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Ms. Tia Mele

Talcott Notch Literary Services

Milford, CT



Website: www.talcottnotch.net/

Twitter: tiathetiger

AAR Member: No

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from chris_ryan
Sep 23, 2020 9:02 am


@ginapanettieri: If Tia Mele ever passed on your work, we invite you to requery other agents actively seeking projects in your genre at the agency. My DMs are open for further questions. Thank you for your patience,and again,on behalf of all of us, I am terribly sorry for the harm Tia has caused.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 21, 2020 6:51 am


Profile Update: No longer working as a literary agent.
from kathleea
Sep 20, 2020 11:08 pm


Patrick- here is a statement from the president of Talcott Notch: https://twitter.com/ginapanettieri/status/1307884277057622016?s=21
from MarcieMcEachern
Sep 20, 2020 10:22 pm


I withdrew my query, but the agent announced on Twitter that she's resigned from Talcott.
from ingridpierce
Sep 20, 2020 8:30 pm


EQ: 8/27/20
Withdrew query 9/20/20 in light of agent's public transphobic and racist comments
from SaraCo
Sep 09, 2020 8:39 pm


FQ: 8/10/20
Form Rejection: 9/9/20
mg paranormal
from lacygonzalezbrowne
Aug 29, 2020 10:02 am


YA contemporary UNRECEIVED: 48,000
EQ: 7/17/20
CNR: 8/29/20
from honeypuff
Aug 27, 2020 12:13 pm


EQ: 6/20
Full request: 7/13
Nudge with offer of rep: 7/27
Very kind step aside: 8/9

90K romcom
from CRogers
Aug 16, 2020 3:01 pm


EQ: 7/30/20
Form Rejection: 8/16/20
She said it had a strong hook, but the sample pages didn't draw her in as much as she had hoped. Judging by other comments, it seems like that's a copy-and-paste response.

YA Contemporary Romance 79k
from chrisedmunds11
Aug 14, 2020 1:57 am


RECEIVED COPY AND PASTE REPLY - SO QUITE UNHELPFUL AND FRUSTRATING WHEN YOU SEE SOMEONE ELSE RECEIVE THE EXACT SAME REPLY

"The story sounds interesting with a strong hook. However, I found the sample pages didn't draw me in as much as I hoped, and that is why I ultimately decided to pass."
from BeCreativeBeInspired
Aug 11, 2020 12:54 pm


FQ: 7/20/20
Rejection: 8/11/2020
YA Contemporary 70k
from swatithegeek
Aug 08, 2020 6:57 am


Pitmad FQ: 06/07/20
FR: 06/07/20, sent early next day
ER: 08/07/20

Adult rom-com, 73k
from moniquemihalit
Jul 23, 2020 12:20 pm


EQ: July 8
ER: July 24
97K YA historical
from VictoriaJayne
Jul 16, 2020 11:43 pm


7/11/20 - FQ
7/16/20 - ER

"The story sounds interesting with a strong hook. However, I found the sample pages didn't draw me in as much as I hoped, and that is why I ultimately decided to pass."

61k Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in Series
from toomanypodcasts
Jul 14, 2020 4:44 pm


EQ: 5/2/2020
FR: 5/7/2020
Request for call: 6/25/2020
Offer of rep: 6/29/2020
Regretfully declined: 7/14/2020

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