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Ms. Madelyn Burt

Stonesong

270 West 39th St., Suite 201

New York, NY 10018



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Website: stonesong.com

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from curtcarsonwrites
Sep 07, 2022 3:28 pm


Polite, professional decline. Mentioned title and character names, but looking at other reviews that seems to be common and is part of a form reply. Still, it's a nice gesture.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 01, 2022 10:47 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from TMQueries
Aug 25, 2022 12:00 pm


30-day semi-personalized form rejection
75k thriller/suspense

Dear ___,

Thank you for the opportunity to consider your query for _____. Although you have an intriguing premise, ultimately I'm afraid I don't think it's quite right for my list at this time and am going to have to pass. I'm sorry it isn't a fit but I wish you the best of luck in finding the right agent for ____'s story.

Take care,
Madelyn
from Catlin22
Aug 22, 2022 11:26 am


5/23-Email Query
86K Mystery
8/22-Rejected. Semi-personalized, with title and charactery names inserted. "Although you have an intriguing premise, ultimately I'm afraid I don't think it's quite right for my list at this time and am going to have to pass."
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 18, 2022 6:42 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from marliemarlene
Aug 17, 2022 3:45 pm


Nice reply
Rejected
from Milkcoke
Aug 16, 2022 10:12 am


Sent 7/12

Rejected 8/16
from m_mastro3m
Aug 15, 2022 3:40 pm


sent 7/8/22
polite semi-personalized form 8/15/22

[I loved the extra time she took to fill in the name of the book and character.]

Thank you for the opportunity to consider your query for TITLE. Although you have an intriguing premise, ultimately I'm afraid I don't think it's quite right for my list at this time and am going to have to pass. I'm sorry it isn't a fit but I wish you the best of luck in finding the right agent for CHARACTER'S NAME's story.
from NightSky
May 26, 2022 11:23 am


Email Query 4/10/22
Email Rejection 5/26/22
Very nice personalized email.
First time an agent actually used my characters name in a rejection.
from aipease
Feb 14, 2022 3:39 pm


EQ 2/6/22
ER 2/14/22 - form rejection

90k police procedural
from shayward
Jan 26, 2022 5:24 pm


Dear X

Thank you for the opportunity to consider your query for x. Although you have an intriguing premise, ultimately I'm afraid I don't think it's quite right for my list at this time and am going to have to pass. I'm sorry it isn't a fit but I wish you the best of luck in finding the right agent for X's story.

Take care,
Madelyn
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 16, 2022 8:41 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from fernet
Nov 29, 2021 2:42 pm


EQ: 7/21/21
Partial request: 11/19/21
ER: 11/29/21 - very thoughtful comments on why she's passing

Literary, 105K
from JoyNetanya
Nov 18, 2021 12:08 pm


EQ: 7/28/21
ER: 11/18/21
MG Historical Fiction, 61k
from OPKiwi
Aug 30, 2021 12:40 pm


EQ: 2021/6/15
ER: 2021/8/30
Pleasant response.

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