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Ms. Julie Gwinn

The Seymour Agency



Website: www.theseymouragency.com/

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Online Form: Yes

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from ksanderson
Jun 28, 2020 10:54 am


EQ: 6/28/20 Supernatural Thriller
from BillGinTexas
Jun 26, 2020 3:19 pm


OQ: 06/26/2020 Hist Fic/Alt Fic 88K
from allisonwall
Jun 24, 2020 9:02 pm


EQ: 3/12/20
Partial Request: 3/15/20
Nudge: 4/13/20
Rejection: 4/15/20

Julie did provide a couple of paragraphs of feedback on my manuscript, but (bizarrely) she seemed to have totally misunderstood my writing. She offered a chance to resub, but I don't think she's the right agent for me, so I'll pass. I probably shouldn't be surprised, as her history is in Christian publishing, and with a lot of romance, and my MS is edgy, literary SF.

Adult SF, 99k
from Writerkehr
Jun 24, 2020 12:42 pm


EQ: 1/09/2020
RS 91K
CNR
from Woodside
Jun 23, 2020 3:58 pm


EQ FORM 6/23/2020
Adult Military/Espionage 85,000 words
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 18, 2020 4:30 pm


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager. Genres updated.
from Catsamoa79
Apr 16, 2020 2:00 pm


EQ: 3/2/20
CNR: 4/16/20
from SummerIsleElves
Apr 10, 2020 5:42 pm


EQ 03/10/2020
PR 03/29/2020

Adult SFF, 107k

Fingers crossed!!
from JBL246
Apr 04, 2020 6:41 pm


EQ 5/31/2019
PR 3/30/2020 (that's 10 months later)
Guess books about viruses are in demand again. (sadly)
from the_new_kid
Feb 24, 2020 9:46 am


Query sent on January 10th, 2020.
Personal rejection with feedback!!! on the query and five pages on February 23, 2020. With an offer to resubmit if revised.

To say I was shocked to receive a detailed note is to say nothing. I've had three full requests, one of which an agent had had for almost six months, and neither of those agents provided anything but the same form rejection on the FULL. Ms. Julie Gwinn seems wonderful and kind. Out of dozens of agents, she's the only person who's provided actual feedback. I would definitely recommend submitting to her.
from imagination
Feb 15, 2020 10:25 am


Query Scheduled to Send: 1/20/20
Closed No Response: 02/15/20

Fantasy 86K
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 06, 2020 9:32 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 22, 2019 5:51 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from RayJohnsonJr
Dec 12, 2019 6:08 pm


12/12/19 emailed Vietnam era romance
from RickTreon
May 26, 2019 12:04 pm


EQ: 5/20/19
PR: 5/24/19 - Response came from Ms. Gwinn. Said she liked the concept and story but wasn't in love with the writing. No specifics on what she didn't like, just a suggestion to hone my craft more. Query included the first chapter.
80K Suspense/thriller

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