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Ms. Naomi Davis

BookEnds, LLC


Twitter: NaomisLitPix

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Online Form: Yes

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from Elysia
Sep 04, 2019 12:26 pm

Thanks mzbritney12! It must not have gone through for some reason. I'll try again tonight.
from britwrites
Sep 04, 2019 9:50 am

Hey Elysia,
When I upload a full or any docs via QueryManager, it always sends me a confirmation to my email.
Sometimes I have to refresh my inbox before getting the confirmation email, though.
from Elysia
Sep 03, 2019 10:13 pm

For those who have gotten a request from her, did QueryManager give you any sort of confirmation that your file successfully uploaded? This is my first time submitting a full through QueryManager -- I've always gotten requests to send by email attachment before -- so I'm not sure exactly how it works. But after I hit submit, I expected some sort of confirmation to come up, and I didn't get anything.
from ALThornton
Aug 27, 2019 1:36 pm

FQ: 8/27/19

Adult Fantasy 87k
from Angeliabailey1118
Aug 15, 2019 5:46 pm

EQ: 8/15/19

YA Fantasy 67k
from Roseppdle72
Aug 14, 2019 11:21 am

FQ: 07/14/19
EQ: 07/19/19 Form
YA Fantasy 91k
from chiisai
Aug 13, 2019 11:26 am

EQ: 8/12
52k YA Contemp
from kci3011
Aug 12, 2019 11:00 pm

EQ: 8/12

125k Fantasy
from hummingbirdpnw
Aug 08, 2019 4:21 pm

Form query: 6/17/19
ER: 8/8/19; same letter others have recently posted
from Hulagirl
Aug 08, 2019 3:24 pm

EQ: 6/20/19
ER: 8/8/19
Historical Romance 92K
from LUV4NA
Aug 08, 2019 2:39 pm

EQ: 6/27/19
ER: 8/8/19
NA Contemporary Fantasy

Got the same form letter. Definitely one of the nicest ones I've seen :)
from mononoke
Aug 08, 2019 12:13 pm

EQ: 6/19/19
ER: 7/14/19

SF Cyberpunk 56K

"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to consider your project. I've gone over your query and sample pages and though I love certain elements, others aren't quite working for me. This is a subjective reaction based on my preferences and current wishlist, and as this is a subjective industry, I encourage you to keep querying looking for your agent match! I'm sorry I cannot be more specific at this time, but I encourage you to stay positive and keep at it - following major writing blogs and Twitter hashtags, or local critique groups and writing events can provide some excellent networking and direction.
I'm so thankful you queried me. I wish you the best with this project and hope you'll keep me in mind in the future - I welcome you to query me with other projects when they are ready!"

Very lovely and friendly. :)
from greyowlstudio
Jul 23, 2019 1:49 pm

It's nice to hear that BookEnds forwards queries around. Agencies always say this, and I never quite believe them, so it's nice to know it's true, at least in one case.
from pisaco
Jul 22, 2019 12:08 pm

I sent my query to Naomi Davis, but she passed it along to Natascha Morris, who declined with a form letter but added this bit: "I've gone over your query and sample pages and though I love certain elements, others aren't quite working for me. I am drawn to your Lithuanian mythology, but ultimately, the sample pages felt overwritten to me and didn't provide the strongest entrance to hook me in to the narrative."
Sigh. I was wondering if the opening pages were a problem, as they're a prologue, so I've rearranged things so that the story opens with the MC sneaking out of her convent. Hoping for better results.
EQ: 6-24-19
ER: 7-22-19
YA fantasy, 80,000 words
from JoaoFigueiredo
Jul 21, 2019 2:57 pm

FQ - 6/28/19 - originally submitted James McGowan and he forwarded the query to Naomi
FR - 7/19/19

YA Fantasy 100k
This agency seems really nice, fingers crossed!

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