gransport said:I ask her for references and she said that she no longer gave them out, because people would bother her clients and then not sign with her. She hung up.
*roll eyes* By now, it shouldn't amaze me how bad most of these people are at what they're trying to do, and yet it does.roach said:Her response boiled down to "was too" and she told me that I shouldn't alienate agents, that it wasn't good for business.
It would seem that Ms. Robins is research-challenged. I just recieved an email from her this morning and was dismayed at the lack of a professional query.roach said:I wrote Ms. Robins back to let her know that her submission was wholly inappropriate for Eggplant Literary Productions.
Her response boiled down to "I did so read the guidelines" and she told me that I shouldn't alienate agents, that it wasn't good for business.
Two points? How would that be two points?priceless1 said:Wow, and here we thought you'd have the good sense not to believe everything that is written on the net was true.
Guess we were wrong on two points.
What amazes me is that she's making anything resembling a submission.priceless1 said:Huh? She's entertaining a bidding war?
That's the thing, Victoria, I called it a submission only because I understood that to be her intent. But in the world of queries and submissions, hers was way below par.victoriastrauss said:What amazes me is that she's making anything resembling a submission.
BTW, I think Dave is right about the money flow. I heard recently from two clients who'd turned her down because of the huge "retainer" ($3,200) and subsequently got an offer to let them pay on an installment plan.
Hmm. Today she was Syd. Guess we can chalk up a new personality.eldragon said:I can't believe this "lady" is still peddling her wares.
The letters are written by an alter ego named Victoria .....if my memory is correct. All the letters are written by her.