New Twitter pitch for Ruby Descent

I’ve just recently discovered the exciting pitch events on Twitter 🙂 My goal is to have Ruby Descent ready by September, then get to tweeting this baby to agents and publishers.  I’ve got the pitch narrowed to this right now:

As flappers dance and chromed rockets soar, the concierge of a space elevator joins a struggle between two powerful brothers.

Author: Holly Gonzalez

At a young age, Holly began telling stories, dreaming up characters, and creating worlds. She writes speculative fiction, poetry, and children's books. During her school years, she won numerous writing contests and awards and was featured in her high school literary anthology. To date, she has self-published several short stories and poetry. Her current works-in-progress include a decopunk novel, and a weird western trilogy. She lives in Spokane, Washington, with her husband, Stephen, and a facetious tuxedo cat named Vincent.

5 thoughts on “New Twitter pitch for Ruby Descent”

  1. Hi Holly 🙂
    I’m not at all an expert (I wish I were) but I’ve taken part in many twitter pitch parties in the last few months, read widely on how to craft a pitch tweet and received a few requests through the parties.

    What I’ve learned to be paramount is you have to be as specific as possible in 130 characters.
    In this light, I think your pitch is too generic. I get a sense of the setting (which is good) but I don’t get any sense of the story. More specifically, I don’t get any sense of who’s the MC and what is at stack for him/her.
    That’s the button everybody pushes: stacks have to be clear or the pitch isn’t effective.

    Hope this helps 🙂

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