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Ms. Melissa Danaczko

Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, Inc.

381 Park Avenue South, Suite 914

New York, NY 10016



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Website: www.skagency.com

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from claugh49
Jun 27, 2018 7:13 pm


EQ 6/10/2018 from #PitMad request
FR 6/14/2018
Historical fiction 94,000 words
ER 6/26/2018 As everyone else said, she gives extremely personalized, complimentary rejections. She seems very kind and would be a great agent to work with.
from HollyM
Jun 26, 2018 8:36 pm


EQ: 6.9.18
FR: 6.14.18
ER: 6.26.18
97k Thriller. This was a #PitMad request. Melissa gave the most personalized rejection I've ever gotten. She clearly read my whole manuscript and put a lot of thought into what didn't work for her. As disappointing as it is for her to pass, I appreciate the feedback.
from LightofBeauty
Jun 21, 2018 6:32 pm


EQ: 6/20
ER: 6/21

This was one of the most kind, personalized rejections ever. Nothing about her rejection was a form or part of a form or a semi-form. She wasn't drawn into my pages, but she was still so sweet and complimentary about my writing, and felt that it was "strong" and "lovely." Very glad I queried her, she's a doll. I'd query her again in the future in a heartbeat.
from Catsamoa79
Jun 21, 2018 10:36 am


EQ: 4/19/18
CNR: 6/21/18
from jldelozier
Jun 14, 2018 5:08 pm


EQ 5/24/18 73,000 word commercial
ER: 6/14/18 semi-personalized
from Ninka2016
Jun 11, 2018 11:29 am


#Pitmad request EQ 6/10 HF 85K
from LBasher7
May 29, 2018 12:00 pm


EQ: 5/5
FR: 5/9; submitted 5/10
R&R 5/22

DVpit request, 99k Adult Thriller
from tdubphyz
May 23, 2018 5:33 pm


EQ: 3/14
CNR: 5/23

lit fic, 92k
from Winnie12
May 23, 2018 1:48 pm


EQ 1/12/18
FR 1/15/18
Sent same day. Fingers crossed as I really like her.
Melissa sent a very kind, personalized rejection as others have stated. Based on her feedback, I revised the book. Today (5/13/18) I sent her an email asking if she’d take a look at the revised version. We’ll see!

Update: she remembers the book well and would love to take a look!
from ChickLitChick
Apr 19, 2018 4:20 pm


EQ: 2-26-18
FR: 3-22-18

Sent today! Fingers crossed. 80k WF

Rejected: 4-19-18 Very nice, personal email rejection.
from emwrites
Apr 04, 2018 11:14 am


EQ: 3/8 (liked #PitMad tweet)
FR!: 3/9 (sent same day)
ER: 4/4
The most lovely and personalized rejection I have yet received. It is clear that she took the time to truly engage with the manuscript. She articulated with specific details the things she felt worked well (including some aspects I'd begun to doubt, so that was reassuring), as well as the reason why she ultimately passed. I suspect she would be a joy to work with!
101K Upmarket WF

from Carpedm
Mar 23, 2018 11:43 am


EQ: 3/8 (liked #PitMad tweet)
FR: 3/9
89K Thriller

ER: 3/23 - she sent a very personal email, which is a nice change.
from Christi12
Mar 14, 2018 4:49 pm


EQ- 3/4/18

Upmarket with speculative elements, 86k
from nodnol88
Jan 31, 2018 1:34 pm


The list of genres states Thrillers/Suspense, but she wrote back after submission stating she did not represent thrillers.
from Pauukiku
Dec 16, 2017 6:11 pm


blackhat, you are one of the fortunate few.

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