Alyssa Jennette Is Closed To Queries!

Literary Agent

Stonesong

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

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q10: Urban Fantasy. Cool concept, but the Q suggests humor/self-awareness that the sample doesn't offer. Bummer! Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q9: Contemporary MG. Cute, voicy protagonist, but I can't find a plot in here. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q8: Suspense? Literary? Interesting concept, but the genre/direction is unclear. 3rd-person present tense (meh). Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q7: An email re: my #MSWL tweet about a heist novel, from an author I'd previously rejected in multiple genres. No. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q6: High Fantasy. I'll admit now that traditional HF just doesn't appeal to me. Overwritten and too long. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q5: Upper MG. The concepts skew VERY YA; the writing should reflect the sophistication. Reads simple, moves slow. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q4: MG. Sports-centric, which doesn't snag my interest, and the stakes aren't high enough. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q3: Fantasy/Dystopia. The time for dystopia has passed; this is cluttered with characters, concepts, & cliches. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q2: Satire. The first in a series of 12(!) books. Too dialogue-heavy and the subject is distasteful. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry

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.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

Q1: MG Fantasy calling itself Magical Realism. There's a big difference, folks! VERY tropey and familiar. Pass. #tenqueries #agentry