Thursday, December 15, 2016

December 2016: Entry 27


Category/Genre: YA/Historical Fantasy 

Manuscript Word Count: 77,000

Pitch: Ancient Asia. Yuri’s dynasty is falling. She faces a crossroads– forfeit her honor and spy for the new regime, or forfeit her life. AN EMBER IN THE ASHES meets DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE.


  1. Intriguing! I'd love to see your query in the body of an email, along with your first 50 pages and a synopsis in a word doc. Please send your materials to, with #PitchMAS in the subject line. I look forward to reading!

    -Lauren Spieller, TriadaUS Literary Agency

  2. Historical Fantasy set in Ancient Asia? This is SO my kind of thing. I'd love to see more! Please send your query, synopsis, and FULL ms to kisa(at)REUTS(dot)com or submit via the form on our website:

    Please ensure you add your pitch to the body of your email, and have #PitchMAS in your subject line.

    Thanks! And good luck! :)

    Kisa Whipkey
    Acquisitions & Editorial Director
    REUTS Publications

  3. I'm interested in taking a look at this! Please send query and manuscript to with "PITCHMAS - for Becky Herrick" in the subject line. Thanks!

    - Becky Herrick, Sky Pony Press

    1. Ack--the email is (need to proofread myself!

  4. This sounds great, please do email me the full manuscript and query letter!

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    I look forward to hearing from you.

    All the best,


    Mark Gottlieb
    Literary Agent
    Trident Media Group, LLC
    41 Madison Avenue, Floor 36
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 333-1506

  5. I'd love to take a look! Please send the first 50 pages attached as a word document to: rena (at) thedeborahharrisagency (dot) com
    Rena Rossner

  6. This sounds exciting! Please send the full manuscript as a word document to andrea (at) transatlantic agency (dot) com with #Pitchmasrequest and the title in the subject line.
    Thank you,
    Andrea Cascardi
    Transatlantic Agency

  7. I would love to take a look! Please email the full manuscript as a word document.
    thank you,
    Kevan Lyon

  8. I missed including my email!

  9. I'd love to see this. Please submit the query and full to my attention (Theresa Cole) here:

  10. This is SOOOO right up my alley!

    Please send the FULL + synopsis + query to and cc:

    Make sure to indicate REQUESTED PITCHMAS in the header.

    Thanks so much! Happy holidays!

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