Debbie Carter is an independent literary agent actively seeking book manuscripts with merit for adults, teens & children. See www.museliterary.com for interests and query guidelines. Twitter: @MuseLiterary
Query first with one- to two-paragraph synopsis and description of your background and favorite authors. Email queries preferred, with no attachments. In the subject line of your email please write Q: followed by a description of your book. Unsolicited manuscripts will be returned unopened. Multiple submissions ok.
NOTE: If I don’t respond within two weeks, please try again.
AREAS OF INTEREST:
Narrative nonfiction about extraordinary people and experiences in memoir/biography, home & lifestyle, travel, history, pop culture, music and the arts, New York, Americana, nostalgia, antiques and anything not mentioned here that writers think may interest me. Not interested in topics related to medical, health, psychology, science, technology, finance, business, politics, religion/spirituality, abuse or victimhood, sports, pets, cooking, food or true crime.
· Multicultural and international fiction that’s relatable to American readers
· Mysteries/thrillers/suspense novels
· Mainstream fiction excluding romance, chick lit, sci fi, high fantasy, folktales, horror, religious/spiritual fiction, gratuitous violence or the sentimental
. Historical fiction, 17th to 20th centuries
· Literary novels
. Children's and teen multicultural fiction, mysteries & thrillers, historical fiction, animal stories, fantasy grounded in reality, narrative and serious nonfiction. Special projects: Looking for writers with experience as exchange students for a new middle grade series. Note to picture book writers: Will only consider writers who have at least three complete manuscripts and who’ve taken workshops in writing for young children.