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Hey author! 

We were saddened to hear that Pitch Wars was closing its doors after so many years. The organization and its quarterly #pitmad events created many opportunities and realized many dreams for authors, agents, and publishers alike. These events were a highlight for us in finding new talent to add to our publishing family, and so, CamCat will be continuing to facilitate #CamCatPitMad events once a quarter this year.


#CamCatPitMad Dates:

Friday, March 18, 2022

Friday, June 3, 2022

Friday, September 2, 2022

Friday, December 2, 2022


New to #PitMad? Check out our blog post for information about the event and best practices.

Only tweets posted between 8AM and 8PM EDT will be considered. Be sure to read through the rules and instructions below before participating. We’re looking forward to reading your pitches. Good luck!

New! We are now open for true crime submissions for our nonfiction imprint, CamCat Perspectives.

Here are the rules: 

1.  For CamCat Books submissions: Only complete, polished, and unpublished manuscripts will be considered. Also, understand that we will not accept any manuscripts that do not follow our regular submission guidelines.

2.  For CamCat Perspectives submissions: Only complete, polished, and unpublished manuscripts or proposals will be considered. We are only accepting true crime submissions at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on new categories opening for submissions for CamCat Perspectives in 2023.

3.  Your pitch must fit into one tweet (no threads), and you may only pitch 3 times for each manuscript.

4.  For hashtags, you must include #CamCatPitMad, as well as the target age group for your manuscript (either #YA for Young Adult or #A for Adult). You may also include up to three genre tags from the following list:



#ACD - Action and Adventure

#F - Fantasy

#FTA - Fairy Tale Retelling

#H - Horror

#HA - Humor

#HF - Historical Fiction

#MR - Magical Realism

#M - Mystery

#P - Paranormal

#R - Romance

#SF - SciFi

#SPF - Speculative Fiction

#S - Suspense 

#T - Thriller

#UF - Urban Fantasy

#W - Western

#NF - Nonfiction

#TC - True Crime


Additional Hashtags for Diverse Authors:

#BVM = Black Voices Matter 

#DIS = Disability subject matter

#FP = Fat Positive

#IMM = Immigrant

#IRMC = Interracial/Multicultural subject matter

#LGBT = LGBTQIA+ subject matter

#MH = Mental Health subject matter

#ND = Neurodiverse subject matter

#OWN = Own Voices

#POC = Author is a Person of Color

#TV = Trans Voices


Do NOT attach photos or links. We do NOT accept poetry, erotica, children’s books, anthologies, or any previously published work. 

If you receive a heart from us, that is your invitation to submit your manuscript to us.

Additional updates will be posted via our author newsletter, which you can sign up for here

If your manuscript fits these criteria and you’re hoping to become a CamCat author, we’ll see you there!