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Ms. Catherine Hedrick Armstrong

The Purcell Agency, LLC

336 Belle Court

Grayslake, Illinois 60030


Twitter: C_H_Armstrong

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from honeybeehorror
Oct 04, 2022 12:57 pm

QM Message: Dear Author,

Yes, you! You're no longer an "aspiring author" or "aspiring writer" if you're at the querying phase! Congratulations!

I deeply appreciate you looking me up and considering me for your manuscript. Unfortunately, I'm sorry to say I'm currently closed to queries, but I hope to open again soon once I've weeded through the submissions currently in my inbox. If you've recently submitted to me and have not received a response, please note that I'm perpetually behind but I always respond to every query.

For information related to when I plan to reopen, please follow me on Twitter (@C_H_Armstrong). I will announce my reopening to queries about a week in advance, and usually try to stay open for a very short period of time.

Thanks, and I look forward to your query when I reopen for submissions.

Best Wishes,

Cathie Hedrick-Armstrong, Literary Agent
The Purcell Agency, LLC
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 06, 2022 7:12 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from haleywarrington
Sep 05, 2022 12:24 am

FQ: 9/4/2022
74k Adult Contemporary Romance
from RG_923
Aug 31, 2022 10:11 pm

EQ: 8/31/22

Adult upmarket at 80k words
from Roll_4_Initiative
Aug 29, 2022 1:29 pm

Queried 8/29/22

71K adult suspense novel with themes of plus-sized protagonist, haunted mansion, and amateur sleuthing
from Sapphire_Demoness
Aug 27, 2022 1:46 am

Form query: Invited to query via Twitter 4/24/22 with full manuscript request.
Form rejection: 25th Aug 2022
(IMHO, this agent has asked for way too many fulls on one go that finds it 'difficult' to juggle.)
90K adult contemporary romance
from roadmap
Aug 25, 2022 3:10 pm

From her twitter:
1. If you've queried me & I haven't responded, DON'T WORRY! You haven't been forgotten. I promise!
2. I will be CLOSING TO QUERIES on 9/1. I only meant to stay open a week, but I haven't closed it yet. So last chance if you want to query me!
from tyingling7766
Aug 21, 2022 3:11 pm

EQ: 21 August 2022

121K Adult Thriller/Horror
from Zooks3
Aug 07, 2022 2:02 pm

8/6/22 Online form re: TANCM - YA . Auto-response of receipt.
from sarahmck
Jul 24, 2022 7:54 am

Posted on Twitter:

If you have a full with me and notified me you’ve received an offer and want me to weigh in before signing, I’m very sorry. I’m highly unlikely to get to it in time. I have COVID and have never felt worse. Please accept my apologies and I truly hope you see this.
from GenFord
Jul 14, 2022 3:16 pm

FQ: 7/14/2022

YA PNR 99k
from Doctorslug
Jul 05, 2022 9:53 am

FQ: 07/05/2022
YA horror, 97k
from writervfp
Jul 03, 2022 7:52 pm

1/july - She tweeted saying, amongst other things, that if you queried or sent pages before April, you have not been forgotten. You're still under consideration and she hasn't responded because you're in her "maybe pile"
from jmg5001
Jul 02, 2022 6:52 am

80K Women's Fiction/Historical Fiction
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 01, 2022 5:01 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

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