I am counting the minutes until Spring! (10,080! Or if that sounds like too big a number we can count by hours – 168! or by days – 7! or by weeks – 1!!!)
I realize of course that up here on Blueberry Hill the Spring Equinox does not blossoms and bunnies and green grass make.
But Spring is a state of mind – a state we have official permission to be in in one week!
And I am READY!
So ready that I’ve got the picnic packed with Something Chocolate! How do you feel about Italian Chocolate Cake?
I confess, I feel quite good about it 🙂
Italian Chocolate Cake
Doesn’t that look scrumptious? It’s part of a complete breakfast along with toast, juice, eggs, milk, fruit, and breakfast cereal! 🙂
Now that we are suitably fortified, onto today’s pitch which comes to us from Sarah who says, “After spending most of the past decade living in various parts of Europe with my husband, I’ve recently returned to the US. I currently run a freelance business providing editing and book design services to independent authors while continuing to work toward my own publishing dreams, which began with the paid publication of a short story online. I am an active member of SCBWI.”
Find her on the web at:
Here is her pitch:
Working Title: Charley Finds Her Family
Age/Genre: Picture Book (ages 3-7)
The Pitch: Charley Sock-kitty finds a sock with stripes like hers, and then another one. Her wise friend Patrick the Pony tells Charley socks always come in pairs—they’re twins. Charley wonders if she has a twin like the sock does. Her friends—Bubbles the Yarn-Kitty, Teddy the Bear, & Patrick—help her try to find her family. But Charley discovers she’s had one all along.
So what do you think? Would You Read It? YES, MAYBE or NO?
If your answer is YES, please feel free to tell us what you particularly liked and why the pitch piqued your interest. If your answer is MAYBE or NO, please feel free to tell us what you think could be better in the spirit of helping Sarah improve her pitch. Helpful examples of possible alternate wordings are welcome. (However I must ask that comments be constructive and respectful. I reserve the right not to publish comments that are mean because that is not what this is about.)
Please send YOUR pitches for the coming weeks! For rules and where to submit, click on this link Would You Read It or on Would You Read it in the dropdown under For Writers in the bar above. There are openings in May, so you have time to polish your pitch before putting it up for helpful feedback and a chance to have it read and commented on by editor Erin Molta!
Sarah is looking forward to your thoughts on her pitch! I am looking forward to 🌼🌸🌹 SPRING!!! 🌷🌺🌼(although it is marginally possible I may have already mentioned that! 🙂 )
Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone!!! 🙂