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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/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from cwbuecheler
May 20, 2022 3:41 pm


EQ 3/22/22
CNR 5/20/22 - At eight weeks, going to close this one out. Based on previous comments I could probably nudge but it seems nudges mostly just lead to quick rejections. :)

Dark Fantasy 96K
from BL2017
Apr 23, 2022 4:19 pm


EQ: 04/23/22 adult sci-fi 76k
from spacerog
Mar 02, 2022 1:52 pm


Thanks for contacting me about your work. Unfortunately, I don’t think it’s quite a fit for me as an agent at this point. However, it's a terrific story and I'd encourage you to continue contacting other agents about the book, as I suspect it's just a matter of getting the material in front of enough people before you connect with someone who’ll be excited to represent it on your behalf.

And of course, I wish you the best of success with all your work going forward.
from austinlim
Jan 26, 2022 10:05 pm


Query 1/25/22, science nonfiction
Same day rejection, very kind and encouraging.
from thorongil8488
Nov 07, 2021 12:58 am


Query sent 11/7/21
SF 106k
from kitbuddy
Sep 26, 2021 1:58 am


mostly all non-fiction on PM
from Rajani
Sep 18, 2021 6:26 am


Since someone asked a question about submission guidelines to Mr. David Fugate, found this on publishers marketplace. His email is on his website: http://launchbooks.com/contact/ Hope this helps:
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An email query is preferred and once requested, email submission of proposals and samples is preferred.
from peachie2
Sep 10, 2021 5:30 pm


EQ: 7/12/21
Nudge: 9/9/21
ER: 9/10/21

Adult science fiction, 119K
from SewellThompson
Aug 31, 2021 4:59 pm


EQ 8/31
Rejection 8/31 Polite, encouraging me to continue querying. Exact same wording as comment below.
from Gwyneth
Aug 27, 2021 11:01 am


EQ: 5/25/2021
Nudge: 8/25/2021
polite rejection: 8/26/2021
Thanks for contacting me about your work and my apologies for taking so long to respond. My existing clients have kept me so busy over the last several months that I haven’t had time to look at anything new, and as a result I’m quite far behind.
Anyway, I’m sorry about that, but I’ve now had a chance to review your note and unfortunately, I don’t think it’s quite a fit for me as an agent. However, I would encourage you to continue contacting other agents about your project, as often it’s just a matter of getting the material in front of 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.
Best,
--David
from davegoodman
Aug 24, 2021 1:47 am


EQ sent 23/08/2021, 105K SF
from raktinope
Aug 02, 2021 4:54 pm


Email Query June 3rd, 2021
Nudge July 30th, 2021
Form Rejection August 2nd, 2021

Adult Fantasy 160k

Hi raktinope,

Thanks for contacting me about your work and my apologies for taking so long to respond. My existing clients have kept me so busy over the last several months that I haven't had time to look at anything new, and as a result I'm quite far behind.

Anyway, I'm sorry about that, but I've now had a chance to review your note and unfortunately, I don't think it's quite a fit for me as an agent. However, I would encourage you to continue contacting other agents about your project, as often it's just a matter of getting the material in front of 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 TooMuchCoffeeMan
Jun 15, 2021 11:35 am


NF 69k words CNR @ 46 days
from tinahuang
Jun 03, 2021 3:03 pm


EQ: 4/8/2021
Nudged 6/1/2021
ER: 6/3/2021

Says he is busy with current clients...not sure if he took my query all that seriously...

Adult Dystopian Sci Fi 111k
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

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