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Ms. Ellen Coughtrey

The Gernert Company

136 East 57th Street, 18th floor

New York, NY 10022



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Website: www.thegernertco.com

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from Blackhat
Nov 17, 2017 11:25 am


EQ: 11/17/17 Query letter + first chapter

Women's Fiction - 100k
from nicholelouise
Oct 24, 2017 2:33 pm


I pitched to her at the Writer's Digest 2017 conference. She asked to see the first 75 pages.
EQ: 8/21/2017
ER: 10/24/17 - one of the nicest, most personalized rejections I've ever received (if not the only personalized one I have received.) Ellen highlighted what she enjoyed about my work, which I appreciated.

Historical Fiction
from kdwriter
Oct 16, 2017 6:52 am


8/30/17- EQ
10/13/17-FR !!!!

89,000 psychological thriller
from Slicksix
Sep 22, 2017 1:16 pm


EQ: 9/22/17 supernatural thriller 81K
from suki1959
Sep 06, 2017 4:38 pm


She was very nice. Asked for first fifty but declined.
from Catsamoa79
May 21, 2017 2:02 pm


EQ: 4/3/17
CNR: 5/21/17
4-6 weeks, otherwise it's a pass
from FGeiger
May 05, 2017 9:03 am


New Query
EQ 5/5/17 Black Girls offbeat novel that reads like a memoir...75000 word
from BillGinTexas
May 01, 2017 2:46 pm


CNR 05/01/2017
from reason
Apr 17, 2017 3:16 pm


EQ: 2/15
CNR: 4/17

81K women's fiction
from FGeiger
Apr 08, 2017 9:38 am


EQ 12/1/15 100000 word suspense/thriller

CNR 3/31/16
from BillGinTexas
Apr 06, 2017 10:56 am


04/06/2017 nudge
from PaigeTurner
Oct 02, 2016 8:18 pm


EQ: 6/3/16
CNR: 10/2/16
from Catsamoa79
Aug 31, 2016 10:32 am


EQ: 5/5/16
CNR: 8/31/16
from tdubphyz
Jul 24, 2016 12:53 pm


EQ: 4/24
CNR: 7/24

lit fic, 81k
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 17, 2016 11:06 am


Profile Update: New last name. Formerly Goodson.

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