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Mr. Ian Drury

Sheil Land Associates Ltd

52 Doughty Street

London WC1N 2LS



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Website: www.sheilland.co.uk/

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/iandrury/

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from AllieBaBa
Jun 05, 2022 1:40 am


It's hard to get below a 1.4% response rate, but he's trying.
from DeeCee2022
Feb 14, 2022 1:55 am


EQ: 14 February 2022
SF 85k

"We aim to respond in 2 to 4 months but sometimes it takes a while longer. Feel free to check if we have received your submission after 2 months and we will get back to you asap."
from davegoodman
Nov 04, 2021 2:57 am


Email query - 14/09/2021, SF, 105K
CNR'd at 51 days.
from hjack115
Oct 18, 2021 11:00 pm


Submitted adult fantasy 101k on 10/18/2021
from jdruffin
Apr 05, 2021 1:59 pm


EQ: 4/5/21

Fantasy 78k
from DrAshleyNova
Mar 15, 2021 9:14 am


EQ: 19/11/20
Nudge: 09/03/21, Response: 15/03/21

Heard back today after emailing the agency, they are really behind with WFH and the increased submissions during lockdown, were kind enough to accept some revised material for when they get to my query.
from imthedecoy
Feb 24, 2021 8:43 am


Submitted fantasy/crime July 2020. nudged in November. Never heard back.

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