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Ms. Moe Ferrara

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933



Website: www.bookendsliterary.com

Blog: bookendsliterary.com/index.php/category/blog/

Twitter: inthesestones

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from danniemolguin
Jan 17, 2019 4:37 pm


I swear I added a comment here! Guess not.

1/9/17 EQ (online form)
51k Upper MG Magic Real.

2/9/17 Partial request!
11/12/18 Personalized rejection. She apologized for the delay and had some solid feedback for me. It sounds like it's been a rough couple of years for her. Funny, when I sent the request, I couldn't even imagine that it'd be possible to forget I had a partial out...But here I am, nearly 2 years later, and I completely forgot about that partial. Keep querying! And while you're querying, keep writing.
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She asked that, if possible, I copy the original query (and bio, since that was asked for in the online form) into the beginning of a single Word document (synopsis and 1st 50 pages). Definitely save a copy of your query, especially if it's personalized, in the Letter tab of QT. I was able to copy/paste both my bio and query by lifting it from here, since the form didn't kick back my quoted text. The request email had a link to the online form, so the materials were also submitted via form. I did ask her a question using the "contact" button on the form and she replied right away. She also let me know as soon as she got my requested materials. I tried replying to her receipt confirmation email, and as I suspected, the email address didn't work. You have to communicate via form.

Moe seems like a great person to work with. Even if I get rejected in the end, I'm thrilled that I got a chance to interact with her a bit.

2/9/17 PR sent

from hkral11
Jan 11, 2019 10:34 am


EQ: 6/21/17
FR:8/25/17
Sent: 8/28/17
Rejection received 1/10/2019!
Looks like she's clearing through her backlog after several really difficult years. She apologized in the email and explained some of the circumstances. I had shelved this manuscript awhile ago and I'm querying something new so I can't say I was too worried about this response.
from toomanypodcasts
Jan 09, 2019 7:51 pm


EQ: 6/17/17
FR: 8/18/17
ER: 1/9/19
from Michelle_in_WI
Jan 01, 2019 12:55 pm


EQ: 5/26 (online submission form)
FR: 7/31!
1/01/19 Am just about to start querying a new ms, and after hearing back from multiple full requests on this ms with very similar feedback, I have decided to shelve this project, so I withdrew my query.


Contemporary YA 78K
from aalogan
Nov 12, 2018 2:56 pm


Just received a rejection on my partial manuscript Moe requested back in Feb. 2017. Yes, 21 months ago. She gave me feedback (nice, although I trunked this novel a long while back) and apologized for the delay. Better late than never?
from kccurry26
Nov 06, 2018 7:38 am


EQ: 2/23/18
FR (!!!!!!): 4/3/18 sent same day
I sent a message through QT and said that I had a revised version of the manuscript if she'd like to read. That was a few months ago - no response.

YA fantasy 70k
from Hulagirl
Nov 05, 2018 11:12 pm


She's either really backed up or is exceptionally slow or both. I queried on March 28, 2018 with a contemporary romance and just got the rejection notice today, 11/5/18
from worddance
Oct 21, 2018 9:29 pm


I wouldn't lose all hope yesrielee and MReyesWrites. She takes a long time, but every so often she does get back to people. She's only had mine since this past June, so I guess I ought to settle in for a long wait.
from MReyesWrites
Oct 20, 2018 11:02 am


Nope. It’s been well over year for me since she has requested (August 2017). I’ve definitely already closed this one out.
from yesrielee
Oct 20, 2018 9:31 am


Nothing, @worddance. I'm thinking about giving up on this one.
from worddance
Oct 11, 2018 11:16 pm


Curious, has she responded to anyone's full or partials lately?
from Jeanetto
Oct 11, 2018 10:25 pm


EQ 6/24/18
MG SF

ER 7/24/18 form letter
from mulholland
Oct 07, 2018 6:47 pm


Queried 6/4/18
Full request 10/3/18

Adult Romance 81,000 words
from Mananda9
Oct 03, 2018 9:41 pm


Queried 5/29/18
Had written it off as a CNR but got a full request 10/3/18!

YA Contemporary 83k
from MReyesWrites
Oct 02, 2018 11:46 pm


EQ: 8/24/17
FR: (and sent) 10/31/17

**May 2018- I checked in and she still hadn't gotten to my story. She apologized, explaining she's had a very tough year with "personal" stuff.
8/18/18 - Still waiting... It's been almost a year now, but her last response in May said she's still going to read it.
10/2/18 - Still waiting

MG fantasy

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