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Mr. Brooks Sherman

The Bent Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010



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Website: thebentagency.com

Blog: brookssherman.com/

Twitter: byobrooks

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from dbl717
May 22, 2015 2:03 pm


EQ: 4/7/15
Resent EQ/nudge: 5/15 as indicated on their response time page.
CNR: 5/22/15 to submit with another agent at same agency.
from Patrick (admin)
May 17, 2015 12:26 pm


Profile Update: New postal address.
from smashem
May 15, 2015 2:31 pm


EQ 11/14/2014
Resent EQ 03/06/2015
UPDATE: Re-resent EQ 05/15/2015 - trying one last time, this time from a different email in case the other one is going to the spam filters.

84k word Contemporary Fantasy

I resent it as a fresh query rather than nudging in case something had gone wrong with the original email - maybe a filter got it or something, and if that was the case, any replies would get filtered too. I explained in the first line of the query that this was something I'd already queried, but I was resending since his submission guidelines say to do so if he hasn't responded within thirty days.
from hopefulmonster
May 11, 2015 9:44 am


EQ + first 10 pages: 4/10/15
Literary fiction

I resent my query after 4 weeks+ with no reply. Hoping to at least get an ER, so I can close this one out.
from Dragonman
May 05, 2015 10:59 am


EQ 05/05
ER 05/05

SF / Thriller, 83k

Less than two hours between query and response, which is odd given all the remarks below. I must have slipped this one in while he had his inbox open - either that or it was a summary rejection. Well, good luck and happy trails to everyone else who's waiting.

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