Pitch Events 2019 – Twitter and beyond

Hi all! For a little over a year now, I’ve been querying my second novel. While I have, I’ve also been participating in every Twitter pitch party I can. I practice them all the time, rewriting new pitches about every quarter. Twitter pitches are about the hardest thing I’ve ever written, so I find practice helps.

At any rate, how to write them is a different post altogether. In this post, I wanted to share the year’s calendar with you, and I promise to update it as dates come available. There is a large variety of Twitter parties. If you have finished, polished manuscript, come join in on the fun! At the bottom, I’ve also included off-Twitter pitch events. Please feel free to drop info in the comments if there’s any I haven’t listed! I’m doing this list as much for me as anyone else.

January 15, 2019 #IWSGpit (open to all) http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-twitter-pitch.html?m=1

January (will update with date) #SFFpit (sci-fi and fantasy/all ages) http://dankoboldt.com/sffpit/

February 14th, 2019 (still to verify) #KISSpitch (all subgenres of romance) https://allthekissing.com/kisspitch/

February 21st, 2019 #PBPitch (picture books) http://www.pbpitch.com/

February 27th, 2019 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages) https://littlelambbooks.com/faithpitch/

March 7th, 2019 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

April (will update with date) #DVpit (two days for marginalized authors – one day for kids/YA, one day for Adult) http://dvpit.com/index

May (will update with date) #Pitdark (open to authors of darker genres/all ages) https://jasonhuebinger.com/pitdark/

June 6th, 2019 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

June 19th, 2019 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages) https://littlelambbooks.com/faithpitch/

June (will update with date) #SFFpit (sci-fi and fantasy/all ages) http://dankoboldt.com/sffpit/

July (will update with date) #IWSGpit (open to all) http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-twitter-pitch.html?m=1

September 5th, 2019 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

October (will update with date) #DVpit (two days for marginalized authors – one day for kids/YA, one day for Adult) http://dvpit.com/index

October (will update with date) #Pitdark (open to authors of darker genres/all ages) https://jasonhuebinger.com/pitdark/

November 20th, 2019 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages) https://littlelambbooks.com/faithpitch/

December 5th, 2019 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

 

OFF TWITTER CONTESTS/PITCH EVENTS

April 6th, 2019 #REVpit (open to all – more than a pitch contest, see rules) http://reviseresub.com/

July-August 2019 (dates TBD) Pitch Wars https://pitchwars.org/

February 13-15, 2019 Savvy Authors Sweetheart Pitchfest* RULES & GUIDELINES: https://savvyauthors.com/se-pitchrules/

May (dates TBD) #QueryKombat (open to all) http://www.michelle4laughs.com/2018/03/announcing-query-kombat-2018.html

June (dates TBD) Savvy Authors Summer Hot Pitchfest* RULES & GUIDELINES: https://savvyauthors.com/se-pitchrules/

 

*Savvy Authors has many pitch events throughout the year. Check their calendar in case I miss some: https://savvyauthors.com/special-events-calendar/

 

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