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Ms. Rachel Beck

Liza Dawson Associates


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Twitter: Rachel_C_Beck

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from otherside
Sep 21, 2022 11:50 am

EQ: 8/29/22
Nudge with offer of rep: 9/12/22
Full request: 9/18/22
Step aside: 9/21/22

Adult rom-com 76k words
from EdwinaJK
Sep 20, 2022 11:00 am

EQ: 08/30/2022
PR: 9/19/2022

YA QBIPOC Contemporary 96k
from demiller
Sep 18, 2022 11:04 pm

EQ 5/26/22
PR 6/14/22
Nudge w offer of rep 9/6/22
Offer of rep: 9/18/22
Notified that I chose another agent: 9/18/22

I will say that though I did not go further with Rachel, she had the absolute kindest things to say about my manuscript. She would have been an amazing champion for my book and the way she praised it really encouraged me. I hope that others who work with her get to see that amazing kindness and care that she has and gives to manuscripts. :)
from Winnie12
Sep 05, 2022 8:41 pm

EQ (by referral) 8/26/22
Full request 9/1/22
Literary mystery 81k
Nudge w offer of rep 9/5/22
from MorganSloan
Sep 01, 2022 2:48 pm

Form reject at 47 days, same as mentioned before.
from carbogast
Sep 01, 2022 1:22 pm

Hello, and thank you for the opportunity to review your work. I'm afraid the project isn't a good fit for me, but I wish you all the best in finding representation elsewhere.
from ESoule
Sep 01, 2022 1:20 pm

Email Query: 7/19/22
Partial Request: 9/1/22

YA romcom, 82k
from blackhand
Sep 01, 2022 8:59 am

Email Query: 7.23.22
Form Rejection: 9.1.22

YA Historical, 91k
from lucidities
Jul 21, 2022 7:19 pm

email Q 7/21/22, to agent open to upmarket/women's book-club fiction; "a genre-testing novel that may best be deemed humor and historicizing with an upmarket reach. The central theme is the clash of matriarchal and patriarchal worldviews, and it offers a multilevel read—from enjoying the comedy of a blustering big-shot narrator brought down to size (spoiler alert: it’s the women in his life, past and present, who prevail), on up to sleuthing out abundant literary and cultural allusions. . . ."
from MorganSloan
Jul 16, 2022 4:28 pm

Email query: 7/16/22
99k Upmarket Fiction

Finally, an agent who says she's not scared of heavy content. I'm praying so hard.
Also, like Sapphire_Demoness said, my confirmation went to spam.
from Tara725
Jul 11, 2022 9:22 am

Email query: 6/28/2022
Form rejection: 7/8/2022
Contemporary Romance, 81k
from Sapphire_Demoness
Jul 10, 2022 9:24 pm

Email query: 6/14/22
Form rejection: 7/9/22 (without referring my name)
90K adult contemporary romance

*The confirmation email went to the spam so be sure to check.*
from ajsruoff
Jul 08, 2022 3:38 pm

EQ 6/12/22
Form rejection: 7/8/2022
75K Adult RomCom

The confirmation email went to spam so be sure to check if you're querying her!
from ZedHolmes
Jul 08, 2022 3:28 pm

Query: 6/19/22
Form rejection: 7/8/22

Queer romance, 95k
from JessyKah87
Jun 26, 2022 5:13 pm

Email Query 01/02/2022
Partial Request 01/21/2022
Full Request 04/26/2022
Nudge with offer of Publication 06/22/2022

YA Contemporary 80K

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