Lynnette Novak

Literary Agent

The Seymour Agency

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

My #MSWL part 6: I want all the MG!!! Give me cute & quirky, spooky, mysterious, funny, adventurous, magical--you name it. Probably not all in the same book, though. Show me familiar done with a different twist or something new. I want UNIQUE!!! #WritingCommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

My #MSWL part 5: In YA, I'd also love some creepy, scary, dark horror. This might surprise you, but I want something UNIQUE. Show me how your story is different from the rest. Give me goose bumps and keep me up at night!!! #WritingCommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

My #MSWL part 4: In YA, I'd love issue books that don't feel like issue books--it's a part of the story but not the main plot. Again, I'm looking for UNIQUE. I've seen a lot of stories about coming out and mental health. Give me something different! #WritingCommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

My #MSWL part 3: Adult: I would also love a near-future sci-fi with a UNIQUE angle. Make it more about science & not so much about aliens or Star Wars. Give me dark fantasy but something that hasn't been done to death. Show me worlds I haven't seen. #WritingCommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

My #MSWL part 2: I NEED adult horror--dark & creepy. If you have violence/gore, there needs to be a reason for it, not just "to entertain." You don't need either to make it a killer story. Premise must be UNIQUE. Scare me with your words. I dare ya! #WritingCommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

My #MSWL part 1: I'm looking for adult thrillers--all kinds, but the premise has to be UNIQUE. It can be a serial killer, but what's different? Political, medical, any kind of thriller or psychological suspense, but show me how your story stands out. #amquerying #WritingCommunity

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

I always want: Adult: thrillers, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary romance, rom-com, & mysteries. YA: thrillers, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, mysteries, & contemporary. MG: Horror, sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary, mysteries, & humor. #diversity #MSWL #writingcommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

Hello, #writingcommunity and #amquerying peeps! Not only am I caught up on queries sent before November 26th, but my query box is also pretty empty. Help fill it??? I'll post my #MSWL next.

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

If I missed your #PitDark pitch, paste query & 1st 5 pages in email. Adult: horror, thriller, SFF, cont. romance, & mystery. YA: thriller, SFF, horror, mystery, & cont. MG: SFF, mystery, cont., & horror. #diversity #MSWL #ownvoices querylynnette (@) theseymouragency (.) com

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

I'm still building my MG list. Send me your MG projects!!! I'm also looking for YA contemporary, especially #OwnVoices and/or #diversity. And I really, really want more adult thrillers, horror, rom-coms, and contemporary romances. #MSWL 2/2 #writingcommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

I'm seeking: Adult: suspense/thrillers, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary romance, rom-com, & mysteries. YA: suspense/ thrillers, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, mysteries, & contemporary. MG: Horror, sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary, adventure, mysteries, & humor. #diversity #MSWL 1/2

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips
Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

Hey, #querying peeps! My middle grade selection in my inbox is terribly low. Want to help fill it? Send your #MG query and first five pages pasted in the body of an email to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. #amwriting #MSWL Thanks! I'll be waiting!!!

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

Seeking: Adult: suspense/thrillers, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary romance, rom-com, & mysteries. YA: suspense/ thrillers, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, mysteries, & contemporary. MG: Horror, sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary, adventure, mysteries, & humor. #diversity #MSWL

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

I’d love more YA contemporaries. Give me angst, heartache, love, issues, crisis, and VOICE!!! Show me your story will stand out, and make me feel like a teen is showing me their story, not an adult telling me about it. Give me all the feels! #mswl #amquerying #writingcommunity

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

I’m also looking for a contemporary romance with a lot of voice. What does that mean? The voice needs to stand out and make me forget I’m reading. #mswl #writingcommunity #amquerying

Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips
Lynnette Novak
@Lynnette_Novak
Literary Agent
Literary agent at The Seymour Agency. See my pinned tweet for deets. (she/her)
181 MSWL
68 Tips

Seeking: Adult: horror, thrillers, fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary romance, rom-com, & mysteries. YA: suspense/ thrillers, contemporary, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, mysteries & historical. MG: Sci-fi, horror, fantasy, contemporary, adventure, mysteries, & humor. #diversity #MSWL