Thursday, December 15, 2016

December 2016: Entry 50


Category/Genre: YA/Contemporary

Manuscript Word Count: 57k

Pitch: Amara plans a heist to pay tuition. If she's caught, it's jail - or worse: de-enrollment. However, a new boyfriend threatens her plan; the son of the store she plans to rob, to be exact.


  1. This sort of reminds me of White Collar and Leverage, both of which I loved. So I'll give it a shot. Please send your query, synopsis, and first 25 pages to kisa(at)REUTS(dot)com or submit via the form on our website:

    Please ensure you add your pitch to the body of your email, and have #PitchMAS in your subject line.

    Thanks! And good luck! :)

    Kisa Whipkey
    Acquisitions & Editorial Director
    REUTS Publications

  2. I've been after a YA heist novel for a while now! Definitely would love to see the query, synopsis, and first 50 pages. Upload everything to: Thanks and happy holidays!

  3. Oh man, heists are such a weakness of mine. I'd love to see more! Please send the query, synopsis, and first 10 pages in the body of the email to Be sure to include "PitchMas" and your title in the subject line. Thanks!

    Caitlin McDonald
    Donald Maass Literary