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Ms. Danielle Smith

Lupine Grove Creative


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from chicklegirl
Apr 12, 2017 10:03 am

EQ 10/30/16 (80K--YA speculative/time travel)--SCBWI exclusive
Re-sent EQ to Danielle at Lupine Grove Creative on 1/16/17
CNR 2/14/17
EQ 4/12/17

I followed the instructions on the submissions page, and cut and pasted my entire ms into the body of the email. I immediately received a confirmation email, so hopefully it worked.

UPDATE: I attended the SCBWI WWA spring conference this past weekend and took an intensive workshop with Danielle. She's amazing, passionate--and she told us she received more than 6,000 queries in the first two months after she opened Lupine Creative. When I asked, she said I could resubmit my query in connection with the conference. After I sent it via email this morning, I received the auto-confirmation email, as before.
from Boreas
Mar 17, 2017 8:18 am

EQ: 2/10/17
CNR: 3/17/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from Hulagirl
Mar 04, 2017 7:18 pm

EQ: 3/4/2017
from orangrila
Feb 14, 2017 4:21 pm

EQ: Jan 16 auto-response confirming receipt
CNR: Feb. 14 Her guidelines say if there's no response in 4 weeks, it's a no.

MG Fantasy

Thanks, @chicklegirl and @blanghinrichs. I went with a sample!
from PaigeTurner
Jan 27, 2017 12:58 pm

Good job, AshlylnKravitz. I think I will follow suit on this. I wasn't sure what to do at first as I EQ'd her at Red Fox just before she left before finding out she started her own agency.

Guess I should re-query at her new place - hopefully, that's okay to do.

I wish a lot of these agents who move around gave us writers some sort of clear way to know whether a re-query or a 'nudge' is better. What if Red Fox passed our old queries onto other agents in the agency once Danielle gave notice? One never knows, so I guess it is better to play it safe and try again.
from AshlynKravitz
Jan 27, 2017 7:50 am

Sent a last nudge in case she didn't get the other due to the agency move. Sent it through the submissions email and received an auto-receipt, so I know it went through.
from sparklyunicorn
Jan 25, 2017 5:31 pm

I meant 'nudge again' sorry! good luck
from AshlynKravitz
Jan 22, 2017 3:25 pm

@sparklyunicorn Do you mean requery her?
from gmwilson
Jan 16, 2017 8:51 pm

I would think she means the entire MS for PB's, although I took pause at the requirements as well.
I went with the norm and sent a sample along with the query.

EQ 1-16 (auto confirmation received)

MG Speculative/Historical
from blanghinrichs
Jan 16, 2017 7:21 pm

@orangrila - I tweeted her a message asking if she wanted a sample or the whole MS. She responded "A sample." so make of that what you will. I hardly think she'll hold it against someone who interprets it as the whole MS.
from orangrila
Jan 16, 2017 12:49 pm

The new agency submission guidelines say to paste "the manuscript" into the body of the email--no attachments. That's very unusual for a novel-length manuscript. Has anyone actually done that so far? Thanks!
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 16, 2017 11:08 am

Profile Update: Started her own agency. Formerly with Red Fox Literary.
from sparklyunicorn
Jan 14, 2017 5:57 pm

Ashlyn, I would re-submit after January 15 and nudge her about your first 50 pages.
from AshlynKravitz
Jan 02, 2017 12:48 pm

first 50 sent in February
offered revised first 50 6/24
Nudged: 12/4
1/2/2017: CNR
from AshlynKravitz
Dec 18, 2016 3:51 pm

How does this affect requested material? I sent her a nudge not long before finding out she was opening her own agency. Should I consider it CNR?

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