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Ms. Carlisle Webber

Fuse Literary

New York, NY


Twitter: carliebeth

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from fictiongirl
Jun 14, 2022 9:17 am

FQ: Nov 6th 2020
FR: Feb 9th 2021

I had literally JUST CNR'd this about an hour ago - then got a full request from her! What a nice surprise!

My full has been out for 189 days now. No word on a nudge I sent in May. Not CNR'ing it quite yet, but if she were truly interested I'm sure I would've heard back by now.

Update: it's been over a year with no word so like others are saying, it seems she's pretty unlikely to respond to fulls.
from bookery
Jun 14, 2022 9:06 am

Nudged after 32 days despite a referral from another agent in Fuse.
from rebeccatrusty
Jun 13, 2022 3:42 pm

FR: 4/15/22 (#LGBTN twitter contest request)
CNR: 6/13/22

Adult psychological thriller 72k
from MartinPorter
Jun 08, 2022 1:06 pm

Pitched as part of Michigan Writers Workshop and sent query, synopsis and full on 2/10/22
6/8/22 - CNR
MG Mystery - 53k
from KDMcQuain
Apr 22, 2022 8:00 pm

FQ 2/21/22
CNR 4/22/22
LGBTQ+ 109k
from VMMoreno
Apr 19, 2022 12:11 am

FQ: 4/18/22 LGBTQ+ YA contemporary 83k

#LGBTN twitter request
from MorganSloan
Apr 16, 2022 2:46 am

FR: #LGBTNPit Request 4/16/22
Adult contemporary LGBTQ with romance 97k
from Zippa6
Mar 22, 2022 3:57 pm

Please be aware:

My former agent worked at Fuse Literary. When she made the decision to leave agenting, Gordon and Laurie (the heads of the agency) informed her clients that the agency would not necessarily keep us on. We waited three weeks to hear back, with no communication about our work from the agency. Most of us were dropped with a copy-paste impersonal letter with no references. More information here:
from floydnerd1993
Mar 22, 2022 2:16 pm

Form Query: 10/18/21
Withdrew: 3/22/22

Adult Horror 91k

I'm assuming she's either very busy or my query fell through the cracks. Either way, it seemed like the smartest move to withdraw and move on.
from Robisstrange
Mar 01, 2022 8:48 pm

Submitted query: 3/1/2022

Adult Horror 118k words
from LookingForAnAgent
Feb 15, 2022 3:47 pm

26 day form rejection

Dear Shanda,
Thank you for sending me your query. Unfortunately, this particular work is just not right for me.
I wish you the best in your literary endeavors.
from ctnl1981
Feb 15, 2022 9:26 am

EQ: 1/17/2022
Nudge with offer of rep: 2/3/2022
Kind step aside: 2/14/2022

98k contemporary romance
from AmberMHerbert
Feb 15, 2022 7:44 am

FQ: 10/27/21
Rejection: 02/14/22

NA contemporary 69k
from RCrawford
Feb 10, 2022 3:49 pm

FQ: 2.1.2022

YA Paranormal Romance 105k

After taking her webinar for Writer's Digest, I decided to withdraw my query but will be resubmitting in the near future.
from colbywilkens
Jan 31, 2022 3:12 pm

Query SEnt: 1/24/2022

YA Horror 80k

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