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Mr. Leon Husock

L. Perkins Agency

5800 Arlington Avenue

Riverdale, NY 10471



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Website: lperkinsagency.com

Twitter: leonhusock

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from noranne
Apr 20, 2018 4:34 pm


He's had my full since June 2016. Obviously I've written it off at this point, but when I did nudge him in March 2017 he said it was still under consideration.
from retrospective
Apr 20, 2018 9:25 am


@Megdanger, I had a manuscript with him out from March of 2017. I nudged with an offer on a different MS a few weeks ago, and he promised to read the first MS and get back to me. Never heard back.
from Moneypenny5
Apr 18, 2018 8:42 pm


Yeah, he has had my full since November. Not a peep. I've heard from two lucky ducks who did get an offer from him that it came after post-offer nudges so take that data point for what it's worth.
from toomanypodcasts
Apr 18, 2018 3:10 pm


@Megdanger, I'm very curious about that as well. At this point my guess is he's just requesting fulls and not reading them unless you have an offer from someone else.
from Megdanger
Apr 18, 2018 9:27 am


Ok but does he actually read any of the fulls people send him? Can anyone here confirm even a rejection on a full recently? It seems like he's just hoarding them.
from sgduong
Apr 16, 2018 9:58 am


EQ: 10/31/17
FR: 11/07/17! Confirmation of receipt the next day
1/29/18: Withdrew MS due to being accepted into mentorship program.
1/30/18: Gave congrats and kind invitation to resubmit MS. :)
4/15/18: Resubmitted. Confirmed he had received it next day and said he was excited to read!
YA Fantasy 103k ownvoices
from brandonmc87
Mar 29, 2018 8:22 am


EQ 3/27/18
FR 3/28/18 (Sent 3/28/18; Leon replied with a personal email on 3/29/18 to let me know he received it)

100k Adult Dark Fantasy
from jdroses
Mar 28, 2018 10:26 am


3/27/18 EQ
3/28/18 ER (super responsive at least!)
Passed--not a good fit
from AliciaIsWriting
Mar 16, 2018 9:00 am


03/16/2018 EQ - YA Dark Fantasy 87k
03/16/2018 FR
03/16/2018 Sent! *fingers crossed*
from KristenH
Mar 06, 2018 4:19 pm


3/2/18 Eq (Requery Chain Reaction)
3/6/18 ER (Passed--not a good fit.)
from annikab
Mar 05, 2018 5:07 pm


@MrMcCoy and @Megdanger What concerns me is that his timeline basically shows no action on those fulls. I've submitted to other agents who request a lot of fulls, and typically, even if they're really behind, you can see that they regularly work on reading and responding to fulls. I'm wondering what Leon's strategy is.
from MrMcCoy
Mar 05, 2018 2:59 pm


@Megdanger Same. He scooped up my full in a day and is approaching a year of having it. When I nudged he said that he still plans on getting to it, but to let him know if I get another offer. From what I can tell he has a very long list of fulls to read. FYI my full was sent 03/22/2017
from Megdanger
Feb 27, 2018 10:18 am


@shewrites, awesome! If he likes what he sees he's very good about quickly requesting a full. Once he has it though...well, I'm just shy of having waited a year, nudged around 5 months-ish and he said it's not rejected til he sends a rejection so, we'll see lol.
from shewrites
Feb 26, 2018 8:40 am


EQ 25 Feb
FR 26 Feb
That was super fast. He seems like a great fit – fingers crossed!
from Frostwing
Feb 16, 2018 4:12 pm


EQ 2/15
ER: 2/16 Form Letter

115k Dragon Fantasy Adventure

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