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Twitter Pitch Parties

About my year of participating in Twitter pitch parties and why you should participate too.
First let's start off with the basics. A twitter pitch is 140 characters (less with appropriate hashtags) about your chosen novel. A Twitter pitch party is a predetermined hash tag (ex:#PitMad) that groups all tweets together so participating agents and publishers and the writing community can find pitches and any related social media postings. With additional genre hashtags added to the pitch party hashtag (#A, #YA, #NF #PB) and even more specific genre hash tags (#SFF, #HF #MR) agents and publishers can read pitches they are interested in.
Example of a pitch: 3 generations of Black woman are bonded not only by life experiences but by a passed down pearl necklace. (The hashtags include the twitter pitch party tag:  and the genre tags: )
One of the precursors to pitching in a twitter pitch party is having a polished query (bio, book blurb, etc.) and ma…