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Ms. Patricia Nelson

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC

665 San Rodolfo Dr. 124, PMB 121

Solana Beach, CA 92075

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from si1123
Mar 18, 2017 10:32 am

Partial Sent 1/13/17
ER: 3/16/17

EQ: 7/27/16
PR: 8/19/16

I'm actually working on an R&R, so I emailed back asking if she'd be willing to take a look in a few weeks instead.

98k YA fantasy
from OwenHenryBaker
Mar 15, 2017 10:17 pm

EQ: 3/5/17
PR: 3/15/17

78K Contemporary YA
from starfish15
Mar 15, 2017 11:17 am

Sent q 28 days ago with no response either way...thinking it may have gotten lost as people who reached out after that have already heard back. Maybe lingering in a spam folder!

update: partial request after 36 days. you never know
from margocanada26
Mar 13, 2017 12:12 pm

EQ: 3/3/17
ER (form): 3/13/17
from captainswedish
Mar 13, 2017 1:21 am

EQ: 03/04/17
ER: 03/12/2017

85,000 Words, YA sci-fi fantasy
from CPManner
Mar 09, 2017 6:59 am

EQ: 11/09/16
PR: 11/10/16
Resubmitted revised partial with permission: 2/6/17

WF 105k
from SaraCo
Mar 08, 2017 1:41 pm

EQ: 2/25
ER (form): 3/18
YA magical realism
from EmCeeWrites
Feb 25, 2017 3:26 pm

EQ 2/15/17
ER (form) 2/17/17

YA Contemp action 84K
from otherside
Feb 15, 2017 3:54 pm

EQ: Nov 2, 2016
FR: Nov 2, 2016
Nudge: Feb 9, 2017
Rejection: Feb 15, 2017

YA Contemporary
from ammeyer
Feb 15, 2017 7:35 am

EQ: 2/8/17
ER: 2/15/17

YA Contemporary Cinderella Retelling
Said project sounded interesting, but just not right for her at the time.
from fornwalt
Feb 15, 2017 7:32 am

MG Fantasy (77k)

EQ: 2/2/2017
ER: 2/14/2017
from Anne_W
Feb 13, 2017 11:16 pm

@Despina and @bfl5008 looking on the timeline there were a few last year that took a long time to respond to! 68 days for a partial. And the same day: an equally long rejection (give or take a few days). This might mean either her spam had them... Or that she has a "maybe" folder which she considers over time.

I honestly think it's ok to nudge.

Below from:

"Response Time:

10. What’s your response time to queries and requests for more pages of a manuscript?

I try to reply to queries within 1-2 weeks and requested materials within 2-3 months, although occasionally it does take me a bit longer."
from PaperAshes
Feb 09, 2017 7:52 pm

EQ: 1/31/17
ER: 2/8/17 - nice form rejection

118k Fantasy
from bfl5008
Feb 09, 2017 1:29 pm

@Despina I haven't requeried yet, but will soon. It seems like 11/28 was not the day to try!
from Despina
Feb 09, 2017 11:15 am

Weird, @bfl5008. Have you requeried her? I think I may try if I don't hear anything in a few days.

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