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Ms. Frances Black

Literary Counsel

30 West 21st Street

New York, NY 10010

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from KristenH
Aug 25, 2019 4:36 pm

EQ 6/24/19 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 8/23/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from Zooks3
Jul 29, 2019 10:24 am

7/29/19 - EQ re: LONG & SHORT - quirky rom-com 64K
from LGV_AL
Jun 16, 2019 5:58 pm

EQ 4/30/19 literary mystery (about 97K)
CNR 6/16/19
from KristenH
Jun 08, 2019 8:04 am

EQ 4/8/19 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
ER 6/7/19 (Passed via nudges--no eco-thrillers)
from JMAtkinson
Mar 13, 2019 10:00 pm

EQ: 8/24/18 Contemporary Romantic Adventure 65K
CNR: 03/13/19
from Catsamoa79
Jan 12, 2019 9:13 am

EQ: 10/29/18
CNR: 1/12/19
from Windmo
Oct 14, 2018 1:31 pm

EQ: Submitted first 3 chapters and bio 10/13/18 - romantic comedy
from bevjack1
May 31, 2018 9:44 am

5/31/18 EQ Lit Fic 77K (3 ch + synop)
from KristenH
May 03, 2018 4:50 pm

EQ 2/2/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 5/2/18 (Passed from nudge-can't offer rep.)
from romwrit
Dec 16, 2017 8:36 pm

EQ: 12/16/17

96k romantic suspense
from dtam3292
Oct 17, 2017 1:15 pm

EQ: 10/4
ER: 10/17 ("Thank you for your inquiry.....We had another manuscript in house with similar content and had no luck in placing it. It is outside of our genre....")

YA Contemporary (with darker themes) 72k
from KristenH
Aug 14, 2017 11:35 am

EQ 6/27/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 8/14/17 (Passed from nudge--wasn't drawn into characters to offer representation). Will try Jordan with DI later this fall.
from AuthorTeacherkl
Aug 08, 2017 8:49 pm

EQ: 6/20/17 (3 ch.)
CNR: 8/8/17

Contemporary Con/Heist 80k
from anotherearth
Feb 13, 2017 11:03 am

EQ: Jan 31 Literary 100K words
ER: Feb 11

Hello [my name],

Thank you for your inquiry; sorry for my delay in responding.

Sorry, I’m going to decline the opportunity to read more.

I wish you the best of luck finding the right home for this project.


from Boreas
Feb 09, 2017 3:57 pm

EQ: 2/9/17

YA Action/Drama 107k

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