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Ms. Rebecca Strauss

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003

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Twitter: RebeccaLiterary

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from swatithegeek
Yesterday 2:29 am

DVpit EQ: 04/25/19

YA Romance, 80k
from worddance
Apr 16, 2019 7:41 pm

EQ: 4/14/19

YA Fantasy - 79,000 words
from VioletAshby
Apr 15, 2019 3:37 pm

EQ: 3/18
FR: 4/10
Form rejection: 4/15

There's much to love here, but I'm afraid that I'm not connecting to the story in the way that I need to. With that in mind, I'm afraid that I'm not the perfect fit for this project.

I'm sure that another agent will have the vision that I lack here. I wish you all the best!
from PSbookish
Apr 12, 2019 6:41 pm

Sent a query on 4/12/2019. Will update this when I get a response.
from Michelle_in_WI
Apr 05, 2019 3:01 pm

EQ 3/06
ER 4/05

Contemporary YA 81K
from kjgillenwater
Apr 04, 2019 10:54 am

EQ: 2/13/2019
ER: 4/4/2019

80K Romantic Suspense
from LGV_AL
Apr 04, 2019 10:39 am

EQ 2/28/19 literary mystery (about 96,800 words)
ER 4/4/19
from Windmo
Mar 28, 2019 6:25 pm

Queried with first 5 pages and called her the wrong name lol
from Catsamoa79
Mar 19, 2019 12:11 pm

EQ: 12/6/18
Nudge: 1/21/19
ER: 2/18/19 (this was apparently in response to my original query)
ER: 3/19/19 (this one in response to the nudge)
Both were form letters.
from hkral11
Feb 25, 2019 12:53 pm

EQ: 2/12/19
Nudged with offer of rep; 2/16/19
FR: 2/17/19
Really kind and complimentary step aside: 2/25/19

Contemporary romance - 79k
from LRSmith53015
Jan 29, 2019 10:28 am

EQ: 10/27
ER: 1/28
80K Adult Contemporary Romance
from tdubphyz
Jan 28, 2019 4:16 pm

EQ: 11/29/2018
ER: 1/28/2019

lit fit, 92k
from swatithegeek
Jan 28, 2019 2:42 pm

EQ: 10/16/18, also submitted simultaneously to Ashley Collom at the agency (guidelines say it's OK)
#DVpit request -- let her know in the same thread that I just queried her 2 days ago
Nudged: 12/04/18
CNR: 12/27/18
FR (surprising!): 01/28/19

Contemporary Romance, 70k
from Vicorva
Jan 28, 2019 12:25 pm

CNR: 01/04/2019

Update: Got a form rejection on 01/28/2019, 98 days after querying.
from theinkwyrm
Jan 16, 2019 2:40 am

EQ: 01/16/2019

Adult High Fantasy; 150k

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