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Mr. Matthew Belford

The Tobias Literary Agency



Website: thetobiasagency.com

Twitter: MWBelford

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from sophiakate
Feb 18, 2021 7:52 pm


EQ 2/7/21
ER 2/18/21
85K adult fantasy

"Thank you for sending over your submission. While I appreciate the amount of work you’ve put into creating this story, I am unfortunately going to have to pass on this project. As you may know, fiction is very subjective and just because this wasn’t a good fit for me, that doesn’t mean that someone else won’t feel differently."
from Darksouthern
Feb 16, 2021 12:54 pm


EQ: 1/2 to Lane Heymont

16/2 - forwarded on to Mathew Belford by Lane as better fit.
from MissPlum
Feb 11, 2021 10:53 am


Queried adult graphic novel, 6 days to reject
from mciccone161
Feb 08, 2021 8:43 pm


Submitted 1/28/21
Decent Form Rejection 2/8/21
AH/SF 104K
from WoodrowMBell
Feb 08, 2021 2:50 pm


EQ: 1/28/21
ER: 2/8/21

97k SciFi

Nice form letter.
from Beau2020
Dec 23, 2020 2:43 pm


Mr. Belford responded to my Query within 8 days. His comments to me were professional and helpful.
from BL2017
Dec 14, 2020 7:30 pm


EQ: 12/01/20 Sci-fi 74k
ER: 12/14/20 form
from andyscontras
Dec 10, 2020 12:26 pm


EQ referred from Lane Heymont -- 12/01/2020 Speculative Fiction 84K
Form rejection 12/10/2020
from Nateo85
Dec 10, 2020 12:02 pm


FQ: 11/19/2020 SF 106K
ER: 12/10/2020
from M_Heck
Dec 10, 2020 5:27 am


25 day form rejection.
from rdumontgreenlee
Nov 17, 2020 9:00 am


FQ: Nov. 3 2020

science fiction/historic fiction genre blend 98K
from TinaHendricks
Nov 13, 2020 1:25 pm


adult com fantasy-mag realism 88k was shared by the original agent I queried at the Tobias group with Matt as he may be a better fit.
from LAMeeker
Nov 11, 2020 10:23 am


EQ 11/11/20
from MyGoodnessPauline
Nov 10, 2020 7:57 am


EQ to Lane Heymont 10/25/20
same day Mr. Heymont forwarded my query to Mr. Belford, as he thought Mr. B might be a better fit
dark epic fantasy, 140k
from Leto1366
Nov 02, 2020 10:12 am


EQ to Lane Heymont: 7/28/20
FR from Matt Belford: 9/24/20 (submitted 9/25)
ER: 11/02/20 - Felt like a standard form rejection, which kind of sucks to get for a full MS request. He mentioned my sample chapters did not get to a major point of tension soon enough . . . which makes me think he didn't make it very far into the MS at all. Seems like a cool guy; kind of bummed this didn't pan out. Ah well.

108k Adult Fantasy

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