Katie Zhao 💛 THE FALLEN HERO out 10/13 ✨ @ktzhaoauthorOne thing I'd love to see publishing do is buy more quiet stories by marginalized creators. Whenever I pitch a new project, I feel like I have to use ‼️BIG FLASHY COMPS‼️
Marginalized authors deserve to tell quiet stories, too. Happy stories. Stories where we can just...exist.
Sometimes the quiet stories can be more powerful than the flashy ones. Contemporary, historical, upmarket, literary, or women's fiction by BIPOC, LGBTQ+ authors #MSWL
Julia P. McCarthy @thejumblesAll I want in this hellish timeline is a BIPOC-centered cottagecore YA novel. Give me cozy woods and mushrooms and nettle tea and mysteries and gentle queer romances!
Well, hello, #MSWL
SelineSigil @SelineSigil9Studies into healing revealed that full moon amplified the electrical charge in living cells. A sensitive voltmeter,attached to a tree picked up a faint electrical force. However, at the time of the full moon, this force soared upward on the scale. equinoxastrology.com/LunarLore.htm pic.twitter.com/70e4zE9bWr
Me After Watching Teen Witch and all four Halloweentown movies: MORE WITCHES.
So Salem witches historical or contemporary MG/YA/Adult but make it Black. Also, BIPOC witches forever and ever. #MSWL
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.
Con Todo @contodonetflixVampires Vs. The Bronx is a horror-comedy film from director Oz Rodriguez about teens fighting to save the Bronx from a vampire invasion.
Starring Jaden Michael, Gerald W. Jones III, Gregory Diaz IV, Joel “The Kid Mero” Martinez, Method Man & more, it's out on Netflix Oct. 2nd! pic.twitter.com/DQUWJq18sG
What do my eyes behold 😍 Vampires, horror, and a POC cast--this is #mswl all the way
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
Hello #PitMad participants! I'm looking for fresh new voices, especially highlighting #BV and #POC pov's.
My #MSWL includes #MG #Thriller and #NF.
If I ❤️your tweet please send your query and 3 sample chapters to my attn at email@example.com with #s in subject line. Ty!
I’m really craving cookbooks that bring non-Eurocentric food into people’s home kitchens, or cookbooks or food narratives by BIPOC chefs that shine a light on food as the heart of a community or culture. #MSWL
Karen Strong @KarenMusingsI truly don't want to hear any more from publishers when they say Black characters are not relatable because it's a flat out lie. I rebuke this.
GIVE ME ALL THE BLACK CHARACTERS! #MSWL
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…
As promised, I'll be doing my top 10 #mswl requests to count down to the reopening of my query box at 1 AM EDT! To note, I'm looking to advocate and support authors from underrepresented communities. Their submissions (especially BIPOC and trans voices) will take priority.