Notes from the Slushpile: Intern Edition

As a writer myself, I know that querying brings on a particular kind of panic unlike just about anything else in the world. We’re filled with terror that the tiniest mistake is going to bring our careers crashing down around our ears FOREVER. That our hard work is going off to be laughed at or … Read more

Let’s Do Lunch, MSWL Style

Monica here, literary agent with Odom Media Management and #MSWL board member. One classic staple of the networking process for agents is to find time to grab a coffee, or drinks, or lunch with an editor. The best part of an agent/editor date is usually about 30 minutes in, when you’re done with small talk and … Read more

Welcome to Manuscript Wish List 3.0!

Hello! I am so excited to welcome you to Manuscript Wish List 3.0! As you know, the #MSWL board is constantly generating ideas. But for years, so many of the things we wanted—things on our, well, wish lists—weren’t possible without advanced technical know-how (or, you know, venture capital of the variety you get on Shark … Read more

What’s New, What’s Ahead

Welcome to the Manuscript Wish List site (or as we like to call it, Manuscript Wish List 3.0). In addition to simply looking better, there are a bunch of new features both available now and in the works. Drumroll please… What’s new right now Agents and editors can create their own accounts and update their … Read more

The #PitMatch Agents + Editors Team Announced!

As you know, this is something brand new brought to you by #MSWL and #PitMad. And it’s all happening Thursday, February 11, 1-4 EST.  We’ve enlisted the help of 28 literary cupids to make those matches–hopefully resulting in pairs that work happily together ever after. (Want to see the author team? Check out Brenda Drake’s … Read more

#MSWL and #PitMad bring you #PitMatch!

Oh, Internet. Have we got something for you. The lovely and talented Brenda Drake, of #PitMad, Pitch Madness, Pitch Wars, and many more of your favorite events is teaming up with #MSWL and Manuscript Wish List® this Valentine’s Day (actually February 11, 1-4 EST) to bring you…#PitMatch! You know how both #MSWL and #PitMad move so … Read more