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Ms. Christine Witthohn

Book Cents Literary Agency, LLC

364 Patteson Drive, #228

Morgantown, WV 26505


AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from huggsngiggles
Jan 10, 2017 7:04 pm

FQ: 1/7
ER: 1/10
from JJProbe
Dec 30, 2016 5:31 pm

EQ: 12/28/16
ER: 12/30/16
102K Thriller

Got a not-even-close-to-personalized form rejection, though it took 2 days and that makes me feel like I have a lot of staying power, at least compared to earlier comments. But then, it's just after Christmas. Anyway....

Thank you for your query.

If you are receiving this message, it means your story either wasn't a good fit for our agency, we already have something similar, or the hook isn't strong enough to stand out in an already crowded market.

Thank you for considering our agency.
Keep writing and query widely because the world would be a boring place without good books!

Book Cents Literary Agency
from kerrytaylor776
Dec 12, 2016 4:37 am

Rejected in about 10 minutes of sending my query letter.
from WhittneyT
Dec 10, 2016 3:02 pm

Form Query: 12/10
ER: 12/10- form

The fastest rejection I've ever gotten. Not even 20 minutes.
from SaraSota
Nov 03, 2016 11:02 am

I submitted a query for upmarket women's fiction, a genre posted on her "wish list," at approximately 9:30 pm last night.
I woke up early this morning to find a form rejection letter already in my email. Odd.
from EMBmom
Oct 07, 2016 12:40 pm

Q - 10/7/16 (online form)
ER - 10/7/16
from karambelas
Sep 29, 2016 12:48 pm

9/29/16 EQ via online form

The website states they no longer send out rejections, so silence means no. Good to know!

YA contemporary fiction
from HowBoutSomethinGood
Sep 14, 2016 10:50 am

Rejected in less than an hour, a personal best. While I'm not Ernest Hemingway (good luck with today's agents Ernie), I dare say the submission was barely glanced at before being 86'd. Submit at your own peril.
from VEHust
Sep 09, 2016 4:02 pm

Yay same day request, she seemed really excited about the sample pages. Can't way to hear back.

EQ 9/8/16
FR 9/8/16

YA Fantasy Retelling
from justwondering
Aug 28, 2016 10:50 am

EQ- 8/26
ER- 8/27

Form. It was kind of patronizing IMO.
from ALNixon
Aug 28, 2016 1:05 am

EQ: 8/24
ER: 8/28

67K Dark YA Fantasy
from TPC222
Aug 06, 2016 8:40 am

Kristen, I'm curious. Do you think an agent will change her mind? If so, why? Unless you've substantially revised your manuscript/ and your query, I can assure you, an agent's mind won't change.
from huggsngiggles
May 13, 2016 6:08 pm

FQ: 5/8
ER: 5/12
from KristenH
May 13, 2016 4:00 pm

On Wednesday, I've requeried Book Cents with Venom. Last night I got a pass--not a right fit. So I'll try her with Chain Reaction this spring. Congrats on full request Ann!

5/13/16--This Wednesday, I've requeried Christine with Chain Reaction. Last night I got a pass with the same rejection--not a right fit.
from AnnBartleStewart
Apr 15, 2016 5:49 pm

EQ: 4/15
FR: 4/15

Fingers crossed.

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