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Ms. Dawn Dowdle

Blue Ridge Literary Agency

Lynchburg, Virginia



Website: blueridgeagency.com

Twitter: blueridgeagency

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Claxton
Apr 04, 2021 5:34 pm


So many *Required* sections on her query manager. Feels honestly like punishing the author for wanting to query her.
from RRouth
Dec 19, 2020 11:18 pm


12/3 - she liked my pitmad tweet
FQ: 12/4
ER:12/17

Does she ever request anything?

42k mg mystery
I was honestly confused by this. I thought she was a cozy mystery and romance agent. The form took forever too.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 16, 2020 11:27 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 07, 2020 9:15 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from HowBoutSomethinGood
Oct 17, 2020 3:49 pm


For all of the hoops this woman puts you through, I've only seen one author get an offer of representation.
I know everyone thinks, "I'll be the exception." And I hope you are.
But don't be blown away when you get a rejection a week later.
I won't waste the time again
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 30, 2020 9:36 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from VictoriaJayne
Sep 06, 2020 7:24 pm


9/3/20: FQ
9/6/20: form rejection

"I'm sorry, but your project does not sound like a fit for me at this time, and so I will have to pass."

65K Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in series
from ElizabethAnne
Aug 11, 2020 7:07 pm


She's only looking for specific types of Romance
from kmar1187
Jul 13, 2020 8:39 am


FQ: 06/12/2020
ER: 07/12/2020
63k Historical Romance
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 05, 2020 7:32 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from BLeeReed1
Jun 01, 2020 8:55 pm


Email submission 5/30/20
Email rejection 5/31/20
A short note that said the project wasn't a good fit, but she enjoyed my writing and asked to be kept in mind for any revised versions or new series. So, that was very encouraging. Kind of her to take time.
Cats, Glass, Murder
from CSIBOB
May 25, 2020 7:12 am


FQ 5/23/2020
ER 5/24/202

Form Letter
from casachess
Feb 20, 2020 7:41 pm


FQ: 01/30/2020
ER: 02/20/2020

Form letter
from ashpsych123
Feb 04, 2020 8:00 pm


EQ A Father's SIn- Thriller 2-4-20
from Charlotte27
Jan 25, 2020 7:05 pm


EQ 1/15/20
ER 1/25/20
cozy mystery 74K

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