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Ms. Andrea Somberg

Harvey Klinger, Inc.

300 West 55th Street, Suite 11V

New York, NY 10019



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Website: www.harveyklinger.com/

Blog: andreasomberg.com

Twitter: andreasomberg

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from Mylorian1
Yesterday 2:56 am


EQ 13 Nov
Not heard anything yet, will hold off a bit
justlikethediet - judging from some of the comments below, I reckon you could re-query after a month? Seems like some queries don't arrive at their destination!
from justlikethediet
Nov 17, 2017 3:11 pm


EQ 11/1/17

Adult Contemporary Fantasy 90k

No response. I'm beginning to think it got eaten by the spam folder, since she seems to reply in under two weeks. Is it too early to nudge, or should I wait until the beginning of December?
from BostonSpec
Nov 15, 2017 10:56 am


Nudged at 68 days after no response; received a nice note saying she hadn't received the initial query, plus a form rejection of the material. All in all, I'm glad I reached out. Better to know than not!
from darylgt
Nov 14, 2017 11:55 am


EQ: 11/14/17

YA SciFi 87K
from ShiRoRey
Nov 14, 2017 9:39 am


EQ: 11/13/17
ER: 11/13/17

YA Fantasy 97k

Same form rejection letter mentioned in another comment.

I had an e-critique with her before over my first 10 pages, query, and synopsis, and she did mention it's best to cut the word count to 80k or lower for YA.
from Hulagirl
Nov 13, 2017 10:28 pm


EQ: 11/11/17
ER: 11/13/17
Contemporary Romance 76K
from Blackhat
Nov 12, 2017 7:51 pm


ER: 11/11/17 form

women's fiction 102k
from why_archibald
Nov 09, 2017 12:36 pm


EQ: 11/7
ER: 11/9

YA fantasy
109k
from Blackhat
Nov 09, 2017 11:20 am


EQ: 11/6/17
(query + first 5 pages)

Women's fiction - 102k
from detroit70
Nov 08, 2017 10:48 pm


she is great, and if she doesn't get back to you, resubmit - i waited for a long time, contacted her and she had never gotten my first query! then everything ran quickly :)
from querymary
Nov 01, 2017 2:55 pm


EQ 10/17/17
ER 10/31/17
from sgduong
Oct 31, 2017 2:46 pm


EQ: 10/18
ER: 10/31

First form reject! Stings but I appreciate the response nonetheless.
YA Fantasy 91k
from scritrice
Oct 31, 2017 10:43 am


EQ: 10/27
ER: 10/29

YA spec
from SmithsNewMapofLondon
Oct 26, 2017 11:17 am


Andrea just liked my #PitDark pitch but rejected me last week... this industry is so odd, haha. I am not resubbing, but I thought I'd share! Don't give up y'all!
from pooja2992
Oct 25, 2017 2:25 am


querymary: Thanks for the response!

detroit70: I hope it is! Good luck to you too!

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