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Ms. Louise Fury

The Bent Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010

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from sparklyunicorn
Apr 15, 2016 7:42 am

congrats rae on the offer! good luck!
from raebateman
Mar 16, 2016 10:23 am

Pitch Madness: 3/11/2016 requested query and 3 chapters
3/14/2016: sent requested material
3/14/2016: nudge with offer of rep
3/15/2016: full request

Louise has been a delight. She's kind and professional, asking questions about my other work.
from Yoshima2K2
Mar 14, 2016 12:46 pm

MG Fantasy
Pitch Madness partial request sent 3-14. First I got an auto-response that she was closed to queries, and then a little while later I got an email from her saying she got it and was looking forward to reading.
from LMSchune
Nov 23, 2015 7:48 pm

Pitch Wars full request sent: 11/5

This was after she closed to queries but I put pitch wars in the subject per her instructions. Nothing as of today
from 2ndTimeAround
Oct 19, 2015 5:28 pm

Initially sent a query to Jenny Bent on 4/24. Today I got a note from Louise, saying that Jenny had passed the query to her and that she (Louise) would love to read the full manuscript. This is exciting, because Louise is closed to queries.

EQ: (to Jenny Bent) 4/24
FR: (from Louise Fury) 5/8, Sent the full to her immediately.
Update: Nudged her on 10/12 (I am a patient person.)

Given the comments by others on this thread, my advice is don't hold your breath. She's closed to queries and obviously has a full client load. I guess she sometimes can't help herself if she goes on #PitMad or is given a referral--but the chances of hearing back without constant nudging are slim. I left my first agent because the modus operandi was the need for constant nudging, and I want someone who is a timely communicator. Onwards!

MG Ghost story
from worddance
Sep 23, 2015 4:56 pm

Ms. Fury was the judge in a contest I entered. I was one of three finalists, and today I found out I won first place! She said some nice things about my writing and requested three chapters and an outline.

Partial requested: 9/21/15
Three chapters and a synopsis submitted. Fingers Crossed. 9/23/15
from cathqueenwrites
Sep 02, 2015 1:13 pm

No response following full request (16th Feb)
Nudged on 24th August
Closing this one as I've had no response
from angelicfruitcake
Aug 19, 2015 5:35 pm

EQ: 6/14/15 after #pitmad request
C/NR: 8/19/15
Closed after no reply
from jaclynreiswig
Jul 13, 2015 4:44 pm

EQ per #PitMad request 6/5/15
nudged per her submission guidelines 7/8

After seeing comments here, I'm not getting my hopes up. I won't nudge again after this.
from shaedes
Jul 09, 2015 2:29 pm

EQ: 6/6 (Query submitted from PitMad)
CNR: 7/9
from Kay_79
Jul 09, 2015 8:07 am

Nothing from her on the June 4th #pitmad faves.
Her agency says: "If you don't receive a response within a month, please resend your query and indicate that you're sending it again."
from writer54321
Jul 08, 2015 8:52 pm

Anyone hear anything yet from PBPitch requests?
from Rosewriter
Jun 25, 2015 3:06 am

Thanks for the advice, Soupmomma, it will be good to get closure!
Partial requested from PitchMadness: 03/15/15
Closed / No reply: 06/25/15
from soupmomma
Jun 23, 2015 11:46 am

Hey Rosewater. I never heard back from Pitch Madness either. I closed it out.
from Rosewriter
Jun 23, 2015 9:39 am

Congratulations on your agent, Hathor! Shame you never heard back, I'm wondering if I should close my partial out on no reply. It's a pitchmadness request from March. Anyone else heard back from PM?

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