Aunt Polly was a hot-headed tornado caged by patriarchy, enraged behind every blink of her eye & was smarter than all the murderous Peaky Blinders lumped together. If you've written a Historical Thriller abt a female crime boss that rivals her energy, I want to read it.
Hey Twitter. Some updates to my #MSWL:
My picture book list is quite full, so I am TEMPORARILY closing to PBs. I remain open to illustrators.
I'm very eager to find: ADULT mystery, crime, domestic suspense and horror/speculative fiction.
Been meaning to mention that I have an editor #MSWL page a la @ManuscriptWList.
#Writers: this may also be a helpful starting point to see what a #literaryagent is looking for in #submissions.
I’m actively looking for a fast-paced mystery/thriller/crime manuscript with twists, turns & jaw dropping moments: MG, YA or adult. Send a query with the first 50 pages of the MS to firstname.lastname@example.org. #MSWL #crimefiction #thriller #mystery #crime @The_CWA @EdgarAwards
#MSWL Mysteries, including cozies, historicals, traditional, PI; Suspense; Romances, including Amish, Inspirational, Sweet, RomCom, Western, Historical, Suspense; Pictures Books (600 words and less preferred), Middle Grade Mysteries, True Crime, Cookbooks blueridgeagency.com
Copps Literary Services @CoppsLiteraryHello, #amwriting Twitter! We're a new literary agency founded by @escopps & @CKEmmelhainz and we are officially... open! Check us out and please help us spread the word: coppsliterary.com #pubtips #amquerying pic.twitter.com/oWpUCmS4tO
Query tip: research. You have the best shot of finding the right agent if you check out their #mswl before querying. Here's mine: adult or YA fiction or non, for fiction specifically rom com, hist, mystery, true crime, spec. Love strong female leads, diverse voices.
Ella Kahn @elladkahnExcited to say I'll be open to submissions again from 4th Jan - 28th Feb 2021! Looking for upmarket women's fic, speculative fic, crime/thrillers, and YA. I'm in the mood for feel-good books, characters I can root for, emotionally driven stories, immersive settings & imagination! twitter.com/elladkahn/stat…
Happy New Year! Quick reminder that I'm reopening to submissions for *8 weeks only* from tomorrow morning (and I've actually updated my auto-response in advance this time!) Guidelines and my #MSWL on our website here: dkwlitagency.co.uk/submissions/ BRING ON 2021!
Starting in January I will be accepting nonfiction queries in addition to YA. Send me your memoirs, pop culture, food, lifestyle, true crime, narrative, or any combo of the above! #MSWL #Nonfiction #WritingCommunity
3/ Only 11% of my list is non-fiction! Please send me your deep-dive journalism, progressive true crime, essay collections, and science books! Think @esmewang's COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS or @yourewrongabout.
Ella Kahn @elladkahnAll of which to say - I may do a *short* open subs window in January, but I will assess my workload this side of Christmas and make a decision then. Thank you for your patience and understanding, and I hope it helps to have transparency on the process twitter.com/elladkahn/stat…
Excited to say I'll be open to submissions again from 4th Jan - 28th Feb 2021! Looking for upmarket women's fic, speculative fic, crime/thrillers, and YA. I'm in the mood for feel-good books, characters I can root for, emotionally driven stories, immersive settings & imagination!