A Request for Help



Each year, Amazon hosts a contest for the Breakthrough Novel of the year.  I have decided to enter the contest.  But, before I can do that, I need to polish up a pitch for my book.  That is where you come in.  I have a rough draft written up.  What I need to know from you is what you think of it.  For those of you who have read A Mighty Fortress, does the pitch describe the book accurately and well without giving too much away?  For those of you who have not read the book, does the pitch make you want to read more?  For everybody, is there a word missing, a sentence that needs to be reworded, or something else that doesn’t seem quite right? Continue reading