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Ms. Christa Heschke

McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

353 Lexington Avenue, 15th floor

New York, NY 10016



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Website: www.mcintoshandotis.com

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from Sarahrahnie
Apr 30, 2016 7:19 pm


EQ 4/30
from mgmystery
Apr 25, 2016 2:12 pm


Her blog says 1/1/16. Hopefully she's not keeping the website updated?

EQ: 1/7/16
Nudge with offer of rep: 4/21/16
Stepped aside: 4/25/16
from cmandrewslit
Apr 08, 2016 12:51 pm


Her Website says she is backlogged on queries from 9/3/15 - Just a heads up
EQ: 9/21
#PitchMAS Request: 12/18
Notice of Offer: 3/31
Step Aside: 4/6
from flyingcrowbar
Apr 07, 2016 4:23 pm


EQ: 4/07/2016

71k YA Fantasy
from mgmystery
Apr 07, 2016 12:51 pm


Her blog says she usually responds to requested materials in 4-8 wks, and you can follow up if you don't hear within that time frame. It's here http://christaheschke.blogspot.com/p/queryin-tips.html Scroll down to the heading -When your manuscript is requested.
from gusmom
Apr 07, 2016 9:53 am


I sent a full on Nov. 12, 2015 and haven't heard back. I plan to nudge this week. Anyone else hear anything?
from InconstantMoon
Mar 18, 2016 7:19 am


PitMad request: 3-18

YA Contemp
from raebateman
Mar 16, 2016 10:45 am


Pitch Madness: 3/11/2016 requested query and 3 chapters
3/14/2016: sent requested material
3/15/2016: nudged with offer of rep

YA Contemporary
75,000 words
from suzamuse
Mar 15, 2016 1:08 pm


@skifast. I sent my full on 2/17 and haven't heard anything yet.
from skifast
Mar 15, 2016 12:45 pm


Anyone waiting to hear back from a full from her? If so, when did you send it in? I'm trying to figure out where I am in the queue...
from wanderwoot
Mar 09, 2016 4:33 pm


EQ 9 Jul (#pg70pit contest request)
PR 22 Jan (over 6 months later but who's counting)
sent 16 Feb
29 Feb Nudge due to offer of rep
3 Mar FR
9 Mar a nice rejection
from kittsburgh
Feb 13, 2016 1:09 pm


EQ following PitchMAS fave 12/19/15 (no response, but she has an 8-12 week response time, so hadn't closed it out just yet)
On 2/11/16, she fave'd my PitMatch pitch, and I asked if I should re-query now w/ my revised pages. She said yes!
So, 2/13/16 second EQ
We'll see...
from janflora
Feb 12, 2016 8:50 am


OK, I had submitted to CH after a PitMad in September, and had marked it as no response last month, but then was pleasantly surprised with a partial request a few days ago. She asked for 150 pages. So do not give up on lengthy submission periods! She is probably catching up after the holidays. :) Now I wait to see what happens next....
from Carleen
Feb 05, 2016 2:58 pm


For what it's worth:

Sent my QL on Jan 28.
Feb 5 received automatic reply that query was received.
from hgirlla
Jan 25, 2016 1:17 pm


EQ- requested material 1/6/16
ER- personal kind note 1/25/16
YA

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