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Please note: These are the entries for the Pitch Wars season beginning in 2021 and continuing through 2022. Please note that our Agent Showcase ends at 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday, February 14, 2022. Agents will not be able to leave comments requesting material after that time.

PW2021 Adult #14: HOLLYWOOD DOWN LOW (Mystery)

Sassy college grad Allison is stuck serving booze at L.A.’s glitziest strip club during the ’90s recession. After Hollywood heartthrob Heston Stahl stiffs her on his huge bar tab, she crashes his mansion to settle the check. But she stumbles on Heston’s corpse, and becomes lead villain for police, paparazzi, his stalker—and a target for his killer … unless she solves the crime. HUSTLERS meets VERONICA MARS.

PW2021 Adult #15: DEMON HUNTER PHOEBE (Paranormal Romance)


Demon hunter Phoebe slays her way into Hell to rescue her best friend. Plot twist, he’s a satanic prince destined to kickstart the end times. To save everyone, herself included, she makes a deal with the enemy–infuriating, hotter-than-hell Saturn. What’s the worst that could happen? The apocalypse?

PW2021 Adult #16: THESE DEATHLESS SHORES (Fantasy – Retelling)

PETER PAN x SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN in a Malaysian-inspired, genderbent retelling of Captain Hook

Jordan was once a Lost Boy, convinced she would never grow up. Now, she’s twenty-two and exiled to the real world, still suffering withdrawal from the magic Dust of her childhood—and the drug she’s using to medicate that withdrawal is wreaking its final, fatal effects. With nothing left to lose, Jordan returns to the Island and its stories—of pirates and war and the cruelty of youth—intent on facing Peter one last time, on her own terms.

If that makes her the villain…so be it.

PW2021 Adult #17: THAT WRETCHED VALLEY (Horror)


Four campers enter the Kentucky woods trying to find the next undiscovered climbing spot. But the spot is cursed, and it’s only a matter of time before the woods, the ghosts, or their own cabin fever gets the best of them.

PW2021 Adult #18: NOT SO CORDIALLY INVITED (Contemporary Rom-Com)

40-year-old Summer Hart’s MomSquad has one objective: find her an impressive date to her ex-husband’s wedding. The handsome horse veterinarian meets all their strict qualifications. But running into her still-smokin’ hot college flame (who doesn’t meet the aforementioned qualifications) forces Summer to decide if she’ll keep living by everyone else’s expectations, or finally stand up for who she really is.

PW2021 Adult #19: I HOPE THIS FINDS YOU WELL (Women’s Fiction)

Eleanor Oliphant X The Office 

Office misfit Jolene manages her petty grievances with her colleagues via passive aggressive stunts. When she accidentally gains access to everyone’s emails, she realizes they’ve all got something to hide—and she might actually like them. But as Jolene uses her newfound knowledge to help them, her own carefully constructed lies are at risk of being exposed.

PW2021 Adult #20: THE TRANSLATION OF YOU INTO ME (Near-Future Science Fiction)

When status-conscious engineer Sam invents a technology that enables inhabiting others' bodies, her mission to achieve startup success takes her on a genre-hopping journey through her friends’ lives. She has a handle on everyone’s problems, including her own, until the invention’s evolution and a competing tech mogul’s schemes force her to decide whether her long-sought success and self-worth outweigh the danger of changing what it means to be human. SENSE8’s character-focused body-sharing meets RECURSION’s cerebral technology.

PW2021 Adult #21: SAINTS OF STORM AND SORROW (Romantic Fantasy – #OwnVoices Bisexual, Filipina)


Lunurin, a mestiza stormcaller, hides in a convent—from the Inquisition branding her a witch, and the Goddess of Storms, who sings of drowning colonizers. When she’s discovered, a marriage-of-convenience might save her from the Church, but not her Goddess. A typhoon is brewing in Lunurin’s bones. Freeing it will destroy the violent colonizers, but also the family she found in the convent and her new marriage.

PW2021 Adult #22: HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT (Contemporary Romance)

Maggie’s determined to prove she can handle the heat of the family coffee business—but trouble brews when a trendy espresso bar opens across the street, managed by arrogant (and inconveniently sexy) hipster Seth. When their rivalry boils into undeniable chemistry, letting their guards down means risking their jobs, families, and hearts. A PNW rivals-to-lovers romance perfect for fans of The Ex Talk and Simmer Down.

PW2021 Adult #23: GRIGORI BLUES (Paranormal Mystery, LGBTQ)

Juniper Fenn—broke paranormal investigator—agrees to banish a vengeful ghost in return for a desperately needed paycheck. But a simple banishment isn’t going to lay this case to rest. As the body count rises, she’ll have to rely on her loyal, shapeshifting partner and a skeptical detective to help her keep Vancouver—and her family—safe.


PW2021 Adult #24: THE DARK BETWEEN (Psychological Thriller)

Crows filled the yard the night Danni’s parents were murdered. Years later, she can’t shake the feeling they’re still watching from her dreams—or a stranger’s eyes. Desperate for answers, Danni searches for the “Otter,” a cybercriminal whose vendetta against her parents’ lab, and the drug they developed, seems personal.

But the crows watch him too—and their brief virtual exchange propels her parents’ killer back into her life.

Now hunted, Danni must decide if she can trust the enigmatic online stranger who is tempted to go down his own dark path. Because the terror that haunts their dreams is real—and coming for them.

PW2021 Adult #25: KEYSTONE COMBINATION (Contemporary Romance – Trans & Gay #OwnVoices)

Casey McQuiston’s voice/themes X PITCH (TV)

Gene’s season goals:
1. stay under the radar despite being the first openly trans player in professional baseball;
2. help his minor league team make the playoffs;
3. get the new shortstop—his former rival/current anxious wreck Luis—out of his hair;
4. don’t fall for Luis in the process.

PW2021 Adult #26: ONE LUCKY SUMMER (LGBTQ Rom-Com)

Dr. Lucas Monroe needs money for his sister’s medical care, so when Nicolas Park, a washed-up boybander on the verge of a comeback, ends up in his ER, he agrees to join the grumpy workaholic’s team as his tour doctor. Amid the chaos of a multi-city stadium tour, Nicolas and Lucas find refuge in late night dinners. But when the world assumes their emerging friendship is more, they must choose between following their dreams, or chasing a new one, together.  

PW2021 Adult #27: A CROOKED VENGEANCE (Fantasy)

Klepto-adjacent Josefine trusts her pistol, her forbidden magic, and sometimes, the truth. But none can free her brother from prison. When a magic-hunting prince hires her in exchange for her brother’s release, Jo takes on her biggest heist yet. The job would be simple, save for the asshole-shaped backstabber in the way: Commander Kassian, who put her brother behind bars. Luckily, they’ve got dirt on each other.

PW2021 Adult #28: FIRST COMES LOVE MARRIAGE BABY (Contemporary Rom-Com)

When curvy, career-oriented engineer Tess finds herself unexpectedly expecting her BFF's baby, she attempts to catapult herself out of the friend-zone via a mutually-beneficial fake relationship with her steamy ultrasound technician. But when the line between pretend and real blurs, she must decide between the future she’s always imagined and the happily-ever-after she actually deserves . . . before she loses both.