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Ms. Beth Phelan

The Bent Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010

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Twitter: beth_phelan

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from mkEngland
Today 11:56 am

EQ: 6/30/15

She requested a different full MS from me last year and replied with a personalized rejection and a request to see future work. She also recently signed one of my beta readers/writing buddies, and she says such wonderful things about working with Beth. Here's hoping!

YA Space Opera, 74k
from worddance
Jun 27, 2015 3:03 pm

Alibryn, you should nudge. I know how frustrating it is to be skipped over. Probably you're wallowing in a maybe pile somewhere. Or some other pedestrian reason like they meant to go back but forgot. Hang in there. 12 fulls means you're doing something right.
from worddance
Jun 27, 2015 2:55 pm

EQ: 6/18/15
ER: 6/27/15

YA Fantasy 94K Form reject:

Thanks so much for your query! I’m flattered that you chose to share this with me, and grateful for the chance to consider your work. Unfortunately, I'm not quite connecting with this particular project. I do hope you will try me again with future work if you don't find representation for this one.
from aporia
Jun 25, 2015 9:10 am

EQ 6/17
ER 6/24
from oldpbfan21
Jun 19, 2015 8:43 am

EQ: 6/11/15
ER: 6/18/15

Query for YA 82k based on #MSWL
Form rejection

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