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Ms. Shira Hoffman

McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

353 Lexington Avenue, 15th floor

New York, NY 10016



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Website: www.mcintoshandotis.com

Twitter: ShiraSHoffman

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Apr 26, 2016 12:56 pm


Congrats, cellis!!

EQ (with 3 chapters and synopsis): 2/8
Full Request!: 3/9 :D
Asked for a few more days to continue revising, which she agreed to.
Sent: 3/18 (asking for confirmation)
Resent 3/22 because I forgot to add my synopsis and a list of agencies with my novel (asking for confirmation)
No confirmation to this day...hmm...
UPDATE: 4/25 Decided to check in once again, just in case, to ask if she had received it, and she responded 4/26 saying that she had and she will respond personally to "all requested material, so you will definitely hear back from me." Yippie!

YA Sci-Fi
from cellis
Apr 21, 2016 8:21 pm


the road so far:
11/14/15 MSWL EQ
11/23/15 Full Request
2/1/16 Check in, no response, but she did get back to me on twitter on...
3/17 when she faved a #Pitmad pitch and I told her she had the manuscript already. Super nice, told me she'd get back soon.
4/21/16 R&R, offering to write up an editorial letter for me to work from.

While I wait for that to arrive, cue the music. :)

Edit to include: Adult Scifi 95k, and that I am incredibly excited to see what her notes are.
from KristenH
Apr 14, 2016 3:48 pm


Hetal, that's good to know. She hasn't gotten to mine yet and has plenty of response time leftover.
from HetalWrites
Apr 14, 2016 9:07 am


Hi HMatthews, yes, you're right. I meant 3/1/16 - fat fingered the 31 in there :)
from HetalWrites
Apr 14, 2016 9:07 am


EQ: 2/26/16
CNR: 4/4/16

***Date edited:
Twitter says she's read all queries through 3/01/16 and only responds if interested in seeing more.

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