Category Archives: Author Blog

  • Query Critique Giveaway!

    Posted on 18 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    Hey all! I know it’s been awhile, and I DO have updates, but before I get to that in other posts, I wanted to invite you to enter a query critique giveaway I’m doing. If you’re into Youtube, you may have heard that they’re changing their pay-out rules. It used to be based on views, […]

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  • My 2017 Pitch Wars Wish List!

    Posted on 17 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

     Hello Pitch War hopefuls and welcome to my corner of the Internet! I am beyond thrilled to be mentoring again this year and am eager to meet my third mentee. I’ve learned a lot since I was a mentee in Pitch Wars 2014 (which resulted in seven offers of representation within two weeks of the […]

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  • My Pitch Wars Mentor Wish List!!!!

    Posted on 16 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRe You RRRRRRReady for Pitch WaRRRRRRRs? Hello awesome writer people! I am very excited to be mentoring again this year–especially because I love paying it forward. In 2014, I was a Pitch Wars mentee myself and my life forever changed. Not only did I learn how to revise like I never have before, but after the […]

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    And the Winner is…

    Posted on 16 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    The B-Day Query contest has now come to a close. Thank you to everyone who helped celebrate my birthday by entering and subscribing. I really appreciate it! Now that all the entries are in, I just pulled the random Rafflecopter winner and that person is… MEGAN! (You know who you are…mainly because I just emailed […]

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  • Birthday Query Critique Giveaway

    Posted on 16 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    With my background in marketing, I can’t help but LOVE pitching things! LET ME HELP PITCH YOUR BOOK! I’m telling ya–It’s a great b-day present to me and to you (even if it isn’t your birthday!). One winner will be drawn on June 1st. To Enter, all you gotta do is comment on this blog […]

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  • I’m BAAAACK

    Posted on 16 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    So… it’s time to come clean. I was very much in denial of how sick I was during my pregnancy and even during the recovery period after my c-section after a failed induction that they said was necessary because I could start seizing in a matter of days. Yay preeclampsia! BUT, I’m finally back to […]

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  • 500-Word Short Story: SEVEN-THIRTY-FIVE

    Posted on 15 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    The following is an entry to a contest last year based off of a picture of the Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Center in Iceland (featured below). I took some creative liberties with it and didn’t win, but I got good feedback from other writers, so I figured this should live somewhere.  —————————————————————————————————————————————————— I never thought […]

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  • What to Expect on the Authory blog

    Posted on 15 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    Hello, y’all. It’s been awhile. Last we met, it was Pitch Wars application season. And boy, has it been a crazy time! Not only am I hard at work helping my talented mentee revise her manuscript, but I’ve also been pregnant and super ill as a result. Now that I’m feeling much better and in […]

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  • Dear 2015 Pitch Wars Mentees: 3 Things You Need to Know

    Posted on 15 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    I’ve been in your shoes, and it’s an exciting  yet terrifying place to be. Pitch Wars changed my life in so many ways. It was the first time I truly learned how to revise (and not like…glance through grammatical errors or change a sentence here and there), I made a lifelong friend in my amazing […]

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  • My #PitchWars Mentor Bio

    Posted on 15 by NikkiRoberti in Author Blog.

    Hello Pitch Warriors! And thank you for visiting my little corner of the Internet. It wasn’t too long ago that I was sitting where you were, scoping out potential mentors. Last year’s Pitch Wars changed my life in a powerful way. Not only did I connect with awesome writers via the Twitter party, but I […]

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