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

lizhanson

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Sep 27, 2021
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Title: In Ripples and Waves
Genre: MG Science Fiction Novel in Verse
Length: 16,500 words
Author: Liz Hanson

Twelve-year-old Aranjia is the undertow that goes against the current. Her short fuse, anxiety, and curiosity stick out like a beacon in the peaceful, interconnected village of Ripple. And when she asks why the evening bell tolls for a past no one recalls or dares talk about, she finds herself feeling isolated.
 
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Karen Todd

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Oct 30, 2020
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Pitch to Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary​




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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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Karen Todd

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Oct 30, 2020
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  • Title: DEMONBINDER
  • Genre: YA historical fantasy
  • Length: 97,000 words
  • Author: Karen Todd
The Bear and the Nightingale X Wintersong for YA readers
From Slavic myth: 16yo Katka’s ancient magic art can bind the demon Černabog. When Černabog threatens her family, she must choose: take a bargain to save her family but let him go free or fight and risk eternal entrapment.
 
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Title: Humbly Yours, Juliet
Genre: Contemporary YA
Length: 68,000 words
Author: Brieanna Wilkoff

For an assignment while reading Romeo and Juliet, seventeen-year-old D&D enthusiast Gage writes a letter to “Juliet” asking for advice about his growing feelings for his gender nonconforming best friend, Remy. After the letters are anonymously posted online and Remy becomes distant, a crushed Gage believes Remy doesn’t want more than friendship. When “Juliet” responds to the letters and inadvertently reveals a secret of Remy’s that makes his true feelings known but that Gage views as a sign of betrayal, Gage must decide whether to protect himself from more potential heartache or forgive Remy and roll the dice on romance.
 
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Amdenisch

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Feb 12, 2020
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Title: Hell and High Water: Prophecy

Genre: New Adult SFF

Length: 72,000 words

Author: Anna Denisch


In a world filled mostly with ocean, there is a war brewing between the humans and the humanoid mutants that inhabit the planet. A prophecy is discovered that could win the war for either side. But when the man meant to fulfill this prophecy is slain, the remaining characters must deal with the aftermath, and find a new way to preserve life.
 
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Title: On the Edge of the Sand
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 208 words
Author: Molly Carter

On the edge of the sand stands a little girl who is afraid. Everyone around her sees the magic of the ocean, but her fear stands in her way. When she sees a honu in trouble and there’s no one else to help, will she be able to set her fears aside to rescue the honu?
 
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Steph

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Oct 28, 2020
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Pitch to Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: Never Go Back
Genre: Middle Grade - Historical Fiction/Ghost Story
Length: 43K words
Author: Stephanie Cotela

Gossamer House’s eerie exterior sends chills up Leslie Sanstrom’s spine. Once she’s inside, things get a lot creepier.

Leslie Sanstrom discovers a hidden room filled with Nazi-looted masterpieces at Gossamer House’s Castillo d’arte summer camp. Among them is a portrait of her great grandmother, whom she’s never met. She’s eager to find out how the two are connected and learn more about her Jewish heritage but to do that she must risk her life assisting camp manager/FBI agent Audrey Willowbrow and ghostly residents Amelia and Evelyn Gossamer in preventing a dejected relative from pulling off one of the greatest art heists of the century.
 
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Priya Ardis

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Jan 19, 2021
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Hi, Please find my pitch below. Thanks!
  • Title: MAD BAD FURIOUS MURDER
  • Genre: YA mystery/romance
  • Length: 55,000 words
  • Author: Priya Ardis

18-year-old Akshani Mason has been spiraling since she was forced to bludgeon a serial killer to death while trying—and failing—to save her mother. Now, her alcoholic father must prosecute the high-profile murder of her childhood teammate, a famous NASCAR driver, but to save his career Akshani will need to dust off her old racing skills to find the true killer first. Problem is, this high schooler has no idea how to access the crime scene...until the prime suspect asks her on a date.
 
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Searra

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Oct 27, 2020
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  • Title: LOST
  • Genre: Picture Book
  • Length: 388 Words
  • Author: Searra Simpson
Ulla can’t go to school without first finding what she's LOST, but the Fog is always one step ahead, engulfing everything in a hazy mist. When the school bell rings, a frustrated Ulla confronts the Fog and discovers it just needs a little help. As Ulla aids the Fog, her misplaced mystery item comes to light in a peculiar fashion.
 
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LizPC

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Sep 25, 2021
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Title: Weightless
Genre: YA Historical Fantasy
Length: 81,000 words
Author: Liz Peterson Crane

On her voyage to complete a work contract in Australia to care for her young brother, a shipwrecked girl lands on a remote tropical island that blesses its inhabitants with supernatural gifts. After surviving injury, violent storms, encounters with wild animals and natives, Coralie confronts a strange and dangerous new obstacle - love. But the secrets of her past are about to catch up with her, and what she discovers will change her life - and the lives of everyone around her - forever.
 
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kaybeckett

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Sep 28, 2021
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Title: Needle and Thread

Genre: YA Fantasy

Length: 96,000 words

Author: Kay S. Beckett

Seventeen year-old seamstress Liddy agrees to be a resistance spy so she could save lives, like her cousin, hung for disobeying their country’s harsh anti-magic laws. After completing her first undercover mission, Liddy creates a plan to disrupt a government plot to destroy magic. But Liddy must decide if being a spy is worth compromising her morals when the plan’s success hinges on endangering thousands of lives, including those of the friends she made while undercover.
 
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Searra

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Oct 27, 2020
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Title: WEIRDWOLF
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 475 Words
Author: Searra Simpson

Jessica is more than ready to finally turn into a majestic werewolf and join her pack for a full moon rumpus. But she ends up transforming into some kind of WEIRDWOLF instead. She dons a sketchy getup to blend in, but to have fun, she'll have to shed her disguise and her fear of rejection.
 
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Sburdorf

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Title: A GHOST’S CHANCE
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
Length: 78,000
Author: Susan Burdorf

High School senior Bekka has only one goal in life – divest herself of the ghost of ex-flame Ryan Cooper who won’t leave her alone no matter how much sage she burns. Honestly, just because she was “sort of” responsible for his demise, doesn’t mean she owes him the rest of her corporeal life, does it? But when her dad is kidnapped by the jewel thieves she and Ryan were running from the day he died, she learns that friendships from beyond the veil do have their advantages.
 
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Abbi Lee

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Feb 13, 2020
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Title: A SMOKEJUMPER’S SUMMER
Genre: Picture Book - Informational Fiction
Length: 455 words
Author: Abbi Lee

When a wildfire rages in the forest, Tiffany jumps out of airplanes, chops down trees, and crawls bare-handed through ash. She does all of this to save lives, towns, and the forest itself. If one ember is unchecked, the fire could spread out of control.
 
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Title: Northwoods Summer
Genre: MG contemporary
Length: 46,000 words
Author: Debra Daugherty

Summer plans with BFFs - DO: hike in the woods, seek bear prints, fish, win musky contest, reunite parents. DON’T: fall in the lake, get stuck on a stump, encounter a bear, get lost on an island during a storm. Batting 1000.
 
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B.M.Valdez

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  • Feb 14, 2020
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    Title: Sukidayo, Honey-Sensei!
    Genre: New Adult Contemporary LGBT Romance
    Length: 75,000 words
    Author: B. M. Valdez

    At the NanaCon fandom convention, college student Senri Yuzuki wants to win at the coveted hero vs. villain quest game, despite his six year losing streak. His cosplay is perfect, his villain team is ready, and his hero opponent is gorgeous. Senri must choose to LARP his way to quest game victory to earn fandom notoriety or lose his dream to be with the man he loves.
     
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    Abbi Lee

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    Feb 13, 2020
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    Title: LAYTON CLARK & THE GEOCACHED GHOST TOWN
    Genre: Contemporary Middle Grade
    Length: 25,300 words
    Author: Abbi Lee

    When his only friend moves away, Layton dives into geocaching with the new girl in town. Her thrill of adventure lands them cleaning headstones in a ghost town where Layton discovers an old diary in an abandoned shack. Together they must uncover the town’s secrets to clear a dead man’s name and for any hope of convincing Layton’s father his family shouldn’t move away too.
     
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    Title: THE QUIET BOY
    Genre: YA Gothic Horror
    Length: 96,000
    Author: Samantha Van Dine

    THE WICKED DEEP x LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

    The lake swallows boys. Even with his unreliable memory, seventeen-year-old Dylan doesn’t believe what the small Midwestern town says about him; he didn’t drown that boy. After years battling PTSD and frightening visions tied to the beach, Dylan’s reality becomes even more muddled when he jumps in the lake to save the new girl, but what he finds lurking underwater isn’t a girl–it's not human.
     
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    Mary_Rose_Luksha

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    Jul 31, 2021
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    Title: Fire From Blood

    Genre: YA Fantasy

    Length: 96,000 words

    Author: Mary Rose Luksha


    With her hidden ability to manipulate the threads of time, it should be easy for Asha to sneak into the palace and pose as a lady-in-waiting to catch an assassin. But when she learns the assassin is using his victims to bring down the Blood Shield - the kingdom’s only protection against the vicious and ancient Fey - Asha must decide if she’s willing to sacrifice her relationship with the prince in order to save his life and that of his people.
     
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    Pitch to Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary​

    Title: See Me As I Am
    Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
    Length: 88,000 Words
    Author: Cheryl D Wanner

    Blindness doesn’t stop seventeen-year-old Jenny from going after what she wants—journalism byline (check!), horse sports (check!), meet fave rock star (on deck). Only Jenny doesn’t know she already met him (posed as a PR guy) until after they’ve fallen into a relationship that can only end with his deception catching up with him. Now Jenny must forgive the rock star who broke her trust, but still owns her heart—or walk away for good.


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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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