Contest: Polish up Your Elevator Pitch

NCWA conference is over, but you need to practice those “25 words or less” elevator pitches for your projects.

To help, NCWA blog is challenging you to create an elevator pitch for a book you’ve read in any genre. To add a bit of sport, your entry must be 20 words or less (shorter elevator ride).

Write your entry and the book name  in the comment section and submit it by midnight, June 15th.

NCWA board members may submit, but are ineligible to win as they will be the judges 🙂

Grand Prize winner will receive a $25 emailed gift card for

2nd Prize winner will receive a $10 Starbucks e-gift card.

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18 thoughts on “Contest: Polish up Your Elevator Pitch

  1. Okay… to start things off, even though I’m not eligible, here is the “elevator statement” I used for my first published novel:

    “‘If history is written by the victorious, what if the victors lied?’ What would you do to find the truth?”

    It didn’t “sell” the publisher, but it did nudge the door open. 🙂


  2. Here’s my pitch. I hope it doesn’t violate the rules, as it’s for a not-yet-released book.

    Hide and Seek is an espionage thriller about an ingenious plot to neutralize critical U.S. military weapons systems using cyberwarfare.


  3. Kate’s sensitively written story, involves the complicated relationships between three generations of women within an Amish setting.
    Book title is Leaving Lancaster
    Merilyn Millikan


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