High Stakes

Naomi Davis @NaomisLitPix · Jun 7

Naomi Davis @NaomisLitPix

#MSWL high stakes, character driven fantasy w/intricately realized worlds, unique fantasy/magical systems&new creatures. Fun, original political systems, visually dynamic settings, characters with emotions that rip me from my life and plunge me into the pages.

So show me a chef, a medicine woman, a food runner, a hairdresser, a shoemaker, an assistant who has the potential to outshine their superior but has yet to discover/reveal it. Let their magic be small but let them find a way to make it ignite in their favor. #mswl

Naomi Davis @NaomisLitPix · Jun 7

#MSWL high stakes, character driven fantasy w/intricately realized worlds, unique fantasy/magical systems&new creatures. Fun, original political systems, visually dynamic settings, characters with emotions that rip me from my life and plunge me into the pages.

Kat Enright @katenright · May 16

Great news! I'm now officially up on the #MSWL website. Feel free to check out my bio, and if your project matches my interests, I'd love to see your query in my inbox.

manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/kat-…

beth phelan @beth_phelan · Apr 16

beth phelan @beth_phelan

Gonna drop a few #MSWL tweets as I’ve been going through my queries this weekend (sorry if you’re still waiting on a response—I’m getting there!) and trying to listen to what my gut is craving. I’m focusing on MG and YA, so let’s get started:

I would really love some character-driven YA fantasy that is both dark AND funny. Especially if there is a big eclectic cast and truly unique magic. Voicey characters but still high stakes and a world with details that awe, from city life to wildlife. #MSWL

Alexandra Weiss @akaweiss · Apr 3

Super specific #MSWL: I'd love to find a fun, high-stakes contemporary #MG or #YA that takes place before or during a hackathon! Less specific: If you have a #kidlit story with witty & tech-savvy characters, please query me. 🤓

Brit Elisabet Hvide Busse @bhvide · Mar 20

#MSWL More romance in epic, high-stakes, world-ending fantasy! @NiviaEvans and I are on a quest to make this genre a thing again because "love is not dumb, it's dopamine".

fantasy-hive.co.uk/2018/03/romanc…

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Mar 18

“I’d love a super feminine adventure story. Think mystery, high stakes, and difficult situations mixed with bright colours, glitter, and gemstones.” @msmariavicente #MSWL mariavicente.com/representation/

Saba Sulaiman @agentsaba · Jan 23

honestly, i want to read books about unabashedly non-alpha males that rise to the occasion in high stakes situations and it being perfectly feasible, kind of like legally blonde but for soft dads with secret pockets for a machete in their baby carriers. #mswl

Kelly @YAFantasyFan · 21 Nov 2017

Kelly @YAFantasyFan

I'm feeling some new #MSWL tweets coming on, so let's do this thing! pic.twitter.com/v79F4YsNHd

Replying to @YAFantasyFan

#MSWL Two dancers who find friendship within the competitions and high stakes, and how they survive it all together and come out stronger.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · 15 Sep 2017

8 Contemporary YAs Set Amid High-Stakes Competition barnesandnoble.com/blog/teen/8-co… #MSWL I'd love to get subs in this vein

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · 12 Sep 2017

#MSWL MG, esp w/magical realism + high stakes (any or together, even better) and contemporary YA romance w/a twist.

Jessie Devine @Jessie_Devine · 12 Sep 2017

I want high stakes. It doesn't have to be the end of the world, but it has to be the end of the world for the character. #mswl

Gordon Warnock @gordonwarnock · 12 Sep 2017

Standalone Women’s Fiction w a web of family secrets, high stakes, strong setting, & a twist or x-factor that I haven’t seen before. #MSWL

Carly Watters @carlywatters · 24 Mar 2017

#MSWL send me your unlikely friendship stories (20 yo & 80 yo), friendship novels in general (need really high stakes though!)

Kate Brauning @KateBrauning · 8 Feb 2017

I'm especially looking for some intensely romantic and smart NA. Any genre, high stakes, something new. (No abusive backstories) #MSWL