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Ms. Lucy Cleland

Kneerim & Williams

Boston, MA

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from RR2020
Jun 24, 2021 9:43 am

EQ: 6/23
FR from Ruoxi 6/24

the FR came from a submissions email address, but submissions policy gave a different e-mail for Ms. Cleland. The FR email was a bit vague and gave no last name for the requesting person. I'm unsure if this person is reading on Ms. Cleland's behalf or is interested in building their own list.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 18, 2021 11:37 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

Thanks Claxton
from Claxton
Jun 18, 2021 11:08 am

Closed to Childrens/YA submissions
from Cherylking
Aug 09, 2020 9:15 pm

EQ: 8/9/2020

YA hist fic 65k
from moniquemihalit
Today 1:05 pm

EQ: July 4
CNR: Aug 4
96K YA Historical
from lacygonzalezbrowne
Jul 06, 2020 2:11 pm

YA contemporary UNRECEIVED 48,000
EQ: 7/6/20
from Faye_Hicks
Jun 04, 2020 9:17 pm

EQ: 6/4/20 *Interest via #PitMad
from MAnthony99
Feb 11, 2020 10:09 am

EQ: 2/11/2020
from Catsamoa79
Jan 10, 2020 9:58 am

EQ: 10/16/19
CNR: 1/10/20
from KristenH
Dec 14, 2019 8:54 am

EQ 11/27/19 (Requery Venom-adult thriller)
Offer of Pub Nudge 12/3/19
CNR 12/4/19 (No word via nudge)
from smashem
Nov 26, 2019 10:48 am

EQ: 8/21/19
Nudge with offer: 11/14/19
CNR: 11/26/19
85k YA Paranormal
from keisenbraun
Nov 25, 2019 9:29 am

EQ: 8/18/19, lit fic, 90k
CNR: 11/25/19
from sfdwriter
Oct 29, 2019 12:48 pm

EQ: 10/29/19

upmarket fiction 92K
from redpandabear
Oct 04, 2019 1:18 pm

EQ: 6/9/18
FR: 6/11/18 - Sent same day.
Revisions: 7/6/18 - Shortly after sending the first full, I received editorial feedback that required revisions. I sent an e-mail requesting to send the updated version (and noting what had been changed), understanding that if they'd decided to pass that there was no need.
Revisions Request: 7/9/18 - Received notice to please send the updated manuscript. Sent same day.
8/15/18 - Rejection w/ invitation to resubmit if changes are made:
Lucy seems very polite and knowledgeable, and she made some great observations I hadn't before considered--especially with adding a new POV that I deleted from the first manuscript. (She read both! I'm surprised and delighted.) She's invited me to resubmit if I revise with those changes in mind.
11/14/18 - Sent the revised manuscript. Got an email thanking me.
3/11/19 - Nudge
4/16/19 - She got back to me, says she hasn't looked at it yet but will read in the next few weeks. She seems to have a lot on her plate. Very grateful for the update.
9/6/19 - Nudge & notice of another update after more feedback
10/4/19 - Lucy wrote back, says she's been swamped this year and behind on her reading. Just as a note to anyone else who may be wondering, it sounds like 2019 has been an insane year for her and many others in the industry.

Orig. YA Fantasy 96k - Updated YA Fantasy 100k - Revised YA Fantasy 112k - Updated revision 100k
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2019 8:23 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

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