Sisters in Scribe did a great post here.
Mary Lindsey gave us some wisdom on the QT blog about the "elevator pitch."
Literary agent, Joanna Volpe, weighed in on pitches here.
Author Michelle McLean gave some insight on writing a logline (repubbed on the QT blog).
I blogged about the high-concept hook here.
Randy Ingermanson analyzes pitches here and here. (Thanks to Nicole for the linkage!)
And what would my pitch be for my YA dystopian novel, CONTROL ISSUES?
In a world where Thinkers brainwash the population and Rules are not meant to be broken, fifteen-year-old Violet does a hell of a job shattering them to pieces in her search for answers about her “dead” sister and not-so-missing father.
Hope something helps! What do you think? Can you craft a single sentence that describes your book? What do you say when people ask you what your book is about? That's your pitch. Make it into one sentence and get ready for the contest!
And so much for only blogging 3 days this week! Sheesh. At least I have nothing planned for Thursday...yet. *grins*