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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

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from GuruLord
Jul 07, 2020 4:11 pm


EQ - 6/16
ER - 6/20 - form rejection

MG Contemp, 56k
from EVReid
Jul 05, 2020 8:50 am


EQ: 6/22/2020
ER: 7/4/2020

Form rejection? "Dear ____: Thanks so much for sending along the sample pages of ________. I’m sorry to say, though, that I just wasn’t as completely drawn in by the material as much as I had hoped. What with my reservations, I’d better bow out. Thanks so much for contacting me, though! I really appreciate it and wish you the best of luck."
from tstatman
Jul 01, 2020 2:23 pm


She emailed me back within one day asking for five pages. She responded back the same day I sent the five pages. While I was rejected, it was certainly personal and not a forum letter, which made me feel better.
from Writer610
Jun 30, 2020 11:36 pm


Recieve email back : I am away from my computer until July 6th, and look forward to getting back to you upon my return.

Wait to send queries
from CRogers
Jun 29, 2020 5:57 pm


EQ: 6/29/20

79k YA Contemporary Romance
from spookster
Jun 29, 2020 6:54 am


EQ: June 24
FR: June 29

20k MG Horror
from moniquemihalit
Jun 25, 2020 4:43 pm


EQ: June 5
FormR: June 20

96K YA historical
from averyames
Jun 24, 2020 8:09 am


EQ: 6/10/20
FR: 6/24/20 (polite form)

Adult fantasy 95k
from Jcdragon49
Jun 22, 2020 7:43 am


EQ: 06/08/2020
FR:06/22/2020
from dcortesi
Jun 20, 2020 10:54 am


quick (48 hrs!) response, rejected with a brief, sympathetic, personal message.
from JayDee8
Jun 14, 2020 6:37 pm


EQ: May 22nd
ER: June 14th

YA romance contemporary

Ms. Somberg is absolutely lovely! She didn’t connect with my work, but if she connects with yours, I’m sure you will be lucky to work with her. I encourage others to submit to her.
from PamCemen
Jun 07, 2020 12:06 pm


Rejection on 6/6/20 wasn't a form letter, but wasn't helpful. You need another option for when we record responses.
from MonicaC
Jun 06, 2020 1:50 pm


EQ - 5/29/20 - Historical Women's Fiction
ER - 6/6/20 - Kind form letter
from entmejia
Jun 02, 2020 5:14 pm


EQ: 5/30/2020
ER: 6/2/2020
YA Fantasy, 78K. Kind letter, prompt response.
from MarianneM
May 25, 2020 12:12 pm


Submitted on 4/16
Rejected 4/20
Received response from Ms. Somberg in a personalized email kindly stating why she rejected. I found her response helpful and rejection warm. I'm impressed by her kindness since she must get a zillion of these. Maybe she will like my memoir. I'll try that next.

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