Ali Herring

Literary Agent

Spencerhill Associates

Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Oh my goodness, also Scooby Doo! #MSWL with diverse characters!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Lamar Giles @LRGiles

My Hollywood peeps...a question for you? Why canโ€™t we get some Black kids doing light, fun stuff? Going on adventures? Like, whatโ€™s it take? Societal ills need to be addressed. Racism gotta get got. There are still 19 notable slaves yet to get a biopic. I get it.

This is one of my eternal #MSWLโ€™s. Iโ€™d really love some middle grade here. Think Goonies. Think space adventure. Think Indiana Jones. Think Flipped. Think Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys. Maybe a contemporary about a boy gymnast. Something! Anything light & fun with diverse characters.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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I would REALLY REALLY like a โ€œDumplinโ€ for the middle grade audience. In these formative years, there needs to be a book about accepting/loving yourself, how to handle bullies, positive coping mechs, finding true friends, and just general body positivity. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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I had a weird dream about a girl who lives at the base of a dormant volcano in a part of the world covered in ice/snow. Reminded me of Sueโ€™s remote airfield in Nat Geoโ€™s Life Below Zero. Huge red building housed all life. Transient hikers come through. #MSWL isolated teen in YA!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Thank you to the TikTok video my kids were watching this morning. May I please have a contemporary YA set in a boarding school. Could be bubbly, could be broody. You do you. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Can I have a horror novel about a young girl who carries around a doll (like a modern day American girl doll type doll - not old school creepy). And wherever she goes, bad things happenโ€”but is it the girl or the doll? #MSWL SCARE ME. MAKE ME QUESTION THINGS.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Would love a YA where a Korean teenager sees her life as a mirror to her favorite Korean soap opera. Grew up watching these with my best friend, and think it could be unique set up. High humor, some romance, a whole lotta' drama, & strong plot. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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On the hunt for middle grade and young adult manuscripts that are really joyful and feature characters from marginalized backgrounds. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Me thinks #Biltmore House holds a lot of secrets... Would love historical fic based on its occupants & history. Perhaps something akin to Downton Abbey, something sweeping. #MSWL I wish a historian & an author would mary & write this for meโ€”or you know, co-authoring is fine too.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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Someone write me Meghan Markle fanfic where all the mean people get their cumuppance. #MSWL.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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I want a #MG that gives me Goonies vibes. Slightly irreverent. Lots of humor and sarcasm. BIG almost over-the-top characters, yet still believable. Ensemble. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
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#MSWL a story set on earth in a time thatโ€™s been lost to us. Think about all the monumental buildings and structures that we wonder how the agents built. What if they existed in a technological world that was lost to us. I want a story set in that world.

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 ๐Ÿ“š Eclectic in life & books. I ๐Ÿ’™ Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens ๐Ÿ‘ฝ rock!
202 MSWL
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