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Ms. Faye Atchison

Margret McBride Literary Agency

PO Box 9128

La Jolla, CA 92038



Website: www.mcbrideliterary.com/

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from RJJacques
Oct 09, 2022 1:10 am


Responded in a little over 24 hours with a polite and apologetic form letter. It had a link to a helpful website that I spent the evening on and helped me to majorly improve my letter, Jane Friedman's blog. Thanks for the quick reply and useful information :-)
from nicholelouise
Oct 05, 2022 3:43 pm


Online form query - 10/2/22 Historical Fiction 138k
form rejection - 10/5/22
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Sep 16, 2022 3:58 pm


Emailed the submissions coordinator re request for full. MS is 15MB and could be attached to a single email. Alternatively I could upload a chapter at a time to keep the uploads under 2MB.
from keiram
Sep 15, 2022 5:09 pm


Form submission 6/12/22
CNR 9/15/22, 95 days
Speculative Fiction Thriller ~104k
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Sep 14, 2022 7:54 pm


Request for full at one week. Only 2MB allowed, so I sent an abbreviated proposal and one chapter as there are a lot of photos and the full is 15MB.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2022 3:27 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from BL2017
Aug 23, 2022 5:21 pm


EQ: 06/21/22 adult sci-fi 76k
CNR: 08/23/22
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 09, 2022 4:39 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from vcmwalker
Aug 02, 2022 7:16 pm


QT form to Agency. Historical on 7/30/22, 108K wds. It cannot be addressed to a specific agent so no auto back to QT.
from RG_923
Jul 29, 2022 9:09 pm


EQ: 7/29/22

Adult horror at 82k words
from FLWalsh26
Jun 27, 2022 11:29 am


EQ: Jan 16/22
CNR: Apr 12/22
June 27/22: still no response/rejection
Adult horror western 100K
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 11, 2022 2:34 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

Thanks jocopo_steelCity
from jocopo_steelCity
Jun 11, 2022 2:11 pm


@Patrick the QM site for the agency is open again
from acolvin09
Apr 26, 2022 2:54 pm


FQ: 2/18/22
FR: 4/22/22

adult SFF 99,807k
from galian84
Apr 22, 2022 8:21 pm


EQ: 1/5/22
Nudge: 4/21/22
Form Rejection: 4/22/22

YA Contemporary Fantasy 92k

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