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Ms. Courtney Miller-Callihan

Handspun Literary Agency


Twitter: millercallihan

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: Closed

E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from mjjune
Sep 17, 2022 9:54 pm

It looks like they have rejected on from 9/13 so I'm assuming (whether they planned to be open or not) they're going to respond to them. @nutmeg618
from nutmeg618
Sep 17, 2022 9:04 am

I'm confused. Did they really just open for two days or did they not intend to open at all? The QM Form was working when I submitted on the 13th - will they actually review the query or were they supposed to be closed?
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 16, 2022 1:59 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks aspenarnthors
from aspenarnthors
Sep 16, 2022 1:47 pm

QM form is closed, but QT page says open.
from catherineclouise
Sep 15, 2022 12:14 pm

Query Manager below says open to queries, but the Handspun website still shows that they are closed.
from haleywarrington
Sep 13, 2022 9:57 am

FQ: 9/13/2022
74k Adult Contemporary Romance
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 13, 2022 8:55 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Mevrouw_Bee
Aug 31, 2022 11:05 am

FQ: 6/15/22
Coming-of-Age Women's Fiction 99,000

Form rejection: 8/31/22
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 17, 2022 6:32 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from BL2017
Aug 11, 2022 7:33 pm

EQ: 06/12/22 adult sci-fi 76k
CNR: 08/11/22
from twoodwriter
Aug 03, 2022 7:13 am

EQ: 5/11/22
Form rejection: 8/3/22
89K paranormal romantic comedy
from RG_923
Jul 29, 2022 6:17 pm

EQ (via online form): 7/29/22

Adult horror at 82k words
from Mevrouw_Bee
Jul 27, 2022 8:43 am

@adr900 Just as a head's up to you and others, I think FR means "Full Request" rather than "form rejection."

I get confused sometimes by the comments here especially when I compare them to the agent's timeline and I don't see the green smiley.

According to Patrick's FAQ:

What is the meaning of the different abbreviations some people put in the comments?
Actually, I'd rather people not put that information in the comments. It's supposed to go in the official tracking system, where it can be sorted and organized.

But, since people do still post there, I'll include the "unofficial" abbreviations here:

EQ - Electronic (Email) Query
ER - Electronic (Email) Rejection
FR - Full Request
PR - Partial Request
CNR - Closed/ No Response
R&R - Revise and Resubmit
from adr900
Jul 27, 2022 8:25 am

EQ 4/29/22
FR 7/27/22

Historical romance, 85k
from Dagombos1
Jul 24, 2022 8:00 am

Email Query 4/26/22
Form rejection 7/22/22
(From Handspun team)

Romantic/suspense 112k

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