The New York Times @nytimes“Everyone freaked out. Nothing like this had ever happened in my work before." A mysterious painting was discovered behind a wall at a new Oscar de la Renta boutique in Paris. nyti.ms/2FQoecw
I LOVE hidden in plain sight discoveries like this. #MSWL a story with a jumping-off point like this, s’il vous plait, but turn it into middle grade & perhaps add some ✨magic✨!
Random House Editors @randomeditorialOn Dorothy Porter, who recognized the importance of how we categorize books and knowledge and challenged the racial bias in the Dewey Decimal System
Katherine Harrison @KidlitKatDear writers: The world needs more amazing #middlegrade voices—maybe YOUR amazing mddle grade voice. Won't you kindly get on that? Sincerely, an editor of middle grade #amediting #amwriting #mswl
I am also Extremely Here For This! #mswl
Molly O'Neill @molly_oneillStepped inside @BankStreetBooks mere moments before the downpour began & well, there are worse fates than waiting out a thunderstorm in a bookstore. ⛈📚⛈
Update: read some books. ☔️📚
Related P.S. Standing #MSWL request for all your kids/MG/YA graphic novels! Illustrators, authors, and/or author-illustrators are all welcome. (I’m probably not the right agent for adult graphic novels/comics, tho.)
Kelly Knox @kelly_knoxThe photos alone in this spotlight on a girls middle school's D&D Club will make your whole day! Plus, how @satinephoenix and @matthewmercer inspired the girls' DM, @ethanschoonover: geekandsundry.com/this-girls-mid… pic.twitter.com/hRkGBWNLuE
#MSWL so hard!
Juliana Corrales @juju_corralesKissed this great guy on the top of the Eiffel Tower, biggest regret is that I didn’t get his number, Twitter can ya help a girl out? pic.twitter.com/ZkNqXc1a9J
Bonjour mes amis, who is going to send me the YA manuscript that this story inspires? #MSWL
Hi querying authors & illustrators: I will officially re-open to submissions on January 15, 2018. New sub guidelines will be on my website as of that date: mollyoneillbooks.com/submissions-po… Till then, may your holidays be full of creativity & joy! #MSWL
Ed Yong @edyong209New York has separate populations of uptown and downtown rats that don't mingle very much, and I cannot stop laughing. theatlantic.com/science/archiv…
B.N. Harrison @bnharrison"My math teacher is low-key terrified of all of us," the tween in my house told us tonight at dinner.
And then she explained why. (thread)
1. This is hilarious. 2. Perpetual #MSWL for brilliant, charismatic, self-possessed main characters like this kid, inserted into a plot of your choosing. MG or YA (but especially MG!)