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agent : marysue@twcny.rr.com
Mary Sue Seymour
The Seymour Agency
475 Miner Street Road, Canton, NY 13617
(315) 386 - 1831
http://www.theseymouragency.com
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Desert Dreams Conference

Due to time constraints, Mary Sue doesn't post sales on PM; also she rarely updates this site. As of January 2005 The Seymour Agency was divided into two separate agencies. It is now The Seymour Agency, WGA - Film/Entertainment which adheres to all rules of WGA. The other part of the agency is titled The Seymour Agency, AAR Literary which adheres to all rules of the AAR.This listing gives an overview of what Mary Sue does; she travels to several conferences a year to meet with authors. Check her home web site to see a list of upcoming conferences and sales. She'd love to meet with you at a future conference! Mary Sue does use this site to post her client's projects on PM's rights board. Mary Sue is a member of CBA, RWA, AAR and The Author's Guild. She attends several conferences a year such as RWA National, RT, CBA and many local conferences. She also attended BEA in LA, The London Book Fair and CBA in Orlando and Atlanta. She recently did agent/author appointments at Desert Dreams in Scottsdale, AZ and the Mountain Laurel conference in Knoxville, TN. She was one of the agents honored by Romantic Times Magazine at the Hotel Martinique in NYC this past March.


years experience: 18
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Mystery, Romance, Juvenile fiction, Business/investing/finance, Religious, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, All types of Christian fiction/nonfiction, Category romance, Any type of Christian nonfiction/fiction, Any type of women's fiction, Mainstream romance, Books appropriate for Harlequin/Silhouette, Women's fiction, Self-help and personal transformation non-fiction
LEADING CLIENTS
Romantic Times Career Acheivement Award Nominee, Colleen Shannon; Barbour Hall of Famer Christian inspirational author who writes for SH, Gail Sattler; Mary Schaller aka Tori Phillips who has sold over ten historical romances in the last ten years: Kansas author, Sandra Detrixhe, author of The Everything Quilting Book and The Everything Sewing Book; Dr. Fran Praver, author of Dealing With Aging Parents, Greenwood Publishing; Colorado University professor, Betty Alt, author of Black Soldiers/White Wars; Brent Manley who has written several bridge books; Dr. Valentine Dmitriev's who has written special education books and also Smart Baby Clever Child published by Adams Media; Christy Craig's 250 Questions to Ask When Buying a House; Barbara Cameron's Robert's Rules Book, Emilee Hines who writes historical romances for Warner Books, Dr. Hugh Gunnison who authors graduate level psychology text books, Shelley Sabga and Penny McCusker who are both Harlequin American authors and Lisa Marie Jones who recently had a novel optioned for film.
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Mary Schaller's Papa Was A Boy in Grey published by Thomas Publications. Mary was authorized by the Daughters of the Confederacy to do an anthology of living daughters of Confederate soldiers.
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Mary Schaller's Beloved Enemy is a spring release for Harlequin Historicals; Peggy McCusker's untitled Harlequin American and Shelley Sabga's untitled Harlequin American are current sales; Betty Alt and Sandra Wells, Fleecing Grandma and Grandpa.
MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
Dr. Hugh Gunnison's graduate level pyschology text, a two book deal to Warner Books and a film optioned to a major film company rep Mary Sue met with in LA this spring.
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Mary Sue is a NYS certified teacher who taught in the NYS system for over ten years and a former Sunday School teacher/Superintendent.
SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Nicole Resciniti joined The Seymour Agency in 2010. She is the senior agent who established our Southwest Florida Office.

Marisa Cleveland heads R&D.
Julie Gwinn handles Christian/Inspirational fiction and non-fiction.
Jennifer Willis handles various genres of fiction and children's books.
Tina Wainscott represents personal transformation/self-help/relationship non-fiction.
See the About Us page on the website for details.

SUB-AGENT FOR
Nicole is actively acquiring Romance, Christian/Inspirational, Action/Suspense, Mystery, Thrillers, How-To Books, Paranormals/Sci-Fi, Children's/Middle Grade/YA. She prefers email submissions. When querying, paste the first five pages and synopsis into the body of the email.
KEY PERSONNEL
Nicole Resciniti, AAR, RWA, Mensa
nicole_theseymouragency@yahoo.com
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
For nonfiction, need proposal and sample chapter one; for fiction, need synopsis, title page stating genre/word count, short author's bio and the first fifty pages of text with a synopsis (five pages is a good length); Emailed queries accepted. no emailed submissions. Can visit site at www.theseymouragency.com
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