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Ms. Claire Friedman

InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue, Ste 2600

New York, NY 10175

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Twitter: clairefriedman8

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from odufabi
Oct 11, 2021 12:03 pm

Submitted Query 26th September,
Full Manuscript request same day

Submitted full manuscript 6th October
Personalized rejection 11th October

Seeing how often the full manuscript rejections go, I’ll hope but not too much!
from chelseagparker
Oct 03, 2021 1:22 am

10/03/2021 EQ - YA mystery 70k
from Bluerobot
Sep 27, 2021 10:04 am

YA SpecFic 99k words
Queried 9/21
Full request 9/22
Personalized rejection 9/27
from swatithegeek
Sep 27, 2021 8:08 am

Email query: 09/14/21
Full request: 09/15/21
Personalized rejection: 09/27/21

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from KathrynFaye007
Sep 20, 2021 11:59 pm

EQ: 21 September 2021

Upper MG Contemporary Fantasy - 61k
from annaowens256
Sep 16, 2021 8:37 am

EQ 5/10/21
Requested full 5/12/21 (sent same day)
Confirmed receipt 5/13/21
Personalized ER 6/7/21
Psychological thriller 87K
6/7: She asked if I was working on anything else after rejecting my initial MS, so I pitched something I just started
6/10: Said she was interested in the concept and to send when I was ready
8/10: Sent partial MS draft and she asked when she could read the full
8/27: Full draft sent
8/30: Confirmed receipt
9/14: Incredibly kind rejection—said she loved the writing and is open to future projects, but this one would be a hard sell. Definitely not the answer I was expecting, but what can you do.

80K Queer psychological thriller
from wordgirl251
Sep 11, 2021 1:42 pm

EQ: 8/19/21
Full Request: 8/20/21
Full Sent Next Day! 8/21/21

YA Speculative 94,000 words

Now, we wait.

Rejection 8/26/21 ... without anything that I can work on to improve, which is hard. (Pasted below)

Thank you for the opportunity to consider XXXXX! Unfortunately, I cannot offer representation at this time. While you're clearly a very talented writer, I didn't connect with the manuscript as much as I would've hoped.

Of course, this is only one opinion and I wish you the best of luck!
from Scrittore67
Sep 10, 2021 2:24 pm

EQ: 07/01
CNR: 09/10

YA Urban Fantasy, 67k
from sophiakate
Sep 10, 2021 11:54 am

email query 9/10/21

90k ya query
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2021 1:37 pm

Hi hjack115, Stephen does have a page here. Clear your search filters and try again. If you still have trouble, please contact me using the help menu in the bar at the top of the page.
from hjack115
Sep 07, 2021 1:30 pm

Actually sent to colleague Stephen Barbara, but he didn't have a page set up on Query Tracker.
Query sent: 9/7/21
Adult fantasy, 101k
from lwbooks
Sep 07, 2021 12:59 pm

EQ: 8/26
Full Request: 8/26
Form Rejection: 9/7

Women's Fiction 98k
from Bellamy22
Sep 05, 2021 7:10 am

EQ: 5/27/21
FR: 5/28/21 (Sent same day)
ER: 6/7/21
from andtheotherstars
Sep 05, 2021 5:20 am

EQ: 05/13/2021
CNR: 09/05/2021

Historical Fantasy 127k
from AmaMizu6
Aug 26, 2021 12:01 pm

EQ: 05/31/2021
CNR: 08/26/2021

YA Urban Fantasy 108k

I honestly completed forgot about this query until I checked my list.

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