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Ms. Caitlin McDonald

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252

Brooklyn, NY 11238



Twitter: literallycait

AAR Member: No

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Online Form: Closed

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from merynlobb
Jun 10, 2019 4:21 pm

EQ: 06/07 (#pitmad request)
FR: 06/10

YA Historical Fantasy, 103k
from Utopiandreams
Jun 07, 2019 1:18 pm

EQ (Form): 6/7/19
YA soft SF, 81k
*requested query after updating previous full sub*
from abreitwrite
May 11, 2019 8:22 am

EQ: 7/26/18
Query Tracker marked it as CNR: 11/28/18
FR: 5/10/19

YA Fantasy, 94,000
from Seeingteacupsindragons
May 10, 2019 1:53 pm

Caitlin says she is still answering queries from before she closed, per twitter.
from Futchesta
May 09, 2019 11:17 pm

Form Query - 9/8/18
Closed No Response as per Query Tracker limits - 1/9/19
Full Request - 5/9/19 (243 days)

Adult fantasy 116,000
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 16, 2019 2:01 pm

True, Pyrrhonist, but then if you go to her query form it says she is still closed.
from Pyrrhonist
Mar 16, 2019 1:15 pm

Open to queries according to
from Striga
Mar 01, 2019 7:42 pm

My query from October was automatically CNR without my doing so. I undid that. This Agent responded to my DVPitYA pitch on Twitter so I’m still holding out hope.
from cdechterling
Feb 26, 2019 2:20 pm

I queried 10/1/2018 on a humorous historical mystery and got a request for a full the next day. I was responding to her interest in heists and comped the novel to the television show Leverage but with a mostly female, diverse cast of characters. Searching for more info on her, I just happened on an interview from 2016 where she said her favorite TV show was Leverage. I didn't know that, but it gives me hope. Checking the data explorer and all the other submissions from October have either been rejected or closed, no reply. Don't know if that should make me feel hopeful or feel lost. Sigh.
from Rocket
Feb 25, 2019 1:09 pm

I'm calling it, as I am still in "No Decision" land and suspect that is where I will stay, no matter what she's said about responding to all. Closing this one for the sake of my mental health, ha!

Form Query: Aug 2018
CNR: 2/25/19
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 19, 2019 8:09 pm

Laura_WA, you can find a description of all the different icons and faces at
from Laura_WA
Feb 19, 2019 4:10 pm

Question: since I'm off work with a broken leg (and have been hit with the flu and now a root canal), I've spent way too much time trying to analyze the meaning behind the sad/happy/everything-in-between faces on the timeline. I mean, I know what the faces mean, from good to bad, but what about the Faceless Ones? Those little rows in between, stuck in limbo, with a yellow beam of light pointing their way to a would-be author, slowly climbing their way to the top of the pile, hoping to end with a purple smiley? What happens when they disappear, if they never get a face?
I worry.
from Laura_WA
Feb 10, 2019 5:41 pm

Fordwalker- thank you for the note on the data explorer. I had no idea you could see so much information on your query! I'm going to be slightly obsessed now, lol.
from Fordwalker
Feb 10, 2019 4:41 pm

@chibichibi - If you click on the 'Data Explorer' button you can watch a list of when her replies come in. Looks like she's sent a couple rejections over the last few days.
from chibichibi
Feb 10, 2019 12:30 pm

It's been ten days she she closed to start clearing out her backlog. Anyone hear anything?

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