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Ms. Rachel Beck

Liza Dawson Associates


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Twitter: Rachel_C_Beck

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from swatithegeek
May 24, 2022 7:14 am

Email query: 02/02/22
Partial 50-page request: 03/11/22
Nudged with offer: 05/24/22

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from overallcheck
Apr 26, 2022 10:06 am

EQ - 12/26/2021
PR 1/8
Full request 4/26
92k YA contemporary
from fictionfan
Mar 25, 2022 6:09 am

mid-Feb 2021: EQ
March 2021: PR
July 2021: FR, stating that the partial was "fascinating" - excited, I sent the full ms right away
August 2021: nudged with offers of response for weeks, not even a polite step aside ... CNR

from Writerpen18
Mar 11, 2022 6:32 pm

Query sent 2/22
Form rejection 3/11

Not even addressed to my name. Just a generic "Hello." That's disappointing. Also, I see a ton of partial requests on here from this agent. My novel specifically covers the topics she mentions being interested in on her agency's page, so if it's not a good fit - might need to revise her wish list.
from RCrawford
Mar 11, 2022 3:39 pm

EQ: 2.27.2022
Rej: 3.11.2022

Not a fit

YA Paranormal Romance 105k
from Arcachon
Feb 18, 2022 10:22 pm

Email query: 8/10/21
Partial req: 8/27/21
Full req: 1/07/22
Nudged with offer of rep: 2/18/22
from wirdschonklappen
Jan 22, 2022 1:04 pm

Email Query: January 5th, 2022
Partial Request: January 22nd, 2022

queer YA - 76k
from JessyKah87
Jan 21, 2022 7:48 pm

Email Query 01/02/2022
Partial Request 01/21/2022

YA Contemporary 80K
from mtromposch
Jan 18, 2022 10:02 am

EQ: 11/08/21
PR: 27/08/21
Polite nudge 17/01/22
Form reject 18/01/22

YA 75k
from fictiongirl
Jan 04, 2022 2:28 pm

EQ: 02/01/21
PR: 24/01/21
Full Request: 04/06/21
Nudge: 03/12/21
She replied to my nudge in the morning and said it was still being considered. Apologized for the delay. She seems so lovely. I know not to get my hopes up, but Rachel seems like a great agent and I'd love to work with her.

Rejection: 04/01/22 While this whole process took quite a long time, Rachel gave a thorough and encouraging rejection -- she explained what she liked, but said she did not feel confident she could sell it due to the darker themes and today's climate. I mentioned I was moving onto another story & she said she'd be happy to read it.

I definitely recommend querying her if you're patient! There's nothing to lose!
from lwbooks
Dec 17, 2021 2:39 pm

EQ - 7/22
PR- 8/6
ER - 12/17

Women's Fiction 98k
from amylululouise
Dec 07, 2021 1:42 pm

Email Query - 12/07/21

WF 91k
from AmberMHerbert
Dec 03, 2021 5:43 pm

Queried: 10/28
Form rejection: 12/03

Upper YA contemporary 70k
Nov 14, 2021 7:09 pm

Q 6 Oct 21 Contemp 100,000 words
Form Rejection 12 Nov 21
from Diablos
Oct 16, 2021 10:13 am

EQ- 16th October

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