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Mr. Brooks Sherman

The Bent Agency

159 20th Street, Suite 1B

Brooklyn, NY 11232

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Twitter: byobrooks

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Yesterday 10:41 am

It says on their site nudge after 4 weeks. I will be doing that and if no response, will just query another Bent agent.
from alibryn
Apr 16, 2015 5:19 pm

Pickfordm, yes, definitely will withdraw first, unless I hear something in the next few weeks. Thanks!
from pickfordm
Apr 16, 2015 5:08 pm

alibryn, I'd let him know before you submit to someone else at the agency. I understand your frustration though. Argh!!
from alibryn
Apr 16, 2015 9:24 am

Nov 8 - query
Dec 12 - PitchMAS PR for same
Jan 21 - nudge
Feb 19 - Said he knew he owed me a response and it would be soon.
April 13 - nudge with updated version.

I keep thinking I'll withdraw but I haven't. If I don't hear something by May, I'll try another Bent agent. I can't help but feel that if he absolutely loved a premise, he'd have had a look at 3 chapters after 4 months of holding on to it, but one never knows.
from worddance
Apr 13, 2015 12:25 pm

EQ: 1/02/15
ER: 4/13/15
YA Fantasy 94k
OK, Ebsalge, you inspired me. I've been oh-so-patient, but over 4 months is long enough to wait. I nudged him. Let's see if he responds...

Update - It worked. He responded with a form rejection. But after 100 days, it was time.

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