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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

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from mkhardy
May 06, 2021 12:38 pm


Queried 23 April 2021
Nudge with offer of rep 25 April 2021
Reminder 6th May 2021
Friendly pass citing time constraints 6th May 2021

Adult space opera, 123k
from YellowStrike1
Apr 20, 2021 10:39 am


Sent email on 4/1/2021
153K word count Science Fiction
Nudged on April 17 2021
Got Response on April 19 2021- Rejection Form Letter. He does seem busy, so that's to note. Might re query him at a different time in the year when it is less busy for him.
from LarkMarie
Apr 15, 2021 10:19 am


Query, 4/2/21, 135K True Crime/Me Too memoir
from K_Hana_Lee
Apr 13, 2021 5:12 pm


EQ 4/5/21
Nudge with offer of rep 4/13/21
Response 4/13/21 - polite step aside, saying the story sounds interesting but he's very far behind on reading anything new, and his focus is much more on sci-fi than fantasy.

Adult Fantasy 120k
from tinahuang
Apr 08, 2021 2:16 pm


EQ: 4/8/2021

Adult Dystopian Sci Fi 111k
from jdruffin
Apr 05, 2021 2:06 pm


EQ: 4/5/21

Fantasy 78k
from Nadler369
Apr 04, 2021 11:29 am


EQ: 4-4-21
Fantasy, 108k
from jaymeinman
Feb 09, 2021 12:56 pm


EQ: 1/8/21
ER: 2/9/21

Usually he responds more quickly, but he explained in his rejection letter that he's very busy with existing clients lately and thus quite behind on his query reviews.
from M_Heck
Nov 23, 2020 5:25 pm


32 day nudge
same day rejection
from TinaHendricks
Oct 31, 2020 3:48 pm


adult com fantasy-mag realism 88k 10/31/20
from SugarMagnolia
Oct 01, 2020 9:46 am


Thank you, @somereason!
from somereason
Sep 30, 2020 11:12 pm


SugarMagnolia,

Yes, just send the query letter to the email on his website.
from SugarMagnolia
Sep 30, 2020 10:09 am


9/28/20: I couldn't find any submission guidelines on Mr. Fugate's website. Did everyone just send a query letter to his listed email address? Thanks for your help!
from ghibli0810
Sep 03, 2020 6:44 pm


EQ: 9/2/2020
ER: 9/4/2020
127k words, adult fantasy

Wasn't a good fit for him but was positive and encouraging.
from writerjordan
Aug 19, 2020 8:33 am


EQ: 08/18/20 6 PM
form rejection: 8/18/20 6:40 PM

107k adult F

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