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Sburdorf

Calligrapher
Aug 3, 2019
19
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1,831
Tennessee
Title: MONSTERS IN THE CIRCLE
Genre: MG Dystopian Fantasy
Length: 43,000
Author: Susan Burdorf

12 year old Tess has always wanted to be a Hunter like her best friend Olivia, but with a withered leg Tess is forced to do tasks usually reserved for the very young, very old, or infirm. When Tess saves a village Elder from certain death she is permitted to join the Hunters on their next sojourn and discovers she can mind-talk animals. Suddenly, she is so popular Olivia is jealous and vows to discover Tess’s secret as they hunt the Beast of Horath Mountain, but when they are forced to depend on each other for survival both girls discover that handicaps can be more than physical, and friendships can be stronger than the weakest link.
 
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Title: Life After
Genre: YA Contemporary
Length: 72,000 Words
Author: Genalea Barker

Eighteen-year-old August lives willingly in the shadow of her twin brother, until a tragic car accident forces her to live without him—forever. As she withdraws from the world, her loved ones desperately try to help. But it’s up to August to either claim her identity, or succumb to her survivor’s guilt.
 
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Title: The Wish
Genre: Romantic Women’s fiction
Length: 100,000
Author: Lena Gibson

When selectively mute Elizabeth wakes up five years in her past, what she wants is to save her ex-boyfriend from slipping into a coma. What Elizabeth gets is a stalker, a psych hold, and an unexpected soulmate. Elizabeth needs to save Brandon, confront her stalker, and reclaim her voice.
 
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ScribblingDrake

scribbler
Jan 23, 2021
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36
USA
  • Title: I Am Nobody
  • Genre: MG Graphic Novel SF, OWN
  • Length: 29,000 words
  • Author: Marco Santomenna
Anxious middle-schooler Max wants nothing more than a quiet year with his best friend, Amy, but after a disastrous party leads to Max getting teleportation powers, he quickly finds that the pressures of having powers are too great, especially when he has to keep it a secret. When his bully, Brian, finds out, he blackmails Max into robbing a bank or risk losing his anonymity forever. Now Max must decide if he has what it takes to be a hero, or do what Brian wants, and become a villain.
 
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Title: LucyFer and Not Ethel
Genre: Women's Fiction
Word Count: 95,000
Author: Charyl Bibeault


Not Ethel is an Italian vampiric gypsy obsessed with coffee. LucyFer is a backwoods Gaelic genius who loves to sparkle. They have a hilariously dark and brutally honest friendship. As plus-sized, middle aged women they don't fit the celebrity mold. They earned their loyal fanbase by broadcasting their quirky friendship on their unique radio show. Somehow these endearingly flawed and illogically relatable women accidentally change the world.
 
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Title: A Spell of Dance and Silence
Genre: adult urban fantasy
Length: 102,000
Author: Lena Gibson

At an enchanted university, Ella dances her shoes to tatters each night, but her memories are stolen. Private investigator Luke falls for Ella, and together they work to solve the mystery of her lost hours in this modern, dark fairytale retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses.
 
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Vivienne Frist

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Sep 29, 2021
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36
Buffalo
  • Title: Anything for an 'A'
  • Genre: Adult Mystery
  • Length: 90,000 words
  • Author: Vivienne Frist
Twenty-seven year-old college advisor, Sarah Stanton, would love to cure her imposter syndrome and the waning interest of her gorgeous professor boyfriend. When she discovers her mysterious student disappeared after their appointment, she teams up with the hot campus cop to find clues—until those clues implicate her professor boyfriend. Sarah must choose between trusting him and clearing his name or turning him in to face his fate. Netflix's THE CHAIR meets STEPHANIE PLUM
 
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14grecok

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Aug 31, 2020
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0
111
Pittsburgh
Title: Reusable

Genre: Chick-lit with cozy mystery elements

Length: 78,000 words

Author: Kaitlin Greco

When YouTube sensation Jenna Caprisi is filmed poaching elephants in Africa with Dom Mergeniere, her career crumbles faster than a paper straw. The video appears fabricated until Dom is murdered, but the only one on the pier that night was Jenna’s arch-rival, Nina Armant. Can Jenna and Nina team up to find out who really should be canceled before they both become another plastic bag casualty?
 
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Title: Torched
Genre: Adult Romantic Suspense
Word Count: 89000
Author: DM Shepard

Firefighter Stephen O'Malley thought the fires of love died with his fiancée. Then he pulls welder Brigit from a burning building-too bad she's dating his twin. But when a murderous arsonist threatens her, he'll break all the rules to save her life-even if it means his own heartbreak.
 
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mycupoftea&pen

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Feb 12, 2021
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Maryland

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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: ZITI'S GARDEN
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 353 Words
Author/Illustrator: Alvina Leder

Ziti grows art in her garden, but because Ziti is a zebra, all her art is black and white. All the animals in town love and embrace what Ziti grows--sculptures, fashion, literature, etc.--and make it a part of their lives until one day, Ziti's next door neighbor, a brown sheep named Gordon, hollers: YOUR ART IS BORING! Fortunately, Ziti is clever and knows exactly how to spice up her garden in a most creative and artistic way!
 
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Title: Blueshell Beach
Genre: Contemporary women’s fiction / second chance
Length: 87,000 words
Author: Donna Munro

Keegan, a PTSD paramedic, need peace, surfing and yoga, not a noisy, pretty builder hammering next door. Pepper reluctantly returns to her beachside hometown. When a tragic accident renders Keegan’s son mute, together they will bring back the voice of his grieving son and expose a teenage drug ring; if they don’t nail each other to a wall first. If grief renders you mute can love find the words to save you? Note: this is my second pitch and the two books could be a series.
 
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Noel S

Ink-slinger
Sep 24, 2021
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396
Scotland

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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: A Late Awakening

Genre: Contemporary Romance / Women’s Fiction

Length: 83,000

Author: Noel Stevenson

Amanda would be a ‘catch’ by any measure: successful, beautiful, but at fifty-six still grieving her husband, his sudden death too much to bear. But a chance meeting sets her on a strange journey of reawakening, loss and love two sides of a coin. Her friendship with a seriously ill woman who seeks assistance to die, takes her on a course that changes her life, love ever elusive in the shadow of loss, but there if only she dares to look, to grasp the nettle before her, and open to her fate.
 
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AJClay

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Feb 14, 2020
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Edinburgh
Title: The Banshee’s Kiss
Genre: YA urban fantasy
Length: 69000 words
Author: AJ Clay

Sion's fallen for the charming Flora but there's one hitch: she's a banshee, and Sion's top of her hitlist. As death starts to touch her family, Sion must discover if Flora will defy her boss for a human – or if her love is really to die for. Killing Eve meets Out Of The Blue.
 
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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: Murder on Lake Nebo
Genre: Mystery/Cozy
Words: 87,600
Author: Ruben D. Gonzales

After a short career as a city newspaper photographer ends, Emma returns to her small Blue Ridge Mountain home to open a photography studio and face the demons of her past. Having once used her inherited Cherokee ability of reading the energy auras of people to help solve the mystery of her brother’s murder, a local winery owner offers to pay her to look into the suspicious death of his wife. Suspects are many and leads end in frustration as Emma pieces together a case, while being careful not to let everyone know she can tell who’s lying to her.



After a short career as a city newspaper photographer ends, Emma returns to her small Blue Ridge Mountain home to open a photography studio and face the demons of her past. Having once used her inherited Cherokee ability of reading the energy auras of people to help solve the mystery of her brother’s murder, a local winery owner offers to pay her to look into the suspicious death of his wife. Suspects are many and leads end in frustration as Emma pieces together a case, while being careful not to let everyone know she can tell who’s lying to her.
 
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AmandaPoll

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Sep 19, 2021
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London
Title: Stay And Watch Me Die
Genre: YA Paranormal Romantic Mystery
Length: 73,000 Words
Author: Amanda Poll

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder meets The Cemetery Boys with the atmospheric tension of The Haunting of Bly Manor.

Sixteen-year-old Jodi is falling in love with the handsome teenage ghost living in her attic.

But watching him re-enact his death every night is not what one would call a typical teenage dilemma, and if she doesn’t find the identity of his killer soon, she could become the next victim.

But if she solves his murder, she could lose him forever.
 
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  • Title: The Shape Shake Up
  • Genre: Picture Book
  • Length: 950 words
  • Author/Illustrator: Jenn Shetsen Wierda

The citizens of TriTown, Square City, and Circleville couldn't stand each other - the triangles were too wild; the squares were too boring, and the circles were so flat!

But when an earthquake hits and destroys the three cities, the shapes must overcome their biases towards one another to work together and rebuild their homes.

When the shapes stop focusing on their differences, they learn how much more they can achieve and build together.
 
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ReginaMorris

Ink-slinger
Sep 8, 2020
8
6
376
Texas
Title: Pink Ribbon Perfection
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Comedy (Own Voice)
Length: 93,000 words
Author: Regina Morris

Thomas needs to stop his brother’s wedding, but the bride curtails his efforts with the one bridesmaid who would hate him the most. Ashely, struggling to regain her sexuality after a double mastectomy and refusing reconstruction, attends a family wedding (ugly and revealing bridesmaid dress and all) not realizing she has been paired off with the leading breast reconstruction surgeon in Chicago. Thomas & Ashely lose the bride’s wedding ring, their emotional baggage, and their hearts in Vegas.
 
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annawrites

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Sep 30, 2021
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TN

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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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annawrites

scribbler
Sep 30, 2021
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0
31
TN
Title: Love Makes Room
Genre: PB
Length: 650 words
Author: Anna Vosburgh

Mama says there's lots of room in the little blue house, but when people and animals keep coming, Sam thinks the house might burst--until he realizes that even when your home and heart are full, love makes room for more.

Based on the author's real life, this timeless story of community and interdependence is humorously narrated and depicts the complicated mix of feelings that arise anytime we share our space with others.
 
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