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Ms. Valerie Noble

Donaghy Literary Group



Twitter: NobleValerie

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from BillGinTexas
May 23, 2017 5:38 pm

OQ: 05/19/2017 85K Hist Fic Thrl
05/23/2017 form rejection

from Ambiguous_A
May 18, 2017 11:30 am

Form query: 3/24
Full request: 3/28
Rejection: 5/17

YA spec
from KBurrrr
May 15, 2017 1:17 pm

EQ: 5/8 (online form)
Full request: 5/12

from JaeStories
May 12, 2017 12:41 pm

[76k YA Sci-fi]
EQ: 5/8 via online form. It looks like we may be a good match, so I definitely have my fingers crossed for this one!
FR: 5/12 Yay! Let's keep those fingers and toes crossed, shall we? :)
For anyone who's curious, the request came with a polite note saying she tries to keep a 3 month turnaround time, but to nudge with any offers of rep.
from seellis
May 02, 2017 4:15 pm

form rejection
from JEHolmes
Feb 28, 2017 4:00 pm

Queried 2/22
YA Fantasy 105k words
Form Rejection 2/27
from MrMcCoy
Feb 10, 2017 6:22 pm

EQ (form) - 02/09
ER - 02/10
from sschlieter
Feb 07, 2017 5:43 pm

EQ 2/6/17
ER 2/7/17
from isinglass
Jan 09, 2017 2:00 pm

EQ (via form): 1/9
ER: 1/9

Only took a couple of hours for her to reject me. Quick (but never painless).
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 09, 2017 9:03 am

Profile Update: Open to queries. Now using QueryManager for queries.
from JacyMerrill
Dec 29, 2016 8:52 am

From agency website: closed to queries until Jan. 9 and will introduce new query submission guidelines in 2017.
from Flynnha
Nov 29, 2016 6:04 am

Revised an old manuscript and submitted a new query.

EQ: 9/13/16
FR: 10/14/16
Sent: 10/15/16
ER: 11/28/16 - form

Valerie is a very sweet and approachable agent. She remembered my previous draft and asked me to talk about my journey and the changes I made for the new revision. When I replied, she said that she was looking forward to reading. What really struck me was that she also said, "Thank you for giving me another chance." Anyone who works with Valerie is very lucky!
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks Sararimuro)
from Sararimuro
Nov 26, 2016 7:15 am

Valerie is currently CLOSED to queries and hopes to re-open in January 2017.
from klgreer
Nov 01, 2016 3:44 pm

EQ 10/16
rec'd auto-confirmation of submission
118K gunpowder fantasy

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