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Ms. Taj McCoy

Rees Literary Agency



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from 6lessin9
Nov 23, 2022 9:33 pm

FQ: 10/6
Kind personalized rejection + invitation to R&R: 11/23

(NA Speculative Thriller, 135K [yes she specified that one of the reasons for rejection was the word count])
from honeybeehorror
Nov 21, 2022 8:57 am

About one month between the query and the full request. Full forwarded to another agent at Rees within 90 days, which I am still excited about. Fingers crossed because I'd love to work with this agency!
from wirdschonklappen
Nov 19, 2022 2:12 pm

Agents have said many times that nudging (unless you do it one day after sending) does not result in rejections. Usually they respond faster to books they're interested in, so depending on their response rate, a nudge will simply confirm you've been rejected because X time has passed and they haven't bitten. In my three years of querying, I've had nudges yield both rejections and requests. You just never know! Sometimes queries slip through the cracks. It happens.
from KathrynFaye007
Nov 19, 2022 1:51 pm

I sent a nudge on a query sent 2 September 2022.

ER: 19 November 2022

Well...I nudged her and she declined... maybe I shouldn't have nudged her. Anyone else hasn't similar things happen when nudging an agent?
from Sapphire_Demoness
Nov 17, 2022 11:32 pm

#DVpit request: Aug 2nd 2022 (Book #1)
Form query: Aug 4th 2022
90K adult contemporary romance

#MoodPitch request: Nov 5th 2022 (Book #2)
*Informed her of the above. She's still considering Book #1 query, however, responded by looking forward to read my FULL Book #2*
Email directly to her (query + synopsis + full MS): Nov 17th 2022
82K Adult Rom-com
from jennadevillier
Nov 05, 2022 12:44 pm

You should be able to send a message through Query Manager if you use the link you received when you first queried!
from thealicat828
Nov 05, 2022 11:02 am

I haven't really explored the features of Query Tracker, and I was wondering if you submit a message to an agent regarding a query you submitted before they closed, will they see the message? Or should you try and contact them a different way (through Twitter or email, etc.)?
from MarshmallowBard
Nov 02, 2022 2:58 pm

Queried: 8-8
Rejected: 11-2
from letodd7
Oct 28, 2022 9:32 am

EQ: 7/31
Full R: 9/24
Notice of offer: 10/28
from coleroe
Oct 27, 2022 4:39 pm

#DVPit request: 8/2
Nudge: 10/27
Immediate reply: She's still considering my work :)

93k Adult SFF
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 15, 2022 4:17 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from k_lee85
Oct 10, 2022 11:01 pm

#DVpit query: 8/5/22
Also liked a couple of my #PitBLK pitches, sent a message letting her know that she has my query for the same story: 9/23/22
Full Request: 9/26/22 (Sent same day along with notification of publisher offer)
Call and offer of rep! 9/30/22
Accepted offer of rep! 10/10/22
85K Adult QBIPOC Contemporary Romance
from curlygirlknepper
Oct 03, 2022 10:12 am

10/3/22 - Form Query - query letter, synopsis, comps, target audience, questions about MC, first 3 chapters
82K - YA Contemporary Romance
from k_lee85
Oct 02, 2022 3:26 pm

Thank you @katine! Best of luck to you!
from katine
Oct 02, 2022 1:23 pm

Thanks @bgtgauthor - best of luck to you, too!

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