If you follow me on Twitter, then chances are you’ll have seen me tweeting like mad today about Vegin, Anná, and the goings-on in Lokana. If you follow me here, then chances are you know that brevity is not my strong suit, which means that a pitch session on Twitter is guaranteed to make my brain explode. I have two reasonably decent short pitches that fit within Twitter limits and still leave room for hashtags. Coming up with others, though, has given me one heck of a headache.
Agents a-plenty lurked about the hashtag #PitMad today, scoping out all the pitches you could handle. Tweets were flying fast and furious and without TweetDeck, I’m afraid I’d have been lost. Heck, even with it, I was afraid I’d be lost! TweetDeck’s lovely columns feature kept me scrolling along in real time, so there was slightly less confusion. I’ll take any reduction in confusion I can get these days. Anyway, so with agents lurking, authors were pitching their books in 140 characters or less and boy, was it crazy! Here are some of the different ways I came up with to pitch The Lokana Chronicles: