Loan Le @loanloanAdult . . . literary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horrorliterary horror #MSWL
please scare the shit out of me! #mswl
Dana Murphy @manadurphyif we've talked about books in the last five years, I have likely screamed about how much I love THE ROYAL WE. Now, you get to hear me scream about my rabid love for its sequel - a perfect, warm hug of a book that you absolutely must buy and read and talk to me about immediately. twitter.com/fuggirls/statu…
Diana M. Pho 📚 @writersyndromeI have some #MSWL asks floating that I'd love to see:
For young adult:
M. T. Anderson's Feed for the post-Instagram, post-TikTok generation
a YA version of The Wire (but with more funny bits and maybe an explosion or two).
a modern queer version of Ten Things I Hate about You
A MODERN QUEER VERSION OF TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU PLEASE GOD MY CROPS ARE DYING #mswl
rather than scream more, this is a good opportunity to say that I'd love to work on a book of deeply researched cultural criticism about taste, the value of art, and how both are historically and intrinsically wrapped up in the erasure of disenfranchised voices. #MSWL
#MSWL: I've spent most of the last 15 yrs of my life in basements, warehouses, old storefronts across the US listening to live music and meeting the best people. I'd love to see that captured authentically in fiction (but pls god don't write it if you didn't live it.)
Dana Murphy @manadurphysome #mswl hopes after losing a book I loved dearly (but ended up at a wonderful home!): give me your big hearted rom coms, give me your novels that feel like the best fan fiction, give me your F/F love stories!!!!, give me your happy endings with just enough angst in the middle.
refreshing a relevant thread on this beautiful #MSWL day:
Hillary Jacobson @hillaryjacobsonI am dying to find the next big speculative novel. Where is the next STATION ELEVEN? The next NEVER LET ME GO? 99% of editors I lunch with beg me to send them this! Authors, please send my way because my sub list is already ready to go!! 🙏 #mswl
Molly Cusick @molly_cusick#MSWL: #ownvoices #MG or #YA protagonists with chronic illness, pain, and/or a disability in a story not focused on that, and where no one dies--it's just a part of life. This kind of rep is important to me & I rarely see it in subs or published books.
YA only for me, but please yes this. If I had read more representations of chronic pain when I was younger I probably wouldn't have believed my pediatrician when he said "you're too young to have back problems". #MSWL
#mswl: give me your characters who don't usually get their love stories told, give me your most charming banter, give me your ideal OTP that you never got to see on screen, give me characters that look like you and your and me and my friends.
#mswl: give me your early/mid/late twenties coming of age, give me your 'how do I pay bills' and 'what do I do now', give me your friend families, give me your friendship is it's own type of glorious romance, give me your 'how can we grow up together'.
some #mswl hopes after losing a book I loved dearly (but ended up at a wonderful home!): give me your big hearted rom coms, give me your novels that feel like the best fan fiction, give me your F/F love stories!!!!, give me your happy endings with just enough angst in the middle.
Carolina Ortiz @pushthepanoramaIn general though, any POC authors take on vampires, werewolves, sirens, witches, and any manner of myth/supernatural is always #MSWL for me
hello yes thank you. still waiting for my YA banshee novel but will also take all of the below. #MSWL
Carole V. Bell @BellCV“Romantic comedies take our primal hunger to connect with one another and give it a story. And at their best, they do much more: They make you believe in the power of communion.”—
Wesley Morris’s excellent rumination on a criminally undervalued genre. nyti.ms/2W2sQl3
Considering the fact that I basically swindled NYU’s v serious film department into giving me a degree in rom coms, my greatest joy is that this is a growing space in publishing. Please send them all to me. #MSWL