#MSWL update! Still looking for some good #horror and other creepy stories and mysteries. In #fantasy would love something not focused on royalty/rebellions to round out my list. Would love some survival stories along the lines of Dry or I Am Still Alive.
Sangu Mandanna @SanguMandanna@DelilahSDawson I’d love to see more brown people! I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a South Asian person on screen or page in Star Wars, other than Riz Ahmed! So a brown girl would be so cool! More mental illness rep would be great too.
This is also eternally on my #MSWL for YA and adult sci-fi and fantasy, please. Brown kids in space.
I love girls with hard outer shells and soft, gooey centers!
Still looking for MG--found families, generational stories, fantasy, friend gang adventures like STRANGER THINGS or THE GOONIES, siblings, and besties growing apart.
Amanda Sinatra @Amanda_Sinatra@Lynnette_Novak @JulieShattuck Are you looking for specific genre to read?
Seeking: Adult: suspense/thrillers, fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary romance, rom-com, & mysteries. YA: suspense/ thrillers, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, mysteries, historical, & contemporary. MG: Sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary, adventure, mysteries, horror, & humor. #diversity #MSWL
A great ghost/haunted house story (adult).
-Adult fantasy, #histfic, mystery, thriller, horror
Not into gore or books where kids are the victims; I don’t rep kidlit.
Moving on to adult, I also rep adult SFF -- and I'm looking for the same things there that I am in YA. The only difference, I'd love an adult space opera. I've been looking for one for ages and I haven't found it yet! #MSWL
"Sci-fi & fantasy novels. I love them. I read a ton of them. But they have to be accessible. What does that mean? It means that readers who don't traditionally pick up much sci-fi/fantasy, can pick up one of these novels & enjoy it." @ericsmithrocks #MSWL ericsmithrocks.com/mswl
#MSWL the next Melina Marchetta; smart, funny fiction featuring diverse main characters & casts (YA or adult); YA graphic novels (sweet romances or coming of age stories) & YA graphic memoir; adult fantasy; epistolary novels (YA or adult).
Linda Epstein @LindaEpsteinHere's the deal: I'll be open to queries from April 1st - June 30th. If I've specifically told you to send me something sooner, then send it sooner (for example the #highlightsjewishkidlit peeps). I'll do a #mswl thread within the next few days. Please RT & let your friends know!
When I open in April, I am looking for MG & YA stories featuring Jewish main characters, by Jewish authors, including realistic contemporary, fantasy, sci-fi, LGBTQ+, romcoms, secular stories, spiritual stories, & especially stories from Jewish people of color. #MSWL
Linda Epstein @LindaEpsteinTwo things I decided/learned from listening at the #highlightsjewishkidlit weekend: writers don’t need to define if it’s “a Jewish book,” just write what’s there. And we’re all Jewish enough (or not too Jewish) exactly however we are. Also, YES please to Jewish fantasy & sci-fi!
Jewish fantasy or sci-fi!! #mswl
I'm preparing to reopen to queries next week and wanted to share my current #mswl:
Contemporary Fantasy in the vein of the films About Time and Your Name
Diverse MG like Aru Shah and the End of Time and Amina’s Voice
Foodie Magic like Chocolat and Garden Spells