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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 AletheaStauron
Oct 12, 2018 12:05 pm


Sent David a query yesterday, 10/11. 145k suspense, thriller, sci-fi
He sent me an encouraging personalized letter today, 10/12.
I appreciate the time and effort, even though, it was a pass.
Often, we must continue on. It isn't that our work is weak, but that we haven't found that "perfect teammate" yet. I personally binge myself on reviews before making purchase of a book series. I don't expect more from anyone else. And, it's difficult to relate to someone in only a brief sampling of my work. It would be hypocritical for me to be upset.
from askjudyww
Sep 21, 2018 12:46 pm


Adult SFF
EQ: 9/21
from askjudyww
Sep 21, 2018 12:46 pm


According to the 2019 Guide to Literary Agents (Writer's Digest Books), he just wants a query letter, to begin with.
from emaginette
Sep 12, 2018 9:52 am


@bevett1964 I couldn't either. I used the standard query letter, synopsis and first chapter. I haven't been rejected yet but it was only sent last month.

Good luck. :-)
from bevett1964
Sep 11, 2018 8:35 pm


I can't find the submission guidelines for this agency. Any idea what to send from somebody who's sent a query?
from DLSproule
Aug 21, 2018 6:26 am


EQ:8/15/18
ER: 8/21/18

Nice form rejection. 140K Mixed genre with apocalyptic SF setting
from SpinyFirx
Aug 18, 2018 7:17 pm


EQ: 8/18/2018 (Fantasy)
from KristenH
Aug 12, 2018 4:46 pm


EQ 5/18/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 8/7/18 (No word from nudges)
from bfriskey
Aug 11, 2018 9:50 pm


EQ 8/11/18 YA Fantasy 67K
from beatlepaul
Aug 10, 2018 2:18 pm


We’re also looking for genre-breaking fiction, especially in the areas of science fiction, thrillers, popular culture, urban fantasy, and anything with a compelling concept behind it. Does more science fiction.
from nairforceone
Jul 26, 2018 10:32 am


EQ 6/22/18
CNR: 7/26/18

66k Sci-Fi Humor
from RockWhitehouse
Jul 15, 2018 7:40 pm


EQ 6/4/2018 SF 120K
CNR 7/15/2018
from Qaerith
May 31, 2018 3:00 am


EQ 24 Apr 2018
FR 1 May 2018
ER 30 May 2018

Thanks for your patience while I looked at this. There's a lot to like about
the manuscript and I enjoyed the reading, but unfortunately, in the end I
don't think I'm quite the right agent for it. Part of that is that I don't
represent much in the YA space, and I'd very much encourage you to continue
contacting other agents about the book. I suspect it's just a matter of
getting it in front of enough people before you'll find the right person to
take it out for you. And of course, I wish you all the best with the book
going forward.

Best,

--David
from BillGinTexas
May 21, 2018 2:56 pm


EQ: 05/21/2018 75k SF/Horror Short Stories
from JasonTVoiovich
May 10, 2018 6:55 pm


EQ: 5/9/2018 business
ER: 5/10/2018 - strong pitch and mission, not for him

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