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Ms. Melissa Richeson

Storm Literary Agency

P.O. Box 40

Mound, MN 55364


AAR Member: No

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Online Form: Closed

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from LIMAMA1956
Aug 16, 2021 3:12 pm

Looks like she is doing freelance editing now per her Twitter timeline.
from erinquill8
Aug 16, 2021 10:35 am

8/16/21 I CNR’d and withdrew my query considering the message above on QT indicates Melissa is no longer a literary agent.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 15, 2021 5:56 pm

Profile Update: No longer working as a literary agent.
from erinquill8
Aug 13, 2021 11:07 am

FQ: 13 Aug 2021, Friday

600 word PB
from cey519
Aug 10, 2021 11:40 am

EQ: 7/28/21
Full request: 8/8/21
Rejection: 8/10/21 - fastest full rejection ever, lol
from Catsamoa79
Aug 09, 2021 1:33 pm

EQ: 7/28/21
ER: 8/8/21
Form letter
from NicoEcenarro
Jul 30, 2021 12:23 pm

QM: 7/30/21

PB - odd there's no way to upload a book dummy PDF for author-illustrator.
from LouiseCottrell
Jul 23, 2021 5:28 pm

Online Query: 7/13/21
Emailed Rejection: 7/23/21
MG Literary 43,000 words

Polite but standard rejection email
from d5johansen
Jul 22, 2021 9:53 pm


from writebikehike
Jul 13, 2021 12:53 pm

FQ: 7/8
FR: 7/12
appreciate the quick response
from ImGeorge
Jul 03, 2021 10:03 am

FQ: 5/26 PB
PR: 7/3 Kind response: Too similar to a current project, open to future submissions.
from ktwills79
Jul 02, 2021 12:41 pm

FQ: 7/1
FR: 7/2

PB, 105 words; Form rejection, but at least she was fast!
from PriscillaKW
Jun 30, 2021 9:27 pm

FQ: 6/25/21
FR: 6/30/21

from MargaretZ
Jun 02, 2021 4:31 pm

FQ: 6/1/21
FR: 6/2/21

Rhyming concept PB
from jmilera
May 15, 2021 3:48 pm

EQ: 5/12/21
ER: 5/15/21


Rejection letter was a shorter version of the ones listed below. No details or encouragement to submit future work.

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