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Reading in the Age of Coronavirus

I'm going to be honest with you: I haven't been reading much this year. Based on things I've been reading on social media, it seems as though I'm not alone in this. The COVID-19 pandemic has made so many of us more anxious than usual, and it can be difficult to shut your brain off and get lost in a book, even though that escape can be exactly what we need right now!

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the long wait

It's been 13 days since the PitchWars submission window first opened and, if you're anything like me, you're feeling the anticipation. Many writers are already getting discouraged because they haven't received a request (even though mentors have said they'll be requesting right up until picks are announced October 12). I'm not allowed to publicly discuss… Continue reading the long wait

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the moment has come!

It's Monday, August 27, which can only mean one thing in writer-land... THE PITCHWARS SUB WINDOW IS OFFICIALLY OPEN!! I submitted my materials last night and promptly shut off my light and went to sleep. Do I think I'll be chosen this year?... I mean, never say never, right? This is my fourth year entering… Continue reading the moment has come!

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Review: Joanna Ruth Meyer’s BENEATH THE HAUNTING SEA

  Sixteen-year-old Talia was born to a life of certainty and luxury, destined to become Empress of half the world. But when an ambitious rival seizes power, she and her mother are banished to a nowhere province on the far edge of the Northern Sea. It is here, in the drafty halls of the Ruen-Dahr,… Continue reading Review: Joanna Ruth Meyer’s BENEATH THE HAUNTING SEA

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#PitchWars 2017: #PimpMyBio!

Hello, hello! Welcome writing friends, whether you're a fellow hopeful or a potential mentor. I'm so excited about this year's contest! About Me: My name is Jenna DeVillier I live in the woods in south Louisiana I have a degree in English, and I'm going back to school this fall for my paralegal certification I… Continue reading #PitchWars 2017: #PimpMyBio!