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Ms. Molly O'Neill

Root Literary

New York, NY

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Twitter: molly_oneill

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Buddrcup
Oct 29, 2018 12:50 pm

EQ: 10/23/18
ER: 10/29/18
MG Contemporary Supernatural Mystery
57,000 words
from sparklyunicorn
Sep 30, 2018 11:11 am

EQ: 9/10/18
R: 9/29/18
YA contemp 65k
from abreitwrite
Sep 17, 2018 2:15 pm

EQ: 9/15/18
ER: 9/17/18 (Form letter)

YA Fantasy, 94k
from DPengo
Aug 13, 2018 3:36 pm

MG Fic 48,000
EQ: 8/4/18
Form Rejection 8/6/18 -- word for word as worddance posted...
2nd Form Rejection 8/7/18

from SaraCo
Aug 13, 2018 11:15 am

EQ: 8/2/18
ER (form): 8/13/18
YA fantasy
from worddance
Aug 11, 2018 9:49 pm

EQ: 7/15/18
ER: 8/9/18 Form - Yep. I got it twice too.

YA Contemporary Fantasy, 79,000
Thank you for thinking of us with this project. Although we won’t be pursuing representation at this time, we appreciate the opportunity to consider your work, and wish you every success with it.
from jldelozier
Aug 07, 2018 1:27 pm

EQ: 5/24/18 74,000 word YA commercial
CNR: 6/30/18
Form rejection : 8/3/18
2nd form rejection: 8/7/18 - she must REALLY not like it :)
from annikab
Aug 06, 2018 10:50 am

EQ: 5/14
ER: 8/6 form

YA SF 99k
from JennBow
Jul 30, 2018 10:49 am

EQ: 7/26/18
DS client open query for representation
from AlliePenn
Jul 25, 2018 10:36 am

EQ: 5/4/18
Form Rejection: 7/25/18

YA Fantasy, 83k
from LisaLStauffer
Jun 16, 2018 9:14 am

6/8/18 YA contemporary
from Cashwinne
May 09, 2018 9:30 am

EQ: 5/9/18 (To Entire Agency)

80k YA Urban Fantasy
from cupcake
Apr 30, 2018 3:55 pm

EQ 2/14/18
ER 4/29/18

I met her years ago when she was an editor, and her response included a line saying she remembered me, and then a form letter about how my project didn't match her tastes but encouraging me to query another project in the future.

I think she would be an amazing agent for her clients.

contemporary mg 65k
from TypeWriter
Apr 20, 2018 1:11 pm

EQ 3/30/18
ER 4/19/18 email template all of Root agency
from ScribblingWoman
Apr 19, 2018 5:14 pm

EQ: 3/13/18
YA Contemporary, 72k
ER: 4/19/18 Form letter

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