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Who and Where are You at Write On Con 2013?

Is everyone ready for this amazing online writing conference? Have you read my Ten Tips for Write On Con?

If you’d like everyone to come find you in the forums and comment on your posts, please leave any or all of the following in a comment . . .

**Your Write On Con forum user name
Your real name
Your twitter handle
What genre you write
A one line pitch
Links to your website or blog
Links to your WOC posts

You’ll find me over there as myidea!  And I’m @writeforapples on twitter.


  1. Yay! Right on Write On Con! :) Hope to “see” you all other there. Thanks again for the 10 Tips!

    Sarah Turnbull
    MG / YA Fantasy
    Pitch: Gideon is eleven years old and going blind. After befriending Baku, a nightmare eater, he is tempted to abandon his parents and real life for a dream world where he can still “see”.

    Chat with others writers – follow #wschat every Tuesday 3 & 6pm EST

  2. Looking forward to meeting many of you at Write On Con this year. You can find me there at PamBrunskill. Thanks for the tips, Dee!

  3. Stephanie Scott
    YA 20th-century Historical, Contemporary
    No queries or first pages posted; mostly commenting on others and there for the community :)

  4. Jen748
    YA Contemporary

    Olive has her life planned out, so when her best friend shatters her perfectly scheduled summer into pieces, Olive struggles to cope with the new direction.


    Query -
    250 -
    5 pages -

  5. Larissa
    Larissa Hardesty
    YA Thriller

    First Five:

  6. Hi, Everyone!
    Wendy Parris
    MG mystery


    1st 250:
    1st 5 pages:

  7. Hey guys! Thanks for your tips! Awesome help:)

    Your Write On Con forum user name: Talynn
    Your real name: Talynn

    Your twitter handle @TalynnL

    What genre you write: YA fantasy/paranormal

    A one line pitch: Falling in love with someone who thinks you're better off dead isn't the best way to spend the summer.

    Links to your website or blog:

    Links to your WOC posts:

  8. So excited for WriteOnCon. Thanks, Dee, for your tips. I write MG but not sure if I'm posting my query, yet.
    Twitter @SuzanneRKlein
    Username SuzanneRKlein

  9. Great Tips Dee!

    WOC username: January

    Twitter Handle: @amilouiseallen

    Genre: YA Contemporary

    One line pitch: If Bree can't handle panic attacks and cheating love triangles, she’ll lose her first love, and be heading to Prom to avenge the death of the school outcast--as a "Party of One."

    Link to WOC Query:*tch

  10. Kris Asselin
    YA and MG
    Pitch: Katie and Sophia start writing a mystery story, but find their words eerily coming true in ways they never imagined.
    The Pen Plot on WriteOnCon:

  11. Leslie Hauser
    @LHauser27 (Twitter)
    LHauser27 (WOC username)

    YA Contemporary

    Pitch (sorry...all I have at this moment is a 3-sentence pitch): When 16-year-old Ivy’s mom takes off one summer, she leaves Ivy not only with an inconsolable sadness, but also with an unbridled enthusiasm for music—especially for The Mary Kennedys, an 80s rock band out of Ireland. As Ivy’s memories of her mom start to fade, she hatches a plan to reunite the band. She’ll do anything—even get herself all the way to Ireland—to keep this music and her connection to her mother alive.

    WOC query link:

  12. Alexandra Alessandri
    @apalessandri (Twitter)
    apalessandri (WoC Username)

    YA Magical Realism

    When fifteen-year-old Micaela Uribe walks through the Bridge Gate of historic Cartagena, Colombia, she doesn't expect to literally slip through the streets of its past, or to have to solve Time's message.

    WoC Query:
    WoC First 5:

    I have two other projects posted there, a YA fantasy SOUL MOUNTAIN (currently querying), and a Multicultural PB (WIP).

  13. Great idea, Dee. I'm late to the party (as usual) but here it goes:
    Dannie Morin (yeah, I'm creative.)
    @Dannie_Morin (sensing a theme yet? lol)
    This year--YA Urban Fantasy, New Adult Contemp
    YA UF: Liv Duran, an elfish halfling, trades her family, her friends, and the crown of Rundálainn for a life with her human grandmother, Massholes, and a rocker boy incapable of pronouncing the letter 'R'.
    My NA Contemp is too green for me to put together a pitch just yet.

    OLIVE: YA Fantasy
    First 250:
    First 5 pgs:

    AS LONG AS YOU'RE MINE--NA Contemporary (WIP):
    First 250
    First 5 pages:

  14. Perfect, thanks for hosting this! So happy to connect with everyone :)

    WriteOnCon Username: whimsicallyours
    Your real name: Patrice Caldwell
    Your twitter handle: @whimsicallyours
    What genre you write: mostly Contemporary Fantasy & Adventure but more broadly I write in MG & YA Categories (I'm currently querying a YA Contemporary Fantasy)
    A one line pitch: My MS that's up on WriteOnCon is a MG Thriller/Adventure - In the year 3147, in the city-state of Atlantis II, humans and supernatural creatures live in perfect harmony under the wise leadership of The Council until Pandora’s Box, a highly advanced piece of technology is stolen. In order to find it The Council turns to criminal mastermind, Alex de Vega of the de Vega crime family and her ragtag group of companions to infiltrate some of the city’s darkest places to find and bring back the box in one piece.

    Links to your website or blog: (blog); (writer website)
    Links to your WOC posts:

  15. Such awesome tips! I hope everyone gets pounced on by ninjas this year!

    WOC username: LindseyDuga
    Lindsey Duga
    MG Contemporary Fantasy & MG Sci Fi

    Scribe of the Stars Pitch: Sent by a Zodiac with an evil vendetta, real-life constellations descend to Earth to kill thirteen-year-old Riley Jenkins.

    Scribe of the Stars - Query:

    Scribe of the Stars - First 250 Words:

    (WIP) Skidster - Query:

    (WIP) Skidster - First 250 Words:

  16. Hey all! So excited about my 2nd WriteOnCon. See you over there!

    Adrianne Russell
    Young Adult Contemporary
    I have a very newborn WIP (titled THINGS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID) so the pitch is forthcoming.
    The Writers Republic
    1st 250 words
    1st 5 pages

  17. My real name: Heidi Norrod
    My WriteOnCon id: hrnorrod
    My twitter: @heidinorrod
    I write- a lot, but for WriteOnCon, I'm using my MG Sf/F Adventure

    My pitch: Time travel, adventure, fantastical beasts, aliens & almost certain death - that weird charm should've come w/a warning label.

    My WriteOnCon links - Can be found at this link -

  18. Name: Amy Trueblood

    WriteOnCon Handle: atrueblood5

    Twitter: @atrueblood5

    Genre: YA Thriller

    Pitch: Seventeen-year-old black belt Nica McDonald talks better with her fists than her mouth, so when the local bully winds up dead, she becomes the prime suspect.


    Query -

    First 5 pages -

  19. Kaye M.
    Genre: YA Fantasy
    Pitch: In a world filled with dragons, Livvy must undertake a dangerous journey in order to earn her way out.
    Query -

    I'd like to note that I'll be covering WriteOnCon for YA Interrobang and any quotes would be very much appreciated! :)

  20. Thanks for leaving your info everyone! I haven't had much time to go comment, but I'm doing my best.

    Hopefully, you've all gotten great feedback. :)

  21. Name: Erika David
    WOC name: same as above
    Twitter: @ErikaDavidCAN
    Genre: YA sci-fi/romance
    Pitch: Deep underground in her father’s subterranean biomine, Niko yearns for life to find her, but when a ruthless scientist and his two sons arrive, death comes calling instead.

    First five pp: //

  22. And thanks, Dee, for doing this. I can't get over how many great people there are over at WOC.

  23. Name: Sherry Alexander
    WOC: salex
    Genre: PB and MG non-fiction
    Pitch: It's hot but will Anna share her secret swimming hole with her little sister

    First five: