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Ms. Janna Bonikowski

The Knight Agency, Inc.

570 East Avenue

Madison, GA 30650

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from Michelle_in_WI
Jul 06, 2018 4:10 pm

FR 6/07(?) I originally queried Travis Pennington, who requested my full. I heard back from him today, and he is stepping away from YA for now. He passed along my query to Janna, and she then asked him for my full, which she now has.

Fingers crossed!!

7/6 Very kind, very complimentary personalized rejection, inviting me to submit any other projects I have now and in the future.

Contemporary YA 78K
from JMAtkinson
May 29, 2018 9:09 am

EQ: 5/25/2018 Contemporary Romantic Suspense 65K
ER: 5/29 by Kristy Hunter
from Voltjut
May 15, 2018 9:54 pm

EQ - 5/12/18
ER - 5/15/18 pass from Kristy Hunter (not right fit) least they’re quick about it.
from KristenH
Mar 01, 2018 4:03 pm

EQ 2/26/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 3/1/18 (passed from Kristy Hunter--not right fit)
from keith_leitch
Feb 15, 2018 3:59 pm

Carefully reviewed and rejected the submission by noon the same day.
from LightofBeauty
Jan 10, 2018 10:22 am

EQ: 12/7 (Pitmad Request, first 3 chapters)
ER: 1/10 ER, bland form rejection saying that the project didn't strike a chord with her.
from hdiangelis
Oct 28, 2017 2:02 pm

EQ (#DVPit request): 10/2/17
ER: 10/27/17
from KristenH
Aug 11, 2017 3:40 pm

EQ 5/23/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection from Kristy Hunter (not a good fit.) Will try Heather with Venom next month.

8/11/17: EQ 8/11/17 (requery Venom)--same day rejection from Kristy Hunter (not a good fit). Wlll try Heather with CR this fall.
from jerilyn8
May 12, 2017 12:55 pm

Submitted EQ on 5/10/17 for woman's /upmarket fiction.
FR rejection on 5/11
from istarwmn
May 10, 2017 10:14 am

EQ 5/9/17
ER 5/10/17
Quickest rejection on record.
from cindyd
May 10, 2017 8:29 am

fav'd on #TKA20 twitter pitch
sent q + 1st 3 chapters 4/5/17
form rejection 5/9/17 (didn't strike a chord with her)
from mporgel
Jan 29, 2017 4:11 pm

EQ: 1/29/17
ER: 1/29/17 (an hour later, form)

Well that was quick.

from WHMontana
Jan 10, 2017 1:50 pm

1/10/17-ER Form Letter

80,000 + words
from KristenH
Dec 13, 2016 4:09 pm

EQ 12/9/16 (Chain Reaction)
ER 12/13/16 (Passed--not a good fit). Will try Pamela with Venom next year. Same message as below.
from Locogus
Nov 17, 2016 4:52 pm

Rejection from assistant.

Unfortunately, after carefully reviewing your query, we’ve determined that this particular project isn’t the right fit for our agency at this time.  As I’m sure you know, the publishing industry changes swiftly now, as do readers’ tastes and trends. As a result, our own agents’ needs shift and change, as well; therefore, we would like to encourage you to consider querying us with future projects as you may deem appropriate.

So I am being told my historical fiction is not currently marketable.

Oh well.

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