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Ms. Alexandra Machinist

ICM Partners

730 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

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from maveres
May 24, 2016 8:23 am

EQ: 3/17
FR: 3/18
ER: 5/23

"Very excited by the premise, couldn't connect with the voice."
from Dryadwriter
May 16, 2016 11:44 am

EQ: 5/15
ER: 5/16

YA urban fantasy 72K

Less that 8 hours. Damn.
from amh1967
May 16, 2016 11:01 am

Less than 48 hours form response:

Thank you for thinking to query me with your project. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like a good fit for my list at this time. Again, thank you, and best of luck finding an agent.


Alexandra H. Machinist
from kizook
May 09, 2016 10:21 am

EQ: 4/30
ER: 5/6
from appieloosa
May 08, 2016 9:20 am

EQ: 5/5/2016
FR: 5/6/2016
Fingers crossed!
YA urban fantasy 111K
from mirandaf
Apr 27, 2016 10:17 am

LOVE when agents send confirmation of receipt for fulls!! I'm realizing how rare that actually is this time around.
from qwertyman
Apr 26, 2016 10:45 am

EQ: 4/21
ER: 4/26.
Spec fic. 97k
from krose3
Apr 21, 2016 12:30 pm

EQ: 3/25
FR: 3/28

YA Fantasy
from turtlefairy1
Apr 19, 2016 3:47 pm

EQ 2/13
FR 2/16
ER 4/19

YA Dark Fantasy
from tirving123
Apr 14, 2016 11:16 am

Actually sent to Ronald Goldfarb.
from madeleinec
Apr 13, 2016 3:51 pm

EQ: 4/10
ER: 4/13

Form letter. Contemporary sci-fi thriller, 110k words.
from tdubphyz
Apr 08, 2016 3:22 pm

EQ: 3/29
FR: 4/7

lit fic, 81k
from Callie
Apr 08, 2016 9:01 am

naziarahman123 Congratulations on your offer! I know this can be a very stressful time. As turtlefairy1 mentioned, many agents do ask who you received offers from, because, yes, people will actually use this as a ruse to get an agent to move faster. The best way to handle an offer is to inform the agents who have fulls and ask them if they can possibly make a decision about your book within one to two weeks (two weeks is very generous). At the end of that period, hopefully you'll have more than one offer, but even if it's just the one, don't take anything out of desperation. Especially if you're then tied to them for years to come! Good luck!
from turtlefairy1
Apr 08, 2016 6:13 am

Naziarahman, you can totally tell her who the other agent is if she asks. She just wanted to make sure you weren't duping her to try and make her read faster, since her reading time is like 4 months on fulls right now. Also, you never never HAVE to take any agent's offer. Always go with the agent you feel more comfortable with, and who you feel has the right vision for your work. Congrats on all the interest on your MS, sounds like you're doing well!
from naziarahman123
Apr 07, 2016 10:29 pm

i wish agents would realize that authors are their bread and butter. So, without us there is no them.
So ignoring. I'm going to try another agent at ICM.
I haven't signed yet.
I want to wait.

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