Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Sylvie Frank MG Pitch Contest - WINNERS!

Thanks so much to all of our wonderful pitch contestants! We had a lot of great pitches - I did not envy Sylvie having to choose a winner. Apparently, she agreed because she chose two winners!

Title: MIRROR OF SAND AND FLAME
Name: Jenn Brisendine
Word Count: 43,000
Genre: Upper MG adventure with fantasy elements

Through abandoned coal mine tunnels in the smoldering ruins of the hometown he destroyed, twelve-year-old Zeb Reardon enters the eerie setting of his father's novel to save his cousin and mend his own guilty heart.

CODENAME: EDDIE RED
Marcia Wells
WC 35,000
MG Boy Mystery Detective Adventure

Eleven-year-old Edmund becomes Eddie Red, spy kid. Job: NYPD sketch artist. Mission: Crack the art heist of the century, fight off alley cats with taser, go undercover as Girl Scout. Survive the sixth grade.


Congratulations Marcia and Jenn! You'll receive an email from me soon on how to submit your manuscript!

Thanks so much to Sylvie Frank for judging this contest! I'm glad you took the plunge and let us host your first online pitch session. You're welcome back to YAtopia any time.

11 comments:

  1. Congrats Jenn and Marcia! Thanks for hosting such a great contest, YAtopia!

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    1. :-) Thanks for throwing your hat in the ring! <3

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  2. Thank you so much for this opportunity- I am thrilled! And congrats to Jenn:)

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    1. Thanks for participating. Congratulations and good luck!

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  3. Huge congrats to the winners and hopes for much success.
    And a big thank you to the organizers of the pitch contest. :)

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    1. thanks! I had so much fun hosting this contest :-)

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  4. Thanks for the comments, guys! Marcia, congrats right back at you! So exciting. Huge thank you to Sarah Nicolas and YAtopia! --Jenn

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    1. I was glad to do it :-) Congratulations!

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  5. Congratulations to the winners! Both of these sound like intriguing novels.

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  6. Congrats to the winners! and thanks for hosting the contest :-)

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  7. congrats to the winners! i just stumbled upon this today... any chance of a future MG pitch contest?

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