Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Reminder: The August Mystery Agent Contest Is Almost Here...

I just wanted to remind everyone that our next Mystery Agent contest is coming up on August 1st.

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So get those one-sentence pitches ready. More details to follow. 

Until then... Want some help with your pitches? Check out these linkies: 

Elana Johnson talks about the High Concept Hook

Our own Michelle McLean talks about Writing a Loglines/The One-Sentence Pitch

Nathan Bransford tells how to write the One-Sentence Pitch

Any hints/tips you want to share? Feel free to leave them in the comments. 

6 comments:

  1. Oooo!!!! This is fabulous... that is, if they enjoy women's fiction. Still I was smart to have my pitches ready this round!!! A 140 character pitch, a one-liner, and a two-three sentence pitch. Good to have them all ready!

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  2. Pitch University has so many posts on nailing down the truly important bits of your book, the ones that need to be in the pitch. They recently added a forum, too, and you can try your pitch out for feedback.
    http://www.pitch-university.com/

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  3. Awesome links, Lindsay! And WOOT for another epic Mystery Agent contest! Can't wait to read the pitches...

    Angelica, thanks for the link! That sounds promising.

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  4. Wow. Thanks for the great advice. Now I need a finished manuscript to go with my one-sentence pitch. Perhaps if I get my groove on like Carlton, I'll come up with a way to end this thing.

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  5. Love the dancing Carlton! Thanks for the links.

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  6. Carlton! It's been ages since I've seen him dance. Looking forward to the contest.

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