🦇🎃👻Christa Heschke🕸🧛♀️🧟♀️ @ChristaHeschkeI'm craving all the YA and MG horror! I like twisty, creepy, eerie, strange small towns, ghosts, secrets, MC's that may be a bit on the evil side (or morally grey), and something that keeps me up at night while feeling fresh.
I grew up reading Fear Street, some Stephen King etc. and watching all the scary movies so horror is always high on my #MSWL
⭐️🌜Alyza Boo 🌛⭐️ @alyzaliui’m very ready to move to maine and become a lighthouse keeper who exclusively wears cable knit sweaters and falls in love with the ghost that’s haunting the shore pic.twitter.com/mlSmly2aDM
General #MSWL stuff: magic/spells gone wrong, ghosts, resurrections, possessions, the end of the world scenarios, characters who get themselves into weird/messed up situations that push them to their emotional limits, & friendship stories, especially friendships that ended badly.
#mswl - I would love a fresh take on YA paranormal: vampires or werewolves like we've never seen them before, or a sprawling ghost story. Something that feels both grounded and also epic in terms of it scope and stakes.
I've been on a #horror kick and would love some more in my inbox. I tend to gravitate towards psychological horror, or ghost stories. #MSWL
Think Jennifer McMahon, Hill House, Paul Tremblay.
I'm not one for demons and creatures or what have you.
#MSWL - #MG: I will always want more creepy AF middle grade. Always and forever. Give me lyrical voices and atmosphere for *days* and I will love you. Ghost stories with a twist. Creepy carnivals. Alternate worlds a la Coraline. GIMME GIMME PLZ.
Spooky PBs! 👻🖤✨💀🎃
Ghosts, haunted houses, cobwebs. I would die for a picture book about rusalka.
See How to Make Friends with a Ghost for my spooky book crush, as well as an upcoming picture book called The Ugly Doodles by my client @vwicker2478. #MSWL
Sara Schonfeld @SaraSchonThe pitch: a modern day ghost-hunter, but instead of locating spirits, they're a detective who tracks down exes who have cut off communication.
This is a genuine--and impossible IRL--dream job, so I'd at least like to rep a book about it. #MSWL
**I am closed to queries until April 2020**
#MSWL day! Top of the list:
- ghost stories (adult/MG)
- weird nonfiction
- how-to books (adult/kids)
- smooching books
Other wishlist-y things found here: agentstaceygraham.com
Plenty of time to write, see you in April!
But not just ghost stories, but anything dark and creepy. I just watched We Have Always Lived in the Castle (which is fantastic, btw), so creepy/gothic with an unreliable narrator is a plus. #MSWL YA/MG only.
Jessica Sinsheimer @jsinsheimGood morning Twitter! It's #MSWL Day! 🎉☕️📚
Today, agents and editors will be tweeting what they wish they had in their inboxes. And we, of course, have surprises for you all day long!
First up! We have a podcast guide to #MSWL for your commute here: soundcloud.com/user-965795498…
Oh, hey #mswl! Let's see: on the YA side, I'm looking for romcoms, ghost stories, clever thrillers, fresh fantasy, and pretty much anything that can fall under the broad and general category of "literary."
#MSWL You know how ghosts are often described in Victorian-era clothes? I'd love a creepy book that links all the Victorian ghosts back to death-centric rituals/obsessions of that era--the hair rings, eating ashes, etc.
As we approach Sept, let me just publicly declare: I’m all onboard with the spooks. Murder mysteries, ghost stories, what have you. BUT. My main focus is still an engaging, funny voice and an examination of some kind of culture (geographic, hobby, sport, familial, etc.) 👻 #MSWL