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    [Agency] Loretta Barrett Books

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    I'm just shopping around now for agents. But thanks!
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    Queried her today. It's two years later but I'll let you know


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    I tried to send her a query by email, and it bounced. Anyone else ever have that happen? I am wondering if her email box is full, does that mean they are not getting read. For those of you who have heard from her, did you email? Thanks.

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    Met her at a conference couple years ago. She asked for 80 pages of each of two completed novels. About 6 weeks later sent a thoughtful rejection letter on both. Explained what she liked and did not about each one. The one she liked better has since landed a very good agent. So, all together, very professional and her instincts were in line with other reputable agents. I don't know about her sales history and clout with publishers except from the usual sources. g.

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    I am still having my emails to her bounce back. Has anyone else experienced this with her?

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    I've had my emails bounce for a whole week. Anyone know anything yet?

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    All of my emails to her bounced. This has occurred for the last few months. Any other way to reach her?

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    Have you tried through snail mail?
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    I equeried (query + synopsis) her on Aug. 22 at query@lorettabarrettbooks.com and it went through. No response yet, though.
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    I tried again this morning and no bounce yet.

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    I queried her today, and I didn't get a bounce. Seems to have gone through.
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    Has anyone ever heard of Nick Mullendore at Loretta Barrett Books? I don't find any info on him at PM or AQ, but he does show up in P&E. Anybody know anything about this guy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leukman View Post
    Has anyone ever heard of Nick Mullendore at Loretta Barrett Books? I don't find any info on him at PM or AQ, but he does show up in P&E. Anybody know anything about this guy?
    Here's his AQ info:

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    Pernicious...n'stuff. Leukman's Avatar
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    Great, thanks! (wondering why he didn't show up when I searched AQ?)

    So has anyone had any dealings with him (Nick Mullendore, I mean). I can't find any sales/client history/info for him anywhere...

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    Loretta Barrett books

    E-queried yesterday and bounced back. Resubmitted today and bounced again. Anyone received a response indicating why?

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    My emails to her bounced for a week or so. I got a "mailbox full" type of message. Keep trying--I got through eventually.

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    Loretta Barrett books

    I called the agency and asked why their emails bounce back - spoke to a very helpful person. Very possible it's the type of email address the submission comes from and I was advised to try from a different email account. I set another one up and e-queried again with no bounce-back.

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    Cool

    I lied, it bounced. How frustrating.

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    Wow. This is an old thread. I queried 2 months ago and as far as I know, it went through. Anyone have any dealings with this agent recently?
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    No response to my e-query; it's been almost 3 months.
    Plan to snail mail another agent.
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