Posted by: Kathy Temean | August 2, 2022

Agent Lynnette Novak – The Seymour Agency

Agent Lynnette Novak

Prior to joining The Seymour Agency, Lynnette spent 17 years freelance editing. She worked with new writers, advanced writers, as well as the New York Times and the USA Today bestselling authors.

Lynnette earned a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Manitoba, where she specialized in English and French. She excelled in Advanced Creative Writing in university and studied writing for children and teens through the Institute of Children’s Literature. She was a Pitch Wars mentor in 2015 and 2016. Both her mentees acquired an agent.

Although Lynnette was born and raised in Manitoba, Canada, she now lives in Minnesota with her husband, twin girls, and many pets. Her personal interests include reading, writing, exercising at the gym (okay, that’s a love/hate relationship), working on an assortment of crafts, all things having to do with animals (if she could own a farm, zoo, and animal shelter, she would), and enjoying time with family and friends.

She loves dark and suspenseful, mysterious twists, unique worlds, light and funny, a good love story, and lots of voice. Lynnette is always looking for diverse and LGBTQ+ authors and wants to share more of these marginalized voices with the world.

Currently looking for: (Always looking for marginalized voices, diversity, and LGBTQ+!!!)

In adult fiction: thrillers, psychological suspense, contemporary romance, romantic comedy, and mysteries (traditional, amateur sleuth, and cozy).

In young adult fiction: thrillers, psychological suspense, horror, contemporary, mysteries, and fantasy.

In middle grade fiction: contemporary, horror, fantasy, action/adventure, mystery, humor, and novels in verse.

In children’s fiction: picture books (non-rhyming preferred).

In graphic novels: chapter books, early readers, MG, and YA.

Not Looking For: Historical romance, inspirational romance, paranormal romance, romantic suspense, Christian fiction, adult sci-fi, or adult fantasy.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should be emailed to https://QueryManager.com/QueryLynnetteNovak

Please paste your query and first five pages in the body of the email. Do NOT send attachments, unless requested. Thanks!

To Query: https://QueryManager.com/QueryLynnetteNovak

Email for Other Concerns: lynnette@theseymouragency.com

Twitter: @Lynnette_Novak

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


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  1. Awesome! Thanks, Kathy!

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