If pumpkin spice lattes are back, autumn must be right around the corner, which means I'm jumping on the spooky reads bandwagon. Send me your upmarket, creepy stories: witches, ghosts, other things that go bump in the night. How about a gothic romance, you say? Yes! #mswl
Tomi Obaro @TomiObaroI love this story — Chinese billionaires are hiring highly trained thieves to steal back Chinese art from European museums gq.com/story/the-grea…
I cannot stress to you enough how high on my #mswl this story is. Someone please write this and send it to me nowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!
#MSWL call for more historical romance, especially diverse stories from #ownvoices authors! I adore Regencies and Scotsmen, but I'd also love to see some new time periods, new settings, and new voices. Bonus points if your characters make me laugh.
Remember those shows PBS used to do like Frontier House and Regency House Party where modern peeps would "live" in the past? What about a book with that premise? Maybe a murder mystery. Maybe a rom com. I'm just spitballing, but I think I need this. #mswl
History Lovers Club @historylvrsclubIsom Dart ~ A Black Cowboy It seems history has conspired against the many cowboys of color. Isom Dart is one of those black cowboys whose adventures are often left untold. Born a slave in Arkansas and later freed by the Civil Wa.. More photos here: cmore.pics/IF05Z pic.twitter.com/DYNyyHxz1m
I am here for all those stories. #mswl
Amanda Jain @wensday95My love for Pegg + Frost movies is deep and abiding. I can't wait for a new one!! twitter.com/io9/status/102…
Which reminds me, I'm still looking for a book that's a mashup of Shaun of the Dead and Bad Moms. Anybody? Anybody?? #mswl
"A lot of the most exciting new science fiction books being written today are completely reinventing the genre, though, adding new perspectives and creating entirely new worlds for readers to discover."
Yes! #MSWL for projects like these:
Anyone who knows I studied the history of decorative arts in grad school can probably figure out I'm a big material culture nerd. Are you working on a nonfiction project like Glenn Adamson's FEWER, BETTER THINGS or Lara Maiklem's upcoming MUDLARK? I'd love to see them! #mswl
#mswl call for NF that explores science / nature / the outdoors in the ways of Paul Bogard's THE END OF NIGHT, Robert Moor's ON TRAILS, Porter Fox's NORTHLAND, James Edward Mills' THE ADVENTURE GAP, and Victoria Johnson's AMERICAN EDEN.
Wellcome Collection @ExploreWellcomeThis magnificent 16th century medicine chest contains 126 bottles and pots for drugs, some of which still have their original contents including some lesser known remedies such as rhubarb powder, ointment for worms, juniper water and mustard oil. wellcomecollection.org/works/t548n8xc. pic.twitter.com/sZPjk5b12j
Look at this gorgeousness! 😍😍😍
There's a plot bunny for you, hist fic authors. #mswl
#amquerying writers, I only have 3 queries left! Send more! I'm currently looking for adult mystery, romance (esp historical & diverse historical), women's fiction, and upmarket projects, as well as nonfiction on the topics of food, material culture, & social history. #mswl
Amanda Jain @wensday95#MSWL call for diverse mysteries like Kellye Garrett's Detective by Day, Tina Kashian's Kebab Kitchen, and Vivien Chien's Noodle Shop Mystery series.
Still looking for these in my inbox. Send 'em along if you got 'em! #mswl