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Ms. Laura Rennert

Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Palo Alto, CA



Website: www.andreabrownlit.com/

Blog: www.laurajoyrennert.com

Twitter: LitTraveler

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
Yesterday 6:11 pm


Thank you, dorrie6.
from dorrie6
Yesterday 10:25 am


FWIW, Patrick, I *vastly* prefer it when agents use QueryManager, because the forms make it incredibly clear what they want in the submission, and I know for sure they received it without having to worry about email blips. Huge thumbs up for QueryManager, I personally wish all agents used it.
from lexdncn
Yesterday 9:22 am


FQ: 8/9/19

109K YA science fantasy, This feels like a long shot, but at least we can try, right?

Edit: Haven't heard back yet, which seems odd given the data. Hmmm.
from Patrick (admin)
Yesterday 9:18 am


Anna24,
Sorry you don't like the forms. I'm always trying to improve them, though, so what is it that they don't do that you would like to see added?

As part of the form, authors are asked to include their entire query letter just as they would in an email, so I'm not sure what can be done in an email that can't be done in a form. The advantage of the form is the agent gets the query letter, but also other more precise information that they can use to make faster decisions.
from Anna24
Aug 17, 2019 7:35 pm


EQ; 8/16/19 - satire, a Friday night about 8.30pm her time.
Got a negative response at 9am on the very next day. Saturday morning. Nice letter but full review in that time? I think not. I don't think she even looked at it. I really don't think these submission forms do authors any favours. They are so unbelievably restrictive and if you produce something even remotely out of the box it makes it nigh on impossible. Thank you to those agents who simply just allow an email.
from S_C_Easley
Aug 10, 2019 4:35 pm


Online Form 8/6/2019
Email Rejection 8/8/2019

Nice form rejection. I knew on the surface my MG Fantasy may appear to be similar to something she already represents, but took a chance anyway.
from safashaqsy
Aug 02, 2019 4:47 pm


Sent T.L.F Fantasy on 3rd of August 2019
from Angeliabailey1118
Jul 28, 2019 9:53 pm


EQ: 07/07/19
ER: 07/08/19

YA Fantasy 67k
from mkpainter
Jul 25, 2019 4:17 pm


EQ: 7/25
ER: 7/25

YA Fantasy 83k. At least she's fast!
from kaitlynmscott19
Jul 22, 2019 9:47 pm


Online form: July 22 2019
Form rejection: July 22 2019

YA Fantasy 85000
from GeriMC
Jul 20, 2019 2:19 pm


EQ: 7/13/19
ER: 7/15

MG contemporary 50k
from Zeldaman
Jul 15, 2019 12:20 pm


Online Form - 5/31/19
Full Request - 7/15/19
from SylvieGirl
Jul 15, 2019 10:18 am


Online Form - 7/13/2019
Email Rejection - 7/15/2019
MG - HF - 36k

Pleasant form letter.
from MR_Subias
Jul 12, 2019 9:49 pm


EQ: 7/12/19
EQ: 7/12/19

YA horror, 68k

Form letter rejection.
from BillGinTexas
Jul 12, 2019 12:40 pm


EQ: 07/12/2019 Hist Fic 76k
ER: 07/12/2019

This is rich! "... but unfortunately, after careful consideration, I have decided to bow out." Yeah after 22 minutes of careful consideration.
Her loss.

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