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Ms. Alice Martell

The Martell Agency

1350 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 1205

New York, NY 10019



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Website: themartellagency.com/

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from DiscoStories
Oct 09, 2018 4:43 pm


EQ: 10/9/18
PR: first 50 pages and summary/ synopsis (1.5 hours later!), sent same day.
Memoir
from MichaelSmorenburg
Sep 08, 2018 3:22 pm


About 15 mins from query to rejection "Not for us". I appreciate the plaster coming off quickly.
from towauthor
Aug 16, 2018 9:28 pm


EQ: 8/15/18
PR for first 50 pages and summary: 8/15/18 (about 15 minutes later - love the speedy reply)
Sent in partial and summary 8/16/18
Rejection 8/16/18 a few hours later with compliments on my writing and an encouraging message.
from KatieBug159
Jul 29, 2018 3:56 pm


7/28/18 - EQ
7/29/18 - Rejection - form letter
Only took 8 hours...
from Cire_Idle
Jul 19, 2018 3:52 am


Lit Fic, 70k
Rejection: 1 day

Thank you, but this doesn't sound right for me.
from Kate_Mageau
Jul 09, 2018 9:08 pm


EQ 7/9/18
PR 7/9/18!!! This is my first partial request!!! I'm so excited!!!
from max_entropy
Jul 05, 2018 10:52 am


EQ: 2/5/18 Int. Consp. thriller.
PR One hour later: Thank you, but this doesn’t sound right for me.
Wrote back: That's all right. Thank you for your celerity.
from Nostromo
Jun 19, 2018 9:23 am


EQ: 6/19/18
PR: 6/19/18 a couple hours later.
from Catsamoa79
Jun 11, 2018 12:40 pm


EQ: 6/11/18
ER: 6/11/18, about an hour later, saying it doesn't seem right for her (Commercial women's fiction)
from WillowInc
May 21, 2018 2:33 pm


eq 5/18
er 5/18
lit fic 80k
from Fj2018
May 16, 2018 10:26 pm


EQ 5.16
ER less than an hour later.
"Thank you, but doesn't sound right for me."
Thriller 80k
from KristenH
Mar 27, 2018 4:26 pm


EQ 3/26/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection (not for her).

confra
from verakurian
Mar 19, 2018 3:36 pm


EQ 3/16
3/17 request for partial and synopsis.
adult psychological thriller
3/19 rejection with compliments to the writing.
from jldelozier
Mar 18, 2018 7:40 pm


3/18/18 EQ, 71,000 crime
3/18/18 ER form
from Sparky99
Mar 08, 2018 10:31 am


I've had one full read from her, one partial, and 3 rejections overall. Even after all that I have to say that Alice is a real pro, she's fast, she's honest, and she's human. I cannot recommend her enough. She rocks!

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