Been entering PitchSlams, PitchWars and PitchMads for more than a year now. What has become apparent to me is that agents are looking for new and refreshing. Sometimes you have 140 characters to convince them of this, sometimes only 35. But if your premise is not new and refreshing, no pitch can make it so. I’ve come to believe that my Cozy is not. However, my ms in progress is.
Writing is not hard. Good writing is hard.