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Ms. Courtney Miller-Callihan

Handspun Literary Agency



Website: handspunlit.com

Twitter: millercallihan

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from tonya_c
Jun 21, 2022 10:00 pm


Form query: 6/21/22
Adult recent historical fiction// 90,000 words
from occasita
Jun 18, 2022 7:14 pm


Emailed query: June 11, 2022
Nudged with offer: June 16, 2022

Adult historical romance, 60k
from Mevrouw_Bee
Jun 16, 2022 8:24 am


FQ: 6/15/22
Coming-of-Age Women's Fiction 99,000
from Sapphire_Demoness
Jun 15, 2022 10:56 am


Email query: 4/10/22
CNR: 6/10/22
90K adult contemporary romance
from BL2017
Jun 12, 2022 4:30 pm


EQ: 06/12/22 adult sci-fi 76k
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 03, 2022 5:41 pm


Thanks devoneriksen. I missed that.
from devoneriksen
Jun 03, 2022 2:44 pm


Science Fiction is included in the QM genre selection tool.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 03, 2022 2:17 pm


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager. Genres updated.

Thanks jmutrera
from jmutrera
Jun 03, 2022 8:14 am


As of June 1st, all Handspun agents have switched to QueryManager. Don't email your queries anymore! They have the new submission guidelines on their website.
from swatithegeek
May 24, 2022 8:14 pm


Email query: 12/15/21
Nudge: 03/03/22
Nudged with offer: 05/24/22
Form rejection: 05/24/22

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from Zooks3
May 15, 2022 11:21 am


2/27/22 - EQ re: The Long and the Short of It - Rom-Com
5/12/22 - form rejection
from Dagombos1
Apr 26, 2022 7:06 am


EQ 4/26/22

Romantic/suspense 112k
from swatithegeek
Apr 11, 2022 11:09 pm


@amcbradley--yes, I remember! Thanks for letting me know. No response yet, but hopefully soon!
from amcbradley
Apr 11, 2022 10:57 am


@swatithegeek

I was in the same boat as you, which you might remember. I queried in December, nudged in February at the 8-week mark, and just got a form rejection today. Hope you get a response soon too and that it's a positive one!
from cwbuecheler
Apr 07, 2022 7:16 pm


EQ 2/9/22
Nudged 4/6/22 (8 wks)
Responded 4/7/22 - she's passing it to her spouse as it's more in his wheelhouse.

Dark Fantasy 96K

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