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10 Things About Pitch Wars You May Not Know

I know some things. I’ve been on both sides of this. All three sides. I’ve been an entrant who got no requests. I’ve been an entrant who got in. Now I’m a mentor. So…you know…perspective. Certainly I’m not the only one who’s been in all three spots. But it’s just a few of us. So...

Answer to Random PW Questions

I put out a call for Pitch Wars questions tonight. In this post, I’ll answer some of them. These are off the top of my head answers, not at all researched, and not at all definitive. In almost all cases, you’ll find a better answer somewhere else. But these are mine. I wouldn’t mind hearing...

How to Find a Critique Partner (CP)

Someone the other day told me that we all tout the importance of Critique Partners (CPs) (Which we do. We all do.) Then asked how you find them. And while I don’t really have the time to write a huge long post about it, I wanted to get something out now, because the time is...

Pitch Wars Update

That was fun. Dan and I have finished going through our inbox, and are discussing submissions. We got a lot. We will post how many, and give some other statistics in the near future. I’m not posting it now, because we like to analyze data and put it into useful formats. That’s just the kind...

Four Questions with Adult SFF Mentors Part 5

We asked a bunch of SF/F mentors some random SF/F type questions.  This isn’t a list of all the SF/F mentors, so if you’re looking for who to submit to, please do your homework. This is just for fun. Please don’t use it as a substitute for looking at their wishlists, which are linked to...

Pitch Wars Questions and Answers Part 3

Hello! This is probably the last one of these I’m going to do. If you missed part 1 and part 2, check them out. Would you turn down a Pitch Wars entry because it’s too good? I would turn down an entry if I didn’t think I could help it. One possible reason is because it’s...

Final Contest Update

The contest is finished, and we’ve selected the winners. It was HARD. We had so many great entries. If you won, you’ll receive an email from me today with instructions. I’ve started sending the emails, but haven’t finished yet. Once I’ve sent all of them, I will tweet about it. Feel free to follow @michaelmammay for...

More Pitch Wars Questions and Answers

Author’s Note: I wrote this in 2016. Most of it is still true. I’ve updated it slightly. Hi there! Back for more. People seemed to like my first round of Q&A, so I answered some more questions that I either saw in the feed or made up myself. Isn’t being a writer great? You can...

Pitch Wars Questions and Answers

Hi there. I figured I’d answer some common questions here so I don’t clog up the Twitter feed. Plus, some people aren’t comfortable actually asking the questions, so hopefully I answer some that went unsaid. These are my answers. If you want Dan’s, he’s very open to you asking. In some cases, where I know...

Meet the Bonus Coaches

Hello again. First off, if you haven’t read the latest updates on the contest to get free extra entries into Pitch Wars, read them here. If you have read them, you know that I said we’d be adding bonus coaches. So without further ado, let’s meet them. Bonus Coach #1: Rebecca Enzor. Rebecca is my...

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I am a Soldier and a Science Fiction writer. Usually I write about Soldiers. Go figure. I'm represented by Lisa Rodgers of JABberwocky Literary Agency. If you love my blog and want to turn it into a blockbuster movie featuring Chris Hemsworth as me, you should definitely contact her.

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