I’m extremely pleased to participate in Nik Vukoja’s NestPitch Contest with a pre-pitch Q&A blog clinic known as Post-It-Forward. This contest will be awesome. Not only does it have agents, it has BUNNIES!
Here’s how events will unfold…
On March 21, between 12 noon and 11:59 midnight EST, writers can send their 35-word pitch to nestpitch @ outlook.com (remove spaces). Put Pre-Pitch Post in the subject line.
Be sure to include the following in the body of your email:
Copy/Paste By submitting this pitch I agree to allow the Nestpitch blog and/or any other affiliated blogs to post my pitch on an open forum for the purposes of critique and feedback. I understand this can be for the life of the blog. I also agree to comment on at least two other pitches if my pitch is selected to be featured.
Your 35-word Pitch
Nik and I will each pick up to 10 pitches at random, to feature on her blog and this one. The pitches will be identified by number only as Pitch No.1 and so on. We plan to select a cross-section of genres. We won’t try to pick the best, or the worst, just a solid representation of the pitches received.
Everyone will be able to comment, including the hosts. Remember that constructive feedback is good, nasty is destructive. We’ll be monitoring.
Commenting will look like this:
Pitch No. 7 – I like the premise but I got confused as to whether John Smith was the father or the brother of Jane Smith.
The idea is to provide not only the selected pitches with specific feedback, but to give anyone participating or considering participating in a pitch competition the chance to see what works and what doesn’t. Hopefully these insights can be used to tighten their own 35-word pitches.
For more about NestPitch, follow #nestpitch on Twitter and go here
Of course, you’ll want to follow Nik as well!
And if you’ve ever thought bunnies are timid little animals incapable of anything beyond foraging for carrots and, uh, making more bunnies, check this out!