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Ms. Bernadette Baker-Baughman

Victoria Sanders & Associates

Portland, OR



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Website: www.victoriasanders.com

Twitter: bakersmark

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from sfdwriter
Nov 15, 2022 12:08 pm


EQ: 11/3/22
FR: same day

Upmarket 84K
from 123classique
Nov 09, 2022 3:03 pm


EQ: 11/6/22. YA fantasy 93,000 words
ER: 11/7/22 (Standard form rejection as others have gotten, but--at least she replied).
from gnakamura
Nov 07, 2022 6:02 pm


EQ: 11/5
FR: 11/7

YA contemporary 63k
from 1edpsf1
Oct 26, 2022 3:46 am


24Oct22 EM query: Cover & ~1st 3 chapters
26Oct22 decline:
"Thank you for considering me as a possible fit to represent your book. I have reviewed your query and, at this time, I do not believe that I am the right agent to represent your work. Please know that we are extremely selective, even with the materials we review. I do appreciate you thinking of us as an agency, however, and I encourage you to continue your search for an agent who is just the right fit for you. I wish you every success in your publishing endeavors.
All my best,
Bernadette Baker-Baughman"
from snowrose
Oct 14, 2022 10:51 am


@beccaloulou - I didn't receive any confirmation.
from beccaloulou
Oct 14, 2022 9:59 am


Did anyone get any type of confirmation when they sent their query?
from TCRoss
Sep 21, 2022 1:08 pm


EQ 100k YA Fantasy
from Claire_47
Sep 19, 2022 10:32 pm


EQ:17/09/22
ER:20/09/22
middle grade horror 47k
from Claire_47
Sep 17, 2022 10:09 pm


EQ:17/09/22
middle grade horror 47k
from coconutfrog
Sep 06, 2022 4:47 pm


EQ: 9/3/22
Rejection: 9/6/22

YA contemporary 82k
from bobo3080
Sep 06, 2022 5:26 am


5th Sept Queried
6th Sept Form Reject.
Although I appreciate the quick turnaround, would be nice to know if they read past the query letter. Oh, to be a fly on the wall and have a crystal ball.
from curlygirlknepper
Aug 31, 2022 7:29 pm


8/30/22 - Query - Email, query letter, first 3 chapters of MS (about 25 pages)
82K - YA Contemporary Romance
8/31/22 - Form Rejection
"Thank you for considering me as a possible fit to represent your book. I have reviewed your query and, at this time, I do not believe that I am the right agent to represent your work. Please know that we are extremely selective, even with the materials we review. I do appreciate you thinking of us as an agency, however, and I encourage you to continue your search for an agent who is just the right fit for you. I wish you every success in your publishing endeavors."
from ltran_
Aug 19, 2022 2:08 pm


EQ 8/19
ER 8/19
1k pb
from TMQueries
Aug 18, 2022 5:41 pm


1-day form rejection
75k thriller/suspense

Thank you for considering me as a possible fit to represent your book. I have reviewed your query and, at this time, I do not believe that I am the right agent to represent your work. Please know that we are extremely selective, even with the materials we review. I do appreciate you thinking of us as an agency, however, and I encourage you to continue your search for an agent who is just the right fit for you. I wish you every success in your publishing endeavors.

All my best,
Bernadette Baker-Baughman
from krissepulveda
Aug 15, 2022 5:41 pm


Submitted 8/15/22
Rejected 8/15/22

Responded to my query using the exact worded response as the others. Clearly copy & pasted.

Thank you for considering me as a possible fit to represent your book. I have reviewed your query and, at this time, I do not believe that I am the right agent to represent your work. Please know that we are extremely selective, even with the materials we review. I do appreciate you thinking of us as an agency, however, and I encourage you to continue your search for an agent who is just the right fit for you. I wish you every success in your publishing endeavors.

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