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Full Agent Profile: Shawna McCarthy



NAME

Shawna McCarthy

AGENCY
The McCarthy Agency, LLC
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
McCarthylit@aol.com
AGENCY WEB SITE




FICTION GENRES
Science Fiction | Mystery | Fantasy | Romance
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Science

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Specializes in science fiction and fantasy
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE
    • Email: query only via McCarthylit@aol.com (She responds only if she's interested)

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She is the founding editor of the bestselling fantasy magazine, "Realms of Fantasy"
    • Former Senior Editor at Bantam and Workman Publishing
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    A Hidden Place
    Author:   Robert Charles Wilson
    Genres:   Fantasy
    Publisher:   Time Warner Books UK; (July 26, 1990)
    In the hard years of the Depression, young Travis lives with his uncle and aunt; upstairs lives the mysterious Anna who says she's going to be "changing", and she needs Travis's help...for purposes she won't explain
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    The Chronoliths
    Author:   Robert Charles Wilson
    Genres:   Science Fiction
    Publisher:   Tor Books; (August 2001)
    Scott Warden is living a careless expatriate life on the beaches of 21st century Thailand when a monolithic pillar appears in the jungle; the artifact is a chronolith, a memorial commemorating the conquest of Thailand--20 years in the future, and more chronoliths appear, celebrating future victories to devastating effects, forcing Warden to literally must race against time in order to find a way to change the future--which has already happened
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    Bloom
    Author:   Wil McCarthy
    Genres:   Science Fiction
    Publisher:   Del Rey Books; 1st ed edition (September 1, 1998)
    the total engulfment of Earth and the planets of the inner solar system by mycora, a manmade species of self-replicating fungus that has developed a ravenous appetite for inorganic matter, the remnants of the human race have fled to the moons of Jupiter; but When a group of researchers sends a manned probe toward the sun on a voyage of reconnaissance and exploration, their discoveries lead to a shocking and world-altering transformation
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    How to Write for Animation
    Author:   Jeffrey Scott
    Genres:   How-To
    Publisher:   Overlook Press; 1st edition (June 2002)
    With step-by-step instructions, award-winning animation writer Scott details every stop on the road from inspiration to production, with sections on premises, outlines, storyboards, treatments, description, and dialogue, and much more
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    Judgment Day
    Author:   Jane Jensen
    Genres:   Science Fiction
    Publisher:   Del Rey; (October 3, 2000)
    For thousands of years, sacred texts have predicted the end of the world; the prophets have always proved false--until now
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    The Usurper's Crown: A Novel of Isavalta
    Author:   Sarah Zettel
    Genres:   Fantasy
    Publisher:   Tor Books; 1st edition (April 1, 2003)
    When Medeoan, the young sorceress-empress of Isavalta, marries for love and political reasons, she defies her lifelong teacher and mentor Avanasy's strong opposition and exiles him; but the teacher's reservations about Kacha are confirmed he prepares war against neighboring Hung Tse, and Avanasy is summoned back, along with his new love, Ingrid, to help save Medeoan and Isavalta
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    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/McCarthy/
    This is the agency's webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency