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
Now that we as a nation have accepted that romcoms are amazing, I'm putting out a call: Agents, please send me all the fantastic YA novel or graphic novel romcoms you have! Especially keen for projects from LGBTQIA/POC creators 💫💫💫 #MSWL #YA #GN
See What's Next @seewhatsnextToday production began on "The Half Of It," a modern day Cyrano-meets-Pygmalion reimagining starring Leah Lewis as shy, straight-A student who helps the school jock woo the girl they both secretly love. pic.twitter.com/vHlj6sTrvV
Ruoxi Chen @jruoxichenthrow in some “years later, the past creeps in through the window for her when Rosalind appears needing money to fund a hit on an unworthy husband & they definitely make out while discussing assassin logistics” & I’m at when can I buy your manuscript twitter.com/bylostways/sta…
ICYMI for the Monday crowd. a day later, any version of this is still firmly on my #MSWL
& in general: more f/f fantasy where the main pairing has a complicated history & maybe they're escaping narratives that weren't worthy of them please
Dana Chidiac @chidiaqianThe existence of this show is the most important news of my twitter hiatus.
Also, when I say "YA about religion" on my #mswl, I mean books that handle religion the way this show does: as one part of the push-pull of regular life, as one part of figuring out the complicated shape of the world
sarah jeong @sarahjeongdeep learning doesn't impress me. wake me up when AI manages to beat three old women at mahjong while simultaneously chain smoking and passive aggressively sniping about the other players' grandchildren
I’d love to get in more Women’s/General fiction! Here’s my current #MSWL: Multicultural stories; Women in STEM; High-concept historical; Millennial characters/themes; or Queer fiction. Can be a combination of any of the above.
chatting panels w/the brilliant @CarolinePerny and it occurs to me I crave a WOC take on the basic Hulk trope that plays with how complicated it is to be angry as a WOC, especially a BWOC. that gives permission for fury & recognizes that yeah, you're always fucking angry. #MSWL
I'd love to see more pop science in my Viva Editions inbox! #MSWL: Agents and authors, send me your mind/body/spirit and health/wellness related pop science! #WritingCommunity #amwriting #amquerying #agents vivaeditions.com/submission-gui…
Stuart Laws @thisstuartlawsAt a cafe, empty tables everywhere, a woman moved all the dirty plates and cups from her table to another, that another woman is sat at. I'm absolutely buzzing about where this is headed.
#mswl x one million ahhhh but seriously!!