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Mr. Brooks Sherman

The Bent Agency

 
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Mr. Brooks Sherman

The Bent Agency

159 20th Street, 2B
Brooklyn, NY 11232
 

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Website: thebentagency.com

Blog: brookssherman.com/

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Jul 09, 2014 10:17 am, DogCatMouse said...
EQ: 7/8/2014
ER: 7/9/2014 (Form Reject)

YA Sci-Fi
Jul 07, 2014 1:19 pm, MyGoodnessPauline said...
query & 10 pp 7.7.14
Jul 02, 2014 9:28 pm, jparkart said...
EQ - 7/2
ER - 7/2 MG Fantasy

I know it's a rejection, but I'm so glad to finally hear back from him.

I had originally queried Brooks back in April, and then nudged in May, only to hear nothing. I assumed it was either ignored or lost in spam like many others. But, that wasn't good enough:)

So, I sent a new email, with a revised query and first pages. I did something different this time in the subject bar of the email, and I have no idea if that is what got it through to his inbox this time or not, but I didn't put the title of my book in all caps like I normally do. Aside from having slightly different text in the email body, that was the only significant change I made.

Like I said, no clue if that's what got the email through this time, but thought some of you would want to know.

Good luck!
Jun 28, 2014 3:49 pm, MWeisberg said...
Well, I've nudged twice and no response after 3 months. Guess I'll take the hint and close this one.
Jun 18, 2014 9:55 am, kenpochick said...
EQ 6/9/14
ER 6/10/14 Bummer, said the voice didn't grab him.


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