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Ms. Rena Rossner

The Deborah Harris Agency

Jerusalem, Israel

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Twitter: renarossner

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from Twistyourplot
May 15, 2018 10:15 pm

EQ: 11/27/17
PR: 12/12/17
FR: 12/20/17

YA Fantasy 70,000 words
Still patiently waiting, haven't nudged.
from Patrick (admin)
May 14, 2018 7:10 pm

Their website is back. Probably a temporary glitch.
from mlowriter
May 14, 2018 6:39 pm

The link to the Deborah Harris Agency shows a blank page. They're still on Facebook but no website that I can find.
May 11, 2018 10:28 am

I have no idea how she sleeps. Probably very well in the few hours she actually does. *smile*
from rejectionsurvivalist
May 11, 2018 6:21 am

I dunno, Bethany, it looks like she's requested a lot of fulls just from looking at these comments, and between that and working on her own books and the deal for one of her authors she just announced the other day, I'm wondering if the woman ever sleeps...
from bethanyr32
May 11, 2018 1:19 am

Slushpilesadness, are you sure you aren't counting partials instead of fulls? She does request a lot of partials because not everyone follows her sub guidelines, which call for 50 pgs. She still does request a nice number of fulls, which I appreciate.
from Patrick (admin)
May 10, 2018 5:49 pm

ktwills79, go to the "Help" menu at the top of the page, then go to "Help Videos" and watch the video "Working with Multiple Projects". It should help. If not, get ahold of me via private message.
from ktwills79
May 10, 2018 5:08 pm

How do you add a 2nd project to your query status? Do I just have to erase the former project and start over?
May 10, 2018 10:11 am

Hey all - just a heads-up - she requests a LOT of fulls. On QT she has over 40. Which means she probably has more than when including people who don't use QT. According to her data, she IS quick though. I wouldn't nudge.
from KellyFriedman2013
May 10, 2018 9:40 am

@TypeWriter I follow her on twitter and had seen she was slightly behind on her queries and that she likes to read the 50 pages on her kindle. I sent her a gentle nudge via email, I'm sure you can do the same.
from KellyFriedman2013
May 10, 2018 9:23 am

EQ: 4/25/18
Gentle Nudge: 5/10/18 - I only nudged because others seem to have received some sort of confirmation receipt and I did not.

Paranormal Romance - 53K words - sent her the first 50 pages per her twitter request.
from KellyFriedman2013
May 10, 2018 9:15 am

@Karenleespree and @TypeWriter are they true partial requests or were the 50 pages not included with the initial query? She prefers to have a query that includes the first 50 pages.
from karenleespree
May 10, 2018 7:42 am

Does she respond to partial requests if no longer interested?
from nightowlwriter
May 10, 2018 1:14 am

EQ: 5/09/18 11:47 PM
FR: 5/10/18 12:39 AM
This is the fastest full request I've ever gotten. Said that she thought it sounded amazing and had dipped into the first chapter and wanted me to send the full manuscript. I'm near hyperventilation. YA Fantasy 103k #MSWL
from butterrumpunch
May 09, 2018 5:33 pm

EQ 4.25.18
PR 4.25.18
FR 4.28.18

Fingers crossed

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