Rebellion Has An Open Call For Twitter Pitches For One Week

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Here's the link:

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And here's the call:


Want your shot in publishing?For the next week, reply to this with a one-tweet pitch, and if it piques our editors' interest, they'll be in touch! #shootyourshot

Rebellion is a UK SFF publisher with two imprints, Abbadon and Solaris, they've published stuff like Yoon Ha Lee's Machineries of Empire series. They're currently looking for novels and novellas.

Rebellion is normally gated, so they accept agented submissions, this is one of those rare, Blue Moon events.
 

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Maybe if I can write a Twitter pitch for my very complicated story, writing a query will be a cinch.
 

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Maeze (and others)

Scroll through the responses. Might give you a sense of what to pitch with. Some are very good, and don't adhere to structure at all!

Also, be sure your DMs are open. It's a button under preferences or some such.
 

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Thanks for the heads up!
 

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I never use Twitter even though I have an account. What do they mean by "Do make sure your DMs are open to everybody! "

Is that a privacy setting or something?

Thanks in advance.
 

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I never use Twitter even though I have an account. What do they mean by "Do make sure your DMs are open to everybody! "

Is that a privacy setting or something?

Thanks in advance.

Yup! It’s in Settings > Privacy and Safety. You’ll want to make sure the top box is green.

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My brain is in a dimensional warp. I have my pitch down to under the 280 characters.

So how come when I read some of the better pitches they just don't seem as brief as mine?
 

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This leaves me 11 more words:

CENTAURI RISING YA SF Brin never doubted she was right, never doubted knowing real from not real. That was before being arrested and taken to the city. Trying to make her village safer she found a more important cause: fix the whole damn world starting with the truth.

Anyone have any thoughts in the next two hours before I submit it?

Fix the world or fix the planet?
 
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I have no idea what I'm doing but I think I submitted it OK. If not, oh well, baby steps.



The next day:

So, of course, today my entry looks stupid. :tongue

But I don't think my book fits that publisher and the exercise will help my query effort.
 
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