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History
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See "Your best story. Pitch it! Discussion" Thread for details and discussion.

Provide a one sentence elevator pitch of what you believe is your best completed story.

Deadline: Wednesday NOV 14th 6PM EST

Respectfully,
Dr. Bob

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A homicide detective reluctantly teams with a psychology student to track a serial killer, whose recently deceased mother has given him freedom to kill.
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When they sail to that part of the map labeled "Here be dragons", Astrid must use her gift for telling the right story at the right time to help her people find a new home.
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When a devotion virus takes over a shopping mall, it falls to a security guard suffering from Alzheimer’s to prevent it spreading into the entire country.
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Who said the man of your dreams had to be human when an alien model is just a portal away?
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When times are hard, there are some doors a wolf would do well to avoid.

[ November 08, 2012, 01:49 PM: Message edited by: rcmann ]

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Oppressed by his past, a rabbi must solve a series of arcane murders before a demon composed of their dead remains brings Hell to Earth.
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What's a girl to do when she holds the greatest magical power on her world and absolutely no ability to use it, while those who can are actively seeking her death.
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This one doesn't count, but it may be the most effective elevator pitch of them all:

I want you to buy my book, but if you don't, this gun poking in your side will have it's trigger pulled.

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This one I wrote with my wife:

A couple desperately looks for a pre-owned home on a planet full of different types of aliens.

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To save his daughter he will have to brave a unpredictable magical region where chaotic forces threaten to destroy the fabric of the world.
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An old woman, dying of a fever that has left her the last of her tribe, has one last wish--to meet her grandson before she dies--but, with the help of Raven, discovers she must make the painful decision to pass on before her family arrives, or risk spreading the contagion.
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An irascible space captain always manages to give her gregarious ex-husband the slip, but this time he's coming for her with something she desperately needs: a job.

[ November 14, 2012, 05:56 PM: Message edited by: MattLeo ]

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And...ding! ding! ding! ding!
The candidate entry deadline has passed.
On to the:

Primary Vote (*You must have entered to vote): Email me (address on link above or rfinegold@rsmaine.com) your three favorites candidates (excluding your own of course [Smile] ).

Any entrants who fail to submit their votes by the deadline will become ineligible.
Deadline: Wednesday 21 NOV 6PM.

You may also send me your critiques of the ten fine upstanding entries. I'll post the three finalists and all received critiques on or after Thanksgiving. Even earlier if our ten candidates do their civic duty before then.

Respectfully,
Dr. Bob

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