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Stonesong

I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.

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@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
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#MSWL A modern retelling of Phantom or Hunchback. Naturally #ownvoices are prioritized here, especially if the story if told from the perspective of a disabled character (in any case apart from these retellings as well).

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@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
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#MSWL MG/YA featuring characters who are involved in their faith communities, even if they chafe a little within them. Discovering how your beliefs differs from others--even those you share a faith with--is an important growing-up moment!

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@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
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#MSWL I'm missing some fun YA in my inbox lately--I'd love to see some wit, excitement, and high school hijinks. Sports, competitions, dances, clubs, etc. With a few crushes/kisses thrown in, of course.

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@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

#MSWL A Queer Eye-esque YA makeover story. When I say "QE-esque" I don't explicitly mean 5 gay dudes--think a mix of genders, sexualities, perspectives, and styles! I mean a makeover that focuses on competence and confidence and emotional intelligence, not just looks.

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Happy #MSWL day! Just a blanket note that I'd love to see #ownvoices subs and POC authors for every wishlist item I post today--not just the ones I specify--and in my inbox in general.

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

I was asked to talk a little bit about that amazing tool, #MSWL, in @SINCnational's Guppy Newsletter, along with a couple other great agents! Check us out on page 9: sincguppies.wildapricot.org/resources/Docu…

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

As a native Pittsburgher and a volunteer in the conservation lab at the @MorganLibrary, this is a SUPER #MSWL for me, in fiction or nonfiction!

nytimes.com/2018/08/28/boo…

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Perseus Greenman @futharkvillage

@AlyssaJennette You mean like Stargate? Daniel is a translator.

They gloss over a lot of the things in this article, though, and he is just super-confident and able to translate something that sounds like archaic English super-quickly.

I mean ancient translation--Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Latin. I've always loved ancient cultures/documents/artifacts. I'd love a book centered around the discovery/emerging solution/process. I'm open to an invented culture, but I'm probably not the one for hard sci-fi. #MSWL

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette

This is like porn to me. Someone, PLEASE write me a novel centered on a translator. #MSWL twitter.com/EmilyRCWilson/…

For the morning crowd--#MSWL! I finished an ARC of MELMOTH recently--the protag is a translator--and adored it, but I'd love a voice and plot that include these kind of thought processes/mystery-solving/decision-making!

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

A Lizzie Magie picture book would be cool! I had no idea who she was until about thirty seconds ago. #MSWL

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
189 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

I don't shy away from "issues" in any book, but I'm not interested in plots that are driven entirely by the 'message" that the author is trying to convey. If your plot is determined by the lesson instead of by being a great story unto itself, that really shows. #agentry #MSWL