Saturday, January 7, 2012

It's SFR Pitch Tournament Weekend!


WELCOME! We're kicking off our Great 2012 SFR Pitch Tournament with three initial heats of eight fabulous Science Fiction Romance pitches each -- 24 pitches by 18 different authors!

Everyone is invited to read and vote for your favorite three pitches in each heat. The two pitches with the most votes in each heat will advance to the final round.

If you add a comment to tell the authors what hooked or intrigued you about their pitch, we're offering a *BONUS!* All comments containing feedback in the Pitch Tournament will be entered into a drawing for a $15 Amazon e-Gift Certificate.

The first rounds of the Pitch Tournament will end Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 6PM Pacific Time. We plan to kick off the final round on Monday, January 9th.

SFR Tournament HEAT #1
B CUBED BOOK 1: BORN by Jenna McCormick
BARRON'S LAST STAND by JC Cassels
BITERS by Sarah Shade
EVEN VILLAINS FALL IN LOVE by Liana Brooks
FORBIDDEN DESTINY by Kaye Manro
GHOST PLANET by Sharon Lynn Fisher
KEIR by Pippa Jay
TRIBES by Carmen Webster Buxton
>>> CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN HEAT #1 <<<

SFR Tournament HEAT #2
NEXUS POINT by Jaleta Clegg
PANDORA'S HOPE by Lisa Lane
REFUGEES ON URLOON by Melisse Aires
SHROUDED by Frances Pauli
SPLINTERED ENERGY by Arlene Webb
STEAMROLLED by Pauline Baird Jones
STELLAR TIMING by Jennifer L. Hart
KNIGHT MEDIEVAL by Kaye Manro
>>> CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN HEAT #2 <<<

SFR Tournament HEAT #3
TETHERED by Pippa Jay
THE DIMENSIONAL SHIFT by Frances Pauli
THE TELOMERE TRILOGY BOOK 1: REVELATIONS OF TOMORROW by A.R. Norris
THE WARLORD'S COMEUPPANCE by Gail Koger
TIN CAT by Misa Buckley
UNACCEPTABLE RISK by Jeanette Grey
LUCY IN THE SKY by Barbara Elsborg
TANGLED IN TIME by Pauline Baird Jones
>>> CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN HEAT #3 <<<

(Scroll down or click the shortcuts here or on the sidebar to read and vote in each Tournament heat.)
Thank you for your votes!

17 comments:

  1. Very good pitches. Good luck to all those who entered!

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  2. I liked Gail Koger's cause the was sign language cussing involved and I like cussing. lol :)

    KittyKelly

    kittykelly28 @ hotmail.com

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  3. Good luck everyone! What an awesome tournament! Voting now! ;)
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. i voted for Gail Kogers :)

    reginamayross@gmail.com

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  5. Love the Pitches.
    Love the fact I can vote for up to 3. Only 1 got my vote.
    Loved reading it and highly reccommend it. The Warlords Comeuppance.
    Ladystyx @spatialfrustration.com

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  6. I voted for Gail Koger. I enjoy reading her books and I'm looking forward to reading The Warlord's Comeuppance. cheryllynne(at)rocketmail(dot)com

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  7. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE GAIL KOGER BOOKS!

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  8. Love the pitches. Voted for Gail's "The Warlord's Comeuppance"

    reneebennett35 at yahoo dot com

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  9. Gail has my vote but best of luck to everyone!!!
    Viajeradelmar@aol.com

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  10. I loved all of these pitches and I can't wait to see who wins.
    amberpreer(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  11. All the pitches are good but my vote goes to Gail's book

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  12. Great job all, awesome tournament!

    Jamieheppner.blogspot.com

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  13. Really interesting, i was very interested by the medieval knight since for once its' a woman who goes back in time

    all the best

    isabelle(dot)frisch(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. I voted but I liked HE Warlord's Comeuppance the best. Great selections.
    debby236 at gmail dot com

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  15. good luck everyone!! i love all of the pitches!

    yankeedragon4 at gmail dotcom

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  16. The Preliminary Heats of the Pitch Tournament have now ended.

    Thanks to all the participants who entered their pitches and to everyone who stopped by to vote and offer comments, suggestions, and encouragement to our participants.

    You've all helped makes this event a tremendous success.

    Please stop back tomorrow for the start of the final round!

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  17. Pippa Jay is a fab writer, and this pitch sounds fab - just the right blend of angst and adventure!

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