Category Archives: YA

#PitchWM

When: Sunday 3rd March until Friday 8th March 5pm GMT. Where: On Twitter, in reply to the pinned tweet on the @writementor account. How to enter: reply to the pinned tweet, with your best twitter pitch (one per person) using the #PitchWM hashtag. You must also RT the pinned tweet to be eligible. Other genre/age hashtags are optional. What do

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#WriteMentor 2019

Information page for 2019 version of the #WriteMentor summer mentoring programme. See our regularly updated list of participating agents for 2019 here: https://write-mentor.com/mentoring-programme/participating-agents-2019/ And here are the Mentors! https://write-mentor.com/mentoring-programme/writementor-2019-meet-the-mentors/ We are making changes to how we run the programme. This is based on feedback from mentors/mentees last year but also based upon making it increasingly flexible for all involved. We

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Maha Hussain – YA Fantasy – BLOOD LIKE FIRE

Dear Agents, When Muslim-American Ariana Baten is haunted by an ominous jinn overlord, she and her murderous imaginary friend must team up to stop the overlord from using his fire magic to destroy the universe. When Ariana first begins to hear the jinn’s voice inside her head, she finds she can no longer control herself. As the creature grows inside

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Sarah Talton – YA Sci-Fi – CHRYSALIS

Dear agents, The night seventeen-year-old Liv loses the most important game of her e-sports career begins just like any other. She positions the puke-bucket inside her gamepod. She dons a biosuit. She connects to LegionCorp’s cloud via the computer implant in her skull. Forty-nine wins. One more win and she’s free. But in the game, something goes terribly, inexplicably wrong.

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Stefany Valentine – YA High Fantasy – TRIBE OF LIGHT AND SHADOW

Dear (Agent), When a rival nation invades Tanchichek and slays the royal family, Aziah, a sixteen-year-old mage, must take the place of her dead twin brother and join an all-male competition to become the next King of her country. TRIBE OF LIGHT AND SHADOW, complete at 99,000 words, is a YA high fantasy Mulan retelling set in a Mesoamerican inspired world. It is

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Lois Johnson – YA Contemporary – ONE FOR SORROW

Dear Showcase Agents, ONE FOR SORROW is a 63,000 word contemporary YA novel about the consuming power of first love and a relationship shattered by jealousy, betrayal and revenge. How can identical twins be strangers? Shared dreams bound them together . . . now secrets tear them apart. Fourteen-year old Evie feels abandoned when her twin, Nat, shuts her out

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Nicole Brake – YA Fantasy – CHASING BLOOD AND SCOUNDRELS

Dear Agents, Seventeen-year-old bounty hunter Annora is determined to catch the notorious outlaw who nearly stole her life. When she learns the killer has entered a deadly tournament to buy his freedom, she must enter too or risk losing her only shot at revenge. Annora’s maimed hand is a constant reminder that Gabian Zola—renowned outlaw, killer, and feared Northman— is

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Lydia Massiah – YA Historical (and ghost story) – TROGLODYTE

This manuscript is no longer available for requests. Dear Agents, Inspired by terrifying caving experiences in Somerset, ‘Troglodyte’, my YA novel, combines historical fiction with a ghost story, and is told in a dual timeline. ‘Troglodyte’ was recently shortlisted for the Wells Children’s novel competition, and last year was longlisted for Mslexia’s Novel Competition. When seventeen year old OWEN opens

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