Romance

Tia Rose Mele @TiatheTiger · Feb 7

Also #mswl adult romance, women’s fiction, young adult, or middle grade set in Italy ❤️💛

Tia Rose Mele @TiatheTiger · Feb 7

#mswl an adult romance or middle grade set in Paris 😍

Dorian Maffei @DorianMaffei · Feb 6

I’d also specifically love a YA elevated beach read featuring a female/female romance subplot :) #MSWL

Ali Herring @HerringAli · Feb 6

Yo, someone send me some tropey category romance with a series in mind. I want cowboys and cowgirls and ranches and small towns. I’ll also take some medical drama. Please and thank you #MSWL

Amanda Leuck @MandiLeone · Feb 6

I am dying to read a YA romance featuring two neurodiverse characters. I want lots of tension. Maybe one character struggles to be mainstream (family expectations) and another makes it work with no ishts given. Please send this to me. #MSWL

Judi_Lauren @Judi__Lauren · Feb 5

#MSWL We're also actively seeking books for our Teen line. We love contemporary, whether it's humorous or on the darker, edgier side. Bonus points if it has a strong romantic subplot!

Susan @smnystoriak · Feb 4

#MSWL update! Looking for YA or A: clean Victorian romances; cozy mysteries with quirky sleuths; esp. if you have either with unreliable narrator. Any "artsy" connections would be a plus! Send QL+first 15 pages to submissions@goldenwheatliterary.com, with my name in the subj.

Judi_Lauren @Judi__Lauren · Feb 4

#MSWL for contemporary romances featuring cowboys. Would love to find one that fits our Bliss or Amara lines

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Feb 4

“In romance, I prefer there to be something more than “will they get together”—maybe they save the town/kingdom/galaxy?” @kurestinarmada #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Naomi Davis The Caffeinated @NaomisLitPix · Feb 3

I desperately want contemporary or fantasy romance novels with trans main characters where there is no bullshit transphobic reaction to the MCs transness from anyone anywhere ever. #MSWL

Stacey Donovan @Donovanesque · Feb 1

This month, @HallmarkPublish is OPEN TO UNAGENTED SUBMISSIONS and I can't WAIT to read! Complete guidelines here: bit.ly/2wajgQM #romance #mystery #MSWL

Alexandra Weiss @akaweiss · Feb 1

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

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · Jan 30

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

Moe Ferrara @inthesestones · Jan 29

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

Lauren’s the Worst (preorder now💁🏻‍♀️) @laurenspieller · Jan 29

#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

Stacey Donovan @Donovanesque · Jan 28

Walks-Softly 📚🌳 @Skytale_Writer

@Donovanesque Do you think it's safer to go with a Christmas novel, or do you seem to accept novels also for the beach, equally?

Great question. For romance, we do appreciate a seasonal tie-in, be it Christmas (must have snow), winter (ditto), spring, June weddings, summer, or fall harvest. We don't need a seasonal tie-in for mysteries, and we don't do mystery at Christmas. #hallmark #MSWL

Stacey Donovan @Donovanesque · Jan 28

Responding to DMs: you don't give Hallmark any rights to your story just by submitting. Until we offer you a contract and you sign it, your story belongs only to you. #MSWL #romance #mystery

Naomi Davis The Caffeinated @NaomisLitPix · Jan 27

#MSWL Please please please adult epic fantasy that delves into class politics or social issues in societies I've never seen before, with articulate female/nb/trans MAIN characters & explosive stakes. Lots of magic, lots of emotion, romance welcome!