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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

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from morganfraser
Sep 08, 2021 2:46 pm


EQ 9.8.21

Literary Fiction 75,000 words
from andyscontras
Aug 23, 2021 9:01 pm


EQ -- 8/23/2021 Spec Fiction 84K
from cdrebel11
Aug 12, 2021 3:58 pm


EQ: 4/26/21
ER (Form): 8/11/21

Adult speculative action/political thriller 82K
from writer316
Jul 26, 2021 9:24 am


EQ: 7/2/2021
CNR: 7/26/2021
YA contemporary 153k
from vanelle87
Jun 17, 2021 1:48 pm


EQ:6/17/2021
Commercial dark comedy 86K
from Maranda
Jun 16, 2021 5:11 pm


EQ:6/16/21
from MichaelBarDaniel
May 03, 2021 12:34 pm


EQ: 1/6/2021
ER: 5/3/2021 (Form)

YA SF 89K
from lily333
Apr 28, 2021 2:41 am


Had previously reached out to me after seeing my other work.

Sent full on 4/13
Nudge w offer of representation on 4/21. Kind step aside.
from mkhardy
Apr 27, 2021 5:21 pm


Email query 5 March 2021
CNR 16 April 2021

Adult Space Opera 123k
from mike_yaffe
Feb 21, 2021 5:05 pm


EQ: 11/12/20
ER: 2/16/21

Commercial fiction/NA 60K

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.



Best,

Adam Schear
from jaymeinman
Feb 19, 2021 11:07 am


EQ: 1/6/21
CNR: 2/19/21

ADULT SF 83K
from Anansi
Feb 16, 2021 12:57 pm


EQ: 11/11/20
Form Rejection: 2/16/21

Contemporary Fantasy, 123k
from MollyMcK
Jan 13, 2021 10:17 am


EQ: 10/20
ER: 1/13

109k, SF
from richardallen
Oct 26, 2020 3:33 pm


Nice reply 111 days. Coming of Age
from banaesma
Oct 26, 2020 1:19 pm


EQ: 15 July, 2020
CNR: 22 September, 2020
ER: 26 October, 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*.
UPDATE: so he did actually get back to me which is nice. Got a polite form letter saying that it's not for him but publishing is highly subjective so keep at it :3

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