Today, September 8th, is pitch madness day over at Twitter. I’ll be pitching. After months of being in my writers cave, my story #TheGlassChamber is in the freelance-editor stage and almost ready to go. If you’re a friend stop by. Don’t retweet or favorite my tweet, but do let me know what you think in a reply or dm. I’d love to have your feedback.
To learn more about #PitchMad
About #PitMad All about the rules and fairplay by Brenda Drake: http://www.brenda-drake.com/pitmad/
How to filter out Spam: http://dianaurban.com/how-to-filter-out-spammers-when-following-pitmad-tweets
And here’s a link to one author’s true tale of landing an agent on #pitmad: http://dianaurban.com/how-pitmad-helped-me-get-a-literary-agent-and-tips-for-the-next-one
A helpful guide on pitmad pitching http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/09/the-ultimate-writers-guide-to-twitter-pitch-contests/
Here’s my three-line pitch for #TheGlassChamber:
(Update: Thanks to Mary Rowen for giving me feedback on my three-line pitch. Here is the much improved version)
Title: The Glass Chamber
Genre: YA Futuristic Romance (Solarpunk)
Length: 100,000 words
Author: Sheryl Kaleo
In a future where every affliction except death has a cure, and lives span centuries rather than decades, the dead and their burial chambers may be pre-sold as collectibles to the highest bidder. Astrid’s artist grandfather just wants a few more months to finish his homage to her grandmother. To save him from prematurely gathering dust on someone’s shelf, Astrid will solve a cold case murder and lose her heart to a cagey street performer who’s harboring secrets about his best friend’s death.