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Ms. Elizabeth Poteet

The Seymour Agency

P.O. Box 8664

Naples, FL 34101



Website: www.theseymouragency.com/

Twitter: lizziepoteet

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from theaking
Jan 19, 2022 1:57 pm


She is now open to queries!
from meganmfranks
Oct 28, 2021 3:01 pm


Thank you for requesting my proposal. I appreciate your time and interest in it and look forward to submitting to you in the future. I am working on a new proposal that I am much happier with that I would love to send to you when you are open to queries! Thanks again!
from lauratheauthor
Jul 16, 2021 9:39 am


The Seymour Agency website says this agent is open again. Their QM is live.
from rhmae_me
Jun 07, 2021 2:44 pm


EQ 2/23
PR 3/4
6/1 informed of offer of publication, FR, sent same day
from tnmoore84
May 10, 2021 12:20 pm


#KissPitch on 5/6/21
EQ: 5/10/21

WF/Rom at 93k
from kmwilsonwrites
May 07, 2021 8:14 pm


FQ: 2/10/21
Partial Request: 2/11/21 (sent same day)
Rejection: 5/6/21
Kind message with positive feedback. Will definitely query her with future projects.
from Patrick (admin)
May 07, 2021 6:41 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from cmramsburg
Mar 30, 2021 5:18 pm


She said she had to pass on my query because she saw my query in her colleague's inbox when you can only submit to one agent at a time at her agency. However, her colleague rejected my query weeks before I queried her. She was the only agent I was querying at her agency at the time, so there was a misunderstanding I didn't get the chance to clear up.
from awendel01
Mar 24, 2021 6:55 pm


EQ: 3/22/2021
ER: 3/23/2021
110K fantasy. Form letter for rejection. Seems unusual given the other comments about the agent.
from nikkilouiseb
Mar 10, 2021 11:17 pm


EQ: 2/10
Partial request: 2/11
Rejected 3/10: Incredibly helpful constructive criticism and encouraged me to submit again if I make changes. Definitely will take her feedback to heart and will submit to her again in the future.
from Babs14
Mar 09, 2021 11:58 am


2/16/21-EQ
3/4/21- Partial Request from Elisa Houot
"Thank you for considering The Seymour Agency to represent you... Lizzie Poteet.. forwarded (CRAVING) to me as she thought it may be a better fit."
Very excited to hear back from Ms. Houot!
<3 love that this agency shares work among associates<3
from ReidF4033
Mar 09, 2021 9:29 am


Rejection came within an hour. However, she explained in detail her reasons for doing so and indicated it had to do with personal taste. Additionally, she was not negative in her tone whatsoever. It was refreshing to see given that most are very clearly form responses.

I would not hesitate to query her again with a future project.
from VictoriaJayne
Feb 21, 2021 11:32 am


2/1/21 - FQ
2/21/21 - Personalized rejection: "While there are elements about the project that are appealing, ultimately, the story isn't a fit for me at this time. To be blunt, I'm just not personally looking for a biker series right now. Thank you for considering me and best of luck with your future queries."

Resubmitted after substantial edits

98K - Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in Series

7/10/20 - EQ

Per Website: If you do not receive a request for additional materials within three weeks, you should assume that we are not interested in that particular project.

8/3/20: CNR

61k - Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in Series
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 30, 2021 8:09 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from acschroeder
Dec 10, 2020 9:46 am


EQ: 11/08/2020
ER: 11/10/2020 ..... she said the reason she's rejected this (at this time at least) is because this query is still in the inbox of her colleague Julie. It's been sitting in Julie's box for 76 days now, and I marked it as a CNR. I've messaged the initial agent and we'll see from there. Otherwise, it's always great to get a quick response!

UPDATE 12/10/2020: Heard back from Julie, who had a similar story in her inbox which is why it took her a while to decide. She passed, but is going to see if Lizzie is interested.

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