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Ms. Ali McDonald

The Rights Factory

P.O. Box 499 Station C

Toronto, ON M6J 3P6



Website: therightsfactory.com/

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Angeliabailey1118
Aug 16, 2019 2:33 pm


EQ (form on their website) 8/16/19

YA Romantic Suspense 87k
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 16, 2019 1:23 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks perzsa)
from perzsa
Jul 16, 2019 1:01 pm


Her profile on the agency's website says she's now open to queries, as of June 2019.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 19, 2019 3:51 pm


Profile Update: New online query form.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 16, 2018 11:50 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

(Thanks NancyA)
from NancyA
Mar 15, 2018 6:17 pm


Her profile on their website says she specializes in kidlit, so her genre list needs to be updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 01, 2017 10:10 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks WiredWriter)
from WiredWriter
Sep 30, 2017 11:39 am


9/30: She seems to be closed to queries per their website-http://therightsfactory.com/agents/ali-mcdonald/
from fornwalt
May 29, 2017 12:23 pm


EQ: 5/27/2017
Reply: 5/28/2017

"Thank you for considering The Rights Factory for your representation. This sounds AWESOME! But I’m very behind at the moment, so I’m cc’ing my colleague, Lindsay Legget, here for her interest instead!"

FR: 5/29/2017 (by Lindsay Leggett)

YA Fantasy (87k)
from tiff880515
Apr 20, 2017 10:36 am


EQ: 4/20/17
Queried via online form, but directed it towards all agents instead of specifying it was for her.

YA sci fi 117k
from KjCloutier
Oct 31, 2016 8:57 pm


EQ: 10/30/16
Rejected: 10/31/16 with a very nice requection "This is a really excellent query, I have to say, but I’m afraid my list is very full at the moment. It’s a pass this time. I’m looking for more magic realism than fantasy these days."
If anyone has any magical realism stories, send them!
from hotclimber
Oct 20, 2016 2:22 pm


Rejected within minutes, says her list is very full. But I appreciate getting a response very much.
from Catsamoa79
Sep 23, 2016 10:33 am


EQ: 5/25/16
CNR: 9/23/16
from HyacinthGirl84
Jul 25, 2016 11:58 am


Hey all! Would you suggest emailing Ali directly? Saw some confusion about the form...
from HannahKarena
Jun 27, 2016 12:00 pm


EQ: 6.27
FR: 6.27 (less than an hour later!)

MG fantasy 50K

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