Thursday, April 21, 2011

Pitch Contest with Natalie Fischer!

The amazing team at YAtopia is hosting a pitch contest with agent Natalie Fischer. Hurry and enter - only 150 entries are accepted and the contest closes at midnight tonight.

Check it out: http://yatopia.blogspot.com/2011/04/pitch-contest-with-natalie-fischer.html#comments

Good luck to everyone who enters and thanks to YAtopia for hosting the contest!

My entry (also found in the comments on the website):

Name: Dustin Warren

Email: duwarrs(at)gmail.com


Genre: YA Contemporary

Blog/Twitter/Facebook link: http://duwarr-writes.blogspot.com/

2 Sentence Pitch:

Fifteen-year-old Bailey wants a day free from doctors, free from her oppressive, worrying parents, and free from the misery her terminal disease inflicts on her. And if she has to die a little sooner to get that day, that’s okay by her.

Opening sentence:

Three pairs of hands fumble at the cords and tubes connecting me to the machines around my bed.

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