Headwater Literary Management

Literary Agency

www.headwaterliterary.com

A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .

Erik Hane
@erikhane
Literary Agent
Founder and Agent, @HeadwaterLit @printrunpodcast with @lzats tennis writing at thedrawtennis.com he/him
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Literary Agent
Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
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Literary Agent
Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL
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Tones I like:
-this creepy but strangely magnetic
-oh so this is what dissociation feels like
-you could totally turn this into poetry if you wanted to
-so nerdy I can't stand it
-omg this is so cute only dogs can hear my squee
#MSWL

Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL
Replying to @HeadwaterLit

Characters I like:
-bad choices, heart of gold
-i know they're bad, but maybe they can change?
-grumpy but cares SO MUCH
-watch out, they've got jokes!
-deeply enthused about something literally no one else cares about
#MSWL

Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL
Replying to @HeadwaterLit

Romance tropes I like (LGBTQ+)
-we're queer and no one in this book is homophobic!
-enemies to lovers
-o no there's only one bed
-I thought I liked my BFF's SO but maybe I just love my BFF?
-any and all types of bisexual panic
-FWB
#MSWL

Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL
Replying to @HeadwaterLit

Romance tropes I like (hetero):
-enemies to lovers
-o no there's only one bed
-fake relationship
-I'm with someone else but sorta love my BFF?
-cinnamon roll heroes
#MSWL

Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL
Replying to @HeadwaterLit

Supernatural things I like:
-WITCHES!
-places that have their own life
-non-traditional vampires
-monsters from less well-known folklore
-Baba Yaga's chicken foot house
#MSWL

Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL
Replying to @HeadwaterLit

Settings I like:
-small, rural communities (bonus points for difficult terrain like unforgiving shoreline or desert)
-old houses
-places that are cold/rainy
-tourist spots
#MSWL

Headwater Literary Management
@HeadwaterLit
Literary Agency
A boutique Literary Agency built to meet modern writers where they actually are. Founded by @LZats and @erikhane . We’re the hosts of @printrunpodcast .
7 MSWL

Headwater Literary Management @HeadwaterLit

Since it's #MSWL Day, how about we do a couple threads on what we're looking for? We'll start with @LZats:
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The books I love most are always the ones I'm surprised by in some way, so instead of plot-based #MSWL I'm going to spin through the elements I'm drawn to in a book!