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#Pitchmadness: Twitter’s Contribution to Querying

Querying isn’t just done through snail mail or email anymore: Twitter is the new way to get a literary agent’s interest. When writer Brenda Drake wanted to take writing contests to Twitter, she created the game, #pitchmadness. How effective is #pitchmadness at finding star authors, and what kind of benefits are agents seeing from participating in these online games with writers? While #pitchmadness probably won’t overtake traditional querying, it does have its benefits. According to Drake, #pitchmadness’ rules are always changing, but there are a set of ground rules: slush […]