Pitching strategy advice and analytical breakdown of successful pitches – well worth reading.

Lara Willard

Or, general tips and tricks for pitching on Twitter, and how pitching SFF is different from pitching other genres.

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This is going to be a long one, folks. Skip around as needed!

Contents

  1. Well-Known Twitter Pitch Events
  2. Tips for Pitching on Twitter
  3. The Importance of Hashtags
  4. After the Pitch Party
  5. My Personal SFFpit Results
  6. Analysis of my Personal SFFpit Results
    1. Analysis of Timing
    2. Analysis of Focus
    3. On Voice
    4. On Comp Titles and Culture References
    5. On Fresh Premises and Trendy Topics
    6. On Hashtags, Again
  7. Final Thoughts

Well-Known Twitter Pitch Events

  • PitMad, for pretty much everybody, 4x/yr
  • PitchMAS, for pretty much everybody, 2x/yr
  • SFFpit, for Science Fiction and Fantasy works, 2x/yr
  • AdPit, for Adult works (as in, not PB, MG, or YA works)

Tips for Pitching on Twitter

Favorite Resources for Twitter Pitching:

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