Pitch to: Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary

Dshark

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Feb 7, 2021
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Colorado
  • Title: Ellie the Eggspert
  • Genre: PB
  • Length: 500 words
  • Author: Danielle Sharkan

The Box Turtle x Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

Ellie is an expert at many things, but not cooking! So when her teacher announces a class cooking competition, Ellie is determined to learn…and win! But when everyone is assigned a vegetable, and Ellie gets eggplant, she finds that winning is much sweeter when shared with friends.
 
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Title" RUBY, RUBY
Genre: YA, historical mystery with para elements.
Length: 65K
Author: K.L. Hallam


Summer 1935. Eighteen-year-old, Ruby St. Claire, is a rising star of Weston Music School. Next stop, the Roseland Ballroom Competition—the swingingest band wins a guest spot in a Warren Pictures talkie. The only thing getting in her way, are the visions of death: burnt corpses, murder, and kidnappings. Ruby’s visions have helped Detective Reed since she was fourteen, but when she has a vision of a singer from school being murdered, and a friend goes missing, her visions lead her to believe that she's the killer.
 
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Robyn Ryle

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May 5, 2013
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Title: FAIR GAME
Genre: YA contemporary
Length: 76,000 words
Author: Robyn Ryle

Amanda’s put up with the boys’ basketball team getting all the attention, money, and crowds for way too long. When the boys trick Amanda and her friends into giving up the “good” gym yet again, Amanda puts their season and their futures on the line by challenging them to a game—boys against girls. If Amanda’s gone too far, she might be responsible for single-handedly setting girls sport at Madison back twenty years. Amanda puts everything on the line to answer the question—can the girls beat the boys—and along the way discovers that might not be the most important question to ask.
 
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  • Title: Furious Fiorella
  • Genre: SEL Picture Book
  • Length: 487 words
  • Author: Ellen Seal (author/illustrator - ellenseal.myportfolio.com)

When Fiorella the little witch explodes in anger, she leaves a trail of devastation in her wake. She has the perfect spell to fix things up — Until she realizes that magic can't fix every problem.
 
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kristimcmanus

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Feb 13, 2020
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Toronto
Title: Poor Unfortunate Souls
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 80,000 words
Author: Kristi McManus

When magical mermaid, Sereia, outshines her brother and expected heir to the sea, Triton, he curses her to the form of a human and strips her of magic with a warning: return to the sea, and become a monster. Rescued on the shores of Atlantis by a kind merchant with a tragic past, Sereia utilizes her skills in combat to join their army, but stokes the hatred of a rival who is determined to discover her secrets. When a new friend’s life is threatened if she does not intervene, Sereia faces being burned at the stake as a witch, or turning into a monster should she return to the sea.

The Little Mermaid x Lore
 
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kristimcmanus

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Feb 13, 2020
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Toronto
Title: The Honesty Policy
Genre: YA Romance
Length: 70,000 words
Author: Kristi McManus

Hailey is compelled to honesty due to her OCD, so when she is tasked with tutoring former crush and compulsive liar, Cole, in exchange for a much needed letter of recommendation to her dream school, she has no choice but to oblige despite her distaste for the arrangement. As Cole challenges Hailey’s requirement of honesty, she gives him an ultimatum: be honest until the end of term, or she walks away. When Cole, surprisingly, honors their pact, Hailey begins to realize that maybe people can change….and maybe their feelings for each other never really disappeared.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before x Words on Bathroom Walls
 
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KaraSibilia

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Oct 28, 2020
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NJ, USA
Title: FLAMINGO BOB: CURACAO’S WILDLIFE AMBASSADOR
Genre: Picture Book (Informational Fiction)
Length: 665 Words
Author: Kara Sibilia

Pitch:

Meet Bob. He loves foot massages, long swims in the sea, and most of all … people! Bob is an American Flamingo living on the island of Curacao. Based on true events, this is the story of how Bob became an international symbol for environmental conservation.

Comps: Claude by Emma Bland Smith; Flower Talk by Sara Levine
 
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Title: Go to Bed Stinkbug!
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 414 words
Author: Stephanie Maksymiw

A tiny, NOISY bug makes himself heard at night but no one wants to hear his BUZZZZING. Just one night-loving friend is all he wants, but all the humans want to do is sleep unless he can learn to be considerate of others.
 
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Title: Fibbin' 'Nocchio
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 155 words
Author: Stephanie Maksymiw

Cows don't jump over moons nor do kittens wear mittens. When Pinocchio says he sees all these things, his nose spirals out of control. Explore the world of nursery rhymes in a counting book using the Fibonacci sequence (STEM).
 
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KaraSibilia

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: OPEN WHEN
Genre: Picture Book (Fiction)
Length: 478 Words
Author: Kara Sibilia

Pitch:

Ellie is heartbroken when her visit with Grandma ends. So the two share special letters to keep in touch when they can’t be together.

OPEN WHEN is a lyrical love letter encouraging connection with far away family and friends. Optional back matter on how to write your own ‘Open When’ letters is included.

Comps: LETTERS FROM BEAR by Gauthier David; I LOVE YOU NEAR AND FAR by Marjorie Blain Parker
 
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  • Title: The Soul Keeper
  • Genre: YA Contemporary Small Town Romance
  • Length: 75,500 words
  • Author: Loraine Bowman

17 year old Juniper Taylor knew a few things in life. Eric Hampton was her best friend, University of South Carolina was the best school in the nation, and she didn’t like to lose. Until a twist of fate takes everything away, with only one hope—the love of her best friend Eric.
 
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Kathleen Lowry

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Sep 12, 2021
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Title: DECLAN’S WORLD & THE GRUMP
Genre: Picture Book/SEL
Length: 475
Author: Kathleen Lowry

YouTube's Ryan’s World X MY MONSTER & ME
When 6yo Vlogger Declan awakes to a Grump with eye-crossing breath ready to ruin his day, he hops on his channel to show followers his tricks for ditching Grumps. But a yuck breakfast and prodding mom fuel the Grump’s powers over Declan, proving to be a hard Grump to ditch.
 
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Steph

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Pitch to Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary​




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Title: What's a Blam Blam?
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 500 words
Author: Stephanie Cotela

Grizz Lee Bear runs the Storytelling Factory and he’s on the lookout for the ultimate bedtime story. His team of ragtag writers keep pitching the same old stories and he’s getting frustrated. Now, they have 24 hrs to come up with something original or lose their jobs, that is, if they’re not too distracted by an exploding UFO.

Hi Karly, Hope you are well. Thank you for considering my pitch. Kind regards, Stephanie.
 
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ScottR

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Oct 28, 2020
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Utah
Title: The Knight of the Goat
Genre: Middle Grade Fairy Tale Retelling in Verse
Length: 27,000 words
Author: Scott Rhoades


In a remote mountain valley, lazy Per dreams of one day being a knight. When his parents send him away with nothing but an old nanny goat to become an apprentice, Per meets a mysterious companion, faces the three troll sisters, and challenges the notorious Red Knight on goatback in a naïve attempt to save his parents from dying in poverty.
 
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ScottR

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Oct 28, 2020
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Utah
Title: The History of Henry the Fifth Grader
Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary
Length: 43,000 words
Author: Scott Rhoades

HENRY THE 5TH GRADER doesn’t want to play kickball, but when his coach dad becomes terminally ill, it’s up to him to lead the team, and risk losing his friends. In a crumbling world, nothing matters but making his dying dad proud, before it’s too late.
 
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Erika Writes

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Sep 24, 2021
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Florida
  • Title: A Very Special Day
  • Genre: Fiction Picture Book
  • Length: 490 words
  • Author: Erika Romero

Melissa and Mateo are not happy about all the attention their big sister is getting in preparation for her Quinceañera. But after their attempts at sabotage go a little too well, the twins decide it’s now their job to make their sister’s day extra special. But their attempts keep going wrong and time is running out to make this day of celebration truly shine.
 
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Erika Writes

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Sep 24, 2021
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Florida
  • Title: Deep End Treasure?
  • Genre: Informational Fiction Picture Book
  • Length: 490 words
  • Author: Erika Romero

It’s pool party season and budding marine biologist Maria is committed to overcoming her fear of the pool’s deep end. Maria’s knowledge of the scary animals that live in deep waters increases her fear, until Mama reassures her that the only thing she’ll find in the deep end is treasure. Maria’s not so sure, so she searches for clues in her favorite books and then jumps into the deep to find out for herself!
 
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