Chelsey Emmelhainz

@CKEmmelhainz

Senior editor at @crookedlanebks . Intersectional feminist. CO native. Brunch enthusiast. Header art: @LoraZombie

New York City, NY

Crooked Lane Books

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Sep 12

Oh, and did you know @crookedlanebks accepts unagented submissions? For details, visit: crookedlanebooks.com/contact/ #MSWL

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Sep 12

#MSWL cont
+ magical realism (set in known world), spec fic
+ horror, supernatural elements
+ witches (a la The Craft)
+ serial killers
+ cults
+ black magic (set in the known world)
+ twins/siblings
+ legends, myths, folklore-inspired
+ female protags
2/2

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Sep 12

Happy #MSWL day! I acquire *only* adult fiction w mystery, suspense, & crime elements, but in those categories, I'm looking for concepts featuring:
+ Domestic susp w *fresh* hook
+ Small-town mysteries w series potential
+ Dark, twisted, macabre
+ diverse voices, own voices
1/2

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Jul 19

New adult suspense/thriller/crime/mystery #MSWL: twins! Evil twins, good twins, killer twins... domestic suspense +twins. Bring it. (Please)

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Jul 16

I'd be interested in a new take on the historical Nellie Bly-esque mystery series, y'all... #mswl

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Jul 9

My latest suspense/mystery #MSWL:
+Domestic suspense with a fresh commercial hook
+Small-town mysteries with series potential, female protags
+magical realism (set in known world), spec fic, horror, supernatural elements
+WHERE MY WITCHES AT

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Apr 24

My current #MSWL:
- toxic female friendships
- spooky suspense (maybe w/ supernatural/horror bent)
- suspense featuring cults and witches (a la, THE CRAFT)
- family dysfunction + messed up secrets
- female serial killers

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Apr 22

I need more witches in my life and my mystery/suspense submissions #mswl

Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainz · Feb 25

#MSWL spooky Southern voodoo-inspired mystery a la The Skeleton Key or Jessabelle