I badly want to see more first or second gen immigrant stories and ones that reflect the multi-generational experience in mg and YA. I want to read about others experiences and hopefully, see my own reflected as well. #MSWL
VERY hungry for some new middle grade projects right now - send me your #MG mysteries, heartfelt contemporary, #ownvoices projects #amquerying writers! #MSWL Oh, and some dark stuff too. #horror #darkfantasy
What a week. Gods of #MSWL: send me YA & MG that burns down white supremacy, misogyny, homophobia. Books to beat back the racists. Send me what terrifies them the most: your heart & humanity. More empathy today. Less intolerance tomorrow.
I follow so many incredible bakers on Instagram because I'm obsessed w/ fancy, colorful, and quirky cakes, and it's making me crave a contemporary #YA or #MG featuring a mc who has a passion for baking. Bonus points if it includes a fluffy romance or baking competition! 🎂 #MSWL
I've been reading THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT and realized how few kids' books there are about chess. Then today I read that on this day in history in 1994 "Peter Leko became the world's youngest-ever grand master in chess." Wouldn't this be a fascinating MG novel! #MSWL #WednesdayWishes
If I missed your #SFFpit pitch, paste query & 1st 5 pages in email. Adult: SFF, thriller, cont. romance, & mystery. YA: thriller, SFF, horror, mystery, & contemporary. MG: SFF, mystery, contemporary, & horror. querylynnette (@) theseymouragency (.)com #diversity #MSWL #ownvoices
It's true! I'm open to queries so hit me with your best shot: querymanager.com/query/mferrara
Not only that—but I'm now open to picture books! My list is definitely children's focused in PB, MG, and YA -- but I'm selectively looking at Adult SFF and romance! #MSWL
Elana Roth Parker @ElanaRothI feel like every single query I read tonight had a car crash and dead people in it. Is everyone okay? Do we need to talk?
So jumping off last night’s tweet…my threshold for suffering is pretty low. I’d love to see less punishing stuff in my inbox. More escapist. Fanciful. Fantastical. Inventive. Romantic. Just loads less…death? MG/YA. #mswl
#MSWL Lightning Round:
--MG with a unique hook and a focus on friendship
--f/f YA that explores the lines between friendship and romance
--Adult psychological thriller that *isn't* about a woman who might be crazy/imagining the whole thing
--Adult SFF that makes me cry
After what seems like an eternity of editing, tweaking & rearranging, my website is FINALLY finished!! Check it out for my up to date #mswl, recent #writingtips blog posts, & to see what about my authors' writing made me fall in love with their stories! kortneyprice.com
Seeking FRESH YA & MG novels with HEART & SOUL & BELLY LAUGHS & TEARS & DEPTH & LEVITY & VOICE VOICE VOICE VOICE & SETTING & SENSE OF PLACE &
Portfolios from ILLUSTRATORS.
That’s all. :)
#mswl #opencoopday #henandink
Finally updated my profile on the official #MSWL website. You can see the genres I'm acquiring including a few new ones including horror, suspense/thrillers, science fiction/fantasy, and I'm expanding into YA, MG and some nonfiction. manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/sari…
The New York Times @nytimes“Everyone freaked out. Nothing like this had ever happened in my work before." A mysterious painting was discovered behind a wall at a new Oscar de la Renta boutique in Paris. nyti.ms/2FQoecw
I LOVE hidden in plain sight discoveries like this. #MSWL a story with a jumping-off point like this, s’il vous plait, but turn it into middle grade & perhaps add some ✨magic✨!