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Ms. Amy Collins

Talcott Notch Literary Services

CT



Website: www.talcottnotch.net/

Blog: amysadvice.com

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from OPKiwi
Yesterday 12:11 pm


FQ: 7-30-21
FR: 8-3-21
'.I hate that I have to decline queries based on workload.'
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 30, 2021 9:56 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from BriStart
Jul 23, 2021 3:46 am


From their own website: "Amy is closed to new queries until further notice. She will continue to read submissions from conferences and through referrals."
from andyscontras
Jul 22, 2021 1:14 pm


2/11/2021 EQ (form) Speculative Fiction 84K
6/22/2021 FR
from Dreamland0516
Jul 20, 2021 2:30 pm


Patrick - I just received a rejection saying she had a full client list - so maybe she opened her form in error?
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 20, 2021 5:40 am


True TeeKayEm, but she also just opened her QueryManager form.
from TeeKayEm
Jul 19, 2021 10:17 pm


As of writing this, her twitter (@askamycollins), her website, and the Talcott Notch Literary website all say she's still closed (except to referrals and conference/event requests).
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 19, 2021 4:12 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.
from ajdillard81
Jun 26, 2021 2:57 pm


Form queried 3/17.
Got an email 6/23 letting me know was passing because her client base was already too full. It was a very kind rejection letter and I'm glad that it didn't come specifically because she wasn't interested...but it was a bit disappointing to have waited over a hundred days for response like this one. Ah well, on to the next.
from sophiakate
Jun 22, 2021 3:36 pm


EQ 1/30/21
Nudge 3/18/21 (website says to nudge after 4 weeks)
ER: 6/22/21
"Thank you so much for sending this query. I appreciate all the time you took to fill out the form. I am so sorry it took me so long to respond!
I have recently had to hold off taking on any new clients until I can successfully handle the workload of my existing client base. So I am afraid I have to pass at this point. I apologize for the response. I hate that I have to decline queries based on workload.
I appreciate how hard querying is and I wish you the best of luck with your future efforts."
adult fantasy 85K
from itanzman
Jun 22, 2021 12:32 pm


6/22/2021 - Sent a nice email rejection. She said she had too much of a workload & couldn't take on another project right now. It was helpful to know that it wasn't about my project or my work. She sounds like a nice person. I would recommend trying this agent when she opens to queries again.
from jaymeinman
Jun 22, 2021 12:02 pm


Form Q: 2/10/21
ER: 6/22/21
Although I had CNR'd her, I did finally receive an email today saying that she has to decline queries now because her workload with her existing clients is too demanding.
from mkhardy
Apr 27, 2021 5:17 pm


Form query 17 Feb 2021
CNR 26 April 2021

Adult Space Opera 123k
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 15, 2021 8:24 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from almostormund
Apr 14, 2021 8:25 am


Her website says she's not taking fiction right now because she has an extensive reading list to catch up on. Says she'll reopen to fiction after she's caught up.

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