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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 billybuttercup
Aug 19, 2019 1:25 pm


EQ: Aug 16/19
PR: Aug 16/19 (first 50 pages & synopsis) - sent same day
ER: Aug 19/19 (form)

Women's/Historical Fiction - 89K
from lorettapolaski
Aug 19, 2019 8:28 am


EQ: 8-15-19
PR: 8-15-19 (30 min later)

Suspense- 73K
from WhatAWriter
Jul 20, 2019 12:59 pm


EQ: 07/19/2019
ER: 07/19/2019 (doesn't sound right...etc.)
from Mildlymary
Jul 13, 2019 4:39 pm


EQ: 04/18/19
ER: 04/18/19

Nice short letter -- thanks, but not for her.
from KristenH
Jun 08, 2019 1:41 pm


EQ 3/27/19 (2nd/final requery Venom)--50 page partial request with synopsis!
PR partial sent on 3/27/19 and revised partial sent on 6/3/19)
ER 6/5/19 (Passed--not passionate to read more)
from Batcop
Jun 02, 2019 1:06 pm


Responded in just a couple of days requesting more.
from billcarson
May 04, 2019 7:51 am


1/25/19 EQ
1/25/19 PR (w/ synopsis/plot summary)
1/30/19 FR
3/1/19 ER
from starbaker
Apr 01, 2019 8:03 pm


EQ 4/1/19
ER 5 minutes later 4/1/19
adult suspense/mystery
from castleriggpekes
Mar 21, 2019 8:56 am


She responded in 50 minutes, a rejection but at least she makes a quick decision.
from cterlson
Mar 04, 2019 4:16 pm


EQ - 3/04/19
ER - 3/04/19

Bam - less than 60 minutes. She had requested before, but not this time (thanks for trying me again, not for me...)
from KristenH
Feb 24, 2019 2:55 pm


EQ 2/15/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (not right fit for her)

2/24/19: EQ 2/22/19 (2nd/final Requery Diplomatic Immunity)--same say rejection (not right fit)
from Lunariver
Jan 29, 2019 1:59 pm


Points for responding within less than 30 minutes to my query, even if it was a rejection. Got the same, "Thanks, but this doesn't sound right for me" that others have reported.
Travel memoir
from LGV_AL
Jan 16, 2019 2:31 pm


EQ 11/27/18 literary mystery
11/27/18 requested summary and first 50 pages
ER 11/28/18
from Sommtimes
Jan 14, 2019 11:30 am


EQ: 1/14/19
ER: 1/14/19 (one hour later) “Thank you, but this doesn’t sound right for me.”

Genre: Literary/Dark. 84K.

Based on what I’ve read and her client list, Ms. Martell seems especially geared toward high-power crime/mystery work.
from ksanderson
Jan 12, 2019 11:30 am


EQ 1/11/19
ER 1/11/19
paranormal thriller

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