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Ms. Lesley Sabga

The Seymour Agency


Twitter: lesleysabga

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from mnorthy297
Jun 23, 2022 7:30 am

Queried 5/4/2022....Rejected 6/20/2022 with slightly personalized rejection:
Thank you so much for submitting [novel name] to me and your interest in The Seymour Agency. Unfortunately this is a pass for me, the word count is too short. Typically fiction novels run in the 70k-100k range. Please don't be discouraged, just because it is a pass from me, by no means implies that another agent will feel the same.

I wish you the best on your publishing endeavors and thank you again for the opportunity to consider.

My word count is 53,000....I've seen different requirements on word count for young adult...I've seen anywhere from 50,000 to 90,000. I thought 70,000 to 100,000 word count was for adult fiction. I wish I could reply back to her and tell her I'm trying to add more to it.
from ajsruoff
Jun 12, 2022 11:31 am

FQ 5/15/22

Adult RomCom/Upmarket 77K
from Zooks3
May 08, 2022 11:28 am

3/14/22 - Online form re: TANCM - Contemporary YA 75K. Auto receipt.
5/5/22 - form rejection
from KDMcQuain
Apr 11, 2022 2:26 pm

FQ 4/5/22
FR 4/11/22
LGBTQ+ 109k

Unfortunately I did not fall in love with this project as much I had hoped to in order to take it on in such a saturated market.
from RCrawford
Mar 06, 2022 12:00 am

FQ: 3.5.2022

YA Paranormal Romance 105k
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 04, 2022 3:11 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 15, 2021 6:54 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from OPKiwi
Nov 07, 2021 8:27 pm

Reject also with note of not fall in love and saturated market.
from SewellThompson
Nov 07, 2021 4:19 pm

Reject with note that she did not fall in love with it enough to take it on in a saturated market. 11/7/2021
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 28, 2021 1:32 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries. Now using QueryManager. Genres updated.
from Catsamoa79
Aug 20, 2021 11:58 am

EQ: 6/1/21
CNR: 8/20/21
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 02, 2021 5:06 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks Thornbird1888
from Thornbird1888
Jul 31, 2021 3:35 pm

The seymour agency website says Lesley is still closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 26, 2021 1:58 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
May 31, 2021 4:40 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

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