Brianne Johnson Is Temporarily Closed To Queries

Literary Agent

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Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q10: YA fantasy set in dream world. MC a POC, by a POC = very cool, but writing SO trippy & I can’t visualize. Reluctant pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q9: Medieval YA. Author describes how characters sit, stand, smile & it slows the pace fast. Leave room for imagination! Pass #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q8: PB text. Writing too visually directed (facial expressions written in). Steps all over potential illustrator’s toes. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q7: MG adventure. Letter formatted oddly, w/ different fonts, off-putting. WAY too much info in writing sample. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q6: adult historical fic. Letter a little meh & author didn’t include first 10 pages as I ask for in my query guidelines. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q5: YA contemp, supernatural twist. Concept not explained in letter, writing drags w/ adverbs & flashy dialogue tags. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q4: YA fairytale retelling. Good pitch, but writing heavy on setting/description & pacing drags. Kept glazing as I read. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q3 cont: I wouldn’t shy away from it if crucial to plot/character, but this needs to be handled with so much more care. Pass 2/2 #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q3: LGBT YA w/unique narrative structure. LOVE pitch, but trans character gets beat up on p.1, yikes. 1/2 #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
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pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q2: Wacky MG. Description is interesting, & great 1st line. But voice sounds way too adult and just not like a kid. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q1: Adult dystopian. Not an automatic pass, but writing is so internal & too avant garde. Just not for me. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q10: Adult NF proposal abt happiness, interesting. But author doesn’t have a platform, SO necessary with prescriptive NF. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q9: MG fantasy—great concept, but writing is way too cutesy. I like a smarter, snarkier voice (but still with heart!) Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q8: YA contemporary w/ a male protagonist, which honestly can be tricky. Plus, WAY too much info up front. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q7: Ooh, a #pitchslam request! Already like pitch & first page. Quirky MG historical fantasy, yes please. Partial request! #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q6: PB text in rhyme. I’m not against rhyme, but language is contorted to fit the strict scheme & just sounds bizarre. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q5: MG set in South. Present, visual writing & author’s a contributor to @veronikellymars FEMINISM antho, ooh! Partial request. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q4: PB text abt a kid eating his veggies. Execution is solid, & it’s not in rhyme, but concept/execution just not fresh. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q3: Adult fiction. Fun, but too commercial. I don’t do much adult, & when I do, I love historical or upmarket fiction. Pass. #tenqueries

Brianne Johnson is temporarily closed to queries
@SecretAgentBri
Literary Agent
pottery teacher, Muggle tolerator, Literary Agent @HGLiterary . querymanager.com/BrianneJohnson
10 MSWL
27 AskAgent
31 Queries
3 Tips

Q2: YA fantasy. Protagonist dies on first page & goes to Hell. I’ve been seeing this plot a lot & I’m usually not into it. Pass. #tenqueries