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Ms. Gina Panettieri

Talcott Notch Literary Services

31 Cherry Street, Suite 100

Milford, CT 06460



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Website: www.talcottnotch.net/

Twitter: ginapanettieri

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from Hudsonwriter
Jan 15, 2019 12:55 pm


EQ: 9.26.18
FR: 9.27.18
Full submission: 9.27.18
R&R: 1.10.19
from KristenH
Jan 06, 2019 3:13 pm


EQ 9/11/17( Diplomatic Immunity)
FR 11/13/17 (Asked for full and full synopsis from nudge. Said story was super-exciting.)
Update: Full sent on 10/1/18!
ER 1/2/18 (Passed with personalized feedback, no response for a R&R)

Dan Hammons, I've got a response from Gina. Nudge if you have to!
from IFermont
Dec 15, 2018 4:09 pm


EQ 11/16/2018
ER 12/06/2018 (answered by Tia Mele)

sci-fi/mystery
from jessikalindst
Dec 13, 2018 3:56 pm


EQ: 12/3/18
PR: 12/13/18 from assistant Tianna Mignogna and sent same day with synopsis also attached.
100k Fantasy
This is the first time I've had two submissions out at once!
from jekyllnseek
Dec 13, 2018 9:19 am


EQ 12.2.18
ER 12.13.18 - personalized email with very helpful and complimentary feedback
100k thriller
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 11, 2018 8:16 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from kwigley
Dec 06, 2018 1:31 pm


Follow-up on my post dated 10/15/18. I emailed Gina and her assistants (in October) and haven't receive a reply from any of them. It feels like I've been ghosted.

Gina and her assistants have been pleasant and kind when I've been able to contact them - but that's the catch. It's been difficult to get a reply. Even after having my manuscript make it through positive reads from the interns and Gina, no "yes" or "no." Just nothing.
from qwertz
Dec 06, 2018 12:31 am


EQ: 11/12/18 - Mystery/SF
ER: 12/06/18 - "The story sounds interesting, but it's a bit too similar to something we are working on with one of our current clients, so we're not the best agency to represent the project."

So much for the idea of querying agents who represent novels similar to the one you wrote ...
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 05, 2018 6:44 pm


She’s open for a few more days KellyE. She doesn’t close until the 11rh.
from KellyE
Dec 05, 2018 5:08 pm


Gina is closed to queries until 21 January 2019
from cwbuecheler
Nov 27, 2018 8:30 pm


EQ 10/20/18 - SF Space Opera, 103k Words
ER 11/24/18 - Pleasant, helpful, personalized email rejection. They liked the query and found the plot strong, but they found some issues with the writing that kept it from clicking with them. Bummer, but I'll be happy to use the feedback to improve!
from alibryn
Nov 19, 2018 11:00 am


I sometimes wish there was a third option besides "Form Rejection" and "Helpful Feedback."

I, like others, received what was definitely a personalised rejection, but the feedback from Gina's assistant was confusing, contradictory, and unclear. And as we're not really "allowed" to contact an agent/assistant after a rejection, I'm left without clarity on her suggestions. I showed my CPs and they were equally confused.

Given some previous comments below, I think I have to chalk this up to not the right agent for me. It's nice that her assistant feeds back, as others have noted, but it almost feels like a few stock phrases -- and sometimes those stock phrases are in direct contradiction to each other. Moving on.
from SLAllen
Nov 19, 2018 9:32 am


10/22 queried Gina, 60K fantasy
11/19 kind rejection letter

I also received a thoughtful response from her assistant that made me me feel they actually read the material, but decided to pass
from swatithegeek
Nov 15, 2018 11:10 pm


DVpit EQ: 11/15/18

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from AletheaStauron
Nov 07, 2018 3:09 pm


10/06 queried Gina. 145k sci-fi
11/07 kind rejection.
Gina, or Tia her assistant, was more than I had expected for a rejection. Her e-mail was well received and she told me, "We think the story sounds interesting, but it's not quite right for our list at this time."
I know it's a rejection non the less, but her tact in wording was genuine and sincere. It helped me to believe she had read what I sent... even if it was before the latest revisions I've made. She's a good agent in my opinion, for whatever that helps others in their decision making.

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