Putting out a #mswl call for:
ANYTHING #horror. I want to be scurred. 🧟♂️👻💀
ANYTHING #lgbtq. Need more romance/nonfiction esp.🏳️🌈👩🏿🤝👩🏻👨🏼🤝👨🏾
#Fantasy from #ownvoices authors repping their culture/backgrounds🧜🏻🧚🏻♂️🧞♀️🧝🏽🧙🏻♀️
C.H. Armstrong (Cathie) @C_H_ArmstrongI'M OPEN TO ADULT QUERIES, today through 9/16. See thepurcellagency.com & follow submission guidelines. ADULT ONLY #Romance #WomensFiction & #Suspense. NO YA THIS TIME, but watch this space.
#MSWL #amquerying #WritingCommunity
#RomCom #BIPOC #LGBTQ #ownvoices pic.twitter.com/Ia6lLW7EF9
2 more days! #MSWL: Adult Romance--RomCom, Contemp, Regency, American Historical, Paranormal. Favorite authors: @RachVD @Handbagjunkie #JuliaQuinn @mstessabailey @LaurenBlakely3 @courtneymilan @KarenMMoning (Highlander Series...still need to read Fever Series), @HHoangWrites
Dahlia Adler @MissDahlELamaI know seeing Bad Queer Lit Takes on Twitter gets really anxiety inducing for authors, so lemme tell you as someone who gets piles of requests for very specific queer recs every day: all the things you fear no one wants are wanted very badly by somebody.
My favorite novels are literary stories focused on family, relationships, sexuality, mental illness, or recovery.
In particular, stories that explore sexuality are near + dear to my heart. I needed those stories when I was a teen (and still need/love/want them today) #MSWL
(I love queer fiction and queer stories, from all parts of the sexuality and gender spectra, including coming out and coming of age stories but also just LGBTQ people doing normal stuff people in books can do - solve crimes, fall in love, makes mistakes and find themselves)
Hattie @hatteatimeI judge all my submissions on three criteria - strength of concept (is it marketable? is it individual? is it interesting?), confidence of voice (you get a sense of the fluency of a voice from one page alone) and sustained compelling storytelling (which I need a full ms to judge)
Right now I'm looking for contemporary fiction (both commercial and upmarket), historical fiction and crime fiction. I'm really keen to hear from diverse voices - BIPOC writers, LGBT writers, regional writers, disabled writers, working class writers, writers without a degree.
I'M OPEN TO ADULT QUERIES, today through 9/16. See thepurcellagency.com & follow submission guidelines. ADULT ONLY #Romance #WomensFiction & #Suspense. NO YA THIS TIME, but watch this space.
#MSWL #amquerying #WritingCommunity
#RomCom #BIPOC #LGBTQ #ownvoices
Jordan Blok @jordaanblokAt any given moment if you ask me what I’m doing I’m probably watching this couple that does lesbian mafia parent roleplay on TikTok pic.twitter.com/F51rNkYbDU
SLAMS #MSWL BUTTON!!!!!! NEED!
#MSWL Would really like to see some LGBTQ+ contemporary YA in my inbox when I’m back from vacation, so, agents, if you’ve got something you think I’d enjoy, please send it over! I love complex characters, and deep, emotional stories. Hooky concept + voice, please!
Specifically, I'd love...plus-sized heroines, manuscripts with disabled rep, lgbtq+ stories, a mystery/suspense series with a female protagonist that is an expert in a thinky field (like the Temperance Brennan series by Kathy Reichs), deep MG with a lot of emotional gravitas 2/
Lastly, my #1 #mswl is a YA or adult queer VICIOUS. I love the dynamic between Eli and Victor, and it doesn't have to be SFF, I just want that best-friends-turned-"I want to kill you" enemies with lots of sexual tension. To add to that, I love Killing Eve and need that as well.
A F/F sports romance. I'm shipping Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird, so if you have a story you'd comp to their story, please send it my way. Or you can comp it to Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris. Doesn’t have to be soccer either. #mswl 5/
tara 💫 open to queries 🎉 @Literary_TaraI had a dream where we went to this old house where an old lady lived, and she gave off creepy vibes that weren't natural. So after we all were assigned our rooms and everyone was asleep I went searching. There was a part of the house that was off limits. It was familiar to me...
My #2 #mswl queer horror stories in MG, YA, and adult. Horror in all shapes and sizes. I'm usually not a slasher or body horror person, though. I like psychological and supernatural, usually. Maybe something where the environment is the antagonist. Also... twitter.com/Literary_Tara/…
Tara 💫 queries open Sept 1st @Literary_TaraAnd with this in mind, I'd love to see books with sorting systems or the like. It's one of my favorites things. Hunger Game districts, Percy Jackson demi-god parents, Vampire Academy elementals, also ATLA elements, and so many more. #MSWL twitter.com/Charleywriting…
IN THE DREAM HOUSE, FRESHWATER, etc.
✨ all the queer horror! (YA and adult)
✨ complex + complicated mother/daughter, sister/sister, + best friend relationships
✨ more protagonists who are fat, trans/non-binary, mixed-race, dark-skinned, etc. (4/7)
✨ quirky/haunting MG set in new england (born-and-raised masshole here)
✨ vibrant MG adventures exploring black + brown joy
✨ LGBTQ+ historical fiction, especially in non-western contexts
✨ #ownvoices stories by indigenous people (2/7)
T.S. Ferguson, but socially distant @TeeEssHi I’m a gay editor and I love YA horror. I will never ask you to pull your horror punches or be less gay. Please write these and have your agents sub to me! twitter.com/brooksbenjamin…
Hi! I'm a queer agent and I want all the queer horror. Please thanks. #mswl