“We’re just posting about our awesome manuscripts.”
Yesterday, October 17, was #DVpit on Twitter for adult fiction and nonfiction books.
Writers from diverse backgrounds pitched their completed, unpublished manuscript ideas in a tweet. Since it was an organized, publicized effort, agents checked the #DVpit feed on Twitter, looking for manuscripts they may be interested in reading—and hopefully representing.
If an agent likes someone’s tweet-pitch, they click that lovely heart button underneath. A “like” notifies the author that said agent would like a submission of the manuscript.
Since it began in 2016, #DVpit has seen more than 80 authors get signed with agents. And 35 books have won contracts. — #DVpit
I find this whole process fascinating, so I checked on Twitter several times during the day to see how it was going. Here’s what I noticed.
- Comp titles really are helpful
Cluing people into your novel in less than…
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