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A @*%!& Typo!

on October 7th, 2010 by Shannon

So I entered a pitch contest over at Market My Words – a fabulous blog run by author Shelli Johannes-Wells (find link at right).  I stumbled across the contest purely by accident, when my son was home sick on Tuesday and I was procrastinating on revision yet again. The setup was simple – give your novel title, genre, and a two-sentence pitch for literary agent Susan Hawk. The prize is a critique of your query and first five pages of your manuscript. In other words, writer’s gold.

I entered with my pitch for The Totally True Tales of Tansy Berry, Tooth Ferry. And then I sat back and waited, very careful NOT to go in and reread my pitch a thousand times, NOT to second-guess myself, NOT to delete and repost the entire thing. I waited patiently until this morning, when the contest had closed, to go in and read all the entries and see if mine had a chance. And do you know what I discovered?


  I don’t know if I can put into words the feeling of devastation that extra little word caused. So I won’t try. Suffice it to say that after a morning of paralyzing self-doubt, followed by lots of head-bashing on my keyboard, I have rallied. In case anyone is interested, here is the pitch, as it should have appeared:

When drill sergeant Ruth Canal takes over as head honcho of Tooth Central, tooth ferry Tansy Berry is fired from the only job she’s ever loved. She’ll need to join forces with forces with a crazy elf dentist on a quest for the mythical Sweet Tooth, her ex-boyfriend – the attractive but fickle Jack Frost, and fellow banished Tooth Ferry Ginger Vitus in order to rescue not only her career but also the teeth of all the children of the world.

I CAN write a pitch, and I have NOT ruined my chances of being published. (repeat to self, over and over and over).

I am an optimist at heart, and so I choose to laugh (especially at myself), love (sometimes even my own work), and above all, query on.

Also – proofread!!!

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