If you’re a novel writer with a completed manuscript in search of representation, chances are you’ve entered (or at least heard of) Twitter pitch contests. For those of you who have yet to be immersed in the writing community on Twitter, these pitching events provide writers with an opportunity to showcase their completed/polished manuscripts to literary agents and/or editors—depending on the contest.
While not all agents and editors elect to participate in these contests, there are many who do. But the tricky part is turning that 70,000-word manuscript into a 140-character pitch. This video will help you through the process.