Monday, October 15, 2012

Get Your #PitchOn Submission Window 1



THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED


This is the first submission window for GET YOUR PITCH ON with Commissioning and Managing Editor of Hardie Grant Egmont, Marisa Pintado.

Marisa is looking for YA in any genre and is accepting submissions from any where in the world. It's your chance to skip the slush pile and put your pitch right under the nose of a fantastic editor. There's even better news - there is no limit on how many requests Marisa will make from the contest. Marisa will contact writers directly if she wants to see more and we will aim to have a summary post as well once Marisa has been through all the entries.

Only 100 entries will be taken via comments.  Any after the 100 entries will be deleted.

Here's the rules:
  • Your manuscript must be complete, polished and ready to query - this means no first drafts or almost finished manuscripts.
  • It must be YA.
  • Your entry detail needs to include a 50 - 70 word pitch.
  • You can enter more than once if you have more than one complete, polished, ready to query manuscript.
Your contest details should be formatted like this:

Name: Sharon Johnston
Email: smjohnston [ @ ] live.com.au
Country of residence: Australia
Title: SLEEPER
Genre: Speculative Fiction
Word-count: 58,000
Pitch: Seventeen-year-old Mishca Richardson is a sleeper soldier with a weak heart. She has no idea that a life saving heart transplant has accidentally triggered her programming. In the search for answers, she discovers the truth and that her creator, Wirth, has classified her remaining "sisters" from her experiment group as defective, scheduling them for termination. Mishca sets out to save them before they're eliminated.

The second window will open up on YAtopia today:

New York: 8 am
London: 1pm
Brisbane: 10pm
Sydney: 11pm



I'm so excited to bring this competition. So now it's time for you to Get Your Pitch On!


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91 comments:

  1. Name: Mia K Rose
    Email: miakrose [ @ ] gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: OF FIRE AND SHADOW
    Genre: Urban Fantasy
    Word-count: 64,000
    Pitch: 16yr old Talitha's body turns into smoke, and for two battling factions she is of prime interest. Both want her to locate a vessel that can turn the tide of battle for either side. One grants her control over her power, the other will save her friend.

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  2. Name: Beck Nicholas
    Email: beck.nicholas[ @ ]hotmail.com.au
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: FAKE
    Genre: Contemporary
    Word-count: 73000
    Pitch:
    When 16-year-old Kath McKenny is publicly dumped, seducing the boyfriend-stealing new girl with a fake online guy seems like the perfect revenge. Until Kath falls for her victim’s brother. When the new girl goes missing, Kath’s the only one with the answers, but the truth could cost her both her new boyfriend and her deepest secret.

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  4. Name: Helen Patrice

    Email: helenpatrice@hotmail.com

    Country of Residence: Australia

    Title: NIGHT THINGS

    Genre: Dark Urban Fantasy

    Word count: 48,000 words

    Pitch: Puff, an eighteen year old homeless girl, is hunted through Melbourne’s parks and beaches. Night Things - their touch burns like freezing fire, rips away skin, flesh, bone in an instant. She must find safety, all the while doubting her sanity. Home – with a step-father willing to sacrifice her to them in exchange for magical power – is no option. Will John, also homeless, offer sanctuary, or even more complications?

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  5. Name: Camilla Laurel
    Email: camillalaurel(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of residence: Canada
    Title: LITTLE LIES
    Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction
    Word-count: 75,000

    Pitch: Mia is the world’s most famous superhero but she’s hiding a secret—she’s lost her powers. After an attempt on Mia’s life by deadly foe and first love, Dr. Destroyer, she’s forced to seek protection from The Federation, a secretive, underground superhero agency.The Federation’s offer isn’t all that it seems. Mia becomes an unwilling pawn in a dark scheme which threatens to destroy her and the superhero world forever.

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  6. Name: Emilyann Girdner
    Email: emilyanngirdner(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of residence: United States
    Title: The Labyrinth Wall
    Genre: YA Epic Fantasy
    Word-count: 70,000
    Pitch: In a dark labyrinth, teenage Araina’s isolation is perpetuated by hate for her fellow savage Mahk and their manipulative creators. When the Creator’s secret of a world outside of the labyrinth is exposed bringing about their attempted massacre of the Mahk, Araina must decide if she will trust potentially deceitful allies who could help her reach safety on the other side of the magical labyrinth wall.

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  7. Name: Dannie Morin
    Email: dannie(dot)morin(dot)writes(at)gmail (dot) com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: IMPERFECTLY FINE
    Genre: YA Contemporary (Thriller elements)
    Word Count: 56,000

    Pitch: After her rockstar father is murdered, Skylar must do the one thing she never expected: survive. Orphaned and terminally ill with cystic fibrosis, all Skylar wants is to feel normal; not broken by birth or scarred by life. When she starts having flashbacks to the murder, faking fine becomes impossible. She seeks distraction in Cole, a boy her friends despise. But Skylar knows Cole is dangerous--she's counting on it.

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  8. Catherine Scully
    CatherineScully.Writer@gmail.com
    USA
    JENNIFER STRANGE
    YA Paranormal Horror
    55,000 words


    Marcus Blackwell is next in line to lead his Ghost Hunter family if he can find a powerful Medium. While on assignment to locate a ghost child, Marcus stumbles on Jennifer Strange’s unique ability to touch ghosts. Despite Jennifer’s denial in the supernatural, Marcus must help her trust her budding abilities to save his family from a soul-eating wraith.

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  9. Name: Leslie Hauser
    Email: LHauser27@gmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: HOPE IN BLOOM
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    Word count: 72,000

    Pitch: Desperate for a moment of hope, eighteen-year-old Mallory decides playing the lottery is the ticket to erasing the misery that surrounds her at home and at school. And although her plan delivers the joy of a picture-perfect fantasy world, Mallory’s real life grows more problematic with each new set of numbers.

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  10. Name: Beck Nicholas
    Email: beck.nicholas[ @ ]hotmail.com.au
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: Lifer
    Genre: Light Sci-Fi
    Word-count: 82000
    Pitch:
    A servant girl who believes she’s on a spaceship and a young man who everyone believes is dead need to find the truth and each other. If they don’t, two rebel causes will be doomed to failure and there’ll be nobody left to fight the all-powerful Company except the aliens nobody believes are real.

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  11. Name: Shel C.
    Email: s.j.kessel.writes (at) gmail (dot) com
    Country of Residence: U.S.A.
    Title: Seen and Unseen
    Genre: YA Fantasy
    Word Count: 66, 436
    Pitch: Vi has been alive for eons, but since she is invisible, she generally has a “do not interfere” policy when it comes to mortals. After a truck is hurtled through her apartment building’s wall, she meets a band of teenaged superheroes. As she considers joining them, she uncovers a conspiracy to reorder the world and realizes that the fate of the world may rest in her unseen hands.

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  12. Name: Laurie Litwin
    Email: hagergirl@yahoo.com
    Country of residence: United States
    Title: GRIPPED
    Genre: YA Contemporary (Edgy)
    Word-count: 59,000

    Pitch: Alcohol has defined Taylor’s high school life, landing her the hottie boyfriend and the head cheerleading spot. But when she's dumped, her crutch becomes an addiction she can’t break. The more she drinks, the more reckless she becomes. Driving drunk, she crashes her car, forcing her to make a decision about her drinking. The truth is, she can’t survive without alcohol, and she’d rather die than give it up.

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  13. Name: Debbie Causevic
    Email: dcausevic ( @ ) yahoo (dot) com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: Tumbling After, Book 1 of The Timebender’s Curse Trilogy
    Genre: YA Time-Travel/Romance
    Word-count: 76,000
    Pitch: When a centuries-old curse sends 15-year-old Liza Weatherby to 1860’s Williamsburg, she can’t resist falling in love with charismatic Owen Hayes, an apprentice to her family’s mortal enemy. Unfortunately, her efforts to reach him after they are unexpectedly separated back through time might be the very catalyst that initiates the family curse in the first place.

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  14. Name: Shel C.
    Email: s.j.kessel.writes (at) gmail (dot) com
    Country of Residence: U.S.A.
    Title: Wherever You May Be
    Genre: YA Contemporary Realistic Fiction
    Word Count: 50,200
    Pitch: Writing, “I want to be clear. I am not a stalker,” in a journal while flying to London, Bixby reveals his devastation over his father’s death and how he is traveling in the hope of finding a flash mob group. As Bix comes to terms with the recent changes in his life, he learns to dance, makes friends, and eventually home to Minneapolis to reconnect with his mom.

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  15. Name: Camilla Laurel
    Email: camillalaurel(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of residence: Canada
    Title: THE BACKUP SINGER
    Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
    Word-count: 76,000

    Pitch:Backup singer, Riley Stone, is hiding a secret. She’s the real voice behind her step-sisters’ famous pop band. When teen pop sensation, Zach Charming, invites the band on his tour, the lies surrounding her unravel and she gets her chance in the spotlight. YA contemporary Cinderella retelling.

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  16. Name: Shel C.
    Email: s.j.kessel.writes (at) gmail (dot) com
    Country of Residence: U.S.A.
    Title: Bodies in Space
    Genre: YA Science Fiction
    Word Count: 53,000
    Pitch: Neuman, a failed teenaged athlete, wakes up dead on a space station. Regularly sucked out an airlock into space and forced with other dead to help construct additional wings on the station, Neuman struggles to decide whether he should find his way back to the dying Earth and his sick mother or should find a way to live after death on the station.

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  17. Name: Leiann Bynum
    Email: slbynum3 [@] gmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: SUPERTEENS IN TRAINING
    Genre: Urban Fantasy/Science-fiction
    Word-count: 54,000
    Pitch: Five sixteen-year-old girls are brought together by a mysterious guardian when they discover their awesome elemental powers that make them feel like superheroes. But besides wearing sexy costumes and learning kick-ass fighting skills, they must put off mall shopping and hot dates until they defeat enemies from another planet, who want to destroy the girls before they can help the good guys win a planetary war.

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  18. Name: Veronica Bartles
    Email: veronica(at)vbartles(dot)com
    Country of residence: United States

    Title: KISSING FROGS
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    Word-count: 61,000

    Hook: After escaping a rape attempt by a close friend, seventeen-year-old Alaina is afraid of most boys. When one she might love steals a not-so-innocent kiss, she’s afraid to even trust herself; but the “best friend” she turns to for advice is more interested in controlling than helping her. If Alaina doesn’t learn to listen to her heart, she may never trust anyone.

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  19. Name: Alison Reynolds
    Email: alrey [ @ ] msn.com.au
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: Alex Ratchins is doomed
    Genre: Urban Fantasy
    Word-count: 50,000
    Pitch:
    When 15-year old Mia is dumped by her true love, Alex, she puts a curse on him. But her plan backfires and the Devil demands payment. Mia’s now the Beelzebub’s Babe.
    Being diabolical isn't fun especially when she discovers that Cere, Alex’s new girlfriend, is the mythological Cerberus, and Cere wants her dead. Then a bored Devil demands Mia murder Alex, and she must choose who lives. Alex or herself.

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  20. Name: Les Zigomanis
    Email: Les [ @ ] Zigomanis.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: PRIDE
    Genre: Young Adult
    Word-count: 57,000
    Pitch: For the country town of Ulah, footy’s more than a game. It’s a way of life. But Ulah’s always been battlers. Luke Miggs wishes they could be more like Little Reach, who regularly enjoys success. Everything changes, however, with the arrival of Aboriginal Adam Pride. Adam is mercurial and helps lifts Ulah to new heights. But he also harbors a terrible secret which involves the Little Reach coach Claude Rankin.

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  21. Name: Wendy Noble
    Email: wanoble@internode.on.net
    Country: Australia
    Title: You cry, you die
    Genre: Teen fantasy
    Word count; 53, 633
    Pitch:Thirteen-year-old best friends, Seeger and Boyd, are kidnapped and forced into the Midrashi army. They vow to help each other return home. Seeger is sent to work in the draagos’ den, overseen by the sadistic Beast-Master. Boyd fears he’s becoming more like his captors every day. When Seeger’s ability to beast-speak is discovered, he’s accused of wizardry and condemned to death. Boyd is put in charge of the execution squad.

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  22. Name: Debbie Causevic
    Email: dcausevic ( @ ) yahoo (dot) com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: Joe
    Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction/Romance
    Word-count: 70,000
    Pitch: With his brooding good looks and his aloof and often offensive demeanor, Joe Evanston is one of the last people on earth 15-year-old Ali Dunworth would consider befriending. When remarkable circumstances bring them together, Ali discovers there's more to Joe than meets the eye and becomes deeply drawn to him. What she can’t answer is if the darkness inside him will prove too much for her to handle.

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  23. Name: Beth Montgomery
    Email: dibbler@tpg.com.au
    Country of Residence: Australia
    Title: Blurred Vision
    Genre: Crime
    Word-count: 46,122
    Pitch: Teenagers Toot Patterson and Adam Statkus discover the corpse of a local woman in the forest. Was she a victim of a bungled robbery or was she involved in a drug ring? Adam is keen to investigate but soon receives anonymous threats. Toot believes she is close to discovering the killer when a large explosion changes her perspective.

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  24. Name: Anyo Geddes
    Email: anyogeddes [ @ ] hotmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: KACHINA
    Genre: Speculative Fiction
    Word-count: 70,000
    17yr old Melayna’s dualities are heightened on Samhain night when she’s haunted by her twin soul from a parallel realm and seduced by his ceremonial knife. The knife sings to the darker parts of her personality, inducing her to lie, take risks and enter into a forbidden romance with the stranger, only to discover that he plans to steal her soul in order to return to his own realm.

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  25. Name: TL Sumner
    Email: tlsumner[at]live.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: FORBIDDEN SECRETS
    Genre: YA Fantasy
    Word count: 95,000
    Pitch: In this Romeo & Juliet meets Highlander, seventeen-year-old Kyra becomes the pawn for one rogue immortal pursuing the Templar treasure protected by Aidan's clan of Scottish immortals, and another seeking to settle a centuries-old vendetta. Eighteen-year-old Aidan must choose: betray his family or protect the girl he’s forbidden to love. However haunted by visions of Aidan’s death, hiding her second sight may cost Kyra everything, including the boy she loves.

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  26. Name: Cindi Madsen
    Email: cindi_madsen@hotmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: VERITY SLOANE, SPI
    Genre: YA supernatural noir
    Word-Count: 88,000
    Pitch: Seventeen year-old Verity Sloane is a supernatural private investigator who takes on cases with the help of her poltergeist partner. Between the influx of supernatural and the mysterious new guy who needs help finding his sister, the case is getting complicated, and that’s before the recently-raised zombies show up. Danger is around every corner and Verity has to decide if solving the case is worth risking everyone she cares about.

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  27. Craig C. Schmidt
    craigschmidt@msn.com
    USA
    FRACTURED MYTHS
    YA Contemporary Fantasy
    84,000

    PITCH:
    When sixteen-year-old fantasy enthusiast Alanna O’Connor sees Vikings, medieval knights, and mythological creatures appear in her hometown of Edinburgh, she thinks it’s a miracle . . . until they try to kill her.

    Alanna teams up with the one person she knows she can trust: the newly arrived and completely baffled King Arthur. Together, they must stop the myth invasion before Scotland—if not all reality—is fractured beyond repair.

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  28. Name: Katherine Lynn
    Email: circus@gmail.com
    Country of residence: United States
    Title: Aegis
    Genre: Fantasy
    Word-count: 87,000

    Pitch: Fifteen-year-old Allie Katsaris transforms into a Gorgon and accidentally turns eleven people to stone, including her best friend. She takes up with Alex, a homeless kid, and embarks on a quest to find a cure for her victims that takes them from New England to Nova Scotia and ultimately to the ancient underworld of Hades. Along the way they consult astrologers, psychics, immortal witches, and several Greek gods on their increasingly desperate search.

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  30. Name: Nadia Mannino
    Email: nuddyanddoggy@yahoo.com.au
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: BREAKING THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
    Genre: Contemporary real-life fiction
    Word-count: 55,750
    Pitch: ‘I have disrespected my faith, I have ruined a friend’s career, and I’ve killed my mother...’ A family secret has been exposed. Dutiful and intelligent, Ludi O’Brien isn’t coping with the news. Faced with the reality that her parents have betrayed her, she decides the best way to score revenge and liberate herself from their smothering Catholic morals - is to break the Ten Commandments.

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  32. Name: Chrissi Barr
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: DESTINY
    Genre: Speculative Fiction
    Word count: 94,000

    "Beware My Kin He Walks Again" isn't a normal epitaph you find on a gravestone, but it's as normal as the surrounds 16 year old Clara Kavanagh finds herself in after going on a family holiday to the Kavanagh Irish ancestral home. Celtic worlds, lost love and family tragedy are smashed together in this epic coming of age story. Restoring destiny becomes Clara's quest but trusting fate is dangerous.

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  33. Name: Larissa Thorne
    Email: rissthorne [at] hotmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: FURIOSA
    Genre: Fantasy romance/action (fiction)
    Word count: 45,000
    Pitch:
    Tess is the youngest of the fourth generation of shape-shifting Furies responsible for hunting down the remorseless criminals who make up the scourge of humanity. When her sisters are kidnapped she is tasked with finding the last pure human soul to help bring them home, or risk losing them forever. Can she ensure that he stays pure and safe when it feels like the entire Underworld is out to get them?

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  34. Name: Kaylie Austen
    Email: kaylieeausten(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of Residence: USA
    Title: Singularity
    Genre: YA sci-f
    Word Count: 66,000
    Pitch: Romeo and Juliet meets Battlestar Galactica: Jules, the last cyborg, must save her ship from an alien invasion, but her feelings for a human overpowers hard-wired programming. She must decide between dying to save her home or risking everything for love.

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  35. Name: N.S Dorrington
    Email:nicola_dorrington@hotmail.com
    Country of Residence: Cayman Islands
    Title: THE LAST KNIGHT
    Genre:YA Contemporary Fantasy
    Word Count: 82,000
    Pitch:
    Cara Page sees the future. For her, it's normal. What isn't normal is discovering she's the heir to King Arthur. The barriers are crumbling between her world and Avalon, the land of the Fair Folk, and Cara is the only one who can stop the destruction. To succeed she'll need the help of Lance Filwer, the last knight. Together they might just change the future, and save the past.

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  36. Name: Kaylie Austen
    Email: kaylieeausten(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of Residence: USA
    Title: Song of the Sirens
    Genre: YA dark fantasy
    Word Count: 60,000
    Pitch: Anita spends the summer tagging along on her father’s expedition of Atlantis, a lost underwater city filled with dark secrets. They’re lured by the siren’s song, a sweet and hypnotic melody which will unleash zombie mermaids bent on revenge and plagued by bloodlust. A series of murders set the pace for an unprecedented escape from the siren’s hold as Atlantis’ protector, Riley, struggles to imprison the sirens before they reach land.

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  37. Name: Ben Marshall
    email: benmarshall3000@gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: The Pricking of Thumbs
    Genre: Speculative fiction
    Word count: 110,000

    Pitch: Britain, 2070: Rousse is a circus freak and reluctant assassin in Mister Splinter’s travelling show. His work is killing him, but fleeing would mean leaving the other freaks. Rousse stays to protect them, only to confront the mystery of his identity, and the true mission of the circus. From post-Collapse Europe to an abandoned research station in China, Rousse fights for love and finds an unexpected destiny.

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  38. Name:N.S Dorrington
    Email:nicola_dorrington@hotmail.com
    Country of Residence: Cayman Islands
    Title: CHASING FREEDOM
    Genre:Urban Fantasy
    Word Count: 80,000
    Pitch:
    Chase Finn is a catalyst of war. The first bitten werewolf in a hundred years who can control the transformation. He's more powerful than anyone realises. The government agents tracking him want him on their side - or dead. No one has asked him what he wants.
    Chase wants the freedom to make his own choices - even if it means not choosing a side at all. Yet he may choose to sacrifice everything.

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  40. Name: Ben Marshall
    Email: benmarshall3000@gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: The Pyrate's Sonne
    Genre: Historical fiction
    Word count: 102,000

    Pitch: Red is voted in as Captain of his murdered father’s pirate ship. He seeks revenge on the man who killed his parents while juggling the need to keep his crew rich, discover why he’s the Caribbean’s ‘most-wanted’, evade the English navy and reach the King, before his nemesis does – all without killing anyone or stealing anything.

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  41. Name: Leiann Bynum
    Email: slbynum3 [@] gmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: GRIM CRUSH
    Genre: Paranormal Romance
    Word-count: 60,000
    Pitch: Xia is a seventeen-year-old grim reaper--her job is to collect dead souls, and she even has her own scythe. She’s also invisible to humans, usually. But when she happens upon a human boy who can see her, she can't help it as she starts breaking the Rules of Reaping by falling in love with him, which can lead to serious consequences for the world of the living.

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  42. Name: Peter McLennan
    Email: peter.mclennan [ @ ] catplace.net
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: WHO WILL SAVE THE PLANET?
    Genre: Drama, Contemporary, Environmental
    Word-count: 43,000
    Pitch: Fourteen-year-old Jason saves the Prime Minister’s life. As a reward, he asks the PM to do something more about climate change. The PM doesn’t want to, but his promise was caught by the media so he’s trapped. He takes Jason on a series of trips, and Jason has to deal with the PM’s schemes to unsettle him so he’ll withdraw his request.

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  43. Name: Tlotlo Tsamaase
    Email: rosewentberg [@] ymail.com
    Country of Residence: Botswana
    Title: SATELLITE HEARTS
    Genre: YA Sci-fi Dystopian
    Word-count: 95,000
    Pitch: At sixteen years old, Zahra Mbali’s only purpose in life is to kill. Cyborgs are born two ways: programmed with encrypted data at the age of sixteen or recycled from corpses. Zahra is neither. Genetically designed by her father, she’s born with the uncontrollable hunger to assassinate Father’s recent project-gone-wrong, Sycorax. But it comes at a steep cost. Her life.

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  44. Name: Lisa J Pizaro
    Email: ljpizaro@hotmail.com
    Country of Residence: AUSTRALIA
    Title: Tezcat City
    Genre: Urban Fantasy
    Word Count: 40 000 words
    Pitch:
    EIGHTEEN YEAR OLD SAM ESCAPES A RESEARCH LAB AND FLEES TO TEZCA, A DARK WRECKED CITY WHERE SHE JOINS A ROCK BAND, CUT AND MEETS HER FIRST LOVER, HUNTER. AT HER TRIBAL INITIATION SAM DRINKS “TEZCA KOLA” AND BECOMES TEZCAT – A SHAPESHIFTER WHO CAN TRANSFORM FROM HUMAN INTO A JAGUAR. DANGER LURKS IN TEZCA CITY. TEZCAT UNLEASHES THE POWER OF THE JAGUAR TO LEARN HOW TO LIVE AND WHO TO KILL.

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  45. Name: Craig Cormick
    Email: craig_cormick@hotmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: The Twilight of the Time Vandals
    Genre: Speculative fiction. Humorous.
    Word Count: 53,000

    Pitch: Imagine that you wake up one morning to find that the technological advances of the last 100 years hadn’t happened! No television or smart-phones. Bummer! And imagine you are recruited by a secret organisation to travel back to Shakespeare’s time with a crazy talking garden gnome, to battle anti-science fanatics, romantic vampires, time-and-reality travelling black cats, and even death himself! Looks like it’s going to be one of those days!

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  46. Name: Sharon Haste
    Email: shazhaste@gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: Imperia
    Genre: Fantasy
    Word Count: 82, 267
    Pitch: Charli Richter is an ordinary fifteen year old whose destiny changes with her brother’s tragic death. Flanked by new and unusual friends, Charli is thrust into a parallel world, with a new identity, magical power and a mission to save thousands of lives. Not knowing who to trust and pursued by those who want her dead, she races against the clock to find the deadly runes, protect the Coronation Stone and save Imperia.

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  47. Name: Carrie L McRae
    Email: carrie.l.mcrae[at]gmail.com
    Country of residence: United States
    Title: The Shades of Alabaster
    Genre: Historical Fantasy
    Word-count: 107,000
    Pitch: In one disastrous night fifteen-year-old Rhona Gustave loses everything she loves, and it all starts when two Eastonian mercenaries claim her mother assassinated their king, Edwin Alabaster. When Rhona’s mother is kidnapped she chooses to cross the border into enemy territory. She must leave behind the only boy who’s ever expressed affection for her, and for a fair-skin living in the dark-skinned society of Leotia, that’s a sacrifice

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  48. Name: Therese Mobayad
    Email: thefishlives@gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: In Marianne’s Shadow
    Genre: Contemporary YA Fiction
    Word-count: 46,000
    Pitch:

    For fifteen-year-old Cassie, life with her alcoholic father in an isolated Australian fishing town has just delivered a new low. The shock of learning that her mother’s death was not as she had been led to believe leads Cassie on an emotional journey to discover her mother’s past and overcome the fear and prejudice that ignorance engenders.

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  49. Name: Katie Teller
    Email: katiejteller [ @ ] hotmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: KIYA: HOPE OF THE PHARAOH
    Genre: HISTORICAL ROMANCE
    Word-count: 87,000

    Pitch:
    To save her younger sisters from being taken, Naomi steps in to be a wife of the erratic Pharaoh.
    As Naomi rises through the ranks of the wives, the Queen Nefertiti seeks to destroy her. To protect herself, Naomi charms the Pharaoh, who grows to love her. But when Naomi conceives his child, Nefertiti’s lust for blood is turned against her.

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  50. Name: Therese Mobayad
    Email: thefishlives@gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: In Marianne’s Shadow
    Genre: Contemporary YA Fiction
    Word-count: 46,000
    Pitch:

    For fifteen-year-old Cassie, life with her alcoholic father in an isolated Australian fishing town has just delivered a new low. The shock of learning that her mother’s death was not as she had been led to believe leads Cassie on an emotional journey to discover her mother’s past and overcome the fear and prejudice that ignorance engenders.

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  51. Name: Michaela Sanderson
    Email: theyellowbird@hotmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: IN THE AGE OF THE SHADOWY SUN
    Genre: YA Speculative
    Word Count: 150,000
    Pitch: Love or responsibility? What must come first? If Kiah turns her back on her responsibilities, society will perish. If she follows her destiny, she will never find her missing mother. But Kiah is not who everyone thinks she is. What started off as just a game has now got serious, and the only way to fix it all … is to be murdered.

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  52. Name: Cecily Paterson
    Email: cecilyapaterson@gmail.com
    Country of Residence: Australia
    Title: Invisible
    Genre: drama, real life, contemporary
    Word Count: 57,000

    Pitch: Being in the school drama production is the first thing that’s made thirteen year old Jazmine feel alive and happy in years. But to keep her part, and her new friends, she’ll have to come out of her shell, stand up to the school bully and face the ugly truth about what really happened to her dad.

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  53. Name: Alex Fox
    Email: alexfox@mail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: PLEASE FORGIVE ME
    Genre: YA – mystery/romance
    Word count: 55,000
    Pitch: Tormented by her sister’s horrific death, Riley Benjamin begins to question everything she once wanted – hot boyfriend, killer style and the worship of her peers. Then Dean Jagger shows up at her school; he understands her like no one ever has. But he’s a boy with a mysterious past. If he’s the murderer people say he is, Riley will face the toughest decision of her life.

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  54. Name: Vic Tietze
    Email: vic.tietze@gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: CALLUM OF THE COSTA BRAVA
    Genre: Adventure/Mystery Fiction
    Word-count: 82,000
    Pitch: Fourteen-year-old Callum DuPrix thought the sleepy Spanish tourist town of Castillo de Mar was going to be boring. That was until he found the body. Unimpressed by the police's explanation of "death by misadventure", Callum pursues his own investigation. He unearths a network of corruption and criminality, but as his pursuit of justice becomes apparent to the perpetrators, his friends and family become targets.

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  55. Name: Beth Pond
    Email: bethpond90@aol.com
    Country of Residence: USA
    Title: Borrowed Time
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    Word Count: 63,000 words

    Pitch: Shelby McPhearson's life is turned upside down when she is sent to boarding school as punishment for poor grades and repeatedly breaking curfew. She goes from being the future cheer captain dating the starting quarterback to being known as the girl who talks to herself. Why? Because Shelby's roommate is a ghost and not only is Shelby the only one who can see her, she's also the only once who can solve her murder.

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  56. Name: Beth Pond
    Email: BethPond90@aol.com
    Country of Residence:USA
    Title: Podium Finish
    Genre: YA Contemporary/Sports

    Alex Abrams has dreamed of being an Olympic figure skater from the first time she took the ice, but after having a tough season, her coach tells her the worst thing imaginable. He doesn't think she'll qualify. To her father's dismay, Alex decides to take a risk and switch to ice dance. It won't be an easy journey, but Alex knows the switch is her last chance at being an Olympian and she's willing to give it all she's got.

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  57. Name: A. K. Fotinos-Hoyer
    Email: kfotinoshoyer [at] gmail.com
    Country of residence: Germany
    Title: DAUGHTER OF THE MOON
    Genre: Urban Fantasy
    Word-count: 64,000
    Pitch: For fledgling necromancer, Selina Kane, there are two ways to save her boyfriend from the undead: kill him and condemn his soul to service as a Ferryman in the Underworld, or make dark alliances with the undead.

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  58. Name: Michaela Sanderson
    Email: theyellowbird{@]hotmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: IN THE AGE OF THE SHADOWY SUN
    Genre: YA Speculative
    Word Count: 150,000
    Pitch: Love or responsibility? What must come first? If Kiah turns her back on her responsibilities, society will perish. If she follows her destiny, she will never find her missing mother. But Kiah is not who everyone thinks she is. What started off as just a game has now got serious, and the only way to fix it all … is to be murdered.

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  59. Name: Kristina L. Martin
    Email: Kristina@tenminutemissive.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: THE BLUE DRESS
    Genre: YA Historical
    Word-count: 76,000
    Pitch: The Blue Dress uses three novellas to weave together a family’s story of violence and the ultimate survival of three young girls who all wear the beautiful dress at one time in their lives. Vera is forced to wear the blue dress in order to survive the Holocaust; Mary is coerced into wearing the dress by her hippy lover; and Anna is persuaded to wear the dress to prom. Only when the dress is destroyed will its 40 year legacy of violence also be destroyed.

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  60. Name: Jami Montgomery
    Email: jamimonty(@)gmail.com
    Country of Residence: United States
    Title: OTHERWORLDLY
    Genre: Supernatural/Paranormal Fiction
    Word-Count: 81,000
    Pitch: Robbie McKnight was seventeen the night he died. His girlfriend, Johanna, hasn’t been the same since. Two years later, Robbie comes back as a ghost, soon learning that he was pulled from Otherworld by a secret society known as Reaper Protocol. They order him to find the man who murdered him, but as Robbie digs deeper into Protocol, he learns the truth about his death. A truth that changes everything.

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  61. Name: Jane Jolly
    Email: janejolly@hotkey.net.au
    Country of Residence: Australia
    Title: "Gross and Disgusting"
    Word Count: 15000
    Pitch: Ned is in the last term of Primary School but before the pool party he has to make his way through the "Growth and Development" sex education course. Is Mrs Cooper serious when she asks the class for other names for the penis?? Did she really just say "masturbation" without blinking an eye? Follow Ned as he and his classmates learn all there is and more during "Gross and Disgusting"

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  62. Name: Kaylie Austen
    Email: kaylieeausten(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of Residence: USA
    Title: Ravens
    Genre: YA urban fantasy
    Word Count: 80,000
    Pitch: Liam and Julie mysteriously disappeared during a violent earthquake, leaving Kendra traumatized and mentally unstable. Ten years later, Liam continues to visit her dreams, and his voice haunts her waking hours. When Kendra gives in to his commands and returns to the scene of the disappearance, she finally learns the truth: select children are transported into a parallel dimension where they have super powers and vicious enemies.

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  63. Lynne Lumsden GreenOctober 15, 2012 at 4:27 AM

    Name: Lynne Lumsden Green
    Email: gammagirl@hotmail.com.au
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: The Butterfly dance
    Genre: Speculative Fiction
    Word-count: 11,500
    Pitch: Would you give up immortality for a pure, platonic love? As the stone pony metamorphises fron rock to living flesh, it discovers that growing a heart means discovering heartbreak.

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  64. Name: Lissa Bilyk
    email: alissa.bilyk [ @ ] gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: DADEWALKER
    Genre: YA High Fantasy
    Word Count 74,000
    Pitch: Fourteen year old orphan Innocence Frostcaller is the Walker – magically gifted like all Fae, but the result of a planned breeding program to combine all Fae magics. Hunted by two invading armies, she must learn to master her elemental powers and discover her lost prophecy, or all of her fellow Fae will be lost to slavery or genocide, propelling the human war to utterly destroy their peaceful land.

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  65. Name: Jessica
    Email- Qngung (at)gmail (dot) com
    Country- SA
    Title- DOWNWARD SPIRAL
    Genre- Paranormal Romance
    Word Count- 95K

    Pitch:

    You'd think discovering a renounced murderer lives in your backyard, someone murdering your cousin in your honor, being shot at and then being rescued by and in love with same gorgeous assassin your family and friends want dead-- Whose an Wendigo that introduces himself as Aiden-- would be bad enough.

    But for seventeen year old Aswang, Julia Pike that seems to be the least of her problems.

    Caught between a cross fire of her growing passion for Aiden and her loyalty to her father, Julia plunges into musky waters of old hatred, betrayal and redemption.

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  66. Name: Sally Heinrich
    Email: sally@sallyheinrich.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: The Red Thread
    Genre: YA Fiction
    Word-count: 77,500
    Pitch: Forbidden lovers meet deep in a mineshaft. Xueyou is banished to a land of ghosts and red-haired devils searching for gold. Eithne crosses the ocean chasing dreams. A century later, Sophie leaves Singapore for Australia and her world falls apart.
    The Old Man of the Moon binds hearts together, with invisible red thread, linking friend and foe across space and time.
    Was this what drew them all to Pine Creek?

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  67. Name: Sally Heinrich
    Email: sally@sallyheinrich.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: The Red Thread
    Genre: YA Fiction
    Word-count: 77,500
    Pitch: Forbidden lovers meet deep in a mineshaft. Xueyou is banished to a land of ghosts and red-haired devils searching for gold. Eithne crosses the ocean chasing dreams. A century later, Sophie leaves Singapore for Australia and her world falls apart.
    The Old Man of the Moon binds hearts together, with invisible red thread, linking friend and foe across space and time.
    Was this what drew them all to Pine Creek?

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  68. Name: C. Isabel Bandeira
    Email: c(dot)isabel(dot)bandeira(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: The Desired
    Genre: Contemporary Fantasy
    Word-count: 72,000
    Pitch: There is a place beyond time where people, like Rip Van Winkle and King Arthur, have become trapped for hours, centuries, or millennia. When a lost king asks Sara to save him from this time prison, she has to choose between helping him or believing her best friend, Jer, who was born to guard our world against the imprisoned.

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  69. Name: Bren MacDibble
    Email: bren@macdibble.com
    Country of Residence: Australia
    Title: All Aboard for Muumuuland
    Genre: YA Paranormal Fiction
    Word Count: 45,000

    Anthea feels isolated. As much as she loves her squalid trainwreck of a family of nine, she believes the evil within her will harm them. It doesn’t help that at just 15 she is the most responsible person in her family. When Anthea meets a psychic, the reading slides into disaster, and her family is threatened. Can she save them? Or is she the problem?

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  70. Name: Dee White

    Email: Dee [@] deescribe.com.au

    Country of residence: Australia

    Title: GAME ON

    Genre: Realistic Survival/Adventure

    Word Count: 55,000

    Pitch: 16-year-old Jack would rather be home playing video games than trekking through the Australian wilderness on some boring family holiday. Then a devastating camel accident leaves him and his sister alone, confronting the full force of nature.
    Jack has conquered crocodiles, deadly snakes and starvation in his video game, Crocodile Run. But will "virtual" skills be enough to save Jack and his family from these adversaries in the real world?

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  71. Name: Dee White

    Email: Dee [@ ] deescribe.com.au

    Country of residence: Australia

    Title: HATING RIC

    Genre: Realistic Verse

    Word Count: 35,000

    Pitch: 17-year-old musician, Ric is on a downward spiral after his brother Jason's death. Then he crashes Jason's car and injures gifted athlete Kate.
    Ric ends up in juvie where the bully wants his scalp from day one. Music and Kate, the person who hates him most, are the only things that might help Ric face the past, survive juvie, and veer him off the path of self-destruction.

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  72. Name: Jenna Wallace
    Email: jennawallace1 (a) gmail (dot) com
    Country of residence: US
    Title: SOMNILOQUY
    Genre: Supernatural
    Word-count: 67,000
    Pitch: Soon after moving to Heraldsgreen House, Abby starts dictating a story in her sleep. Weirder still, she’s using language from 200 years ago. Abby must find out what the story is and why she is telling it. If she can’t prove that it is something in the house – and not in her head – causing her strange actions, they’re leaving Heraldsgreen and she’ll will lose both the house and the boy she loves.

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  73. Name: Christina Booth
    Email: potatomusic(@)hotmail.com

    Country of residence: Australia

    Title: If You Catch A Tiger

    Genre: YA Adventure/Mystery

    Word Count: 55,480

    Pitch: The discovery of the Tasmanian tiger would open Pandora's Box. Do they exist? What if they were exposed? What conspiracies would it uncover?
    Decisions have to be made by a teenager when he discovers life changing information about his family and the Loch Ness of the Australian bush. Should he reveal his findings or leave well enough alone? Is it true or is it fiction? Only you can decide.

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  74. Name: Jessica Harvey
    Email: harveyjek(at)my(dot)ccsu(dot)edu
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: Never the Hero
    Genre: YA Contemporary Fantasy
    Word-count: 60,000 words
    Pitch: For years, nineteen-year-old Krystin was told she'd team up with her true love, Shawn, to prevent Armageddon. Her actions, stemming from her disbelief of it, almost killed him. With allies and foes swapping masks to raise evil, Krystin now has no choice but to believe in her destiny. Unfortunately for her, that means forcing a reunion with Shawn and deciding what’s worth risking to keep war from obliterating their world.

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  75. Name: Rucy Ban

    Email: ruchibanerjee(at)gmail(dot)com

    Country of residence: Brazil

    Title: The Smartest Boy In The World

    Genre: YA Romantic Thriller

    Word-count: 58,000 words

    Pitch:
    Much like every other 16-year-old pimple buster, Mayte was born with a bucketload of dreams but till now her life has centered around three hydra-headed buildings, an age-old tree and a whole lot of drudgery. Then Mayte gets a chance to accompany her mother for a covert research project into the Amazon. There she discovers a house full of wonders from the previous century and a tall, black-booted boy to whom they all belong. Dani shows her the plant whose enzyme could be mankind’s best discovery, the sweetness of a languorous kiss and a secret that will challenge everything Mayte has ever known.

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  76. Name: Ariel Miller
    Email: arieljking(at)yahoo(dot)com
    Country of Residence: USA
    Title: MINDSIGHT
    Genre: YA Thriller/Fantasy
    Word Count: 95,000

    Pitch: Seventeen-year-old Shilah can see the future - only the future she sees is her own murder. In search for answers, she discovers she is the missing link to a formula responsible for creating her ability. In order to keep the formula from a powerful company, she must destroy it, even if it means facing her murderer

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  77. Name: Kimberly Welchons
    Email: Kim(dot)Welchons(at)mac(dot)com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: TATTERED SEA
    Genre: Paranormal Romance
    Word-count: 61,000
    Pitch: Cassie MacKinnon has given up hope of ever returning to the sea. Her magic coat that allows her to turn from human to seal was destroyed when she washed ashore seven years ago, and she's settled for a quiet life in the island town of Ladhar Da Dia working as a healer. Tucked away in her lighthouse, Cassie's only healthy visitors include her one friend on the island, Collins, and his younger brother. That is, until a stranger washes up, bloodied and bruised, wearing exactly what she needs to get back to the water: a silkie coat.

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  78. Name: Kevin Winn
    Email: kpwinn(at)gmail(dot)com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: The Citadel
    Genre: Dystopia
    Word count: 74,000
    Pitch: Quinn suspects that he is murdering the citizens of Sulta. But he isn't entirely sure. After all, he is just following orders from the Citadel. And the Citadel is flawless. When he is assigned to become a Citadel spy, Quinn's life becomes complicated. After he reports the dissidents of Sulta, they vanish. But where do they go? This question constantly haunts Quinn, and he is determined to find the answer.

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  79. Name: Kathleen Bullock Email: kmbullock@mind.net
    Country of residence: USA Title: DreamHoppers Genre: Fantasy Fiction
    Word-count: 61,500
    Pitch: Loner Alex suddenly finds himself sharing the same dream night after night with four teens he's never met before. After harrowing encounters with mysterious assassins who are ruthlessly pursuing the youngest of them, a mere boy—beautiful Leila admits that Alex has a rare gift—the ability to step into another person’s dream, and change it. A Dreamhopper.
    But Alex struggles; is this real, or all in his head?

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  80. Name: Randi Hacker
    Email: randi.hacker1[at] gmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: Close Call
    Word count: 49.123
    Pitch: Welcome to New Thankston, city of gratitude, where computers are forbidden, where protective gear must be worn even to sleep, where survival is legislated and death is outlawed and where 18-year-old Jerejef Dankuwel is determined to get his risk on no matter what the cost.

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  81. Name: Larissa Hardesty

    Email: lchardesty at yahoo dot com

    Country of residence: USA

    Title: THAT SUCCS

    Genre: Urban Fantasy

    Word-count: 50,000

    Pitch: When Emmy Duivel puts her first date in the hospital—with a kiss—her mother tells her the devastating truth: she’s a succubus and she must take one human life a month for the rest of her life. Refusing to accept her role as a killer, she puts her trust in classmate (and crush) Paul. They’ll either find a way to get her out of killing, or be killed trying.

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  82. Name: Benjamin Chiles
    Email: storymultiverse [at] g mail . com
    Country of residence: United States
    Title: TIMES NONE
    Genre: YA fantasy
    Word-count: 86,000
    Pitch: Amanda Leonard has a clock inside her head counting down to the end of the world. No one else knows, not even the four uncles that raised her after her mom died. She feels powerless until she learns that she has the ability to change the future, to avert doomsday-- but to do so she will have to sacrifice either her life, or the only family she has ever known.

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  83. Name: Lauren McKellar
    Email: laurenmckellar [at] gmail.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: LOSING IT
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    Word count: 58,000
    Pitch: When 17 year-old Amy’s mother dies from an overdose, she’s sent to live in a seaside town with her Aunt. Unable to cope with her grief and the local bullying, Amy goes into self-destruct mode: drinking, partying and giving everything she has to the wrong guy. It’s time for Amy to snap out of it; she needs to stop her boozing and face her problems before it’s too late.

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  84. Name: Ash McKenna
    Email: ashsmash[at]hotmail.co.uk
    Country of residence: UK
    Title: A Mistake Undone
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    Word Count: 82’000
    Pitch: Nash thought she loved him. Rex is a famous rockstar who gives her everything she wants and respects everything she is. While the world around her is finding ways to fall in love, she’s finding ways to fall out of it. When Ceri, a fourteen-year-old fan, tries to break them up, Nash can’t deal with the consequences. That is until someone saves her, and changes her life.

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  85. Name: Lisa Cresswell
    Email: lcresswe@juno.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: HUSH PUPPY
    Genre: contemporary YA romance
    Word count: 49,000
    Pitch: A shared love of literature brings Corrine, a black girl, and Jamie, a white boy, together. A romance blossoms between them in the steamy North Carolina woods. When Jamie is involved in the accidental death of another girl, Corrine takes the blame to protect him, with dire consequences for herself and her dreams of the future. Her life in danger, Corrine’s left wondering if Jamie ever cared about her at all.


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  86. Name: Amanda Catalano
    Email: mandarr17@gmail.com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: COVER ME AGAIN
    Genre: Contemporary Young Adult
    Word-count: 54,000
    Pitch: Seventeen-year-old River Parrish is a rapist. He didn't even have to rape anyone to earn that title. All it took was one girl using the wrong words to ruin River's life. With everyone out for his blood, why shouldn't he give it to them? But he's not about to let her get away with this. She needs to feel the consequences of her words. So River sits, and he writes.

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  87. Name: Samantha Combs
    Email: samanthacombswrites@gmail.com
    Country of Residence: USA
    Title: THE DEADLIES
    Genre: YA dark paranormal
    Word Count: 54,000
    Pitch: When Calliope Flood catches the unwanted attention of the prettiest and most privileged girls at her new school, she learns they are possessed of more than just good ole’ Southern charm; they are also possessed by the demons of the Seven Deadly Sins.
    When people start dying, Calliope enlists her eccentric Aunt, her new friends, and a quietly disarming Southern boy to free the girls, and the town, from the demons that have taken over their lives.

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  88. Name: Stacey Nash
    Email: contact[at]staceynash.com
    Country of residence: Australia
    Title: FORGET-ME-NOT
    Genre: YA Science Fiction
    Word Count: 77,000

    Pitch: Seventeen-year-old Anamae has little to remember her missing mother by. When she finds her mother’s pendant, she puts it on. But it’s actually a piece of technology that makes the wearer invisible. Triggering the pendant’s true purpose attracts the attention of The Collective, a secret society sworn to suppress technology so advanced it could be straight from a science fiction movie. Now she’s at the top of their hit list.

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  89. Name: Anne Marie
    Email: annemariwerites [@] gmail [dot] com
    Country of residence: USA
    Title: THE SERPENT'S CONVENANT
    Genre: Urban Fantasy
    Word-count: 80,000
    Pitch: Based on American Indian folklore, my YA Urban Fantasy 'The Serpent's Covenant' is about Cori, a cursed girl who hears disembodied voices. When the Winter Chief kidnaps Cori's brother instead of her, a mysterious stranger materializes and leads her inside a concealed Denver where Cori must battle cannibal dwarves and a giant winged serpent to save her brother's life.

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  90. Name: Jackie Hook
    Email: jackhook57@gmail.com
    Country of Residence: United States
    Title: BEAUTIFUL ILLUSIONS
    Genre: YA Fantasy
    Word Count: 85,741
    Pitch: 2032, BelilusiĆ³n, Cuba. Sixteen-year-old Brisa is strong, graceful, charming. She is a Balancer: Spy, distraction, Illusion. Assassin. But she’s finally accepted that. What she cannot accept is her mother vanishing at the hands of the unhinged Cuban Mob Boss. But before her mother can be rescued, old wounds will be ripped opened, news ones will be laid raw, and the truth will have the last dance.

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