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Ms. Melissa Edwards


270 West 39th St., Suite 201

New York, NY 10018

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Twitter: MelissaLaurenE

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from Lucash
Yesterday 3:39 pm

HannahR, I sent a query on 4/1/19, and received an auto response right away. I'm not sure why you didn't get it. Did you put "Query" in the subject line?
Good luck on your submission.

EQ 4-1-19

MG Fantasy 53k
from HannahR
Yesterday 8:41 am

Has anyone queried her, not received the auto response, and still heard back? I've queried twice now without getting the auto response, and it's not in spam.
from kdprudolph
May 07, 2019 12:52 pm

EQ: 5-7-2019

Upper MG contemporary 50k
from jordanmgreen
May 01, 2019 9:06 am

EQ: 3/8/19
FR: 4/23/19 (after notifying about offer of rep)
ER: 5/1/19 said she liked the story, but felt she had too much in my genre already
from Watchdog
Mar 15, 2019 1:13 pm

EQ 12/19
FR 1/28
ER 3/15

Detailed feedback, with kind words about what did and didn’t work for her. I’d recommend querying her.
from Jeanetto
Feb 10, 2019 8:02 am

EQ: 11/26/18
MG sci-fi
CNR 2/10/19
from KristenH
Feb 03, 2019 3:52 pm

EQ 8/29/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 1/17/19 (No word from nudges)
Update: ER 1/29/19 (Passed--no reason)
from nightowlwriter
Oct 31, 2018 2:38 pm

EQ: 10/17/18
FR: 10/17/18 (30 minutes later!)
ER: 10/31/18 Personalized, though highly subjective.

#DVpit request YA Fantasy
from surfrat224
Oct 24, 2018 12:58 pm

EQ: 7/19/18
CNR: 10/24/18

YA Contemporary
from Jessmina
Oct 24, 2018 11:04 am

EQ: 10/18/18 (#dvpit request)
ER: 10/24/18

I asked for feedback from her rejection, said my project was not the right fit for her topically.
from milli505
Oct 08, 2018 4:54 pm

EQ: 7/11
FR: 9/27
ER: 10/8 - nice personalized rejection detailing what she liked and what she didn’t

YA contemporary, 76k
from askjudyww
Sep 09, 2018 9:36 am

MG Historical 27K
EQ: 9/09
from hairaplenty
Aug 23, 2018 6:12 am

4/13/18 YA Contemp thriller/suspense
CNR 8/23/18
from Fj2018
Aug 21, 2018 11:37 pm

EQ 5.24
CNR 8.21
from rivershadow654
Aug 16, 2018 11:16 am

8/16/18 EQ (YA Fantasy/Adventure, 104K)

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