Mary Ann Marlowe

#PitchWars Submission Window Advice

#PitchWars Submission Window Advice

On August 2,  the sub window will open and suddenly the vibe on the #PitchWars feed will change dramatically. Mentees will freak out about pulling the trigger, as everyone seems to be sending in their subs, but you’re not ready yet, and the mentors have suddenly gone dark. Panic sets in. First of all RELAX. You […]

How to Prepare for #PitchWars

How to Prepare for #PitchWars

I see a lot of people on Twitter wanting to know “how do I prepare for Pitch Wars?” And I got to thinking of all the things, so I thought I’d share some random advice. Polish your MS The first, most obvious thing you should be doing right now is getting your manuscript finished, revised, […]

How Does #PitchWars Work Exactly?

How Does #PitchWars Work Exactly?

Pitch Wars is a contest hosted by Brenda Drake. You can read about it on her blog: http://www.brenda-drake.com/pitch-wars/ This isn’t your average contest. You don’t just submit a query/250, get selected from the slush and then hosted for an agent round. You don’t just get a little feedback on your query/250 during a short window […]

Cover Reveal: Kaelan Rhywiol - ILAVANI

Cover Reveal: Kaelan Rhywiol – ILAVANI

I’m excited to be a part of Kaelan’s Rhywiol’s cover reveal for her upcoming release for ILAVANI, the first in a long-running series. See below for an more details about ILAVANI and how to order beginning June 13. Amazon Preorder Digital $1.51 http://amzn.to/2qNVAmf ASIN: B071FWRR29 EBook Amazon Preorder Print $6.00 http://amzn.to/2rElExo ISBN: 9781521431429 Print Epub […]

New Book Announcement!

New Book Announcement!

Book world gets weird on the other side of the portal — easier and harder in some ways. Easier because you’ve got a foot in the door so you can do things like sell a book on concept alone. Harder because you’ve got your foot in the door of a very specific building so you […]

#Giveaway – Chance to win a signed copy of Some Kind of Magic + $10 gift card

I will be drawing for a winner of one signed copy of Some Kind of Magic and a $10 Amazon gift card. To enter, just subscribe to my newsletter by signing up in the side bar here >> Or via my Facebook Newsletter Signup. 1 lucky winner will be contacted for mailing instructions. Good luck!

The Novel Tea Club

There’s this thing called the Novel Tea Club which is a great pun but also a cool concept. They box up some tea and a book and ship them out to their subscribers. Not sure how I ended up in this, but I ran across a couple of pics on Instagram. Cool! I love #bookmail! […]

#Giveaway – Chance to win a signed copy of Some Kind of Magic + $10 gift card

I will be picking a winner at 6 pm tonight and next Friday.  If I hit 20 new subscribers total, I’m going to throw in a $10 Amazon gift card. To enter, just subscribe to my newsletter by signing up in the side bar here >> Or via my Facebook Newsletter Signup. Enter now to be included […]

Sign up for a chance to win 1 of 3 signed copies of SOME KIND OF MAGIC

I will be picking 1 winner every Friday night at 6 pm for the next 3 weeks. To enter, just subscribe to my newsletter by signing up in the side bar here >> Or via my Facebook Newsletter Signup. Increase your chances by entering now to be included in all 3 drawings. 1 winner will be […]

Some Kind of Magic Featured in the Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Virginia Book Notes section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch featured my book on April 1!