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Mr. David Fugate

Launchbooks Literary Agency

566 Sweet Pea Place

Encinitas, CA 92024



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Website: www.launchbooks.com

Twitter: launchbooks

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from KristenH
Apr 18, 2018 4:10 pm


EQ 3/12/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 3/23/18 (Passed-not good fit.)

4/18/18: EQ 4/16/18 (Requery Venom)
ER 4/18/18 (Passed--not a good fit)
from jsdama
Mar 05, 2018 7:55 am


1/19: EQ
2/22: Nudged with offer of rep
2/23: He responded with a full request
3/1: He responded by deadline with a no, but gave very encouraging and constructive feedback on the manuscript.

David was extremely kind and courteous throughout!

121k sci-fi
from Arrendle
Mar 01, 2018 12:39 pm


EQ 11-28-2017
from 22niel
Sep 27, 2017 6:56 pm


EQ: 09/27
ER: 09/27 form
hey, at least it was the same day
from eebnhab
Aug 16, 2017 7:48 pm


EQ: 7/11/17
Contemporary Espionage/Cyber-Thriller 72K
CNR: 8/16/17
from coffeemonk
Aug 08, 2017 1:03 pm


EQ: 8/8

Science Fiction, 76k
from KristenH
Jun 06, 2017 4:09 pm


EQ 5/31/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 6/6/17 (Passed-not the right agent.)
from BillGinTexas
May 25, 2017 9:54 am


EQ: 05/24/2017 85K Thriller with a twist
ER: 05/25/2017 form rejection

Boy, that was quick
from moblitas
May 17, 2017 11:08 am


EQ: 5/4
ER: 5/17

Form rejection, but honestly it's the nicest form rejection I've received: "Thanks for contacting me about your work. Unfortunately, I don't think it's quite a fit for me as an agent. However, I'd encourage you to contact other agents about your project, as it's often just a matter of showing the material to enough people before you connect with someone who'll be excited to represent it on your behalf. And of course, I wish you all the best of success with your work going forward."
from Slicksix
May 10, 2017 6:49 pm


EQ: 4/21/17
ER form letter; 5/10/17
spec fiction 83k
from JTrauberman
Mar 07, 2017 4:37 pm


EQ - 2/28
ER - 3/7

Adult Urban Fantasy, 84k
from elitemessenger
Mar 07, 2017 4:26 pm


EQ: 3.2.2017
ER: 3.7.2017

High Fantasy 171K
from Dan_Toler
Feb 26, 2017 7:07 pm


EQ: 2/15/2017
ER: 2/26/2017

Very encouraging personalized rejection. Time to send out more queries!
from hexylady
Feb 13, 2017 3:51 pm


EQ 10/16
FR 10/23
nudge 1/15 - no answer
nudge 2/11
Rejection 2/13, with apologies for the delay. He liked the main character but the manuscript was too YA for him. (Er. It does?)

"Also, just to let you know, I'll be out of the office on a short vacation from Oct 25th - Nov 3rd, and it may be a few weeks before I'm able to sit down with the ms. But if that's okay on your end, feel free to send away."

That's a nice change from the usual multi-month stony wall of silence.

Urban Fantasy 82k
from ladytuono
Jan 03, 2017 5:33 pm


EQ 12/12
A kind form R 1/3

Adult LGBT Contemp Fantasy

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