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Mr. Stephen Barr

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010

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from edmarwilliam
May 06, 2017 7:35 am

Reply from Stephen's assistant,Allie:
Thank you so much for giving us a chance to see "MGS".

I’ve reviewed your work with Stephen and I’m sorry to say that we weren’t connecting wholeheartedly with your writing, despite its many charms, so we should step aside. We truly appreciate the look, though, and we wish you nothing but the best of luck with your future endeavors.
from hdiangelis
May 05, 2017 12:01 pm

EQ: 4/27/17
ER: 5/5/17 (from assistant)
from SaraCo
Apr 24, 2017 10:55 am

EQ: 4/14/17
ER: 4/24/17 (form rejection from assistant)
Contemporary YA w/ slight sci-fi elements
from KristenH
Apr 08, 2017 6:45 am

EQ 4/6/17 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 4/7/17 (Passed from assistant--not a good fit.) I'll try him with DI this summer.
from frankruby
Mar 23, 2017 10:18 am

EQ 3/13
ER 3/23
Commercial Fiction: 81K+
from CatLegis
Mar 13, 2017 4:59 pm

EQ 3/7/17

forgot to add. General Fiction 100K
from KristenH
Mar 04, 2017 6:25 am

EQ 3/2/17 (Requery Venom)
ER 3/3/17 (Pass-now a good fit for him.) Will try him with Chain Reaction next month.
from Bastet
Jan 22, 2017 4:18 pm

EQ: 1/22/17
from anotherearth
Jan 11, 2017 3:59 pm

EQ: 01.09.2017
ER: 01.10.2017 100K Literary

Thanks so much for giving me a shot at your novel. I’m sorry to say that I wasn’t connecting wholeheartedly with your description of the story, despite its many intriguing characteristics, so I ought to step aside, but I truly appreciate the look, and I wish you the best of luck!
from ElaMishne
Jan 08, 2017 1:24 am

EQ :01/05/17
ER: 01/07/17

92K YA Paranormal Mystery
from Polonius
Oct 26, 2016 8:16 pm

EQ 10/3/16
ER 10/7/16

YA Contemporary
from imposter
Oct 15, 2016 9:21 am

EQ: 10/9/16
ER: 10/15/16 (form)

YA Paranormal Mystery 81K
from FountainPen
Sep 15, 2016 11:41 pm

EQ 8/15
Rejection 9/15
from ALNixon
Aug 29, 2016 5:06 pm

Apparently he is getting back from his honey moon on 8/29


YA Fantasy 67k
from Jwrite
Jul 19, 2016 6:17 pm

EQ: 7/18/16
ER: 7/19/16

YA Paranormal 85K

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