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Ms. Laney Becker

Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents

27 West 20th Street, Suite 305

New York, NY 10011

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Online Form: Closed

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Include the word "Query" in the subject line. Tell her about yourself, your project, your writing background. For fiction, include the word count and your first chapter. For non-fiction, attach your proposal. You should expect to hear back from Laney within 2-4 weeks.

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from Patrick (admin)
Jul 02, 2021 8:57 am

Profile Update: Retired
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 08, 2020 6:44 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Woodside
Aug 09, 2020 2:14 pm

EQ 8/9/2020
Adult Espionage Thriller 85,000 words
from pljarizona
Jul 27, 2020 11:23 pm

EQ: 5/2/20
ER: 5/4/20 not a good fit.

Historical Family Saga 92,000
from ceb1129
Jul 23, 2020 2:02 pm

EQ: 7/21
ER: 7/23
from MonicaC
Apr 21, 2020 1:30 pm

EQ - 4/20/20 - Historical women's fiction 67K
ER - 4/21/20 - Form letter
from nash2007
Apr 21, 2020 1:05 pm

EQ: April 20, 2020
ER: the next day, form letter
LitFic 98K words
from ashpsych123
Feb 12, 2020 1:27 pm

EQ 2-10-20 A Father's Sin Thriller 80k
ER 2-12-20 Form
from Potirone
Feb 06, 2020 2:04 pm

EQ: 02.06.20
ER: a few hours later. Not committed / excited enough.
from YuriBurrows
Jan 17, 2020 11:28 am

Rejected, but only took one day. Great turnaround!
from fstwriter
Jan 13, 2020 8:56 am

Email query: January 8, 2020 11:40am
Partial (~75 pages) and synopsis request an hour later
Rejection, form with a little personalized feedback: January 13, 2020

95k adult domestic thriller
from RayJohnsonJr
Dec 20, 2019 2:53 pm

EQ 12/19/19 95k general fiction

Passed 12/20/19 Warm letter and 24-hour response appreciated
from barcintl
Nov 25, 2019 1:16 pm

11/22: EQ
11/25: Partial request for 75 pages
82,000 word domestic suspemse
from KristenH
Sep 22, 2019 8:45 am

EQ 8/23/19 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 9/3/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from edoyle02
Sep 10, 2019 12:50 pm

EQ: 9/9/2019
ER: 9/10/2019

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