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Mr. James McGinniss

McGinniss Associates

244 5th Ave, Suite J270

New York, NY 10001



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Website: mcginnissassociates.com

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from M_Heck
Oct 23, 2020 11:20 am


"James is seeking to grow his list to inlcude promising new authors of fiction across all genres." [sic]
Yeah, gonna pass.
from TinaHendricks
Oct 18, 2020 10:23 am


Adult commercial fantasy-magical realism, 87k 10/18/20
from banaesma
Sep 07, 2020 7:09 pm


EQ: 30 June, 2020
Nudge: 21 August, 2020
CNR: 7 September, 2020

Adult 83k LitFic
from jtrvhayes
Aug 23, 2020 6:02 pm


The website has a 2010 copyright, and the most recent book titles were published in 2016.
from giannifranco
Aug 15, 2020 10:34 am


comm fiction 08/15
from KristenH
Jul 05, 2020 6:46 am


EQ 3/11/20 (Requery Chain Reaction-adult thriller)
CNR 6/11/20 (No word via nudges)
from DSenecal
Jul 02, 2020 1:40 pm


CNR 6/19/20 121 days They don't have time to tell the author, but they have time to register with the Trackers. Thanks, agents, you really care about us.
from ashpsych123
Feb 10, 2020 4:31 pm


EQ A Father's Sin- Thriller 80k
from RayJohnsonJr
Dec 11, 2019 3:09 pm


12/11/19 Submitted 95k military romance
from sandermoffitt
Dec 07, 2019 1:02 pm


EQ: 12/7/2019

112k YA Fantasy
from merrygawain
Nov 21, 2019 12:46 am


EQ: 11/21/19

historical fantasy, 175K
from el_boss
Nov 06, 2019 8:35 pm


Submitted 11/6 - Science Fiction
from clearwater
Aug 30, 2019 1:21 pm


Just read a blog post written by an author who had Barry Zuker of McGinnis Associates as his agent. This author said that he was persuaded to sign with McGinnis Associates, but not long after was dropped without a word. Makes you wonder....
from taylormc
Jul 11, 2019 7:31 pm


6/10/2019 EQ
7/11/2019 CNR
Thriller 73K
from PSbookish
May 15, 2019 6:30 pm


Sent a query on 3/21/2019. Will update this when I get a response.

Genre: Darkfantasy
Word Count: 66,000

On 3/21/2019 I got a request to send in the full manuscript.

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