Some #MSWL additions that I want right now… secret passageways in old houses, fully illustrated chapter books for all ages, Enola Holmes vibes, epistolary gothic horror with multiple narrators (like Dracula), fiber arts (Fiction or NF), STEM books heavy on the M.
Hi writer friends! I'm officially reopening to queries!
I'm especially excited about ✨children's books✨: author/illustrators, nature/STEM/nonfiction, graphic novels, and refreshing, original MG and YA.
#mswl #amquerying (1/3)
Lisa Amstutz @LJAmstutzI'm excited to share that I will be opening to queries again on 10/5! My guidelines are on the @StormLiterary website. #amagenting
Super specifics things I’m looking for that you should definitely send if you have it
- middle grade National Treasure
- a hobbyist who raises bees
- YA Pose
- Black femmes in STEM
- asexual characters
- Black chess players
- terrifying MG horror
Alexandra Weiss @akaweissOkay ya'll, I'm opening up to queries next Monday (Valentine's Day!). I can't wait to dive back into submissions and sign some incredibly talented writers and illustrators this year.
As for what I'm looking for... 🧵
I'm always looking for MG & YA fiction; graphic novels (early reader - YA); nonfiction for all ages (STEM, social justice, little known history); author-illustrated PBs; projects by BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, neurodiverse & disabled creators. #MSWL
#GN horror, contemporary, HF, retelling, mythology
#CB/early readers anything goes for fiction. For NF STEM, Bios of little know historical figures
I love books that show all the brilliant colors of my community 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️ and underrepresented voices
I open to #queries on Jan 17-Feb 17. Here's my #MSWL
#PB anything goes for fiction. For NF STEM
#MG for fiction horror, contemporary, adventure, HF. For NF field/nature guides
#YA horror, contemporary, retellings, HF, romance. For NF cookbooks, STEM, Inspirational
Picture Books #MSWL
☑️ break down gender stereotypes
☑️ variety of family structures
🚫 Anthropomorphism (objects/animals)
🚫 Issue books, saviorism, or "inspirational" (written to center the dominant narrative of "overcoming" an identity
As a female engineer I am looking for middle grade, YA and PB about girls in STEM. All genres. Who achieve their goals thru bravery and not necessarily confidence. I want some real models not role models for our young women. #mswl #WritingCommnunity