AMM Round 3 Mentor Picks Announcement!

We are pleased to announce the official mentor selections for Author Mentor Match Round 3! We had so much talent in the inbox, and it was so hard to choose. Congratulations to everyone selected. If you don’t see your name/book on this list, unfortunately you...

AMM Mentee Critique Giveaway Winners

The submission window for the AMM Mentee Critique Giveaway closed on Friday, September 22. And this weekend, we drew the winners, pairing them with current AMM mentees! This was done using a random number generator and matching hopefuls with mentees who write or...

AMM Mentee Critique Giveaway

If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in entering Round 3 of Author Mentor Match this fall. Great news: Not only is this an awesome opportunity to get mentorship from an agented, published or pre-published writer, but if you’re selected you also get to be...

Round 2 Mentor Picks

The moment has finally come to announce the round 2 AMM mentee picks! Things are organized into three main tables: YA mentor picks, MG/YA mentor picks, and co-mentoring/additional picks. There’s no difference between being a co-mentored/additional pick and being...

Announcement: AMM Round 2 Dates & Details

Submission Dates & Rules Submissions will be open April 13-23. Per our submission guidelines, you must complete both a submission information form AND email your query + 10 pages to AMM to be considered. You may submit to up to four mentors. They may request a...

AMM Round 1 In Review: Genre Specific Trends & Tropes

As we look forward to round 2 of Author Mentor Match, we wanted to share in more detail some trends the mentors saw in the inbox during round 1. Knowing what everyone else is doing can be enormously helpful to the savvy writer. We hope to offer a snapshot of what...

AMM plans for round two

Will there be another round of AMM…? … in short, YES! We are planning on continuing Author Mentor Match as a mentoring program in subsequent rounds. Round one was incredibly successful, and we made some great matches. But now we have a sense of how much...

AMM Round 1 In Review: Stats & Trends

In a Nutshell In total, AMM had: 183 submissions     82 fantasy (includes paranormal, historical fantasy)     33 sci-fi     68 contemporary (includes mystery, thriller, historical) 28 mentor picks 14 fantasy (includes historical fantasy) 6 sci-fi 8 contemporary...