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Mr. James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933


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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from pdgrant9
Today 12:23 pm

EQ via form, 9/30/2020

LF, 90k
from Patrick (admin)
Yesterday 9:45 am

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 24, 2020 10:35 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Woodside
Jul 23, 2020 4:26 pm

EQ FORM 7/21/2020 3:40pm
Espionage Thriller 85,000 words
ER Form letter, though a nice one. 7/21/2020 9:05pm

from GuruLord
Jul 23, 2020 10:44 am

Pitmad Request - 6/4
FQ - 6/6
Full Request - 6/8 (sent same day)
Full Response - 7/23 Personalized response saying there is a lot to love and is passing the manuscript over to his colleague Moe Ferrara who wants to take a look at it now. Thinks its a better fit for her. So fingers crossed as it moves over to Moe.

MG Contemp - 56k
from emilyroux
Jul 08, 2020 12:50 pm

Nicest rejection letter ever.
from JeanetteJones
Jun 20, 2020 6:57 pm

Quick response. Affirming and engaging rejection letter. Detailed and helpful MSWL page. Will continue to query with future projects--across multiple platforms seems like a hardworking, friendly individual who genuinely cares about his clients.
from Lallacap
Jun 20, 2020 4:30 am

Replied the following day with a very courteous rejection. He seems very nice and I'm gutted not to be working with him.
from Callistan
Jun 17, 2020 6:27 am

Quick response. Nice rejection letter that felt personal. Suggested I submit to fellow agents.
from bc85rn
Jun 15, 2020 5:50 pm

Thank you for the kind words although a rejection!
from spookster
Jun 15, 2020 4:34 pm

EQ 6/13/2020
FR 6/15/2020, polite form letter

MG Horror 20k
from DeaBrayden
Jun 12, 2020 12:02 am

Queried on May 20. Received (likely a form) rejection in just a few hours. Nice to get a quick and professional response.
from BrynHolmes
Jun 10, 2020 12:33 am

Kind and supportive rejection letter in record time. Thanks James!
from banaesma
Jun 09, 2020 11:03 pm

Sent query Sunday, 6 June, 2020

Got a very kind rejection today, 9 June, 2020.

Lightning fast response time :)
from f_anthonyfalcon
Jun 01, 2020 11:47 pm

EQ 5/29/2020
ER 6/01/2020

Super nice rejection letter. Seems like a standup individual.

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