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Formerly with Inklings Literary

Ms. Colleen Oefelein

Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency

245 Park Avenue, 39th Floor

New York, NY 10167



Twitter: eerie_o

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from nairforceone
Today 1:50 pm

EQ via Query Manager: 6/22/18

66k Sci-Fi Comedy
from Catsamoa79
Today 8:45 am

EQ: 5/28/18, via online form
ER: 6/22/18
Form letter
from Zooks3
Jun 11, 2018 6:48 pm

5/15/18 Online form re: TANCM - YA. Immediate auto-response of receipt.
6/11/18: form rejection
from Thulsa_doom
Jun 09, 2018 4:29 am

Thanks for the clarification @SadieR, it might be worth sending a personal email explaining the previous full request and the revisions you have made to your MS. Then ask if she would like to see it again through email or QM. The worst she can say is no!
from SadieR
Jun 08, 2018 11:37 am

@thulsa_doom, thanks for the note! I misspoke. She uses QueryManager and I don't think I can reply in there now that I've been rejected. Everything is done through the form. Although, if I'm wrong, please let me know!
from Thulsa_doom
Jun 08, 2018 10:57 am

Hey @SadieR, just click on the red smiley face in your query list, and when the date comes up, you can change it using the EDIT button.

If you are re-starting from a query you can also put "none yet".
from SadieR
Jun 08, 2018 10:52 am

Rejection on a full. Liked the premise and voice, but thought that I wasn't conveying internal world of MC well enough and stakes fizzled. These are the issues I've been addressing during revisions with an editor. I had hoped to reply and ask if she was interested in seeing revisions but no way to do so once your query has been rejected in QT.
from AlliePenn
Jun 07, 2018 12:32 pm

EQ (request from PitDark) -- 5/18
Rejection: 6/7/18

Said she liked my premise but wasn't connecting to the voice.

YA Fantasy, 83k
from Thulsa_doom
May 23, 2018 9:28 pm

My other comment was lost, so again:

Through website - 2 May

Form Rejection - 22 May

Fantasy 95k
from ktwills79
May 23, 2018 10:26 am

Form Query: 5/8
ER: 5/23 (Nice form letter)

from newsomeam
May 23, 2018 10:16 am

Form Query: 4/26/18
Form Rejection: 5/23/18

Dark Fantasy 80K
from hairaplenty
May 22, 2018 11:01 pm

EQ 4/22/18 YA contemporary thriller/suspense
ER 5/22/18 form
(tough one)
from m_pepper
May 22, 2018 4:14 pm

#IWSGpit request 1/18
Kind note on 2/4 letting me know she enjoyed my pages and was in transition but would keep me posted re her notes on my submission

I nudged her on 5/18 and received a request for my most recent updated pages on 5/22
from vbarger
May 22, 2018 10:11 am

EQ: 2/21
FR: 3/8
Helpful Rejection with personalized comments (with good suggestions) 3/18
YA Thriller
from amybwrites
May 14, 2018 10:09 pm

FQ: Picture book 04/16/18
Form Rejection 05/14/18

Standard form rejection, no personal notes.

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