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Ms. Monica Pacheco

Anne McDermid and Associates

64 Bloem Ave.

Toronto, ON M5E 1S1



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Website: www.mcdermidagency.com

Blog: mcdermidagency.blogspot.com/

Twitter: monicapacheco

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from success73
Mar 22, 2017 12:08 pm


EQ 22.3.2017

YA 103K
from deebza
Oct 26, 2016 1:39 pm


EQ: 2/16/16
FR: 2/19/16
Sent: 3/24/16 (because I'm an idiot)
Nudge: 6/20/16
Update 10/26/16: Still no reply yet.... might CNR in a month.

YA light sci-fi 73K
I had gotten an email from an assistant requesting the full. Not sure what this means but said she would get back to me in a few weeks.
Update: Nudged politely to see if she's read it yet. No response yet.
from cassclarke
Oct 11, 2016 3:59 pm


#PitDark EQ (w/ partial): 05/15/16
FR: 05/25/16
FR sent: 05/25/16
Follow up: 08/25/16; no reply yet
ER: 10/11/16
from Fourpaws
Oct 04, 2016 5:48 pm


Agency requests "List of Comparative Titles." Does this mean published works by other authors whose book(s) are similar to yours in theme, setting, characters, etc.? Also requests lists of published works (I have none except a self-published book, which I won't mention to them, of course) and submissions to other publishers (none, because hardly any of them accept submissions directly from authors.) I try to be sensitive to the challenges faced by agents, but trying to meet the standards which vary from agency to agency can be discouraging. Some want three pages, some ten ages, some first chapter; it's really a chore for me to prepare samples - copy and paste - for inclusion in the query with such varying guidelines.
from Spike_Taterman
Sep 06, 2016 1:29 pm


EQ: 2/14/2016, YA fantasy, 100k words.
9/9/2016: CNR
from AuthorCJBlack
Jul 12, 2016 11:22 pm


EQ 3/27/16
95K Epic Fantasy
Follow up today: 5/30/16
CNR 7/13/16
from meg_mcd220
Jun 27, 2016 6:09 pm


EQ: 5/12/16 (#PitDark Request)
ER: 6/27/16

YA Speculative Fiction, 64K
from Catsamoa79
Jun 22, 2016 5:59 pm


EQ: 1/31/16
CNR: 6/22/16
from Dryadwriter
May 08, 2016 12:15 pm


#DVpit Request: 4/19/16
EQ w/15 pages: 5/8/16
from scifictionwriter
Apr 28, 2016 7:21 pm


EQ: 3/30
CNR: 4/28
from pickfordm
Apr 12, 2016 4:36 pm


deebza, you're not an idiot. it's better, I think, to take your time submitting the mss so you're sure it's in the best shape possible. Good luck!!!
from Qwijibo80
Mar 30, 2016 4:26 pm


EQ: 3/30/2016

@earupert For what it's worth, she reps a writer who won the Bram Stoker award. She's not an agent for the famous dead guy.
from earupert
Mar 23, 2016 9:51 am


Canadian, publisher at company since 2008, focuses on Sci Fi, agent for Bram Stoker.
from Caitlyn4kids
Mar 14, 2016 6:22 pm


EQ-3/14/2016
from TheLastBrigade
Jan 31, 2016 12:42 pm


EQ 1-31-2016

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