Retelling

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Dec 6

Day 6 of #25DaysofMSWL: My colleague @wensday95 always has the best adult books that I wish were YA. Like her Bronte's retelling. So for today's #MSWL, I am going to retweet some of her MSWLs.

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Dec 5

Day 5 of #25DaysofMSWL: Retellings. Let's see some interested spins on favored classics and some retellings of less retold works. Gender bent, new insights. Give me all kinds of stories from all kinds of cultures. #MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Nov 6

"I’m still looking for a YA macabre fairy tale retelling. A story that combines luxurious fantasy and horror." @msmariavicente #MSWL bit.ly/2P9Z0aX

Stacy Whitman @stacylwhitman · Nov 2

Stacy Whitman @stacylwhitman

Rewatching the 90s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and what hits me every time is that I forget that the plot revolves so much around the accusation of Hero not being a virgin. The parts I remember are the running around conspiring to make Benedic and Beatrice fall in love w/ each other.

I've often said I'd LOVE a YA retelling of Much Ado, and I stand by that, but I'd love a feminist reclaiming of it, too. That's a #MSWL, by the way--YA graphic novel retelling of Much Ado about Nothing starring modern-day POC teens. What would such a retelling look like?

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Oct 16

Also retellings. I do love a good retelling. #MSWL

Martha Mihalick @MarthaMihalick · Oct 4

Just going to put this out there in the world... two things I would not mind seeing in my inbox:
* Wizard Heist
* Modern retelling/reimagining/remix of The Secret Garden
#MSWL

Weronika Janczuk @WeronikaJanczuk · Oct 1

I'm #MSWL-ing for re-tellings (#adult or #YA) of myths, folktales, or fairytales. Always. Bring it. More. Had the chance to look at #queries and pages for an @OpAwesome6 #passorpages, and had lots to say: bit.ly/2QisRya. I encourage you all to think through m'#querytip!

Kat Kerr @thekatsmews · Sep 26

#MSWL As far as retellings go, I'd love to see more historicals, fantasies, urban fantasies, or paranormal based on Aztec myths and legends. Preferably #ownvoices please.

Weronika Janczuk @WeronikaJanczuk · Sep 26

What is an agent thinking about when s/he's reading your query and first 250? Check out @OpAwesome6's newest #PassOrPages excerpts, on retellings of myths, folktales, and fairy tales (which I love! send if you have!): bit.ly/2NJgfDh. #queries #querytip #query #YA #MSWL

Laurel Symonds @LaurelSymonds · Sep 25

Jenny Bent @jennybent

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I am so thrilled to join The Bent Agency as a literary agent!

Writers, send me all* your books!

*Specifically good ones that fit the linked criteria. Bonus points if they include mighty girls, dogs, sisters, baking, or magical happenings.

Ruoxi Chen @jruoxichen · Sep 25

in light of recent snake news, I'd *really* like a queer own voice retelling of Bai She Zhuan where Suzhen & Xiaoqing fall in love while on their rescue mission & realize that striving for an immortal human soul is the patriarchy & being a snake witch is better. #mswl

ZR/Za-BOO EllorπŸ’€πŸ‘»πŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸ§›πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈ @ZREllor · Sep 24

Specific #ownvoices #MSWL I’d love to see: a YA historical retelling of SOME LIKE IT HOT about a teen trans girl discovering her identity when she joins an all-girls musical group to escape vengeful mobsters

Laura Crockett @LECrockett · Sep 21

#mswl Zorro retelling, but female. She can be known as Zorra, or she's known as Zorro and the world has no idea she's actually female. I don't care. I am in need of a Zorro story, but female πŸ”₯βš”οΈπŸ¦Š