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Mr. John Talbot

Talbot Fortune Agency, LLC

180 E. Prospect Ave. #188

Mamaroneck, NY 10543

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from eebnhab
Nov 27, 2017 5:35 pm

EQ: 11/3/17
Contemporary Espionage/Thriller 72K
CNR: 11/27/17
from KristenH
May 16, 2017 4:08 pm

EQ 3/16/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 5/16/17 (Passed from nudge: liked plot and setting, but it didn't garner enough attention to read on.) Will try him with something new in the future.
from rossdc
Feb 13, 2017 3:39 pm

EQ - 11/3/2016 - Requested full mss 1 hour 53 minutes after I sent the EQ and first 5 pages. From his phone. Hybrid crime/military thriller FORCE NO ONE - 106k hybrid crime/military thriller
1/26/2017 - nudge
ER - 1/27/2017 - "Thank you for checking in. I’ve read and thought over your material quite a bit. Your writing reads fast and has a nice style to it. That said, I just wasn’t as pulled in by the characters or the story as much as I’d hoped to be. Given how difficult it is to break into the current, difficult market, that makes FORCE NO ONE something that I feel I should pass on. Thank you for having shared your work with me, however, and best of luck in connecting with just the right agent."
from KristenH
Nov 23, 2016 4:09 pm

EQ 4/20/16 (Requery Venom)
ER 7/20/16 (Passed from nudge--interesting concept, not confident to take it on.) Will try him next month with Chain Reaction.

11/23/16: EQ 9/21/16 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 11/23/16 (Passed from nudge--doesn't sound right for him, different rejection than from Venom this summer. Will try him with Diplomatic Immunity in January 2017.
from KristenH
Nov 23, 2016 4:08 pm

from SueHinkin
May 16, 2016 2:46 pm

EQ Mystery-thriller 2-26-16
Closed, no response 5/15/16
from KatieB
Feb 29, 2016 9:53 am

EQ 94K Mystery/Crime 2/29/16
from Frederique
Feb 26, 2016 2:43 pm

EQ: 2/26/16
FR: 2/26/16
from laury5
Jan 15, 2016 11:44 am

3 nudges on full ms. sent 6/02/2015 NR. Not good. Not sure what to do!
from bevjack1
Oct 10, 2015 1:57 pm

EQ 8/9/15 Suspense 76K 5 pgs
No acknowledgment, resent new query & prologue 10/10/15
from Utiful
Aug 20, 2015 7:48 am

Literary Fiction. Prompt, short, personal, complimentary rejection
from KristenH
Aug 01, 2015 6:26 am

Good luck Laury5!
from laury5
Jun 02, 2015 11:46 am

EQ 6/1/2015
Full 6/2/2015
from bevieblair
Nov 30, 2014 7:27 am

Anyone had correspondence with him lately? We had exchanged emails and now, nadda.
from JD_Wallace_826
Apr 11, 2014 2:23 pm

EQ 4/4/14
ER 4/8/14

Crime Thriller - 110k

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