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Ms. Tracey Adams

Adams Literary

7845 Colony Road, C4 #215

Charlotte, NC 28226



Website: www.adamsliterary.com/

Twitter: adamsLiterary

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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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)
from GingerGrouse
Dec 06, 2016 7:58 am


Adams Literary is now open for queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2015 9:59 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks rewrighter)
from rewrighter
Sep 04, 2015 9:07 pm


closed to queries according to website
from TheHeroPlot
Sep 01, 2015 4:13 pm


EQ 7/21 - YA Fantasy 106k
CNR 9/1
from Christy_H
Aug 07, 2015 10:08 am


I submitted my full via form in June, but never received a receipt. Should I be worried it was never received? I mean, I know they only respond if interested and my chances are slim to none, but I'd at least like to know if they had the chance to consider my ms....
from sealskin2001
Jul 27, 2015 4:54 pm


27 July: Query with full ms.
10,000 submissions yearly! Am I wrong to be skeptical of this number?
from Spike_Taterman
May 18, 2015 12:21 pm


EQ via form: 3/20/2015
YA fantasy, entire mss with query letter
CNR: 5/18/2015
from sprice
May 05, 2015 1:43 am


EQ: 3/24
CNR: 5/4

MG Fantasy
from worddance
May 04, 2015 2:47 pm


EQ: 1/20/15
CNR: 5/4/15 Guess it's about time...

YA Fantasy 94K

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