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Ms. Beth Marshea

Ladderbird Literary Agency

MA



Website: ladderbird.com

Twitter: busybethm

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Sapphire_Demoness
Jun 27, 2022 11:43 pm


#MoodPitch request: 9th April 2022
FQ: 10th April 2022
Full Request: 28th June 2022
Sent full: 28th June 2022
90K Adult contemporary romance
from mammmm
Jun 17, 2022 10:43 am


Adult fantasy 77k
FQ 1/03/2022
Full Request 1/04/2022
Sent full 2/04/2022
Rejected 17/06/2022
from ijsparks01
Jun 11, 2022 4:53 pm


Form Query: 4/5/22
Form Rejection: 6/10/22
YA Fantasy, 92k
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Apr 02, 2022 10:07 am


Polite form rejection @ 30 days.
from EWDavid
Apr 01, 2022 3:31 pm


Query: 3/30/2022
Rejection: 4/01/2022
LGBT/Urban Fantasy 110,000 words

Polite form rejection.
from EwoksOverPorgs
Mar 25, 2022 1:01 pm


117K Adult Fantasy (BIPOC +LGBT + #ownvoices)
Queried 3/25/22
from ZedHolmes
Mar 05, 2022 9:16 am


11/1/21 - query
1/19/22 - full request (but with a note that she was a bit on the fence about it)
1/23/22 - sent full manuscript
3/5/22 - rejected

92k queer romance
from c_rush
Mar 01, 2022 12:35 pm


FQ: 01/13/22
Nudge with offer of rep: 02/25/22
Polite step aside: 03/01/22

Adult science fiction. 85,000 words.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 28, 2022 9:33 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from hillsounds
Jan 27, 2022 11:40 pm


Query: 12/29/21
Full request (!): 1/28

Upper MG epic fantasy, 53k
from kaseyalexander
Jan 18, 2022 11:00 am


FQ: 12/01/21
Nudge with offer of rep: 01/15/22
Kind pass due to time constraints: 01/18/22

"This looks like a great book and right up my alley, but I'm afraid the timing isn't right for me. I wish so much success with your new agent and in your publishing career!"

94k LGBTQ+ YA Contemporary w/ fantasy elements
from VeronicaMars
Jan 08, 2022 12:35 pm


Queried 10/06/2021
Rejection 1/08/2021

I actually kind of forgot this particularly query after a while. I saw it as unanswered and just let it go.
from ShaynaGrissom
Jan 04, 2022 3:10 pm


Queried Fantasy - 1/4/22
from heyitsLex
Dec 12, 2021 11:32 am


Not querying in the end. She doesn't seem like a bad agent, just not interested in my side of writing.

YA Adventure Romance 120k
from davegoodman
Nov 19, 2021 12:52 am


Form query - 02/11/2021, SF, 105k
Query withdrawn due to offer of rep 19/11/2021

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