Pitch to: Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency

HMVL

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Sep 27, 2021
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Title: Say It With Flowers
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 80,000 words
Author: Hannah Langdon

Willow, a talented florist and herbalist, specialises in the language of flowers. An appalling betrayal by her ex-fiancé has left her wounded and cynical, determined to forswear love, and when she is pushed together with Rory, she thinks he is everything she hates in a man - until she gets to know him better. But it seems Willow’s past may prevent her ever finding a future.
 
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Shante

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Always with You
Genre: Young Adult romantic thriller
Length: 85,000 words
Author: Shante Therese

GILMORE GIRLS x THE OBSESSION: A quiet book nerd is torn between her protective boyfriend and the suspicious new guy when her anonymous online troll turns to real-life stalker. She must learn who to trust and who the enemy is before secrets are revealed and lives are ruined. Or ended.
 
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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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annawrites

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Andromeda & the Missing Arm
Genre: MG Contemporary
Length: 30,000 words
Author: Anna Vosburgh

A small class of advanced 6th graders finds their friendship tested when a new kid arrives and a prosthetic arm goes missing. Part coming of age, part mystery, this contemporary MG with STEAM elements features a tight-knit friend group and a main character dealing with loss, grief, and forgiveness. Imagine a middle grade SCOOBY DOO meets THE THING ABOUT JELLYFISH.
 
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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. His 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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cadybielecki

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Sep 30, 2021
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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




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Title: Phoebe Fixes Everything
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romcom
Length: 80,000 words
Author: Cady Bielecki

Following an unfortunate workplace hookup, Phoebe Dawson finds herself jobless, boyfriend-less, and directionless. Things start to look up when she sees a misplaced local YouTube ad featuring her doppelgänger, a successful saleswoman who lives 500 miles away, and Phoebe decides to pack up her life and try to meet the woman who has everything she wants. She settles in at a roadside motel with quirky guests and a handsome proprietor she starts to fall for, all while discovering a hidden talent that might be the key to her happiness.
 
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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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Aria Bendix

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: LOTUSVILLE
Genre: Upmarket Romance
Length: 79,000 words
Author: Aria Bendix

Henry, a struggling screenwriter, meets Helen, an actress on the brink of mega-stardom. When their romantic and professional lives intertwine on a movie project, Henry must come to terms with the fact that the industry he loves is tearing apart the woman he’s in love with. La La Land meets A Star Is Born, with a more satisfying ending.
 
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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: THE FORTUITOUS PHOBIAS OF LEO FLINCH
Genre: MG Fantasy
Length: 50,000 words
Author: Wendy Parciak

TRANSFORMERS x THE LORAX:
When dogs start speaking to twelve-year-old agoraphobic Leo Flinch, telling him giant “land yachts” are controlling the town, he knows his end-of-the-world phobia is coming true. But to save the planet, he’s gotta get rid of the mega-vehicles, not hide inside them!
 
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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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Title: Triggerfish
Genre: Adult Horror
Length: 82,000 words
Author: Michael Kuty

Careful what you wish for - an ambitious reporter goes too far in pursuit of the story of the year and inadvertently agrees to kill a sea-monster. Turns out the monster’s the least of her worries - the monsters all around us have her trapped in their sick game. Either kill the monster and lose your humanity or be killed along with your whole family. Think Mermaids are born?? Think again.
 
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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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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




Pitch Rules:
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Title: Before the Witching Hour
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 113,000
Author: EJ Rhyker

A star with a rising temperature and lethal stardust must destroy the Witching King and his sorcerers before they destroy her family, her world and the mortal realm.
 
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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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