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Mr. James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933


AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from ReecePocock
Nov 21, 2022 4:42 pm

Submitted crime book 75,000 rejected in one day.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 10, 2022 6:19 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from acusick7
Oct 19, 2022 8:43 pm

9/28 EQ
9/28 FR
10/3 super personalized kind rejection w/ explanation of what he liked and didn’t like.

An excellent agent to query and I’m sure a great rep for his clients.
from Writinglu
Oct 19, 2022 12:02 pm

Queried on the 14th October (unsure if he’d take on fantasy)
Withdrew query 18th October, citing I didn’t think he’d take fantasy
Very kind response 19th October: No worries! I appreciate you thinking of me nonetheless. Feel free to try my colleague Naomi Davis.

from MorganSloan
Sep 24, 2022 8:43 pm

Not sure why the tracker is off, says last day he responded was 09/20 and today is 09/24. FR on a query sent two days ago.
from SweetCarolina
Sep 12, 2022 3:49 pm

Email confirming that query was received: 4:08PM
Email form rejection: 4:10PM
This has become laughable. Not even enough time to have read the query.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2022 11:19 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 23, 2022 1:09 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from jfruitticher
Jun 21, 2022 9:34 pm

EQ 6/19/22 PB Humor
ER 6/21/22 Very nice form letter rejection within 48 hours.
from meggy056
Jun 21, 2022 12:28 pm

Query sent: 6/16
Upmarket with humor
rejection 6/21
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 20, 2022 10:05 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from SinazAZ
May 18, 2022 8:09 pm

Form query May 4, 2022
Police procedural with a western flavor. 74k
Hope he didn't miss me! No word yet.
from Patrick (admin)
May 12, 2022 8:23 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
May 05, 2022 9:26 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from tharvey
May 03, 2022 12:34 pm

He's always super quick!

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