#MSWL #PB #kidlit ❤️🏳️🌈
James and the Giant Peach but a PB and the MC is a #queer child who leaves home to embark on a wondrous, magical journey of self-discovery by himself. (Magical realism, loneliness, resilience, bravery, finding home/yourself.)
17. I *DO* want to see diversity in my inbox and in the world. *DO* send me LGBTQIA+ stories, diversity in families, etc.
I’m good with swears in books if it’s appropriately used/not overdone. Swearing for the sake of swearing in a 📖 is not my jam. (Even though I’m a swearer!)
So excited to announce that I'll be opening for queries next week on Monday!
My full #MSWL can be found on my website: leahnovamoss.wixsite.com/my-site/manuscript-wishlist
I can't wait to read your queries soon! I'll have a #MSWL thread up soon as well.
#amquerying #writingcommunity #amagenting
...crossover & cozy stories with magical elements; playful weird fiction from writers of marginalized identities; quirky or queer trade romance; cultural criticism; books about food, technology, and meaning-making... (3/7)
my #MSWL : stories by queer and trans writers, esp. ones that resist & subvert tropes of trauma, coming out, & transition; novels that make me laugh with their cleverness, wit, & peculiar specificity; grounded speculative fiction with a literary sensibility... (2/7)
#Adult #MSWL :
- LGBTQ+ romance & diverse casts
- romcoms especially!
- enemies to lovers, slow burn, villain/hero, love triangles
- psychological & cerebral horror with diversity!
- horror that stems from the real world & paranormal
- social commentary!
Good morning #WritingCommmunity & #amquerying authors! I am officially OPEN to queries for MG, YA, Adult Horror and LGBTQ+ Romance! 🎉
You can query me via my QueryManager link: QueryManager.com/asiobhan
My #MSWL is at aidensiobhan.com/mswl
I’m looking for… (1/5)
I am especially searching for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC stories!
To find more details on what I’m looking for, check out my website (aidensiobhan.com/MSWL)! I’ll be opening on the 5th at my QueryManager link (QueryManager.com/asiobhan) and I can’t wait to read all your exciting new books!
I will be open to MG, YA, and Adult.
MG - all genres, adventurous and diverse stories w/ high personal stakes, coming of age
YA - all genres, esp. fantasy! Fast paced, lush world building, clever voicey protags, trope-filled!
Adult - LGBTQ+ Romance & Horror
Flowing into September, here's what I would LOVE to see in my inbox: HORROR!!!! It's spooky time folks, and horror is probably my favorite genre. Let's see if we can tick that genre way up, especially from POC & queer writers. Ghosts are my absolute favorite. #MSWL
My bookshelf is 50% character-driven sff/speculative/spooky, 50% realistic contemporary/historical (coming-of-age romance, mystery/thriller, action-adventure, and verse novels), mostly by BIPOC, queer, or traditionally underrepresented folks, & my taste very much reflects that.
#MSWL Agents, I've been seeing some fantastic YA sff subs. I'll never say no to sff that captures my heart, but I'm also on the lookout for gorgeously written verse/prose, layered coming-of-age (historical or contemp) esp if it weaves in queer romance and/or mystery/suspense.
#amwriting #amquerying I want:
👀Psych&domestic suspense set behind closed doors of exotic/aspirational/unusual places
🦻Crime&thrillers w/ own voices disabled characters as main protagonists
👯♀️Historical crime&adventure w/ a focus on women’s stories and/or queer narratives #mswl
"Send me romance with queer protagonists, especially aro/ace-spec (eg. DELILAH GREEN DOESN'T CARE by Ashley Herring Blake, LOVE & OTHER DISASTERS by Anita Kelly, and THE ROMANTIC AGENDA by Claire Kann)."
Or maybe what you have is not like anything we've ever seen before - super gay, weird, and innovative with all the seemingly disparate threads somehow coming together & there's just no way I could've known to want something like your bonkers creation. Well! I might want it then.
GN: absurd, funny MG; fantasy/spec like This Was Our Pact; YA like The Prince and the Dressmaker, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up..., Genderqueer, Go with the Flow, The Magic Fish, beautiful coming-of-age like This One Summer that lingers w/you but make it all gay gay gay. 5/6
MG: character-driven fantasy/speculative/spooky; gorgeous verse novels; beautifully written coming-of-gender/gay stories w/ young people just beginning to come into their identity or discovering first love and crushes. Think Chiron in Moonlight when he's still a kid/preteen. 3/6