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Mr. Donald Maass

Donald Maass Literary Agency

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Donald Maass

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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Literary Fiction
Science Fiction


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08/01/2023 05:45 AM

The title in the subjectline was "***SPAM***", anyone else have this issue? Or is it just my email messing up?

Update: This is caused when an email is responded to when its still in the spam folder. Apparently agents are still using the old spam filter/auto reject gimmick from several years ago.

07/18/2023 10:07 AM
80k+ suspense with supernatural elements
Pitched: 7/23/22 - 2022 Realm Makers writers conference, virtual one-on-one appointment
Full Requested: 7/23/22 with blessing to revise before submitting
Full Emailed: 1/3/23
Nudged: 4/3/23 - agent web page says, Please allow several weeks for query reply, more if a partial or full manuscript is requested.
Nudged: July 2023 Realm Makers writers conference, in person one-on-one
Revision Requested: July 2023 RM writers conference
07/11/2023 07:33 PM
CNR 06/23/2023 After a follow up about new pages on 6/19/2023
07/11/2023 Polite Rejection
06/02/2023 12:51 AM
Submitted query 6/1/2023
78K SF book
03/15/2023 06:35 PM
1/4/23 - EQ re: The Knotted Gun - suspense - 75K
3/15/23 - form rejection
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