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Let's talk about pitchwars babe.

It's about time. (1/X)
I love my PitchWars sibs! They're a great community. I love my mentor (and if Pintip is still the mentee liaison, she was great too!). I love what I learned about my craft going forward after doing PitchWars. It's an OVERALL positive experience. The good is better than the bad.
When you join PitchWars, do it for the stronger manuscript, for the exposure, and for the community. HOWEVER. This is not a GUARANTEED experience of PitchWars.
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I know a lot of you are querying after #pitmad (especially #bvm authors!), so I want to share with you my success formula and a #querytip list to help you shine! Warning: Giant thread up ahead haha. (#writingcommunity
please help me boost this! ๐Ÿ˜Š)

Dear Ms. Last Name,
Opening: 1-2 lines of personalization + your category, genre, TITLE, and word count. Example: โ€œI saw on Manuscript Wishlist youโ€™re seeking lesbians with swords, so I think youโ€™d be a great fit for my 87,000-word YA Fantasy, LESBIAN WITH A SWORD.โ€
First Paragraph: 1-2 sentence #pitmad like hook. Good formula is this: When MAIN CHARACTER discovers THIS, she must do THIS to stop it, or risks losing THIS. EXAMPLE....
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Here, we're going to thread the key #pitmad rules/guidelines, but please visit pitchwars.org/pitmad for full details. #PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts.
Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed. All nationalities are welcomed.

#PitMad occurs quarterly.

Do NOT tag agents/editors in your pitches. Don't tag us unless you have a question.
Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting (โค๏ธ) the tweeted pitch. #pitmad
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