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Ms. Amanda Jain

Inklings Literary Agency



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Website: inklingsliterary.com

AAR Member: unknown

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Patrick (admin)
Mar 04, 2017 4:15 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks tkm256)
from tkm256
Mar 04, 2017 8:44 am


As of March 1, 2017, Amanda Jain is open to queries again. (http://www.inklingsliterary.com/Submission_Guidelines.html)
from MaryanneW
Jan 18, 2017 12:46 am


EQ 10/26/17
ER 01/06/17

YA
from orangrila
Jan 05, 2017 11:46 am


EQ: Oct. 19 auto-response confirming receipt
ER: Jan.05 Nice, slightly personalized form

MG Fantasy
from FountainPen
Dec 27, 2016 11:45 am


EQ 10/20
CNR 12/27
from jeneral
Dec 13, 2016 6:16 am


EQ: 2/17/16 (Queried Michelle Johnson, but all responses were from Amanda)
FR and Sent: 2/18/16
R&R Request: 3/4/16
Revised manuscript sent: 7/14/16
8/25/16 - MS was chosen for Pitch Wars. Emailed that I will be revising. She's agreed to wait and is "excited" to see revised version.
11/14/16 - Pitch Wars version sent
12/2/16 - Offer of Representation!

I ended up with multiple offers & went with another agent, but Amanda is a great agent and it was a tough choice.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 05, 2016 6:22 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from fionathunderpaws
Dec 05, 2016 11:08 am


PitMad Request 12/1
Form Rejection 12/5

Very kind rejection and a timely reply. Anyone would be lucky to work with her.

YA Contemporary
from nclar4
Nov 28, 2016 12:05 pm


11/10 Requested partial through a contest.
11/11 Upgraded to a full (Email was very friendly)
11/14 ER with a personal email saying what she loved but that she didn't connect enough to take it on. Super nice and helpful. Very friendly and fast.
from Msoliver
Nov 22, 2016 10:12 am


Interesting coincidence? After 5 weeks, I haven't heard back from Ms. Jain, but I received a phone call and an email from a web designer whose surname is also Jain, offering me her services. Sigh.
from cindyd
Jul 21, 2016 10:23 am


I agree edwinswan. I don't even mind a form rejection as long as it's polite and within a reasonable time frame. I hate the CNRs.
from edwinswan
Jun 28, 2016 7:51 am


Polite rejection in a reasonable 16 days. Despite the rejection, this is the kind of courtesy I would hope have in an agent who would represent me.
from JulieGoldberg
Jun 19, 2016 8:58 pm


Hadn't queried in a year, having more or less given up on my first book and working on a second. Queried Amanda Jain on a whim on Friday and got a request for a full manuscript in under 20 minutes. This has happened often enough that I'm not excited, but it's still better than a rejection.
from WithinAPeriodPiece
Jun 18, 2016 9:04 am


#WCNV Contest Partial Request: 6/18

YA Thriller 83K
from peskyredhead
Jun 13, 2016 5:50 pm


EQ: June 5
FR: June 6 - Very kind note requesting the manuscript.
June 6 - Acknowledged receipt.

Historical Mystery 89k

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