Are you ready for another round of #PitMad? This Wednesday is round 3. And if you have a completed manuscript or you missed the last session, then here’s your chance.
But first, let’s go over the do’s and don’ts in participating in Twitter pitch.
- Pitch your book in 140 and less characters
- Include your book’s genre and subgenre hashtags
- Apologize to your followers for the constant pitching
- Pitch 2x an hour, from 8am-8pm
- Show support by retweeting your favorite pitches
- Research the agent/publisher whose favorited your pitch
- Query and follow their submission guideline
- Remind the agent/publisher why you’re contacting them in your query
- Include images in your Twitter pitch
- Query and contact an agent/publisher who did not favorite your pitch
- Favorite pitches; the favorite button is for pitches agents/publishers like
- Pitch an uncompleted manuscript
- Pitch more than 2x an hour and under different/multiple accounts
To find out more about the rules of pitching on Twitter, read:
How to Write a Great Twitter Pitch by Ava Jae
Ten Tips for Twitter Pitching by Gina Denny
The 7 Rules of Twitter Pitching by Gina Denny
Monday Musings: Pitch to Win by Amy Trueblood
And if you happen to miss #PitMad this month, then there’s always the next one on December 4, 2015.
Are you participating in #PitMad? Have you participated in similar Twitter pitches?
Happy Labor Day!