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Mr. Adam Schear

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.defliterary.com/

Twitter: adamschear

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from M_Heck
Today 4:06 pm


nothing published to big 5, not a member of AAR. pass
from banaesma
Sep 22, 2020 12:11 pm


EQ: 15 July, 2020
CNR: 22 September, 2020
Adult 83k LitFic

Gonna take a page out of everyone else's book (lol) and close this one out. Went ahead and queried Rebecca Strauss *fingers crosses*.
from al_sho
Aug 26, 2020 4:39 pm


EQ: 5/23
CNR: 7/30
Form rejection: 8/19

I see that he does tend to send out form rejections even after quite some time has passed, but I'm closing out queries for this particular project.

Adult sci-fi 97K
from AaronJH
Aug 19, 2020 4:02 pm


EQ: 5/17/2020
FR: 08/19/2020

Adult literary SF 72k words
from peachie2
Jun 05, 2020 6:41 pm


EQ: 3/3/20
Form rejection: 5/28/20

Science Fiction, 119K
from allisonwall
May 28, 2020 1:32 pm


EQ: 2/27/20
CNR: 4/19/20
Received a form rejection: 5/28/20

Adult SF, 99k
from LSalt1
Feb 21, 2020 6:55 am


Query sent: 21/02
A thriller/sci-fi novella of 34K words
from paddler
Feb 04, 2020 3:53 pm


EQ 10/30/19
EFR generic2/4/20

97k sci-fi
from Cinocal
Oct 03, 2019 12:59 pm


EQ: 10/3/19

SF 94k
from mononoke
Sep 20, 2019 3:54 pm


EQ: 6/19/19
ER: 9/20/19

SF Cyberpunk 56K

"Thank you for giving me a chance to consider your work. Unfortunately I don’t believe I’m the right person to represent this effectively.

Publishing is a subjective industry by nature so don’t be discouraged. I wish you the best of luck finding an agent who can represent your work with the enthusiasm it deserves. "
from wtfwitbgtaottottwab
Aug 13, 2019 9:52 pm


EQ 12/13/18
ER 2/11/19
from Michelle_in_WI
Jul 28, 2019 8:03 pm


EQ 6/23
Nudge w/offer 7/19
CNR 7/28

Contemporary YA 81K
from Sphynx
Jul 26, 2019 1:12 pm


EQ: 4/18
ER: 7/26
from karenleespree
Jul 26, 2019 11:07 am


EQ: 4/29
CNR
ER: 7/ 26

YA Historical Fantasy -- That I'm currently revising a second time for an awesome agent. :) here's to high hopes!
from jsk_31
Jul 14, 2019 8:02 pm


EQ 7/15/19, lit fic 89,500 words

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