Amber Caraveo 🌻😻🌻
Literary agent & co-founder: @SkylarkLit . Loves sunny days, myths & mysteries, children's books, YA books, all books! (She/her)
Lindsay Galvin @LindsayGalvin@AmberCaraveo @whatSFSaid @GuyLucas01 hope you don't mind me jumping in! What are the common problems in 'bad sci-fi' ? #askagent
SF Said @whatSFSaid@AmberCaraveo @GuyLucas01 I think that's right - whatever kind of story you're writing, the story is the most important thing. #askagent
SF Said @whatSFSaid@GuyLucas01 @AmberCaraveo #askagent I see the appetite you describe in your kids on every school visit I do - girls & boys alike LOVE space!
Chitra Soundar @csoundar@AmberCaraveo @JanetBoyle10 I read Cosmic by @frankcottrell_b and it had a mixture of known and made-up brands #AskAgent
JJ Barnes 🦋 @JudieannRose@SkylarkLit i have ideas for "in universe" stories with different characters as focus but the same lore. Would that be marketable? #askagent
Chitra Soundar @csoundar@AmberCaraveo @JanetBoyle10 inventing new ones might be more fun ?! #AskAgent
Anne Boyle @JanetBoyle10#AskAgent @SkylarkLit Hi both -what are the rules around product placement in children's books- naming chocolate bars for example?
Sofia Fionda @sfionda12@AmberCaraveo sorry that's my fault! I meant comparing your book to others, or saying it would appeal to fans of other authors #askagent
DecEMMAber Festive-Prancer @FinlaysonPalmer@JoannaMoult @AmberCaraveo Do you provide an editorial service that authors can pay for? @Viking_Ma #AskAgent
Sofia Fionda @sfionda12#askagent what are the biggest no-no's in a query letter?
Sofia Fionda @sfionda12#askagent what advice would you give to YA writers taking a real culture and using it to influence a fantasy world?
Guy Lucas @GuyLucas01#askagent Is Sci-Fi a no go? There seem to be very few published, but @whatSFSaid's #Phoenix was amazing! Why do so few get published?
JJ Barnes 🦋 @JudieannRose@SkylarkLit if the explanation for the double l in Lilly is revealed, would the unusual spelling turn you off too quickly? #askagent
JJ Barnes 🦋 @JudieannRose@AmberCaraveo #askagent when I submit my 1st YA novel to you tomorrow, what's the most common mistake I should avoid?
Olivia Kiernan @LivKiernan@AmberCaraveo What's on your #MSWL right now? Thanks so much for holding an #AskAgent sesh.