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Ms. Rebecca Sherman

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.writershouse.com/

Twitter: RebeccAgent

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from swatithegeek
Jun 18, 2019 9:58 pm


DVpit EQ: 04/27/19
ER, form from assistant: 06/18/19

YA Romance, 80k
from PBquerious
Jun 04, 2019 4:22 pm


EQ: 2/2/19
R: 3/8 Assist/New agent requested new link to Dummy
CNR: 4/2/19
ER: 6/4/19
PB, author/illustrator

"...weren’t connecting wholeheartedly with your style, despite its many charms..."
from LilacsandTea
May 15, 2019 10:05 am


@swatithegeek, thank you for the suggestions! I haven't nudged, but I will try that today.
from swatithegeek
May 14, 2019 10:33 pm


eflora, you can email her and nudge, if you haven't already, or simply email to withdraw your query, wait up to a week for her to reply (they generally reply within hours when you withdraw, based on my past experience!!!) and then query someone else at Writers House regardless. You notified her -- you did your part. *shrug*
from LilacsandTea
May 14, 2019 12:54 pm


I queried Rebecca on 03/08 from a #pitmad like and haven't heard anything since. At this rate I would really just like to query someone else at the agency. I'm not sure if it's safe to CNR and query someone else at Writer's House.
from ernstpicturebooks
Jul 18, 2018 9:52 am


EQ: PB author/ill 7/12
Same assistant form rejection as received from other agents at this agency. 7/18
from jayberghuis
Jun 11, 2018 8:06 pm


EQ: 6/8
Form rejection from assistant: 6/11
YA Contemporary 76K
from jamieseitz
Apr 19, 2018 1:36 pm


EQ: 4/11
ER: 4/19
YA Contemporary

Polite form rejection from assistant
from A_Flores
Apr 10, 2018 6:50 pm


EQ: 3/7
ER: 4/9

Polite form rejection.
mg/f
from cupcake
Apr 09, 2018 4:37 pm


EQ: 3/5/18
ER: 4/9/18

Same note from Alexandra--and I was feeling good about the "charming." Ha! :)

contemporary MG 65K
from Eliza_f
Jan 17, 2018 10:52 pm


EQ: 12/7
ER from assistant: 12/21/17

MG Fantasy

Kind rejection. Assistant Alexandra said they'd reviewed my work and weren't connecting wholeheartedly, despite its "many charms." I appreciated that, and the quick response. Update: 1/17/18 (as per @m_pepper it looks like this was a form rejection)
from m_pepper
Jan 17, 2018 3:18 pm


EQ: 1/1/18
ER: 1/17/18

Same form note from Alexandra as Eliza_f: "I’ve reviewed your work with Rebecca and I’m sorry to say that we weren’t connecting wholeheartedly with your writing, despite its many charms, so we should step aside. We truly appreciate the look, though, and we wish you nothing but the best of luck with your future endeavors."
from JoLo74
Nov 11, 2017 1:19 pm


EQ: 10/29/17
ER from assistant: 10/30/17
PB Author/ Illustrator
from PBquerious
Aug 05, 2017 5:03 pm


EQ: 7/31/17
ER: 8/5/17
Form rejection.
PB author/illustrator
from SusanSchaefer
Jul 11, 2017 2:33 pm


EQ 07/05/17
FR 07/11/17

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