#TEAMVENOM PITCH WARS 2018 WISHLIST

Who We Are We’ve been writer friends for a few years now and we have very similar opinions regarding the books we read, both published and unpublished. We’ve worked well together on numerous writing projects in the past and look forward to bringing our teamwork and work ethic into a relationship with a mentee. ToContinue reading “#TEAMVENOM PITCH WARS 2018 WISHLIST”

#TeamVenom Synopsis Tips

#TeamVenom is back with synopsis tips! If you missed out and have no idea who Team Venom is, who we are, and what is the meaning of life and queries, peep back to our last post. This year’s Pitch Wars submission requires a synopsis, along with a query letter. Writing one for the first timeContinue reading “#TeamVenom Synopsis Tips”

#TeamVenom Query Tips

SURPRISE! This blog post contains the dual-voices of Pitch Wars Co-Mentors #Team Venom (aka Kim and Francesca)! Welcome to the first of our #TeamVenom series, a weekly co-post dedicated to helping Pitch Wars hopefuls and querying writers in their search for mentorship and representation. In the upcoming weeks, we will be sharing our best tipsContinue reading “#TeamVenom Query Tips”

Tackling a Multi-POV Query Letter

Developing an effective query letter is a necessary skill in the publishing world, but that doesn’t mean we all feel like we’re good at it. I am here to tell you that for me, writing a query letter is more difficult than writing the actual book. Me: How can I possibly sum up everything thatContinue reading “Tackling a Multi-POV Query Letter”

How I Got My Agent… and Survived

I’m going to be blunt. The past few months have been the hardest, most stressful time of my entire life. First, you should know that stress and I are long-time rivals. I have two soon-to-be-seven-and-five-year-olds. Stress comes with the dual-child package. Let me clarify that I do not claim my journey to representation as more difficult than anyoneContinue reading “How I Got My Agent… and Survived”

#PitchWars 2017 – Pimp My Bio

Oh boy.  I’ve done it.  I’ve officially decided to enter Pitch Wars, which then made me decide to create a blog, which then made me decide to perform the pimpage of the bio.  Breathe.  We will get through this together. (I have no professional headshots, so here is an amazing Snapchat filtered version of myself.)Continue reading “#PitchWars 2017 – Pimp My Bio”