Feather Flores 🌸 @featherfullyPLEASE read this thread. Every publishing professional I know *needs* to read this thread. 👇🏼 twitter.com/laviecestmoi/s…
Also, if you are a BIPOC creator and you see yourself & your stories in this thread (heck, I know I do): I WANT THEM. I will always want them. And I will fight for them. #MSWL
FlanneryLiteraryAssociate☃️❄️ @FlanneryLitera1that will cause some dissonance on my end because expectations didn't match reality. Here I go:
A contemporary Golden Girls #YA. No SFF. I'm looking for 4 friends of any gender/sexuality dealing with contemporary issues in a serious & comedic way. If you're a fan of #amquerying
Jim McCarthy @JimMcCarthy528#MSWL A spurned 10-year-old takes to the streets Kill Bill-style to enact some serious ass-kicking revenge. 😂 twitter.com/JimMcCarthy528…
9) I am always a sucker for stories with what one agent friend spot-on named "a gimmick": epistolary novels, frame stories, timeline shenanigans, mixed formats, text messages, etc. Yes, I am that girl who wrote her college thesis on frame stories.
8) Yes, I do graphic novels! In addition to cozy fantasy, looking for MG fantasy/adventure more broadly and for moody, literary-feeling YA coming-of-age stories (the queerer the better).
4.3) Cozy MG fantasy that feels both literary and commercial. Think Studio Ghibli, Halloweentown, a touch of Anne Ursu. (I am also extremely looking for this in graphic novels!)
3) High-concept YA contemporary or contemporary-with-a-twist, especially if it comes with an irreverent, self-referentially funny voice. Sarcastic or endearingly self-deprecating humor to the front of the line. I love a protagonist who feels like a co-conspirator.