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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 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
from TaliaS
Apr 25, 2017 12:23 pm


EQ 03/30/17
Rejection from assistant 03/30/17
from CassandraFear
Oct 26, 2016 9:35 pm


EQ-10/13/16
ER 10/20/16
from Polonius
Oct 26, 2016 8:17 pm


EQ 10/19/16
ER 10/20/16

YA Contemporary
from Mikelajoy
Sep 12, 2016 3:52 pm


EQ: 9/11 ER: 9/12
Queried as PB Author/Illustrator
little tip: even if they follow you on Twitter doesn't mean they're interested!

Thanks so much for reaching out. Rebecca isn’t quite the best match for your work, but do feel free to try someone else at Writers House if you’d like. Wishing you all the best as you move forward with your search for representation. We hope to see your work on shelves one day.

All best,
Andrea

Writers House, LLC
from karenleespree
Jun 14, 2016 10:06 am


EQ: 6/13 ER: 6/14 form.
from dclawr
Jun 02, 2016 12:36 pm


EQ: 4/4
ER: 4/6
Form, from assistant

MG contemporary
57k
from dclawr
Jun 02, 2016 12:35 pm


Andrea may be her assistant...?
from melaniehoo
Jun 01, 2016 9:53 am


Thanks Patrick! I'll do that.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 01, 2016 8:35 am


Congrats melaniehoo! Go ahead and mark the query to Rebecca as a rejection, but then add a new query to Andrea as a referral. Good luck.
from melaniehoo
May 31, 2016 9:42 pm


I queried Rebecca on 5/24, then received a partial request from Andrea Morrison on 5/31. Yay! But how do I mark that in my query list since I didn't actually query Andrea?

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