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Aubie
06-17-2010, 11:12 PM
I didn't see a thread for this agency.

On their website it says they do not take unsolicited queries at all, but it also only lists two agents. Guide to Literary Agents has a new agent alert out for an Amanda Luedeke with this agency, and they say she is accepting queries. Does anyone know anything?

Thanks!

http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/New+Agent+Alert+Amanda+Luedeke+Of+MacGregor+Litera ry.aspx

CAWriter
06-17-2010, 11:29 PM
Found this announcement on Chip's blog from last week. (http://chipmacgregor.typepad.com/main/2010/06/we-have-big-news-.html)

She's been an assistant with the agency for a while but is moving into an agent role.

Aubie
06-17-2010, 11:32 PM
I wonder if she's accepting queries from unpublished authors though? The MacGregor Literary website says they deal only with established authors.

CAWriter
06-18-2010, 12:10 AM
They do take on previously unpublished authors, but mostly those they've met at conferences or through client referral, etc.

It says she'll be working with a "handful of clients" and

"She's going to be attending the ACFW conference with us in Indianapolis this summer, so if you write children's books (for either CBA or the general market), YA books (ditto), speculative fiction, or books aimed specifically at the twenty-something market, we're going to be open to seeing proposals. Amanda may be contacted at amanda.."

Since this is such a new announcement, it's possible the only way you'll get more specific information from/about her is to contact her directly and ask.

Aubie
06-18-2010, 12:25 AM
Thnx! :)

CaoPaux
06-18-2010, 12:28 AM
Adding link: http://macgregorliterary.com/index.php

Deb Kinnard
06-20-2010, 04:22 AM
I've met Chip on several occasions. He's a super guy, a great sense of humor and well known in our market. His wants as far as clients go are rather specific. He doesn't normally represent romance authors. I got the best rejection ever from him on a sub that he said I could send: "Great story. Terrific writing. Not my thing."

Short, to the point, prompt and honest. Can't do much better than that on a no-thanks. If you can engage his attention, by all means send him something. His clients are all mega-happy.

ILSinTexas
06-20-2010, 06:33 AM
I wonder if she's accepting queries from unpublished authors though? The MacGregor Literary website says they deal only with established authors.

Aubie,

I bit the bullet and queried her last night. The worse she can do is reject me or ignore my query. I doubt she'll blacklist me :D

Aubie
06-23-2010, 06:05 PM
I think I e-mailed her the same day you queried her! I only asked if she would accept unsolicited q's from unpub'd authors though. I haven't gotten any type of response.

Good Luck on your query! :)

Kilawher
06-24-2010, 01:35 AM
I queried Amanda June 15th and got a note today saying she was focusing on published authors only. Oh well, it was worth a try.

Aubie
07-02-2010, 02:11 PM
When I woke up this morning i had an e-mail from Amanda responding to the question I'd asked her. She says she is mostly working with published authors, but she is willing to look at queries, so that if I have something that is within her interests feel free to send it to her.

Since she is interested in YA and that's what I write, I'm going to send her a query this morning.

:)

NicoleJLeBoeuf
03-22-2011, 09:32 PM
Could someone with The Powah correct the spelling of "MacGregor" in the Bewares & Background Check Index Thread? It's still "McGregor" there, which makes it a little hard to find by the recommended means.

CaoPaux
03-23-2011, 12:02 AM
Ididn'tdoitnoonesawmedoityoucan'tproveanything. http://deephousepage.com/smilies/whistle.gif

Vandal
04-02-2012, 09:16 PM
From today's Publisher's Lunch:

Erin Buterbaugh joins MacGregor Literary as a literary agent, focusing on children's books, YA, lifestyle titles, cookbooks, the arts, and some select fiction.

Gravity
10-16-2012, 08:39 PM
Well, the agreement is officially signed, sealed, and delivered: agent extraordinaire Chip MacGregor is now MINE! :D

Calla Lily
10-16-2012, 08:50 PM
:hooray: :snoopy: That is a tough nut to crack, sir. I wish you speedy deals and sales that exceed your hopes.

Gravity
10-16-2012, 09:13 PM
Thanks, sis!

waylander
10-16-2012, 09:39 PM
Well done. A glad end to a long road.

Gravity
10-16-2012, 10:26 PM
Well done. A glad end to a long road.

Thanks, friend. You ain't kidding! ;)

K. Victoria Chase
10-17-2012, 12:23 AM
Well, the agreement is officially signed, sealed, and delivered: agent extraordinaire Chip MacGregor is now MINE! :D

WOOHOO!!! Congratulations!! How exciting. :)

Gravity
10-17-2012, 12:26 AM
Thanks, Victoria!

Undercover
10-17-2012, 05:36 AM
Does anyone know Erin's email?

Deb Kinnard
10-17-2012, 06:31 PM
Yay, John! I suspect you and Chip will be a great fit. May you enjoy many mutually profitable years ahead.

Gravity
01-12-2013, 01:40 AM
Found out from my agent today that MacGregor Literary was ranked as one of the ten busiest agencies for the calendar year 2012.

Yeah, I'm blessed. :D

Ari Meermans
01-12-2013, 03:17 AM
Moving to BR&BC. Gravity, please tell us the good news of your book in Book Promotion.

Gravity
01-12-2013, 09:53 AM
The good news is he's working hard and getting it before some pretty heavy hitters! :)

Gravity
05-01-2013, 02:36 AM
The man's relentless ... and he's mine! :evil

Ari Meermans
05-01-2013, 03:07 AM
Moving to Chip MacGregor's very own thread.

Lady MacBeth
02-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Does anyone have any experience with Holly Lorincz?

Marika
03-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Lady MacBeth,
I queried her, but I haven't heard anything yet. Have you had any contact?

Lady MacBeth
03-22-2014, 07:23 AM
I haven't queried her, but last I checked Query Tracker showed she was closed to queries.

Gravity
03-24-2014, 10:57 PM
Holly is posting on Chip's blog today. http://www.chipmacgregor.com/

merlot143
11-09-2015, 09:52 PM
Holly is posting on Chip's blog today. http://www.chipmacgregor.com/
Gravity, can I PM you? Tx.

Gravity
11-09-2015, 09:56 PM
Gravity, can I PM you? Tx.

Sure.

merlot143
11-09-2015, 10:40 PM
Just did. Thank.s