Congrats to our Class of 2019 mentors and mentees! We’re so excited to work with you to improve your stories, help you gain new skills, and answer your publishing questions as you boldly march into your writing future! And.. the 2019 Mentor Pairs are: Vontae Jones: YA contemporary/own voices MENTOR: KC Karr Camille Simkin: YA … More Class of 2019, TeenPit Mentor Matches
Congratulations to all of our TeenPit finalists and their mentors, and a big thank you to our judging panel! This has been a great learning experience for our teens and we are so appreciative of the mentor’s time and talents. Education is the basis of TeenPit; teens learning a little about the publishing world through … More And the winner is…..
And now, to introduce our fabulous TeenPit mentees! Lux is a Georgia local and plans to attend the University of North Georgia while serving in the National Guard. He is a voracious reader and avid tea drinker. Lux loves to surprise his readers with a good twist and make them laugh. Blood and Brine is one of … More Meet the TeenPit Class of 2018!
It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for…. Time to announce the mentor matches! Mentees will receive an email from the submissionsteenpit@gmail email account with a link to a Google permission form. Please make sure a parent or guardian fills out the form not later than March 23, 2018. Watch your email for a welcome email … More TeenPit Class of 2018 Mentor Matches!
It’s time! TeenPit begins on Saturday! Bring your best writing and enter to win a spot in the Pitch Wars agent round. Are you ready? Good! Here are the rules: When the submission window opens on March 17th, entries will be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will include the following information: Teen’s full name and email … More TeenPit Submission Window Opens Saturday, March 17th at 8 AM EDT
It’s time! On Saturday, March 17th, the entries will open for #TeenPit. Waiting on the sidelines will be a fantastic group of writers waiting to work with our finalists. We are so grateful for the donation of their time and expertise! Who are these wizards of the writing world? Allow me to introduce you to … More TeenPit Class of 2018 Mentor Reveal
As a young writer or a new writer, you may have heard the buzz in the writing world about mentoring. From PitchWars to TeenPit, it seems the writing world has embraced the concept of more experienced writers mentoring those just beginning their writing journeys. But what is it like to work with a mentor? What … More Mentoring 101: What’s in it for you?
Welcome to #PitchWars!! This is my second year as a young adult mentor, and I am so excited to be part of this talented and dedicated group of writers and mentors. First, a jump up and down and hearty round of applause for Brenda Drake and her uber-fantastical crew! So who am I and … More Welcome to my #PitchWars WISH LIST!!!
The judges have spoken, and we have a winner of the first ever TeenPit PitchWars Mentor slot. Cue the drum roll, please… Okay, let’s talk about our top ten! Our five runners up will each receive their choice of great YA books! They are: LUCID- Cameron Eldridge I’M DISAPPOINTED – Rachel Lachmansingh YOUR HOUSE MY … More #TeenPit Class of 2017 #PitchWars Winners!
Last roll call for our Class of 2017! Mentee: Tina Yogore Mentor: Sheena Boekweg Title: The Mind Bewitched Genre: YA Fantasy Questions: When did you start writing? When I was in the third grade, I wrote this “book” about a boy who loved soccer so much that he wished that it … More Meet the Mentees: Post # 12