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Ms. Dara Hyde

Hill Nadell Literary Agency

6442 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 201

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from FalthoWitch
Dec 26, 2017 7:56 pm

EQ: 12/26/2017

YA Fantasy 83K
from LightofBeauty
Nov 20, 2017 5:31 pm

EQ: 11/5
ER: 11/20

Form rejection.

Dear ___

Thank you for thinking of Hill Nadell for your work (Title of Manuscript). We read your query and pages with interest. While we admire the scope and ambition of your project, unfortunately we don’t think it is a good fit for our agency. We’re sorry the news isn’t better, but we wish you the very best of luck in finding the right home for your work.

Best regards,

Assistant to Dara Hyde
from detroit70
Oct 18, 2017 2:45 pm

EQ: 10-6
from rdickens
Sep 08, 2017 9:44 am

EQ Memoir 9/1
form email rejection 9/8
from SaraCo
May 16, 2017 2:18 pm

CNR 5/7/17
Form Rejection:5/16/17
from maveres
May 15, 2017 10:36 pm

EQ: 6/26/16
PR: 7/13/16
FR: 9/17/16
Nudge #1: 3/27/17
Nudge #2: 5/4/17

By #2, her assistant said the original nudge was lost and she is currently reading.
from BlueRidgeDave
May 06, 2017 8:30 pm

EQ: 5/6/17

Philosophical/Lit. Fiction; 117,000 words
from engstromdd
Apr 20, 2017 9:10 pm

EQ: Dec 20, 2016
PR: Mar 16, 2017
Notice of Offer of Rep: April 16, 2017
FR: April 18, 2017
Polite Step-Aside: April 20, 2017
from Boreas
Mar 16, 2017 3:34 pm

EQ: 2/9/17
CNR: 3/16/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from helenmorrone
Jan 30, 2017 9:46 am

EQ: 6/22/16
PR: 7/19/16
FR: 9/20/16

Lit. Fiction 70K

Waiting for reply

1/30/17 Still waiting for reply. Sent nudge after 10 weeks and got response two weeks later that they'd begun reading my full. Fingers crossed.
from Jwrite
Jan 06, 2017 1:37 pm

EQ: 5/5/16
CNR: 9/3/16

YA Paranormal 85K
from ESalge
Sep 01, 2016 5:14 pm

EQ: 8/4
ER: 9/1

YA contemporary
from hammertime
Aug 28, 2016 6:29 pm

When I sent an email to notify her of my offer of representation from another agent, she requested my full manuscript and a week to look at it (after sitting on the email for a week). Nearly two weeks later, I sent a nudge, asking how the reading was going. No answer. Ever. So she effectively delayed my signing with an agent by two weeks just because she couldn't bother to write me a quick note and say she had passed, and also left me waiting to figure out she had passed. Of all the agents who requested the manuscript, she was the only one who lacked the professional courtesy of sending an email when she decided to pass.
from Catsamoa79
Jul 29, 2016 1:33 pm

EQ: 3/28/16
CNR: 7/29/16
from frennis
Jul 14, 2016 5:51 pm

EQ 7/2/16
ER 7/14/16

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