. Everyone has different talents and abilities.
 
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J.D. Faver

Instructor
Feb 13, 2011
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8,606
Texas. USA
www.junefaver.com
Title: Stubborn Shoes
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 996
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


Cassie is sent to her room to reflect on her very stubborn behavior. She does not believe this applies to her. She throws herself across her bed, but when her mother calls her to supper, she finds that her shoes are rebelling and refuse to allow her to put them on her feet. She has quite a time trying to convince the stubborn shoes to cooperate.
 
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J.D. Faver

Instructor
Feb 13, 2011
169
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8,606
Texas. USA
www.junefaver.com
Hi Hannah! I sincerely apologize for posting this glut of pitches. I'm so excited about this opportunity I shared it with all my friends. Please just shake your head & ignore me if my stories are not for you, but I appreciate your time & attention. I will leave you with the last of my tidbits. Sorry. ;)
3 lines/3 stories
Wind Song:
A middle grade about a girl, her horse and a tornado.
The Land of Me: This picture book celebrates everyone’s unique differences.
Weasel Woe: A Suess-like tale of two weasel brothers who encounter a measles-covered martin (art included)
 
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BeckyWalker

scribbler
Oct 1, 2021
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111
Texas
Title: WONDERFULLY DIFFERENT
Genre: PB Fiction (DIS, SEL)
Length: 591 words
Author: Becky Walker

When bullies mock Tommy, a boy with mental disabilities, and question what’s wrong with him, Tommy’s brother flips the script. He invites the bully to spend the day with them at the town carnival, so he can see for himself how WONDERFULLY DIFFERENT Tommy truly is. Tommy’s kind heart stretches small minds and attitudes, leading to the possibility of a new friendship.
 
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Title: Robin & Stealin'
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Length: 77,000 words
Author: Mark Kennedy

Robin is a thief who steals from classmates to help a little girl with cancer. Chase wants to be a detective so he can find his missing father. Not a good formula for a 1st date, which includes breaking and entering.
 
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MkWrites

scribbler
Oct 1, 2021
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Michigan
Title: Styx
Genre: YA Contemporary Fantasy (LGBTQA)
Length: 91,000
Author: Michelle Kulwicki

THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE US x THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE

Zan was supposed to live and Bastian was supposed to die--both owe The Ferryman a debt neither has yet to pay.

Styx: Where one of them has to pass over.

Styx: The not-so-perfect place to fall in love.

Thank you so much for your consideration!
 
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jennimeade

scribbler
Oct 1, 2021
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Maryland
  • Title: Living on a Prayer
  • Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy
  • Length: 95,000 words
  • Author: Jenni Meade

Killing a mob boss isn’t easy--killing one gifted with supernatural sight is even harder. And if that same boss is your dad... well, good luck.
Caspar St. Cyr has his own ghost-given gift of prophecy that could even up the odds, but it'll still take a miracle--and a crack team, while all he's got is the ghost possessing him, the hitman that killed his best friend, and the chaotic thief that they're all a little in love with.
 
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Title: Shimine
Genre: Middle Grade Adventure
Length: 78,000 words
Author: Jennifer Lott

10-year-old Lisa chases her shiny cell phone to a world of shine-eating aliens who use portals to steal shiny objects from Earth. Scientists are trying to destroy alien portal technology, which would strand Lisa in the alien world. Becoming best friends with an alien girl sets her on a mission to educate the grownups: if she can prove that the aliens will take a few dollars’ worth of shiny trinkets over thousands in dull bills, maybe a tentative peace can begin.
 
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