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Ms. Tracey Adams

Adams Literary

7845 Colony Road, C4 #215

Charlotte, NC 28226


Twitter: adamsLiterary

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from christianmarkow
Oct 04, 2020 7:47 am

Currently closed to submissions
from YAWriter2014
Aug 10, 2019 11:37 am

EQ: 4/30/19, Conference Attendance Exception
Nudge with revised MS attached. 8/10/19
from michaeldg1
Sep 21, 2018 1:37 pm

EQ: 6/30/2018 (Writing conference exception to "closed for submissions") YA Fantasy 84K
CNR: 9/21/2018 Normally I would wait longer, but since she is closed to queries and only gets a few from conferences, I'm assuming it's a no.

(As per conference instructions, sent via email instead of normal online form. Included short synopsis and full manuscript. Website instructions say "DOC or PDF" for manuscript, so I saved as a MS Word .doc file, not the normal .docx file.)
from Mldtay
Jul 08, 2018 11:56 am

EQ: 6/11/18 Submitted because I attended conference. YA fantasy 96K
from Eliza_f
May 11, 2018 10:10 pm

EQ: 5/5/18 (conference attendee) :) with full MS attached as per instructions given at conference

Sidenote: Tracey was wonderful to listen to at the conference. Not only does she seem knowledgeable, she was very nice. Her clients are lucky. :)
from WhidgetBaker
May 07, 2018 12:02 pm

EQ 5/7 Only queried because she mentioned she would accept queries from conference attendees at Storymakers this past weekend (And I was there, obviously)
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 14, 2017 9:25 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks PoeticLotion)
from PoeticLotion
Aug 10, 2017 1:18 pm

Temporarily closed to submissions.
from NancyA
Jun 09, 2017 9:37 am

Do they send a confirmation to your email after submitting through the form? I got a “Thank you” response afterwards on the website, but it’s always nice to have that extra confirmation via email that they did receive it. Thanks!
from hdiangelis
Feb 23, 2017 3:42 pm

12/21/16: Submitted query and full manuscript via online submission form
2/23/17: ER from Lori Oberweger, with a long vague list of common reasons why she might have passed (not very helpful).
from Jwrite
Feb 23, 2017 1:52 pm

Online Submission (with full manuscript) 2/23/17

Kicking myself because I forgot to include the synopsis!

YA Contemporary with paranormal elements 86K
from Galen_Marek
Feb 23, 2017 1:07 pm

FQ - 12/6
ER - 2/3 - I queried Tracy but got a response from Lorin. At first glance seemed like concise feedback with several points regarding the manuscript. But upon further review I realized that it might just be a more thorough form rejection. She used very broad terms and vague reasons for passing, and didn't mention my name or any of the characters. Wait, as I write this, I see that she begins with "I can, however, offer the most common issues I’m seeing in submissions", which cements the fact that it was a form. I really appreciate her taking the time to respond, but offering the most common issues she's seeing other people's work doesn't really help despite her good intentions. It only confuses you more because you have zero idea which one of these things she listed applies to your manuscript specifically. I would have appreciated it more if she'd just say it wasn't right for her. All and all though, I appreciate that she responded. Many agents nowadays just leave you hanging.

from davenport
Feb 09, 2017 3:10 pm

EQ via form: 2/6 47k MG mystery
from ly2001
Jan 02, 2017 1:34 pm

Their form states that for picture books they are only interested in author-illustrators at this time.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 06, 2016 2:16 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks GingerGrouse)

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