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Ms. Julie Gwinn

The Seymour Agency



Website: www.theseymouragency.com/

Twitter: JulieGwinn

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from BeauKellogg
Jan 16, 2023 6:47 pm


Anybody know when she will reopen for queries?
from gracemorrow
Dec 02, 2022 11:45 am


Queried: 03/02
Withdrawn: 04/09
Adult Fantasy 110k

Queried new MS: 10/21
Notification of Offer of Rep on different MS: 10/24
Note about keeping her posted should the offer not go through: 11/10
Nudge: 11/29
Adult Fantasy 100k
from katieJD
Nov 17, 2022 3:48 pm


Form query- 3/1/22
Full Request- 6/29/22
Nudge- 10/8
10/30- assumed CNR since she opened queries and never responded to nudge
romance/ women's fiction 85k
11/17 Rejection with zero feedback
from Hellokitten
Nov 13, 2022 4:02 pm


She evaluates based on genre. She will let a query sit for a year, and then she'll gather them up and reject them all in one or two batches.
from StacyLeicht
Nov 12, 2022 1:39 pm


Submitted a query, and then the agent closed to queries. When I look at the timeline, I am not too far from the top. Anyone have any ideas about what to do?
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 12, 2022 6:05 am


ShaynaGrissom, start a new query to Cole and mark the delivery method as a referral.
from ShaynaGrissom
Nov 11, 2022 8:53 pm


@patrick
QR to Julie was referred to Cole Lanahan who then requested. How do I go about switching the request from the agents?
from Whitegardenia
Nov 11, 2022 10:32 am


Queried: Apr-2021 (Historical Rom)
Full Req: Dec-2021
Nudges: Jul-2022 thru Oct-2022
Rej: 11-Nov-2022

Crappy way to start out my day with a rejection, but at least I have closure after a looong process. Had high hopes with this project—Julie would’ve been the perfect agent for me and I’m hugely disappointed to say the least.

“…I am pulling back for now on adding new clients to get caught up with current clients…”
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 08, 2022 11:00 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 06, 2022 5:51 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Analisa
Aug 02, 2022 12:05 pm


FQ: 06/22/2022
Nudge: 08/01/2022
ER: 08/02/2022

Same "word count too long" form rejection as others got. 126k Fantasy. Ah, well, I've got requests on this book back when it was 132k.

"Unfortunately, the word count is too long. Typically, novels fall in the 70-100k word count range with historical and fantasy at the top of that range. If you decide to revise you are welcome to resubmit to me at a later date."
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 26, 2022 9:21 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Analisa
Jul 02, 2022 9:31 pm


FQ: 06/22/2022
CNR: 07/02/022

Assumed CNR since I see there have been two FRs after my query.
from occasita
Jul 01, 2022 5:56 pm


Form query: June 13, 2021
Full request: June 14, 2021
R&R (pacing issues): Jan 3, 2022
R&R completed: Mar 5, 2022
Nudged with offer: June 16, 2022
Final nudge: June 29, 2022
Closed, accepted an offer from another agent: July 1, 2022

Adult historical romance, 60k
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 29, 2022 2:35 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

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