As a literary agent I specialize in genre fiction–meaning romance, fantasy, science fiction, horror, mysteries, suspense, thrillers, etc.–as well as children’s middle-grade and young-adult books.
My job, and I love it, is to find super-talented writers with unrealized publishing dreams and help make those dreams come true. I am very selective about taking on new clients since the publishing industry has become so narrow in its focus and harsh in its treatment of debut and midlist authors. Projects from my clients must have stellar world building, characters that leap off the page, pacing that is relentless and a story that entices the reader to take its journey with the characters.
My assistant Laura Cummings and I will consider queries in all types of science fiction, fantasy, horror, romance, mystery, thrillers, children’s middle grade, and young adult fiction if you email query us with the equivalent of the first 10 double-spaced pages (no prologues) and a very brief synopsis (1-2 pages) at email@example.com. No attachments, please. (Hint: Save your submission and synopsis in plain text or .rtf before you paste it into the body of your email. That eliminates all spacing problems and weird characters…er, unless you feature weird characters in your story then they remain intact!)