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Mr. Leon Husock

L. Perkins Agency

5800 Arlington Avenue

Riverdale, NY 10471

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Twitter: leonhusock

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E-Mail: Yes

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from peppermint22
Jan 19, 2018 9:16 am

EQ - 9/6
FR - 9/7 (sent 9/12)

YA Historical Fantasy
from m_pepper
Jan 18, 2018 9:58 am

EQ: 1/2

Starting to think I fell through the cracks . . .

1/11: Tried the other email address, but still no response.

CNR: 1/17

Rejection finally arrived 1/18
from eqb123
Jan 11, 2018 9:21 am

Thanks for the info! I'll try querying him again.

Good thing I did! Full request came only 2 hours later.

Nudged with offer from another agent 1/4/18
Polite step aside on 1/10/18
from Jane_Lank
Jan 08, 2018 8:28 am

91k historical family drama/thriller
EQ: 1/8
ER: 1/8 (form, but I appreciate his prompt response)
from mwkelly
Jan 03, 2018 9:53 am

119k SciFi
1/2/18: EQ with sample pages.
1/3/18: ER, form.
from JaeStories
Jan 03, 2018 9:39 am

100k YA Contemp Fantasy
1/2/18: EQ with sample pages.
1/3/18: ER, form. Well, at least he was quick to reply ;)
from annikab
Nov 26, 2017 11:56 pm

Yep, I got a confirmation the next day.
from toomanypodcasts
Nov 25, 2017 10:04 pm

I sent Friday and got a confirmation on Monday.
from TAChan
Nov 25, 2017 8:35 pm

Quick question to everyone who sent fulls--did you all receive confirmation of receipt within a week or so of sending?
from aalogan
Nov 15, 2017 2:06 pm

EQ 11/15/17 73k adult fairy tale retelling (sent to general mail box, shoot)
from angshelley
Nov 09, 2017 11:25 am

@noranne I'll definitely let you know. I haven't heard back yet, though, and I'm not sure how long one waits for a nudge response.
from noranne
Nov 08, 2017 5:17 pm

@angshelley - I'll be curious to see if you hear back on the nudge! I'm trying to decide if I should nudge again or just consider this one closed. It's been 17 months...
from sgduong
Nov 08, 2017 10:15 am

EQ: 10/31/17
FR: 11/07/17!
Confirmation of receipt the next day

YA Fantasy 91k ownvoices
from angshelley
Nov 07, 2017 1:43 pm

@MrMcCoy @Christi12 @noranne @madeleinec Adding mine as well--fingers crossed for us!

EQ: 02/27/2017
FR: 02/28/2017
Acknowledged receipt 03/02/2017
nudged 11/7/17
from LightofBeauty
Nov 06, 2017 2:10 pm

EQ: 11/3

ER: 11/6

Basic form rejection.

Thank you for thinking of me for your work; unfortunately, it's just not quite right for me. As I'm sure you know, whether or not to take on a client is a very personal decision, and has as much to do with an agent's personal preferences as it does an author's writing abilities.

I wish you lots of success in your writing career.

All the best,

Leon Husock

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