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Ms. Kaitlyn Johnson

Belcastro Agency

Belcastro Agency



Website: www.belcastroagency.com

Twitter: RedPenKaitlyn

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Cherylking
Jul 08, 2020 2:33 pm


7/8/2020: Form query submitted

YA historical fiction (64K words)
from brmyers
Jul 05, 2020 1:24 pm


EQ: #PitDark 21 MAY 2020
PR: 22 JUNE 2020
Full R: 04 JULY 2020



YA GOTHIC MYSTERY 83K
from efstrategies
Jul 02, 2020 1:19 pm


EQ: 6/02/20
ER: 7/1/20

Same form rejection saying she didn't connect with the story enough to champion it.
from thebigdomy
Jul 02, 2020 11:08 am


EQ: 5/31/20
ER: 7/1/20

Form rejection saying she didn't connect with the story enough to champion it.
from jennadevillier
Jul 02, 2020 6:54 am


FQ: 6/15
ER: 7/1

79k YA fantasy

Slightly personalized, saying she didn't connect with the concept, and "your word count is currently too low." I knew it was a little on the shorter end, but that's the first time I've seen that in a rejection. Interesting
from laurablackwell
Jul 01, 2020 11:18 pm


EQ 6/3
ER 7/1
YA supernatural SF
from lacygonzalezbrowne
Jul 01, 2020 10:26 am


YA contemporary UNRECEIVED 48,000
EQ: 7/1/20
from writingclouds
Jun 30, 2020 11:55 am


@jomecki: It's part of her form rejection. I've seen a lot of form rejections with similar advice. A lot of people start querying without ever showing their material to anyone or they show it to the wrong people (who will only say positive things and never point out what doesn't work), but that clearly doesn't apply to you, so I wouldn't worry about it!
from jomecki
Jun 30, 2020 11:42 am


Her rejection suggested I get beta readers and critique partners, but I've already had 5 beta readers. Not sure if that's part of the form rejection, but it really rattled my confidence.
from jaymeinman
Jun 22, 2020 9:34 am


EQ 5/23/20
ER: 6/22/20

Online form for queries, asks for Query + Synopsis + Pitch line + 5 pages
Adult Sci-fi 105K
from Catsamoa79
May 30, 2020 3:25 pm


EQ: 4/24/20
ER: 5/30/20 Form leter
from Analisa
May 21, 2020 2:51 pm


QM: 10/24/2019 #PitDark
FR: 10/30/2019 (!!)
Changing agencies notice: 01/06/2020 - Said she was still interested and to resubmit to her at her new agency
New QM: 01/29/2020 (query materials only)
ER: 03/14/2020

Kinda bummed she didn't want to see the full manuscript again. Mentioned that she liked the premise but not the synopsis's progression of the story, though I'd submitted the same synopsis both times. Oh well! Probably was just bad timing.
from nomsequitur
May 19, 2020 4:04 pm


FQ: 3/24/20
ERej (form): 5/19/20

81k Fantasy
from EmCeeWrites
May 19, 2020 2:17 pm


FQ 4/18/20
EReject: 5/19/20

Form rejection
YA Contempt/Humor 74K words
from justapettyslytherin
May 18, 2020 9:44 am


FQ: 4/30
FRej: 5/14
YA Fantasy 118K
Form letter, no personalization

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