This Book’s My Pitch: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE

As you may be aware, I help host the PitchSlam contest run every year by the amazing L.L. McKinney. Writers submit a 35 word pitch for feedback, then their first page for feedback, then both together for consideration for the agent round. The hosts, with a slew of talented readers, work to pick the most polished […]

This Book’s My Pitch: ALANNA: THE FIRST ADVENTURE

As you may be aware, I help host the PitchSlam contest run every year by the amazing L.L. McKinney. Writers submit a 35 word pitch for feedback, then their first page for feedback, then both together for consideration for the agent round. The hosts, with a slew of talented readers, work to pick the most polished […]

This Book’s My Pitch: JANE EYRE

As you may be aware, I help host the PitchSlam contest run every year by the amazing L.L. McKinney. Writers submit a 35 word pitch for feedback, then their first page for feedback, then both together for consideration for the agent round. The hosts, with a slew of talented readers, work to pick the most polished […]

FLIRTING WITH FAME Cover Reveal and Giveaway!

FLIRTING WITH FAME releases on February 29, 2016 from Pocketstar/Simon & Schuster. Description (from Goodreads): Elise Jameson is the secret author behind the bestselling, cult hit Viking Moon series. But when a stranger poses as Elise, the painfully shy, deaf nineteen-year-old starts to see how much she’s missing. Can she really hide in the shadows […]

This Book’s My Pitch: BONE GAP

As you may be aware, I help host the PitchSlam contest run every year by the amazing L.L. McKinney. Writers submit a 35 word pitch for feedback, then their first page for feedback, then both together for consideration for the agent round. The hosts, with a slew of talented readers, work to pick the most polished […]

CHASING CRAZY Cover Reveal!!

We’re so thrilled to reveal the cover of debut author Kelly Siskind’s CHASING CRAZY, which releases January 12th from Forever Yours! We absolutely can’t wait for everyone to get their hands on this new adult contemporary romance. Check out the beautiful cover below, read a sneak peek, and enter to win a $20 Amazon gift […]

This Book’s My Pitch: OUTLANDER

As you may be aware, I help host the PitchSlam contest run every year by the amazing L.L. McKinney. Writers submit a 35 word pitch for feedback, then their first page for feedback, then both together for consideration for the agent round. The hosts, with a slew of talented readers, work to pick the most polished […]

This Book’s My Pitch!: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

As you may be aware, I help host the PitchSlam contest run every year by the amazing L.L. McKinney. Writers submit a 35 word pitch for feedback, then their first page for feedback, then both together for consideration for the agent round. The hosts, with a slew of talented readers, work to pick the most […]

THE HOGWARTS HOUSE CUP – INTRODUCING TEAM RAVENCLAW!!

The professors will soon be busy making their selections from the Hogwarts House entries!  Remember that contests are subjective. What one person might scream and yell accio for may do nothing for someone else. There were tons of excellent entries. Even with five people making selections, that’s nothing compared to the number of literary agents out there. No matter […]

1. Pitchslam: GRIFFIN/ÁNGEL

Title:  GRIFFIN/ÁNGEL Genre: Adult Upmarket Contemporary Word Count: 99,000 Hogwarts House: At the start of the book, Ángel’s definitely Slytherin. He can be a bully, he’s lying to everyone he knows, doing all sorts of bad things, and not getting in trouble for any of it.  But the arc of the book is about him changing […]

2. Pitchslam: HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Title: HAPPILY EVER AFTER Genre: Adult Fantasy Word Count: 97,000.  Hogwarts House: Lavie would be sorted into Gryffindor because she’s strong, brave, and always loyal to her friend  Pitch:  The Usurper’s surrender should mean peace, but asexual swordswoman Lavie battles PTSD and can’t adjust to noble life. When assassins attack, she must discover who wants to undermine the new […]

3. PitchSlam: UNTIL THE END

Title: UNTIL THE END Genre: Adult women’s fiction (with light sci-fi element) Word Count: 93,000 Hogwarts House: Lilia is a kind, loyal Hufflepuff who loves her family and hates confrontation – but if she’s going to survive, she needs to channel her inner Slytherin. 35-word pitch:  Lilia’s family is on the shuttle to Mars, but she’s […]