#DVpit, 10 Things I Noticed

Staying on top of trends is critical whether you’re a writer or reader wanting to know what’s going to show up at your book club.

Just sayin’.

Check out what serialized author of The Bachelorette Blogger René Penn has to say and…

Write on.

Rene Penn

rawpixel-661923-unsplash.jpg “We’re just posting about our awesome manuscripts.”

Yesterday, October 17, was #DVpit on Twitter for adult fiction and nonfiction books.

“What’s that?”

Writers from diverse backgrounds pitched their completed, unpublished manuscript ideas in a tweet.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

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