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Ms. Alexandra Levick

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.writershouse.com

Blog: www.alexandralevick.com

Twitter: AllieLevick

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from arinard
Jan 07, 2020 5:51 pm


She’s had my partial since 12/3, so I’m hoping to hear back after the holidays.
from ButtonEyez
Jan 06, 2020 4:33 pm


YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Nov 20, 2019
Nudged after 6 weeks: 1-6-20
ER: 1-6-20
from lt_swi
Dec 20, 2019 1:41 pm


anyone know how long one should wait before nudging Allie on a partial?
from finleyturner
Dec 10, 2019 3:10 pm


EQ: 12/10/2019

95k adult domestic thriller
from QueryByNight
Dec 02, 2019 9:16 am


EQ: 9/17/2019
ER: 11/30/2019 (form)

YA Fantasy
from hbalcera
Nov 30, 2019 7:40 pm


EQ: 9/25/2019
ER: 11/30/2019

Adult non-fiction.
from Rose_Hill
Nov 29, 2019 9:49 pm


EQ: 9/15/2019
ER: 11/29/2019

145k Adult Epic Fantasy
from simonpc
Nov 29, 2019 5:15 pm


From what I see below, sounds like this is the standard form rejection letter:

Hi Simon,

Thank you so much for giving me a chance to see your work.
I’ve now had a chance to review your query and I’m sorry to say I don’t feel I’m connecting wholeheartedly with your writing, despite its many charms. So at this time, I feel it best to step aside.
Please know that this is a very subjective business and that tastes range widely among agents. Someone else may feel very differently and you deserve someone who is passionate about your work and is confident about their ability to position it.
I truly appreciate the look and wish you nothing but the best of luck with your future endeavors.

Sincerely,
Alexandra
from LUV4NA
Nov 25, 2019 5:30 pm


EQ: 9/18/19
Nudge: 11/24/19
ER: 11/25/19

YA Contemporary Fantasy 96k
from lnloft
Nov 22, 2019 11:29 am


Personalized query: 10/4/19
Nudge: 11/21/19
Polite form rejection: 11/22/19
97k science fantasy

The impression I'm getting from posts here is that if you get to the point where you need to give her a nudge, she's going to respond with a rejection. It does make me wonder why she doesn't just say, "No response means rejection," but at least she'll give closure if you ask.
from Nadler369
Nov 19, 2019 11:14 am


EQ: 10/08/19
Nudge: 11/19/19
ER: 11/19/19
125k Fantasy
Thank you so much for giving me a chance to see your work.
I’ve now had a chance to review your query and I’m sorry to say I don’t feel I’m connecting wholeheartedly with your writing, despite its many charms. So at this time, I feel it best to step aside.
Please know that this is a very subjective business and that tastes range widely among agents. Someone else may feel very differently and you deserve someone who is passionate about your work and is confident about their ability to position it.
I truly appreciate the look and wish you nothing but the best of luck with your future endeavors.
from cakeforall
Nov 14, 2019 9:48 am


EQ: 09.25
small nudge since it said six weeks: 14.11
ER: 14.11

seems pretty nice pass! not sure if it was a form letter or not tho!
from JBL246
Nov 09, 2019 4:35 pm


I agree with others re: the 'maybe pile'
In essence, this allows other agents to pre-screen manuscripts, knowing an individual agent can't possibly read everything that looks half-decent, and that it's common courtesy to contact all outstanding queries upon offer of rep.
Kudos to other agencies such as BookEnds who reply right away in order to allow authors to move on.
I'm CNRing this one today.
from swatithegeek
Nov 09, 2019 9:55 am


EQ: 11/09/19

YA Contemporary, 85k
from blanghinrichs
Nov 04, 2019 12:38 pm


@LElizabeth If you nudge after 90 days and she doesn't respond, it certainly sounds like it would be fair to move on.

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