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Ms. Louise Fury

The Bent Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010



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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.)
Crickets.

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

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