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Ms. Rachel Petty

The Blair Partnership

London



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Website: www.theblairpartnership.com

Twitter: Rachel_petty_

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from SteveDevlin
Jan 19, 2023 6:01 pm


emailed query 1/1/23
Rejected 1/19/23

15k Chapter Book
from bgtgauthor
Jan 19, 2023 10:25 am


Both her website and confirmation email seem to imply that Rachel responds to all queries, but given how her timeline looks, I'm beginning to wonder if that's actually true.

EQ: 6/28/22
Nudge per website/confirmation email guidelines: 10/28/2022.
Form Rej: 1/19/2023

Not optimistic about this one. I suspect, as a newer agent, she didn't realize how many queries she would be getting and thought she'd be able to respond to them all. I wouldn't be at all shocked if her guidelines in the near future change to become a "No Response Means No" policy, as that seems to be the direction she's going based on her QT timeline.

*Edit* Wow. She actually got back to me. It took over 6 months, so I wasn't expecting it. Always nice to have closure though!
from Claire_47
Dec 01, 2022 3:15 pm


EQ:19/09/22
ER:01/dez/2022
middle grade horror 47k
from mmoorea
Oct 18, 2022 2:23 pm


EQ: 9/6/22
ER: 18/10/22
83K YA Contemporary Sci-fi
from Claire_47
Sep 19, 2022 7:51 pm


EQ:19/09/22
middle grade horror 47k
from Catsamoa79
Sep 06, 2022 11:16 am


EQ: 6/11/22
CNR: 7/28/22
ER: 9/6/22
from bobo3080
Jul 28, 2022 3:41 am


Queried - 27 July 22 Upper MG Fantasy 68k
from Varsha
Jul 22, 2022 6:29 am


Queried - 15 July 22
Full request - 20 July 22
Request for more material - 21 July 22
from GenFord
Jul 14, 2022 3:29 pm


EQ: 7/14/2022

YA PNR 99k
from EOG2304
Jun 07, 2022 1:38 pm


I'm so lucky to have signed with Rachel in March as one of her first authors before she even read my manuscript (she loved the synopsis). I got an offer of rep within 24 hours. She truly is a dream agent!

Good luck everyone!

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