Pitch to: Kortney Price, Ravenquill Literary Agency

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Pitch to Kortney Price, Ravenquill Literary Agency​




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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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ljordan6

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  • Title: Trolly
  • Genre: YA Comedic Portal Fantasy
  • Length: 73,000 words
  • Author: Laura Jordan
When a 1980s exhibit pulls 18yo Trolly into the past, and a mysterious boy appears in her reality, she must use her imagination to help him and the growing team of hunted kids hiding in the museum. With a nightstick in hand and a bellyful of Grandma’s latest treats, Trolly skirts discovery while balancing her day job as a mediocre electronic beauty salon employee and product tester. The singing nail polish is a bit nosy for her taste, but the mood flavor lipstick is spot on.
 
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SarahFoil

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  • Feb 2, 2019
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    Title: The Bracebridge Courier
    Genre: YA Historical Fantasy
    Length: 70,000 words
    Author: Sarah Foil

    Three things make 16-year-old train conductor Fran, a magical goods smuggler, a pain. Her frenemy keeps showing up to steal her jobs. The dragon she was supposed to deliver hatches two days early. And a dragon rider is hell-bent on killing the hatchling. While racing her new charge to safety, Fran is forced to face her past trauma and come to terms with her sexuality.
     
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    LoriH_Writer

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    Sep 5, 2021
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    Pitch to Kortney Price, Ravenquill Literary Agency​




    Pitch Rules:
    1. Please review the Pitch FAQ and Information Page for details
    2. Most agents and editors will request a Three-line pitch
    3. Your pitch must be:
      1. Three lines (sentences)
      2. Less than 100 words
      3. Be aligned with what the agent or editor requests.
    We reserve the right to remove any pitches that do not comply with our rules.



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

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  • Feb 7, 2021
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    ELIZABETH'S NOT-SO-SECRET FRIENDSHIP NOTEBOOK
    398 Words/Picture Book
    By Jany Campana

    Elizabeth prides herself on being friends with everyone. But when new kid Sebastian shows up, he doesn't fall for her sweet tricks. Now this perfectionist must listen to her heart, or face an unbearable spot on her friendship notebook.
     
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    TonyaPreece

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    Jan 20, 2020
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    Austin, TX
    Title: The Missing Memories of Cordy O’Reilly
    Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
    Length: 70,000
    Author: Tonya Preece

    The chance to volunteer at a music festival hangs in the balance for Cordy sudden panic attacks and nightmares are triggered by the anniversary of her dad’s death. A therapist says it’s PTSD and recommends Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). It sounds like hocus pocus to Cordy, but at least she can hang out with the hot guy named Gino in the waiting room. They bond over music and more, but as her therapy brings memories to the surface, she must face truths about herself and the father she idolized, or everything she’s worked for could crash and burn.
     
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    Title: Savage Aria
    Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy
    Length: 103,000 words
    Author: Ely Azure

    A Black neurodiverse 17-year-old just wants to be an ordinary teen. His world crashes once he's bitten by a sentient plant in his mom's lab and what starts as an infection, unlocks latent magic in his blood that turns fatal if he doesn't learn to control his abilities. It’s A Monster Calls meets The Opposite of Always.
     
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    LoriH_Writer

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    Sep 5, 2021
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    Title: BEST IMAGINATIONS
    Genre: PB fiction
    Length: 550
    Author: Lori D. Housley

    Six year old Amelia and her eighty year old neighbor, Ms. Frances are best friends. They enjoy using their imaginations every day. But when Ms. Frances forgets the sugar for their cookies, the words to their song and even Amelia, Amelia must use her best imagination so she and Ms. Frances can continue to play together.
     
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    Title: The Bitter Tastebud
    Genre: PB Fiction with Backmatter
    Length: 518 words
    Author: Deborah Foster

    Amargo is a bitter tastebud who can't stand to take another sweet, salty, or sour lip-puckering bite. But he is outnumbered and so is his vote on the CRAV-O-METER. Amargo must figure out how to change the vote or forever eat the food he detests.
     
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    Title: ALMOST A ZEBRA
    Genre: Picture Book
    Length: 242 words
    Author: Reed Hilton-Eddy

    If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck…. It’s a goose?! ALMOST A ZEBRA playfully challenges the notion that one or two features make an animal. For readers ages 1-4, includes age-appropriate body part recognition, counting, critical thinking and wild animals.
     
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    Title: THOSE BOOTS
    Genre: Picture Book
    Length: 417 words
    Author: Reed Hilton-Eddy

    A mother and daughter are growing apart and cannot find common ground. When the daughter, Maya, discovers an old box of her mom’s belongings, she walks a mile in her mom’s boots and finds a path that leads to herself.
     
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    CallieBee

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    Oct 10, 2020
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    Title: THIS BOOK NEEDS A PASSWORD
    Genre: Picture Book (Informational Fiction, STEM)
    Word Count: 400
    Author: Callie Dean
    Comps: DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK (Andy Lee & Heath McKenzie) x HOW TO CODE A SANDCASTLE (Josh Funk & Sara Palacios)

    What’s the best way to protect this book?

    With a password, of course!

    In this interactive cybersecurity book, kids must create & test their own password to keep mischievous creatures from stealing words off the pages! Back matter includes activities and information about digital safety.
     
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    Title: Milo's Music
    Genre: PB Fiction
    Length: 465 words
    Author: Deborah Foster

    Since the day he was born Milo has stomped, two-stepped, and grooved to his favorite music. So when he was finally old enough to join the school band, Milo couldn’t wait to create his own music. But playing an instrument only ended with a Pppptttsss and a Squeeeeeeeaaak. Creating music wasn’t going as Milo had planned until, on concert day, his teacher, Mr. Green, started looking a little… green.
     
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    museitupeditor

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    Feb 15, 2019
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    Title: I Don't Want a Haircut!
    Genre: Picture Book
    Length: 543 words
    Author: Lea Schizas

    The first haircut is always the scariest!
    A little boy’s imagination goes wild during his first salon haircut. Even with comforting words by his stylist, little Harry imagines bees buzzing around his ears, a giant pulling on his ears, and even spaceships landing on his head. But Harry gets a surprise when he looks in the mirror.
     
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    LaurenDMSmith

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    Sep 12, 2020
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    • Title: The Apprentice’s Apprentice
    • Genre: YA Fantasy
    • Length: 54,000 words
    • Author: Lauren D.M. Smith
    Learning magic isn’t what Cora had pictured for her last year of high school. Neither was her magical stalker, who has been obsessed with her for years. With rogue mages, spells on her, and a murderous stalker to deal with, this year officially sucks.
     
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    chellypike

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    Jul 5, 2020
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    Title: SANTA MUERTE
    Genre: YA Contemporary (with spec elements)
    Length: 63,000 words
    Author: Chelly Pike


    It’d be insane to kill her best friend’s step-brother, right? Searching through prayer cards for a Saint for a school project at her prestigious New Orleans all-girls Catholic school, 17yo Roan Sepulvelda Robichaux finds Santa Muerte. Or did Santa Muerte find her? Roan lit a candle and said a prayer, and maybe got away with murder. Is Amalie’s brother next?
     
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    Dshark

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    Feb 7, 2021
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    • 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: A Crown of Fangs and Feathers
    Genre: YA Fantasy with Romance
    Length: 74,000words
    Author: Sandy Butchers


    Raven wishes battling an army of undead soldiers is the easiest obstacle in life she’ll have to overcome.

    Hailed as the last resort to free Alvar, Prince of Ulfgard, from his cursed, beastly form, she finds herself tangled in a web of witchcraft and magic between the crown of a cruel king and a coven of vengeful witches.

    With the pyres lit and her wicked aunt fanning the flames, Raven’s legacy as the daughter of a powerful enchantress must save her from a fate burning at the stake and a kingdom of curses brought on by centuries of oppression.
     
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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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