Time flies when you're having fun! In my first 6 months of agenting I've built a client list I'm SO proud of. Here's an updated #MSWL (for the next 6 months & beyond!): author-illustrators, slice-of-life chapter book series, girly middle grade (all genres), and contemporary YA.
Michael Bourret @MichaelBourretTime for a 2019 #MSWL. I am very much looking for MG and chapter books. Much as I love YA, I have a lot of it!
Basically...if you decide to query Michael, you should query me too. #MSWL (is that how this works?)
Betsy Bird @FuseEightThey're beautiful, they're hilarious, they're downright strange. Early chapter books are the hardest to categorize. What is it about 6-9 year old readers? I pluck out some of the best of 2018: blogs.slj.com/afuse8producti… pic.twitter.com/BkDpvJKWnw
#MSWL I would REALLY love a quirky chapter book series with geeky kids, weird monsters, or strange animals (real or mythical). I would prefer this in CB, but I’m open to author/illustrator graphic novels, and MG too. Similar to THE BAD GUYS, or CATSTRONAUTS.
Jenny Bent @jennybenthey everyone we have a cool announcement #TBA @LaurelSymonds thebentagency.com/laurel-symonds pic.twitter.com/JiUlv5RzL4
I am so thrilled to join The Bent Agency as a literary agent!
Writers, send me all* your books!
*Specifically good ones that fit the linked criteria. Bonus points if they include mighty girls, dogs, sisters, baking, or magical happenings.
We’ve all seen highly illustrated early readers and chapter books about unlikely friends. Where are the unlikely enemies, in the vein of Tom & Jerry cartoons, with some I WANT MY HAT BACK-level dark humor? #MSWL
Ava DuVernay @avaThis girl is glorious. @StormReid #WrinkleinLondon pic.twitter.com/PJTfaA6fhU
#MSWL chapter book or middle grade novel. Here is our protagonist. Here is the feeling that pervades the book... JOY.
These three beauties all came from #pitmad pitches! We won't have time to stop by tomorrow, but please do check out our #MSWL :
And submit any #STEM #OWN or other #PB #MG #CB that you think would be a good fit for us!
#MSWL (children's ch books ages 7-9 cont...) Maybe the boy doesn't shrink, the bugs get bigger? Also, MYTHICAL MONSTER series: boys adventuring w/creatures like big foot, Lochness, Yeti, Whatever the angle, commercial concept: stories w/animals, underwater adv, princesses, etc.
#MSWL children's chapter books ages 7-9 (with a series in mind), very boy- or girl-centric. For Boys: Maybe something about a boy who considers himself a "Bugologist" & shrinks down to bug size to go on adventures. For girls: A story about a magical doll house that comes to life?