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Ms. Alyssa Reuben

Paradigm Agency

360 Park Avenue South, 16th floor

New York, NY 10010

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Twitter: areubey

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from Patrick (admin)
Oct 29, 2019 10:38 am

Thanks elizaa
from elizaa
Oct 29, 2019 10:36 am

Twitter: @areubey
from macall
Sep 17, 2019 11:48 am

EQ: 7/22/19
ER: 9/17/19 form

Romance 87K
from Catsamoa79
Jul 16, 2019 9:55 am

EQ: 7/11/19
ER: 7/16/19
Form letter
from CWSchurman
Jul 15, 2019 9:04 pm

EQ 5/21/19
CNR 7/15/19

48K MG Contemporary
from KristenH
May 04, 2019 7:17 am

EQ 3/6/19 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
CNR 5/2/19 (No word via nudges)
from bandofinsiders
Apr 15, 2019 7:47 pm

EQ 3/7
PR 3/23
ER 4/11

YA Fantasy, 64k

Ended up being rejected, however, the note from her assistant was so lovely and encouraging and she actually gave me an actionable recommendation to tweak something in the story.
from Pyrrhonist
Apr 05, 2019 12:33 pm

Genres should be updated. They say they take everything
from KristenH
Feb 10, 2019 1:43 pm

11/2/15, I've requeried Alyssa with Venom. Two weeks ago, I've nudged her. Now it's a CNR, like she gave me 4 years ago. I'll try her next year with CR's requery.
from KristenH
Feb 10, 2019 1:42 pm

Congrats Yamisui!

Eq 11/9/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 2/6/19 (No word from nudges)
from Yamisui
Jan 09, 2019 4:22 pm

EQ: 11/20/2019
Full Manuscript Request: 11/30/2018
Full Sent: 12/3/2018 (I should add that all my interactions to this point were with Elizabeth Carlton, Ms. Reuben's assistant.)
Nudge on 1/7/2019, asking for confirmation that they received my full.
On 1/8/2019, got an email from Ms. Reuben's NEW assistant, Katelyn Dougherty, who told me Ms. Carlton had moved on and would I please resend the full. I resent the full that same day.
1/9/2019, I received confirmation that Ms. Dougherty received the full and will look at it. I am not at all optimistic, since now the full manuscript is being analyzed by someone who wasn't the person who originally selected it. Hell, she doesn't even know the big picture, because she didn't receive the original query letter and synopsis. Time will tell, of course, but I just don't feel my odds are good.

YA dark fantasy; 98,000 words
from Laina1312
Dec 09, 2018 11:59 am

EQ 11/15/2018
ER 11/26/2018

Form rejection. Added a gendered honorific that I didn't use in my query, which I'm not a big fan of.
from Fj2018
Nov 27, 2018 5:16 pm

EQ 11.9.18
ER 11.27.18 (form)
from KristenH
Oct 20, 2018 12:38 pm

EQ 8/1/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 10/19/18 (No word from nudges)
from swatithegeek
Oct 12, 2018 10:38 pm

EQ: 09/27/18
ER: 10/12/18, form letter

"Thank you so much for taking the time to send me your query for LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR. Regretfully, this isn’t right for me so I will not be requesting additional material from you. Thank you for the opportunity to consider and I wish you the best of luck finding the right home for your work."

Contemporary Romance, 70k

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