Inspiration for THE OUTS – a #PitchWars bloghop

Well, I did it. I survived Pitch Wars 2015. My amazingly awesome mentor, Jessica Souders, put me through the ringer and I came out on the other side with a manuscript that’s more polished, tighter, and packs more punch than my original. Whew!

And now, as were prepareĀ for the agent round, many of the mentees have decided to share a little bit about our manuscripts in the interest of having a little fun. We deserve it. We survived.

THE OUTSĀ comes from an idea that’s been festering in my mind for a very long time. I’ve always hated the way power lines ruin almost every picture there in. They’re everywhere, and, like the roaches of utilities they are, we just can’t get rid of them. Continue reading