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Ms. Melissa Flashman

Janklow & Nesbit Associates

285 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10017



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Website: www.janklowandnesbit.com/

Twitter: melflashman

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from KristenH
Aug 10, 2017 4:08 pm


EQ 7/5/17 (Requery Venom)
ER 8/10/17 (Passed from nudge--not right agent) Will try Luke with Venom this fall.
from aRealGShaw
Aug 05, 2017 10:13 am


5/25/17: EQ 62,000 Crime/Lit Fiction

7/17/2017: CNR
from Junebug
Jul 21, 2017 7:42 pm


EQ: 7/21/17


74k Adult Upmarket Coml Fiction, Suspense/Thriller
from bevjack1
Jul 02, 2017 1:51 pm


EQ 4/1/17 Lit Fic 69K
CNR 7/2/17
from BlueRidgeDave
Feb 22, 2017 11:46 pm


EQ: 2/5/17

Spiritual/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from dclawr
Feb 13, 2017 9:06 am


Closing this out (ought to have long ago) 2/12/17

Tweaked her via email again in early February. Nothing yet.

Met Ms. Flashman at a conference pitch session in June. She loved my pitch (!), asked to see full. (She was really nice and smart, and I liked her.) I tweaked ms. over the summer, and sent it to her in August. She replied within the hour that she was excited to read it. Heard nothing for a while. Sent an email 8 weeks later, asking if she'd had a chance to read it yet. No reply. Not sure what is going on behind the scenes, so I just got back to work and am writing and querying away.

Upper MG contemporary 60,000k
from AAuthor
Jan 18, 2017 3:18 pm


wrote to her via submission email at Janklow to inquire on materials prev sent to her while at trident. She responded personally with a quick reject later that night. Better to have an answer than waiting any longer! Onward...
from AAuthor
Jan 17, 2017 3:32 pm


nathang--any luck with reaching out to her re: ms? I have a full with her as well. Much appreciated
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 12, 2017 7:48 am


Profile Update: Changed agencies. Formerly with Trident Media Group.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 17, 2016 11:29 am


nathang, you can try to reach her through Twitter and see what she recommends. Good luck.
from nathang
Dec 17, 2016 10:35 am


Anybody know what's going on with Melissa Flashman? I see she's no longer listed at Trident Media Group. She has my full manuscript, and is one of my top choices. I'm really hoping she is still there.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 17, 2016 9:59 am


Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.
from nathang
Dec 10, 2016 12:15 pm


EQ: 12/10/2016
FR: 12/10/2016

Very quick and enthusiastic request. I have two partials and three fulls out with agents, but Melissa Flashman would be my dream agent. Fingers crossed.

Literary Fiction - 87,000 words
from sarahbbuchanan
Aug 18, 2016 11:18 am


EQ 6/17/16
from tdubphyz
Jul 20, 2016 12:49 pm


EQ: 6/18
CNR: 7/20

lit fic, 81k

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