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Mr. William Clark

Wm Clark Associates

186 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10010


AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from KristenH
Oct 13, 2018 7:04 am

EQ 8/6/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)
CNR 10/9/18 (No word from nudges)
from askjudyww
Oct 01, 2018 8:26 pm

MG Historical 27K
EQ Online Form: 9/24
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 03, 2018 8:52 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

from sbernich
Aug 02, 2018 5:08 pm

query 8/2 - the good soldier - hist fic 99K
from JasonTVoiovich
Apr 26, 2018 11:15 am

EQ: 4/26/2018 Business, Narrative Nonfiction
Uses a unique online form that does not handle formatting warned.
from laurids
Jan 02, 2018 2:48 pm

10-16-2017 query through online form, literary fiction
10-19 Request for a 50 pg sample to be sent by post
10-23 Sent sample;
11-21 Nudge with offer
12-11He apologized for late reply and said if I hadn't yet engaged an agent he would read.
I did not ask him to read further, as I had a second offer, but he wrote on 12-20 saying he'd read and would like to see more...
But I accepted the earlier offer.
from KristenH
Aug 15, 2017 4:12 pm

EQ 6/1/17 (requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 8/15/17 (Passed from nudge--not right advocate.)
from tennisplayernw
Jun 16, 2017 1:10 pm

EQ: 4/11/17 online form
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 13, 2017 5:54 am

Raphee, I'm only guessing, but since their form doesn't actually ask for a query letter, I'd say that the "summary" from your query letter would work here. Good luck.
from raphee
Feb 13, 2017 4:18 am

What does this mean in the Query Form:
Summary *
Briefly describe your project, indicating what makes it unique and compelling.

Do we send in our regular query, or do we need to have some other format? Say give a description in overall terms with a brief mention of characters and story(I mean shorter than our usual query).
from KristenH
Nov 02, 2016 3:08 pm

On 3/16/16, I requeried William Clark with Chain Reaction. I've nudged him last month and got no response. So it's closed out as CNR.

Update: 10/24/16, he passed. Not strong candidate. So I'll try him with Diplomatic Immunity next week.

11/2/16: EQ Diplomatic Immunity--same day rejection with same response. I'll try him next year with new manuscript.
from helenmorrone
Mar 08, 2016 4:56 am

He has had 50 pages on exclusive for a month, so I sent him a nudge letter, but haven't heard back. Just got another partial request from an agent. Hope I hear back today.
from KristenH
Feb 12, 2016 4:03 pm

Same day rejection for Venom's requery with a pass--not the best advocate for my work. I'll try him in March with Chain Reaction.
from akdougglas
Oct 20, 2015 10:49 pm

I received a nice email asking for 50 pages so he could decide whether he responded to my writing or not. He requested exclusivity but I was not able to provide it because another agent had requested it exactly four minutes earlier. I'm really hoping to find an agent that wants to help me promote the story, the point of which is to encourage more volunteering on behalf of children.
from CathieArms
Aug 20, 2015 2:00 pm

So I realize a lot of people are aggravated that they've JUST received a rejection after 6-12 months from the initial query. Today I got a rejection exactly 6 months after my query. Sure, it's frustrating, but I'd MUCH RATHER an agent who takes the time - even 6 months or a year late - to say "thanks but no thanks." Sure it's not timely, but it's a heck of a lot kinder than those who never response. I closed this one out as a no reply in April, but I'm glad to finally be able to close it out as a rejection.

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