Multiple pitch parties happen all year around on Twitter. If you’re reading this, you’re in luck because there are several coming up REAL QUICK
Check these out.
May 17th #QueryKombat
Query Kombat is a bracket style competition where 64 query letters and first pages are matched against each other until only one is left. There are six rounds of competition that last the entire month of June
June 8th: #PitMad
Authors with completed manuscripts pitch their manuscript in less than 140 characters. Followed by the appropriate genre tags.
June 28th: #Faithpitch
A pitch contest on twitter exclusively for faith based fiction. Same structure applies.
August 2-6: Pitch Wars
Pitch Wars is a contest where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions to shine it up for agents
Writers send applications (query and first chapter of manuscript) to four mentors who best fit their work. The mentors then read all their applications and choose the one writer they want to mentor for the next two months.
Are you ready for the summer??
These contests are recurring from year to year, sometimes multiple times throughout the year, so if you’re interested, check out the links for more info on when they’ll be occurring.
Feel free to peruse these links for more information!