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Ms. Rebecca Ritchie

A.M. Heath & Co. Ltd



Twitter: Becky_Ritchie1

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from rmparry
Jan 17, 2022 4:56 am

EQ: 9th January 2022
ER: 17th January 2022

Romcom, 83K

Similar to below - response was from Rebecca and it felt somewhat personalised (referenced my premise being 'fun and commercial' but said she didn't click with my writing in the way she wanted to). A really kind message overall!
from JoannaV
Dec 15, 2021 10:48 am

FQ: 11/16/21
FR: 12/14/21
Rejection email from 'Submissions' but signed by Rebecca. The message is kind and sounds personal: 'the premise is intriguing' but she didn't 'click with it'.
from ReanneLinsen
Oct 27, 2021 10:24 am

FQ: 10/17/21 Women Fiction 55k
FR: 10/27/21 Rejection letter from agency, not agent, sent via email.
from singold
Jul 23, 2021 4:21 am

FQ: 10th June 2021 (Adult Historical Mystery, 87K)
Nudged: 23rd July 2021
from heathwitch
Jul 14, 2021 12:01 pm

EQ via online form: 7th June 2021
ER: 14th July 2021: "Thank you very much for submitting your material to us. Our agents have now had a chance to look at it and we are sorry to say we don’t feel that we can offer you representation. Because of the high volume of submissions we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give you more detailed feedback than this. However, these things are very subjective and someone else may well feel differently about your work. Thank you again for letting us take a look at your material, and we wish you the best of luck in finding an agent and publisher."

Adult Fantasy/Magical Realism, 94k
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 1:18 pm

FQ: 6/10/21
from sara_gilbert_writes
Apr 09, 2021 12:58 am

FQ: 4/9/21

Upmarket YA 50k
from sgtkilljoy79
Nov 30, 2020 8:16 am

EQ: 20 Nov 20

Adult suspense / LGBTQ+, 80k
from zbedee
Oct 13, 2020 9:35 am

FQ: 10/6/2020
FRj: 10/13/2020 signed from agency
from sfdwriter
Jan 29, 2020 8:13 am

FQ: 10/22/19
ER: 1/29/20 (form)

upmarket women's fiction 92K
from Julesq
Aug 20, 2019 8:32 pm

EQ: 8/20/19 referred by another agent
Upmarket/Women's fiction
from Zooks3
Aug 13, 2019 11:55 am

7/19/19 Online form re: LONG & SHORT - Women's Contemporary fiction 63K
8/13/19 form rejection
from Zooks3
Jul 19, 2019 10:31 am

4/4/18: Online form re: JM - Contemporary fiction - rec'd auto-response of receipt. They aim to respond within 6 wks.
4/17/18: Form rejection
from KristenH
May 26, 2019 12:17 pm

EQ 4/19/19 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 5/13/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from l83author
Apr 15, 2019 5:48 am

EQ 18/02/19
ER 15/04/19 (Form)

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