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Ms. Samantha Wekstein

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010

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from dmking22
Jan 05, 2018 2:05 pm

EQ- Adult-Spec. Fiction 83K 01/05/18
from xany76
Jan 03, 2018 10:07 pm

98k SciFi Fantasy
1/3/18: EQ
from Zooks3
Jan 02, 2018 2:00 pm

1/2/18: EQ re: Brogwin - MG
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 02, 2018 9:37 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks mrseagle)
from mrseagle
Jan 02, 2018 9:23 am

Twitter says she is open for queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 20, 2017 9:55 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks JerushaPlancia)
from JerushaPlancia
Dec 19, 2017 1:42 pm

On Publishers Marketplace: "I will be closed to queries beginning 12/11 and will reopen on 1/2. If you query me between those dates, your query will not be reviewed."
from Dionawrites
Dec 07, 2017 3:05 pm

Nudged with Offer of Rep 12/5.

Upgrade to Full 12/6.

Very kind step-aside 12/7.
from 22niel
Nov 21, 2017 1:44 pm

EQ: 7/23
ER: 11/21
from PilotKelson1056
Nov 15, 2017 11:25 am

EQ: 6/20
ER: 11/15

I didn't even remember querying her, so this was a surprise haha.
from hkral11
Nov 15, 2017 11:24 am

EQ: 6/22/17
ER: 11/15/2017
I had marked this as a CNR but ended up getting a form rejection after 146 days.
from alibryn
Nov 13, 2017 7:17 am

Queried early July 2017.

Received a form rejection on 7 July 2017.

Received an identical form rejection on 10 November 2017.

I don't know how these things happen, but I know that one rejection is plenty!
from karenleespree
Nov 03, 2017 11:33 am

Resent with new POV and tense changes, since I never received a pass after the "out of office" reply on June 30th. 9/18 YA

Closed this out and got the ER on 11/2 (form)
from Catsamoa79
Oct 26, 2017 3:09 pm

EQ: 4/3/17
ER: 6/29/17
Form letter
Update: I had sent a nudge on 6/22, so when I got the rejection on 6/29, I assumed that it was in response to the nudge. Received another rejection letter today, 10/26/17, in response to the nudge. Guess it's better than no response at all!

Also, i had already queried her with another of my novels just 10 days ago!
from sammartin97
Oct 25, 2017 11:30 am

EQ: 7/30
PR: 10/24

Lotsss of other agents have told me that the characters don't shape up for this one, so hopes aren't high, but you never know!

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