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Ms. Nicole Payne

Golden Wheat Literary



Website: GoldenWheatLiterary.com

Blog: tnicolepayne.blogspot.com

Twitter: tnicolepayne

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from curlygirlknepper
May 14, 2022 9:34 pm


4/27/22 - Email Query - query letter, synopsis, first 3 chapters of MS
78K - YA/NA Contemporary Romance

4/27/22 - Nicole emailed me to say that she's no longer accepting email queries and to use the form (included link). I feel really stupid, but I'm happy that she didn't toss me aside for that reason alone. Needless to say, I immediately completed the query form.

5/14/22 - Full Request...I just about peed myself after reading the email. Now to keep praying...
from srfinchbird
May 09, 2022 7:30 pm


5/9/22 -- queried via email per agency website, only to go onto here and realize what a terrible mistake I've made (insert here a loud angry groan at what I've done)
I just re-queried via form, and I'm hoping that she forgives me, haha. I'm unsure my book is a perfect fit since she seems to prefer romance, but she did have a sci-fi option, and my book has Christianity in its worldbuilding, so here goes nothing!

100,000-word sci-fi/medieval adult fiction
from Catsamoa79
Apr 24, 2022 2:31 pm


EQ: 4/23/22
ER: 4/24/22
Form letter
from Shaina
Apr 24, 2022 11:16 am


YA Contemporary
Form Query-April 23
Rejection-April 24

"Thank you for sending your work. After careful consideration, I will have to pass on this manuscript. I'm afraid the writing wasn't strong enough for me to request more. I wish you the best of luck in your future writing endeavors"
from Woodside
Apr 19, 2022 4:00 pm


FORM Query 4/17/2022
Adult Espionage Thriller 77,000 words
ER 4/19/2022 Very short form letter.
from diddy3200
Apr 13, 2022 9:12 am


@TiffanyRenea this is what it said on her MWL: As an Agent at Golden Wheat Literary, we accept both spiritual and secular books. As long as your manuscript's elements can all be true without any part of God's Word needing to put aside or be discounted, it is acceptable for submission.
from TiffanyRenea
Mar 24, 2022 6:33 am


Question: I notice this is a Christian- religious agency. Would they have an issue with supernatural/fantasy as long as it’s not dark/gory?
from banaesma
Mar 23, 2022 8:01 pm


FQ: 23 March, 2022
Form rejection same day

Nice and quick lol

Adult 83k LitFic
from cwbuecheler
Mar 23, 2022 6:27 pm


FQ 3/22/22
EQ 3/23/22 - polite form

Dark Fantasy 96K
from Finch_dubois3
Mar 19, 2022 9:20 am


Query sent: Mar 14
Query rejection: Mar 19
YA sci-fi/ action adventure WC 66,000
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 18, 2022 6:32 pm


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager. Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 14, 2022 12:13 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

Thanks lefthandedwriter. (Though I wish she would unpin her tweet from November saying she is closed.)
from lefthandedwriter
Mar 14, 2022 12:06 pm


March 1st tweet:
Nicole Payne is taking queries
@tnicolepayne
In honor of the start of the new month & my now empty inbox, I am officially opening to queries. Currently looking for adult fiction right now (ie: romantic comedies, romance, adult SFF, thriller/mystery, literary etc) but if you have something from my wishlist, send it my way!
from CourtneyElliott
Jan 12, 2022 2:36 pm


EQ: 11/2/21
FR: 1/12/22 (sent same day)

Very kind email request where she even apologized for taking so long. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that she enjoys my story.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 07, 2021 4:55 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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