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Ms. J. L. Stermer

Next Level Lit, LLC

New York, NY



AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from karlkarlbobarl
Oct 11, 2022 10:28 pm

Online form: 10/11/22
LGBTQ+ Romantic Suspense 99k
from Tara725
Sep 26, 2022 11:43 am

Online form: 7/26/22
CNR: 9/26/22
Adult contemporary romance, 81k
from jenniferkathleen
Sep 20, 2022 3:54 pm

Online Form: 9/20/22
from haleymgodwin
Aug 09, 2022 3:44 pm

Online form: 6/24/22
NR: 8/9/22

YA mystery, 68K
from JustinJoseph
Aug 01, 2022 1:44 am

Has anyone received a positive response from her?
from Catsamoa79
Jun 18, 2022 10:55 am

EQ: 4/26/22
CNR: 6/18/22
from specuKate
Jun 17, 2022 1:24 pm

Her website says 4-6 weeks.
from JustinJoseph
Jun 17, 2022 1:14 pm

Does anyone know her response time?
from specuKate
Jun 16, 2022 5:04 pm

@bostonwriter and NatashaGraceAnn
There was a little line at the bottom of the form when I submitted that said "Thanks for submitting" when the form emptied. Easily overlooked.
from bostonwriter
Jun 16, 2022 3:40 pm

@NatashaGraceAnn Same thing happened to me. I'm assuming it went through?
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 16, 2022 1:59 pm

Profile Update: Now using a query form. Genres updated.
from NatashaGraceAnn
Jun 16, 2022 12:17 pm

Did anybody receive a "received" confirmation after submitting via the form on her website? The form just blinked to empty when I clicked send, and I'm worried it didn't actually go through.
from swatithegeek
Apr 22, 2022 4:41 am

Website form query: 03/11/22
CNR: 04/22/22

I just noticed that her website ( states she does not accept email queries. I'd queried her via email on 11/17/21 based on the Publishers Marketplace info. Requerying using the website submissions form now.

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from singergirlie17
Dec 20, 2021 10:02 pm

Nicest rejection I’ve ever received. Pretty personalized I think. Seems like a kind lady.
from wirdschonklappen
Nov 16, 2021 6:59 am

Thanks @hsdonnelly ! Hopefully she'll post submission guidelines soon

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