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Ms. Holly Root

Root Literary

Los Angeles, CA

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from bcfheartbreaker
Yesterday 1:49 pm

EQ - 11/14/17
ER - form 12/19/17

Fantasy 114k
from sachi6
Dec 22, 2017 1:14 pm

EQ 9/2017
ER 12/2017
Middle grade contemporary
from eqb123
Dec 21, 2017 10:27 am

EQ: 8/5/17
ER: 12/20/17 (Form rejection)
from Beckstah
Dec 20, 2017 8:14 pm

EQ 12/01
ER 12/20

YA magical realism
from Miggie
Dec 19, 2017 8:21 pm

EQ: 10/23
ER: 12/19
from Nostromo
Dec 19, 2017 3:02 pm

EQ 12/07/17
ER 12/19/17

Psychological Thriller 97K
from cwiggles
Dec 19, 2017 11:56 am

EQ: 12/8

YA Contemporary Fantasy, 77k
from TKaine
Dec 19, 2017 11:30 am

Just got a R from a query I sent so long ago that I LITERALLY FORGOT about it (around a year). So for anyone actually sitting around waiting for a response from this agent (which I wasn’t) I guess one will be coming soon as she is undoubtedly cleaning out her slush pile. Good luck.
from 22niel
Dec 19, 2017 11:02 am

EQ: 10/07
ER: 12/19 form
from mjpollack
Dec 06, 2017 9:22 pm

EQ: 12/6

YA Paranormal Thriller, 92k
from kdwriter
Dec 01, 2017 7:40 pm

EQ 12/1/17
FR 12/1/17

89,000 psychological thriller
from Blackhat
Nov 30, 2017 5:20 pm

So, it does happen! Congrats why_archibald, you give me hope
from vilene
Nov 29, 2017 10:46 pm

Congratulations, why_archibald!
from why_archibald
Nov 29, 2017 8:42 pm

EQ: 11/7 - to both Holly and Taylor
Nudged with offer: 11/15
FR: 11/21
OFFER OF REP with both Holly and Taylor: 11/29
Accepted Offer of Rep: 11/29!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

YA fantasy
from TRAllardice
Nov 29, 2017 6:29 pm

Congrats Why_Archibald!

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