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Ms. Laura Bradford

Bradford Literary Agency

5694 Mission Center Road # 347

San Diego, CA 92108

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Twitter: bradfordlit

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from turtlefairy1
Jan 06, 2019 4:24 pm

EQ 11/25 (dvpit request)
FR 12/4
R&R 1/6. Better than a complete rejection :)

YA Fantasy
from julief
Dec 28, 2018 4:04 pm

EQ 5/12
FR 6/21
ER 12/28
Lovely rejection actually

WF/R 100k
from TerrieSkyeWrites
Dec 09, 2018 10:26 am

EQ: 11/9/18
ER: 11/30/18 Form Letter
Mystery - 120k
from LRSmith53015
Dec 03, 2018 10:07 am

EQ: 10/27
ER: 11/29
80K Adult Contemporary Romance
from jellysted
Dec 03, 2018 7:46 am

8.6.18: Sent 1st 50 pages upon request after talking with her at conference

MG contemporary fantasy, 65k
11.1.18: Gentle nudge.
12.1.18: Email rejection. Very pleasant letter, but generic.
from aalogan
Nov 30, 2018 7:21 pm

EQ 11/23/18 39k MG contemporary fantasy, recvd auto-receipt email. 6 weeks turnaround
ER 11/29/18 Fast!
from seanic21
Nov 29, 2018 8:48 pm

EQ: 11/7 2018
ER: 11/29
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 28, 2018 7:28 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from karenleespree
Nov 27, 2018 9:15 am

EQ: 9/18
ER (form): 11/ 27

from surfrat224
Nov 19, 2018 1:33 pm

EQ: 10/4/18
ER: 11/17/18 (form)

YA Contemporary
from AletheaStauron
Nov 08, 2018 2:38 pm

10/06 query sent 145 sci-fi
11/08 form rejection
swatithegeek: Same rejection here.
I will say it was nice and encouraging, as far as rejections go.
from Jeanetto
Oct 14, 2018 2:53 pm

EQ: 6/17/18
MG sci-fi

ER 8/24/18 form
from Windmo
Oct 14, 2018 12:39 pm

EQ: Emailed first chapter (30 pages) 10/12/18- romantic comedy
from swatithegeek
Oct 06, 2018 11:14 pm

EQ: 08/30/18
ER: 10/06/18

"Thank you very much for giving us the opportunity to read your submission. We appreciate you considering us for representation of your work.
Unfortunately, after careful review, we have decided to pass on this submission. This industry is incredibly subjective, and there are many agencies out there with many different tastes. It is for this reason that we strongly encourage you to keep submitting elsewhere, in the hopes of finding an agent who will be an enthusiastic champion for you and your work.
We wish you all the very best of luck and success with your writing."

Contemporary Romance, 70k words
from HopeDiamond
Sep 26, 2018 8:49 am

EQ 7/28/18 (email conf. of receipt, "allow six weeks")
- YA, alternating contemporary/historical fiction, 51,000 wds
ER 9/14/18 Request for 50 pages

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