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Mr. Christopher Schelling

Selectric Artists

56 Planetarium Station

New York, NY 10024

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Twitter: CRSRipley

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from Woodside
Aug 05, 2020 2:41 pm

EQ 8/5/2020
Espionage Thriller 85,000 words
from moniquemihalit
Jul 29, 2020 12:45 pm

EQ: June 16
CNR: July 29
97K YA Historical
from Steinbeck
Jul 28, 2020 5:21 pm

EQ: May 27, 2020
CNR: July 28, 2020

YA Historical Fantasy 128,000
from lacygonzalezbrowne
Jul 20, 2020 11:07 am

YA contemporary UNRECEIVED 48,000
EQ: 7/20/20
from skifast
Jun 24, 2020 11:21 am

He wrote this a while ago, but I found this blog post super helpful. I was wondering why he sometimes randomly responds to submissions and not others. I guess sometimes he just gets a burst of energy and feels like responding? He seems kind of unorthodox, but nice.
from justapettyslytherin
Jun 15, 2020 6:21 pm

EQ: 4/29/20
ER: 6/15/20

Very kind, personalized rejection letter stating that he had to pass due to the wide array of novels in this particular genre. Anyone who receives his representation is lucky.
118K YA Fantasy
from shawnspeakman
Jun 06, 2020 11:42 am

EQ: 6/6/20

YA 88,000 SF&F
from okayLJ
May 24, 2020 8:08 pm

Thanks @pickfordm !!
from pickfordm
May 24, 2020 2:46 pm

Congratulations okayLJ!!!!!!
from okayLJ
May 18, 2020 9:14 am

EQ: 4/17/20
Offer of rep nudge: 5/15/20
ER: 5/18/20

He wrote such a kind & personalized note, saying he loved my novel but doesn't know enough editors in that space to be the best advocate.
from JoNev14
May 05, 2020 6:42 pm

Given that this agent asks for the full manuscript at the query stage, what does "Full Request" mean in Comments and Data Explorer?
from mawidmaier
Apr 28, 2020 4:05 pm

EQ: 2/4/2020
CNR: 4/28/2020

170K Adult Fantasy
from Hawkwind
Jan 02, 2020 1:54 pm

EQ 12/26/19 Supernatural thriller
from KristenH
Dec 08, 2019 7:01 am

EQ 10/30/19 (Requery Venom--adult thriller)
Offer of Pub Nudge 12/3/19
CNR 12/6/19 (No word via nudges)
from keepthefaith
Dec 04, 2019 3:18 pm

EQ: 9/30
ER: 12/04

His letter was personalized and complimentary and above all, encouraging. One of the best rejections I’ve ever received!

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