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Ms. Victoria Doherty-Munro

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010

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from Kensi99
Sep 26, 2018 9:12 am

Had full for about 5 months. Nice enough rejection, no real feedback to speak of, just "didn't connect" enough.
from SarahLRWriter
Sep 13, 2018 8:36 pm

EQ: 11/10/17
FR: 1/24/18

5/15/18: Notified her I received an R&R from another agent, and would she like to read the revised version.
7/3/18: Notified her via email that I received an R&R and, subsequently, completed.
9/13/18: Rec'd email from Victoria that she'd sent me a rejection in January but it hadn't gotten to me. She is very nice.

78K YA Historical Mystery
from tdubphyz
Aug 01, 2018 3:37 pm

EQ: 8/1/2018

lit fic, 92k
from maggieluisa14
Jun 04, 2018 3:31 pm

EQ 6/4/2018
YA Fantasy 77K
from surfrat224
May 23, 2018 10:04 am

EQ: 11/15/17
FR: 11/15/17
Nudged: 4/4/18
CNR: 5/23/18

She's had my full ms over 6 months and didn't respond to a nudge. I'm closing this one out. :/
from Dreams32
Apr 17, 2018 4:15 pm

Update: I'd closed this out after 2 months, until she sent a request yesterday, apologizing for the delay.
EQ: 1/05/18
FR: 4/16/18
Manuscript sent 4/17/18
YA contemporary, 70k
from mirandaf
Jan 26, 2018 5:50 pm

EQ 6/24/16
FR 8/9/16
At the time she requested, I was working on an R&R and she agreed to wait for the revised version.
Revision sent 2/22/17
Another revision sent after a new R&R 1/14/18
She replied on 1/16/18 with a very kind/apologetic response saying she'll have an answer for me by the end of the month. I feel bad when agents feel bad about long response times, especially newer agents who much have SO much on their plate besides reading slush. But I do think this might point to her planning on getting through all the full requests eventually :)
Kind personalized rejection 1/26. Good luck everyone!
from Beckstah
Jan 05, 2018 1:21 pm

EQ 12/2 to Dan Lazar
FR from Dan 12/3
Nudge with offer of rep 12/21
1/3: Asked if he could put me in touch with Torie, who had read the manuscript first
Offer of rep from Torie 1/5!!! I have a difficult decision ahead of me this weekend...

YA magical realism
from surfrat224
Nov 16, 2017 11:44 am

EQ to Dan Lazar: 11/2/17
Dan forwarded the query to Victoria.
FR: 11/15/17

YA Contemporary
from scg728
Sep 06, 2017 12:03 pm

I think I may CNR this :/ bummer because she was a dream agent but it's almost 9 months since she's had my revised full and crickets to any nudge sent unfortunately. I wish everyone better luck!
EQ 8/30/16
FR 11/2/16
Revised full sent 1/17/17 with confirmation receiving it.
CNR 8/26/17
from KristenH
Jun 16, 2017 11:19 am

Eq 5/2/17 (Chain Reaction)
ER 6/16/17 (Passed-not a good fit.) I'll try Dan with Venom next month.
from mirandaf
May 19, 2017 10:02 am

@scg728 She seems super nice so I'm sure she won't hold the nudges against you :) good luck!
from scg728
May 19, 2017 7:51 am

@mirandaf thank you so much for replying! That's great advice and so helpful to know kind of where she might be at in terms of other manuscripts. No one's posted on here in a while so I had no idea haha. She seems lovely though, it's great to even have a chance to work with her so I hope I haven't come off as annoying.
from mirandaf
May 18, 2017 11:28 pm

@scg728 I wouldn't worry! You know she has your ms, which is great. In my experience when a responsive agent (e.g. One who confirms receipt in a timely manner) doesn't respond to nudges it's because she's trying to get to the ms soon. I'd give it at least another two months before nudging again if it were me. I've had my ms with her since 2/21 and haven't heard back yet either if that helps. She's probably just swamped :-)
from scg728
May 18, 2017 11:35 am

EQ 8/30
FR 11/2
Sent a revised version 1/17
She mentioned she hoped to get back to me within 2-3 months, so I nudged at the 3 month mark (April 17) and again on May 15, but haven't heard back on either. I don't want to pester her, but she was very responsive regarding my request to send a revised version and confirming the receipt of it. Silence makes me nervous, but I suppose it's better than bad news?

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