K.A. Doore @KA_DooreWrite like you're burying the racist & misogynistic old guard of SFF with every word.
Dear #amwriting #amquerying community,
I'm really looking for Black witches/psychics in contemporary fantasy (adult, YA, or MG), plus size MCs, YA and adult thrillers/suspense, and please keep sending these #ownvoices LGBTQIA+ and disability rep books. #MSWL
Before I close for queries tomorrow, I wanted to get out a #mswl of what I really want to see in my inbox.
- Authors of underrepresented communities (POC, LGBTQIA+, body, neuro, disabled)
- Fat girl stories where their weight is not the plot.
- MG and YA horror.
Can I get a queer f/f YA version of WAIT TILL HELEN COMES, where the MC is terrified her girlfriend is in some kind supernatural danger of possession in their small town & dammit, that ghost just longs for her own gal from 200 some years ago. #MSWL
Maggie Cooper @frecklywenchBig moves! 📚📖🤓 I'm excited to continue the work of helping writers build artistically satisfying & financially sustainable careers; bringing new stories to readers; and pushing for positive change in a world that needs our words & our work now more than ever! pic.twitter.com/Ufq2MC4IRS
While I have you here, it seems like the perfect time for a little #MSWL! First & forever: queer joy! BIPOC joy! joy for people with chronic illnesses! joy for disabled people! joy for people whose bodies we don't see on TV! 🌈
Agents, I am actively acquiring MG, YA, GN, and the occasional PB. Commercial-Literary. Immigrant, LBGTQIA+, BIPOC voices. Speculative fiction, horror, fantasy, contemporary. Big fan of underdogs, flawed characters, impossible situations. #mswl #ya #mg #pb #gn
XIRAN, Chinese History Educational Memer @XiranJayZhaoso in late imperial China, the dominance of women in the silk industry of Shunde, Guangdong allowed them to reject marriages to men and live together in Golden Orchid sororities. the lesbians were able to form marriage-like bonds via hair-combing ceremonies (1/?) pic.twitter.com/KpwvkTbGpo
well I know what's going to be on my next queer fantasy romance #MSWL
I've said this before, but I'm looking for a proposal for a sweet Hallmark story about 2 guys falling in love, Christmas or not. Have your agent DM me, or if you've published low-heat romance (esp. M/M), DM me yourself. #MSWL #WritingCommunity #publishing #TuesdayThoughts
A magic school book similar to IN OTHER LANDS. Give me your queer and/or POC protags, your questions of morality, how society should function, fluid gender dynamics, your charming creatures, painful growing up, learning to belong swoony romance, and enduring friendships. #MSWL