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

  • Title: Delilah's Word Bird
  • Genre: Picture Book
  • Length: 700 words
  • Author: Jenn Shetsen Wierda
Delilah was never one to be cautious with her words, but when she lets the word "Sourpuss!" escape her lips at school, EVERYTHING goes wrong. The word launches from Delilah’s mouth and takes flight throughout the school like a wild bird - it grows, gains momentum, spurts feathers, squawks to friends. Will she be able to cage her wild bird-word before it causes permanent damage and her teacher finds out?
 
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reemkhaleel

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Jan 21, 2021
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Title: Showmance
Genre: Young Adult Romantic Comedy
Length: 61,000 words
Author: Reem Khaleel

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL X TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE: After Liv is brutally betrayed by her best friend and ex-boyfriend, she fakes a showmance with her theater camp crush, Charlie, to make her ex jealous. But lines between real and fake start to become blurred when Liv and Charlie are cast as the understudies in the camp musical. When freak accidents force them to take over the lead roles, she is forced to face her past with both guys to decide who truly makes her heart sing.
 
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Ann Devon

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Tempered
Genre: YA Science Fantasy Romance
Length: 75,000
Author: Ann Devon

In broken Atracass, a prescient Rhi must find her missing father when the Mayor of Speculo sends her on a mysterious mission. Memories of a past life bleed into prophecy until Rhi can’t tell them apart, both include an alluring blue-eyed stranger who is not her fiancé. When getting information about her father proves challenging, Rhi must connect what clues she has to solve his disappearance and save her family and home.
 
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Title: SWALLOWING SILVER
Genre: Ya Fantasy
Length; 107,000
Author: Taylor Winn Gilbert

THREE DARK CROWNS meets SERPENT AND DOVE Mira, a sixteen-year-old Moon Witch, is finally getting what she wants—a war to avenge her uncle’s murder. Then she discovers the only cure for her mother’s illness lies with the enemy and barters an illegal deal—minor military secrets for the life-saving potion. But when her double-cross is discovered, she must ultimately choose which to surrender: her war or her mother’s life.
 
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Title: The Dark Between Stars
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 85,000
Author: Riina Corrigan
Comp: “Star Wars” meets “The Cruel Prince”

Orphaned hunter Qynn loathes the Drakon: invasive warriors who annexed her homeland and destroyed her family. When they take Casaeh, her only friend, Qynn pursues her on a rescue mission to the infamous Sand City, hub of vice and violence—and into the aegis of the ruthless (yet alluring) General Varthyeon. Varthyeon's dangerous alliance may be the only thing that can give Qynn a chance to save not only Casaeh, but her tribe and her home—if she’s willing to risk her life in the Drakon’s brutal game of fight to the death—and if destroying her enemy is worth sacrificing her heart.
 
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ReinaSielle01

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Sep 12, 2021
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Title: Blaze of the Wicked
Genre: YA Urban Fantasy
Length: 107,000 words
Author: Dashai Bauer, writing as "Reina Sielle Daye"


A Shadow Bright and Burning X The Burning Sky

Seventeen-year-old Mira learns she is a witch—a Risperian—and much too late. Risperians are evil beings. And now that Mira knows an ancient group of dragons—Dracedonians—were wrongfully captured and are now held prisoner by the Risperians, Mira chooses to do what is necessary to save them, even if it means risking her own life.
 
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Title: Emergence
Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi/Cli-fi Dystopian
Length: 73,000
Author: Carolyn Bihldorff

Sixteen-year-old discarded rebel and climbing prodigy Kai dreams of escaping the shattered chasms of Antrum, all that is left of the once prosperous earth. Ireni dreams of the Myth, a fabled oasis that Kai believes is complete, crumbling rubbish. When Kai discovers Antrum is going to be destroyed he must choose between chasing his old dreams of escape, leaving his people to die, and seeking Ireni’s Myth, a legend that could be their only hope—or reveal the unthinkable truth of their dying world.
 
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Title: CECE'S WILD NEW SHOES
Genre: Picture Book Fiction
Length: 660 words
Author: Helen Tanner

Stylish CeCe is devastated to learn her new school dress code allows sneakers only. What’s a bold fashionista to do when her individuality is threatened by everyday rules? With her brother’s encouragement and a whirlwind of imagination, CeCe adapts and learns to make even a dress code look WILDLY good.
JUNO VALENTINE X PRINCESSES WEAR PANTS
 
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Title: The Odd Octopus
Genre: Picture book
Length: 538 words
Author: Emily Durant

Though there are similarities, there is no getting around that Otto the octopus looks and feels different from his brothers and sisters. The reason becomes clear when he makes the decision to embark on an open-ocean journey of self-discovery. STEM with heart, highlighting the universal desire to belong and be accepted for who we are and delivering fascinating cephalopod facts along the way.
 
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Title: I’m a Rock Climber
Genre: Picture book
Length: 613 words
Author: Emily Durant

Charlie desperately wants to make his parents proud when they take him rock climbing for the first time, but how can he make it to the top when his legs begin to shake and his arms feel like wet noodles? He gives it his all but has to come to terms with disappointment and the idea that “making it to the top” may not be the only thing that matters in this unique sport.
 
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Title: AIRDILLO
Genre: Picture Book Fiction
Length: 704 words + backmatter
Author: Helen Tanner

All the other armadillos at Four Cedars School startle at a normal, non-destructive height, but shy Dillon’s startle reaches the rafters nearly wrecking the most important school event of the year. Will Dillon bravely work past his self doubts to step up when his classmates need him most? With the heart of HAPPY FEET, AIRDILLO is a story that showcases how our differences are nothing to be ashamed of, while celebrating how believing in yourself can take us to new heights.
 
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rmnorton

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Dec 28, 2020
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Title: Of Dreams and Drool
Genre: Picture book
Length: 458
Author: Rachel Norton

When Bear the dog sleeps, she dreams big, delicious dreams. So delicious, her drool swamps the entire house, washing her family into the backyard. The only solution it seems, is to stop Bear from dreaming, but maybe there’s another way.
 
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suzallred

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Tim the Reaper
Genre: YA Urban Fantasy
Length: 69,000 words
Author: Susan Allred

SCYTHE X MORT: Tim discovers his dad is a grim reaper and his girlfriend is an angel of mercy. But reapers and angels of mercy are forbidden from being in relationships. Tim must find a way to get out of reaping, keep the girl of his dreams, all while enduring the evil of all evils—high school. His soul, the world’s existence, and his one-and-only chance at being kissed are on the line if he fails.
 
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Shelly Jasperson

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Sep 29, 2021
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Title: The Mummy’s Missing Toe
Genre: MG Historical Fantasy
Length: 81,000 words
Author: Shelly Jasperson

In 1919, when twelve-year-old Nigel Beauregard, aspiring archaeologist, “borrows” his uncle’s motorcycle and crashes it into a tomb, his discovery doesn’t jumpstart his career, so much as open a Pandora’s box of troubles. The tomb is secretly being used by a society of murderers seeking to gain godlike powers. In order to save Egypt, Nigel must thwart the society’s ritual and escape before becoming part of the ritual himself.
 
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BBurak

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: CHEF GOATON RAMSEY'S WORLD-FAMOUS FOOD TRUCK
Genre: Picture Book, Humor, High Concept
Length: 360 words
Author: Brian Burak

Chef Goaton Ramsey’s food truck is famous for its delicacies like aluminum can-noli and shoe-shi. When a celebrity chef announces a visit to Bleatsburg, Chef Ramsey is determined to create a new dish to impress her. As doubts and setbacks creep in, Chef Ramsey searches for inspiration in his quest prepare a world-class meal and be named the G.O.A.T (Greatest of All-Time).
 
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Gena Rasmus

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Feb 11, 2021
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Title: RISE OF GIANTS
Genre: MG Fantasy
Length: 41,000 words
Author: Gena Rasmus

Giants are to be feared, or that’s what Nuranda is taught to think. Until she befriends the captured giant Simien and frees him to save her people. Labeled as fugitives, the two must evade the villagers and stop the rise of the last giant before time runs out.

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Gena Rasmus

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Feb 11, 2021
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Title: FRACTURE

Genre: YA Fantasy

Length: 80,000 Words

Author: Gena Rasmus


Ansley will stop at nothing to find her brother Connor. Even when that means following him into another world full of deadly beasts and body snatching specters. The allies she makes along the way teach her how to fight, so she can bring Connor home and save the worlds their meant to protect.

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Title: Buds and Bees
Genre: Picture book/fiction
Length: 393 words
Author: Russell Wolff

Bees can be such bullies! When a bee won’t buzz off, a determined girl seeks the courage to get past it to pick a wildflower bouquet for her dad’s special day. But is the bee really a bully, and is bravery enough?

Thanks for your consideration!
 
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