Ali Herring

Literary Agent

Spencerhill Associates

Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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#MSWL alt-reality dark ages YA #F w/kick-butt female protag knight wielding sword & magical powers, but prefers sword. Equally bad-a male seeming antag who end up fighting the same force, one darker than any one imagines. Dark tumultuous rough raw setting & full-tension romance.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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Would love a #MG novel like SNOW ONE LIKE YOU by Natalie Blitt, basically anything that has the feel of a Hallmark romance but for middle schoolers. Setting is important. Has to have that small town feel. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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#MSWL would love a Christmas romance filled with magic realism. Give me Santa, hidden secrets, wishes coming true, North Pole, lots of snow, whatever it is, let me feel the magic!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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Project Savior. I'm a huge fan of SEVENEVES by Neal Stephenson, & I'd love a powerful, weighty fantasy along the same lines. Part 1) Humanity in peril, danger, despair, rushed plans, underground cryo chambers Part 2) Waking up to & surviving a new reality millennium later #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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#MSWL I donโ€™t usually ask for thrillers but Iโ€™d like one where a detective or FBI agent purchases a used computer at a local junk shop & finds disturbing images on itโ€”including a photograph of a well-known missing person, someone he personally knows. And she may still be alive.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips
Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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#MSWL Far-future YA. Humanity's population is decimated. People separated by vast distances. They know of our glorious past & technological marvels, but can't replicate it. Then a beacon floods the sky in the distance, & 4 teens from different villages are sent to investigate...

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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#MSWL Utopian YA novel with a dark, dangerous undertone.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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Iโ€™d love to see someone take a modern/contemporary well-loved/well-known story and flip it on its head to a historical. A flipped retelling if you will. Bonus points for some magical realism. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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I might die if someone sent me something as voicey as ODD THOMAS, with all of its other attributes as well. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips
Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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#MSWL Iโ€™m drawn to high-concept commercial fiction with a literary flair! I also love a funny MG voice. I want all the YA & MG (contemporary, sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal). Yes to spooky MG and coming age. Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense, (Secular and Inspirational).

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
29 Tips

#MSWL Give me a MG novel where a group of middle school friends (guys and girls) get sucked into a #Fortnite game! And ... go!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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#MSWL Romace please! Maybe akin to overboard but on the high seas and famous ports. Or maybe more serious. Open to a lot of interpretation! ๐Ÿ‘‰Confessions of a superyacht stewardess @CNN cnn.it/2Pxz7CE๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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#MSWL Looking for a rom-com โ€œMarriage Pact,โ€ where one of the โ€œsignersโ€ calls in the pact when both turn 30 without marriages of their own. The otherโ€™s not interested, and the hijinks ensue. I want to feel like Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan could play the leads in the movie version!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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#MSWL Iโ€™d love a Romance featuring a female firefighter ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš’ AND Iโ€™d love a romance series featuring the young residents/new doctors and nurses of a hospital. Mix them up with each other, older doctors, nurses, police and first reponders. Give me settings: ER, surgery, etc.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
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11 Queries
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I want a kitschy play on a future earth protected by Space Force. #mswl. Iโ€™m feeling it as a kind of Space Balls meets Star Wars but not as dumb as Idiocracy. Think clever. Wit. OR ... I could be ok with a serious plot too.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips
Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips
Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses โ€˜ya'll.โ€™ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips

#MSWL I want an MS set a DEF CONโ€”the huge hacker convention held in Las Vegas. Crazy stuff must go down. High-energy. Thriller-esque. Contemporary or near-future (give me crazy attire, cool world building), YA or Adult. Save the world. Solve a puzzle. But HIGH stakes!!!