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Literary Agent Attacked By Rejected Writer Who Stalked Her Online

And y’all wonder why I won’t tell you who I am. Very glad that both Pam and her hero dog are ok and that her attacker is in custody. And to my fellow acquiring editors and agents, please be extra careful about what you share online. It’s all fun and games and hilarious query letters until some rejected author comes after you with a hatchet.

Here’s a summary of the situation as it now stands from My Book Goggles.

And the article in the LA Times.

Filed under Literary agents Hell hath no fury like an author scorned Publishing rejection letter Pam van Hylckama

  1. lettersfromafutureeditor reblogged this from queryquagmire
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  3. jackierandall said: Stay undercover! And don’t buy a bulldog.
  4. clubfang reblogged this from queryquagmire and added:
    Writers are crazy. It is known. But not like THIS, people. Calm your shit.
  5. la-belle-laide reblogged this from queryquagmire and added:
    This is a thing that has actually happened. WTF!
  6. yabamena reblogged this from mythicgeek
  7. mythicgeek reblogged this from queryquagmire and added:
    Holy crap. I just shared this with my publicity dept. at work because this it legit scary.
  8. full-and-by said: What the everloving fuck…
  9. thebookmunkie said: That’s terrifying. Glad she’s okay.
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