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Ms. Cortney Radocaj

Belcastro Agency

New York, NY



Website: www.belcastroagency.com

Twitter: CortneyRadocaj

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from aemuskett
Jun 17, 2022 2:00 pm


FQ 5/13
Form R 6/8

YA Fantasy 50,000

"Thank you so much for letting me review, but I’m going to decline at this time. Unfortunately, I just don't feel that this project is the right fit for me. I know you've put a lot of time and effort into your project; the publishing industry is very subjective, so what may not work for me could be just what another agency is looking for. I strongly encourage you to continue your pursuit of publication.

Thank you for considering me for your manuscript and I wish you great success with your writing career."
from digitia
Jun 17, 2022 11:59 am


Form Query: 5/14/22
Form Rejection: 6/17/22 (same as others)
Adult Fantasy 85k
from jchsyu
Jun 08, 2022 6:07 pm


Form Query: 05/13/22
Form Rejection: 06/08/22 (same as others)

epic fantasy, 101K
from VMMoreno
Jun 08, 2022 10:47 am


YA LGBT+ contemporary 82K
RQ: 5/31/22
from magellen
Jun 07, 2022 4:13 pm


EQ: 04/04/22 - Agent originally requested back in Dec off a PitMad pitch but an agency sibling had the ms at the time. Submitting now as requested.
PR: 04/29/22 - 50 page request sent same day.
ER: 06/07/22 - welp, while it's a rejection, it's also the FIRST query out of twenty-eight to come back with ANY sort of feedback for this book. Cortney was thoughtful and direct and while we may ultimately not be a good fit (this book and most my writing end pretty hopeless and she wants at least a 'single ray of hope' by the final pages) I'll certainly query her in the future with my next project. I've never felt this good about a rejection, haha.

102k adult horror
from WJay164
Jun 01, 2022 12:48 pm


I submitted my query on May 10th for a young adult fantasy with 86k words prior to the June 1st deadline. Still prompt and courteous with the rejection.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 01, 2022 4:54 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks mjshelt
from xabiso21
May 30, 2022 5:00 am


FQ: 13/05/2022

YA Urban Fantasy Romance 78k
from STatoun
May 25, 2022 2:22 am


FQ: 4/30/22
FR: 5/24/22

Historical Fiction: 104,000
Form rejection, but very kind and encouraging.
from mjshelt
May 23, 2022 4:46 pm


She's closing to queries on 6/1/2022--get them in soon!
from AllisonKrebel
May 16, 2022 12:32 pm


Queried 4/20/22 Adult dark fantasy 116k
FR 5/16/22

Form rejection was super nice. Still hurts but nice nonetheless, lol!
from jchsyu
May 13, 2022 4:33 pm


Per Twitter, agent closes to subs on June 1st for at least two months:

hey #amquerying writers! i'm going to be closing to queries for a while at the end of the month, so get your queries in before 6/1!

5/31 will be the *last* day i'm open to queries for a bit; i don't have a set date to reopen just yet, but am planning on at least a couple months
from writervfp
Apr 18, 2022 12:06 pm


21/march- QUERY SENT
18/april- REJECTION (personalized, very kind and polite!)

contemp. fantasy (MSWL), 76K
from cwbuecheler
Apr 15, 2022 11:53 am


FQ 3/25/22
ER 4/15/22 - polite form. Not the right fit.

Dark Fantasy 96K
from czimagineer
Apr 13, 2022 6:55 pm


3/16/22 MG Query
3/17/22 Rejection... because at 41+K word it was too short for the genre. I respectfully disagree.

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