Someone who shall remain nameless (ahem @heroinebook) sent me down the Wikipedia rabbit hole yesterday, where I stumbled across Belle Gunness. Someone needs to write a book about her, and I am here for it when you do. #mswl
It finally feels like Fall here, and it makes me want a story with a bite in the air. Give me wind and rain and secrets and mysteries, maybe a hulking castle or lonely croft on the moor. Something you can practically squeeze the atmosphere out of. #mswl
#MSWL for nonfiction projects about books and authors as well! Caroline Fraser's PRAIRIE FIRES, Anne Boyd Rioux's MEG, JO, BETH, AMY, John Matteson's EDEN'S OUTCASTS, and Deborah Lutz's THE BRONTE CABINET are all great examples of the types of projects I'd love to see.
Special #MSWL call for books about books and our favorite characters. I'd love to see fiction projects like Sarah Miller's CAROLINE or Sarah McCoy's MARILLA OF GREEN GABLES. I'd especially love to see books that re-imagine the classics like Lisa Gabriele's THE WINTERS.
Atlas Obscura @atlasobscuraImagine you live in the 19th century. Most restaurants are closed by 8 p.m. Where do you go if you want a meal at a late hour? The answer: Night lunch wagons. pic.twitter.com/Ro4sR7OnxG
Someone write a book for me about these night lunch wagons. Maybe with a hint of magic? Because how could magic not be involved in this gorgeousness?? #mswl
History Lovers Club @historylvrsclubBlizzard of '88: Looking North on Fifth Avenue from Washington Square Park, March 12, 1888. Photograph by C.H. Jordan, published by Hegger. Geographic File, PR 020, New-York Historical Society, 54861. More photos: cmore.pics/qeoMB pic.twitter.com/5YfypxK4Pw
Saw this and immediately started thinking of a mystery / thriller / suspense set in 19th-century, blizzardy New York. #mswl
Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessicaWant to know what #TeamBookEnds is looking for RIGHT NOW? Here is everyone's *one dream book* #MSWL bookendsliterary.com/2018/09/26/boo…
I would love to see some thriller / psych suspense / domestic suspense projects that DON'T feature a damaged / alcoholic / unreliable female narrator. Where's my ordinary woman who happens to get swept up in something extraordinary? #mswl
Naomi Davis @NaomisLitPix@wensday95 to me, when we're both reading & discussing manuscripts on the same day:
"Let's just send each other competing paragraphs of women kicking ass allllllllll dayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy"
So... that's pretty much our #MSWL.
Ass kicking ladies, please and thank you. #mswl
I've always wanted a book about one of these hidden library apartments. I feel like you could go in a million different directions with it. #mswl
A Visit to the Forgotten Apartment in Manhattan's Fort Washington Library @atlasobscura atlasobscura.com/articles/secre…
Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife#MSWL getting read for fall and I want:
-slightly creepy atmospheric things
I'm a little tired of "popular" time periods, the Civil War or WWII, unless you have a really new and interesting take on it. A good example would be Rosella Postorino's AT THE WOLF'S TABLE about Hitler's food tasters. There are a lot of Pacific theater stories to tell tho. #mswl