If any of you have a completed manuscript and need an agent, try #Pitmad. This is a one-day Twitter event where you pitch your book. Lots of agents and publishers will look at pitches that day. So basically you’ll have to boil down your book to 140 characters!! Next one is this Thursday, March 23rd, but there are lots of other dates throughout the year. Here is a link for more info: http://www.brenda-drake.com/pitmad/ — I’m doing it, so I’ll see you there! If nothing else, it’s a good exercise for creating your “elevator pitch” or logline.
Important Spring Dates
February 15: Thesis Proposals Due
Popular Tagsaugust avant-garde awards Claudine D'Angelo-Dotzman conference Daniel Asa Rose ellen datlow enrichment project Essay Contest ghost stories Haikasoru horror Hugo Awards intern help internship Italian American Museum joe lansdale Kameron Hurley Kindle Laura B. Hayden MFA General Nick Mamatas Nook One Book/One Community online workshop Paola Corso PM Press poetry punk ramsey campbell reading rejection letters residency Residency Room to Share science fiction Sensation Shouhua Qi Social Media Staying Alive A Love Story thesis The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien workshop workshops writing by degrees