I love YA fantasy and I’m looking for diverse stories and #ownvoices here. Where are the Latinx witches and kingdoms? Take me to places based off of cultures like my own, and not like my own. I like contemp, court intrigue, plot twists and tropes (and spins on tropes too) #MSWL
Chelsey Emmelhainz @CKEmmelhainzMy current #MSWL:
- toxic female friendships
- spooky suspense (maybe w/ supernatural/horror bent)
- suspense featuring cults and witches (a la, THE CRAFT)
- family dysfunction + messed up secrets
- female serial killers
It appears my #MSWL list is evergreen, because I'm definitely still hunting for all these elements in my mystery/suspense/women's fiction submissions...
It's January 15 & that means I'm now open to queries again -- and hungry to find some new talent for the new year! Send me your lyrical MG fantasy, your heartfelt MG contemp, your weird and/or witchy YA, your adult or YA romcoms, and anything else amazing. #mswl
Andrea Walker @_AndreaWalker_I’d love a #PB that’s a lyrical exploration of the stars, moon, and/or Mars.
A #MG at space camp.
Or #YA Historical in a town close to the Kennedy Space Center during the Apollo program.
Nonfiction- anything and everything space
#MSWL for 2019
In YA, I’m dying for a
- twisty psychological thriller
- dark sister story
- glimmering fantasy that’s grounded in reality
- contemporary witch story
- historical fantasy
I’m open to most things in YA, so if you think we’d be a good fit, query the agency! #MSWL
Henrietta Rose-Innes🎲 @HenriettaRISealed flask containing a witch, c 1850. Obtained from old woman in village near Hove, Sussex, around 1915. She remarked: "They do say there be a witch trapped in it, and if you let un out there'll be a peck 'o trouble."
Spellbound exhibition, Ashmolean. Glass, cork, silver, wax pic.twitter.com/j5LKqqpoMk
Tiffany Shelton 🕯️⛤🌙 @TiffanyDiahannI'm going to keep shouting this out into the ether until I get it: GIVE ME CONTEMPORARY WITCHES! #MSWL #YA #Adult
I’m still begging for this!! #MSWL (please no satan-worship)
Tiffany Shelton, Witch🕯️⛤🌙 @TiffanyDiahannI'm going to keep shouting this out into the ether until I get it: GIVE ME CONTEMPORARY WITCHES! #MSWL #YA #Adult
#MSWL Charmed or Practical Magic adjacent for me, please.
Cornell William Brooks @CornellWBrooks“And I'd rather be a corpse than a coward.” Mary Ellen Pleasant
Fascinating story of a Black woman who passed for White,
declared herself Black,
and served her people as a leader while being called a witch
—150+ yrs ago. #BlackHistory twitter.com/kqednews/statu…
If this isn't a #MSWL I don't know what is.