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Mr. Richard Florest

Rob Weisbach Creative Management

New York, NY

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from Utopiandreams
Oct 16, 2019 6:34 am

EQ: 6/10/2019
Nudge w/offer: 7/1/19
FR: 7/9/19
7/24: pass w/weirdly discouraging comments... Not sure why That was necessary
YA soft SF, 81k
from smashem
Oct 11, 2019 4:32 pm

EQ: 10/9/19
ER: 10/11/19 (a form, I think? Felt slightly condescending :/ )

85k YA Paranormal Mystery
from KristenH
Jul 07, 2019 3:56 pm

EQ 5/3/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 7/5/19 (No word via nudges)
from karenleespree
May 15, 2019 6:36 am

Thanks, Hopeful, because I'd read around 3 weeks on a full -- which is pretty fast and probably unrealistic.

5/15 ER * with a personal note.
from KristenH
Apr 20, 2019 2:25 pm

4/20/19: EQ 2/8/19 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 4/17/19 (No word from nudges)
from bandofinsiders
Apr 15, 2019 7:49 pm

EQ 4/10
FR 4/15

YA fantasy, 64k
from HopefulHopefulHopeful
Apr 15, 2019 2:58 pm

Hey Karen, I'm at 61 days out. If you look at the data tracker, he seems to take about 80 days to reply on fulls. I decided to wait until then before I freak out. :)
from karenleespree
Apr 15, 2019 10:12 am

Thank you, Hopeful Very kind of you to mention. I'm at 4 weeks. I never received a confirmation so I have no idea if he even has my MS.
from HopefulHopefulHopeful
Mar 20, 2019 10:09 am

Karen, I did not get one, either, so don't despair. He had read another ms I wrote in 2016, and when I sent that, he didn't confirm receipt, either. He replied to me last time after about 3 weeks with literally the nicest rejection I ever received. Hoping for the best for both of us in this round!
from karenleespree
Mar 20, 2019 7:53 am

Me too, Hopeful. I'll try again in a couple of days.

EQ: 3-7 (went through)

YA Historical Fantasy -- Oh, wow, I found his request for the full in my SPAM! 8 days ago! Sending now.
His request was a few hours after the query.
Didn't get a confirmation of submission -- so there's that.
from HopefulHopefulHopeful
Mar 08, 2019 9:21 am

Hey Karen, I tested an email to them last night (a blank one sent from an old aol account), and it did not bounce back. I also noticed that Richard tweeted about one their client's deals yesterday. Looks like they are still in business! Yay, as he has my full!
from HopefulHopefulHopeful
Mar 05, 2019 3:29 pm

Hey Karenleespree, I really hope they are still open and their server is just down or something.
from KristenH
Feb 02, 2019 4:37 pm

EQ 11/28/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)
CNR 2/1/19 (No word from nudges)
from Catsamoa79
Jan 12, 2019 9:38 am

EQ: 11/7/18
CNR: 1/12/19
from KristenH
Nov 04, 2018 6:20 pm

EQ 8/3/18 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 11/2/18 (No word from nudges)

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