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Ms. Stephanie Cabot

The Gernert Company

136 East 57th Street, 18th floor

New York, NY 10022

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from mgspan
Mar 24, 2016 6:33 pm

EQ: 11/4/15
PR: 11/5/15 asked for first 100 pages
Rejected 2/23-nice, personal rejection. Thoughtful comments

Literary thriller
from Christi12
Feb 23, 2016 12:22 pm

EQ: 2/23
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2016 9:03 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Dec 23, 2015 8:48 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from SueHinkin
Nov 19, 2015 3:41 pm

EQ 11-20-15 mystery/suspense 72K
from batsojopo
Nov 14, 2015 3:48 pm

EQ: 10/1
CNR: 11/14
from saphron
Oct 20, 2015 8:59 am

snail Q: 7/28/15
FR: 8/5
thoughtful R on 10/19
Lit. adventure, 100k

All correspondence was through Ellen Goodson, who wrote "on behalf of Stephanie Cabot"
from hopefulmonster
Jul 30, 2015 1:12 pm

EQ: 7/23/15
FR: 7/23/15
R: 7/30 -- complimentary rejection, but "didn't connect with the storytelling."
Literary fiction, 95,000 wds
from dittykkl
Jun 26, 2015 9:07 pm

EQ: 06/26
from IoSophia
May 22, 2015 2:39 pm

Thanks, HopefulAuthor. I need all the encouragement I can get! :) I sent my query letter to her on March 23, and she requested the partial on April 6, which I sent on the 7th. She responded to the partial on May 5.
from HopefulAuthor
May 13, 2015 9:51 am

IoSpohia, I think that is a pretty personal letter. Her feedback seems very helpful. May I ask how long it took her to reply to your query?
from IoSophia
May 12, 2015 9:08 am

The rejection letter I received seems to have a bit more detail than her typical (and very kind) rejections, but still seems a bit form-like for her. Thoughts? She wrote:

"Thank you so much for sending me these pages from [HERE SHE TYPED MY BOOK TITLE, WHICH I DON'T WANT TO INCLUDE HERE]. I found much to admire here. You have a keen eye for detail, both sensory and emotional, that creates the historical setting with rich color and energy. Catarina is a compelling, unusual character, who anchors the rest of the dynamic cast well. As much as I like these and other aspects, including many of the beautifully wrought sentences here, I'm afraid that I struggled with the storytelling as a whole. Without a stronger sense of vision or connection, I doubt I would be the best advocate for your work. Given the ambition of this novel, I feel certain another agent elsewhere will feel differently than I - and I very much hope so. Thanks again for the chance to consider. I wish you the best."
from natjohnson
Jan 08, 2015 8:02 pm

12/20/14 Sent first query by e-mail
from deathisnotadisease
Sep 30, 2014 2:06 pm

9/26 sent query with first chapter by snail mail
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 24, 2013 11:43 am

Thank you, Jennifer13. But I have to stick with what's on their website or PM page, otherwise things could get confusing (for me).

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