OwnVoices

Naomi Davis The Caffeinated @NaomisLitPix · 31 Dec 2018

ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS #MSWL - Diversity in all its beautiful forms. Stories that ask important questions. Neurodiverse voices and characters welcome. Lots of #ownvoices.

Ali Herring @HerringAli · 26 Dec 2018

#MSWL a near-future America faces some cataclysm where we are the ones fleeing south to the safety of Mexico (no zombies pls, more real world). Except there’s a wall keeping us out. #POC #ownvoices author pls. Mexican protag dealing w/ US immigrants. Dual POV maybe?

Erica Bauman @Erica_Bauman · 21 Dec 2018

1) I always want to see more writers with #ownvoices stories, across all genres and ages. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · 17 Dec 2018

Want more insight into what I’m looking for and what my favorites are? Check out my post on Manuscript Wish List! #MSWL manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jess…

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · 17 Dec 2018

Feeling FOMO after reading two new deals--one an Indian-American #ownvoices debut, the other about an American woman and her life in India with her husband. More of this in 2019, please. #MSWL

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · 17 Dec 2018

Goals for 2019 inspired by @NaomisLitPix & @SoCalledYALife
- Stop using "I think" so much
- Help the Agents of @bookendslit achieve their goals
- Rep more psychl suspense & women's fiction--especially diverse & own voices to my list. #MSWL

James McGowan @jamerrson · 12 Dec 2018

Send me your #ownvoices and diverse books! I want to read your stories. I want to be a part of bringing them to shelves.

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · 11 Dec 2018

I want more diverse books and #ownvoices stories. I'd like to see books set in other countries like CRAZY RICH ASIANS or NEXT YEAR IN HAVANA. #MSWL

Stacey Donovan @Donovanesque · 10 Nov 2018

I would LOVE more cute, sweet romance submissions with black, Asian, or Latino main characters! 65K or more, winter, Valentine’s Day, or spring esp. ❄️❤️🌸Agents, I’d love to get these as proposals, too! #MSWL #Hallmark #OwnVoices #amwriting #publishing

Adria Goetz @adriamgoetz · 30 Oct 2018

A lyrical #OwnVoices PB about a house blessing (or cleansing) ceremony/ritual. There are so many beautiful traditions out there from different cultural/religious backgrounds. #MSWL

Linda Epstein @LindaEpstein · 26 Oct 2018

REMINDER: I'll be closed to queries after midnight EST October 31st. I'm currently open only to #YA by #ownvoices & #POC authors & I'm looking for realistic contemporary; magical realism; SciFi; speculative fiction; romantic; feminist; or Jewish. #mswl #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · 24 Oct 2018

Middle grade manuscripts? Can you hear me calling? Looking for MG: fantasy, sci-fi, cont., mystery & more. Bring all the childhood feels with you! MG authors, paste query & 1st 5 pages in email & send to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. #MSWL #diversity #ownvoices

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · 22 Oct 2018

Attention MG & YA authors: I'm eager to find a contemporary MS to add to my list. I'm especially looking for an issues book that doesn't feel like it is or something unique. Send query & 1st 5 pages to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. #MSWL #diversity #ownvoices

Carly Watters @carlywatters · 18 Oct 2018

My #MSWL is here: carlywatters.com/2018/04/09/201… I'm looking for a whole lot of #ownvoices fiction and platform driven non-fiction. Submission instructions linked to on the page too.