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Ms. Caroline Sheldon

Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency

71 Hillgate Place

London W8 7SS



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Website: www.carolinesheldon.co.uk/

Twitter: carolineagent

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from kesterton
May 11, 2022 4:48 am


Closed until 30 September 2022
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 27, 2022 10:10 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from jenopineda
May 05, 2021 11:25 am


Thank you for your email and the material which we enjoyed. As a small agency we take on very few of the many writers and illustrators who approach us each year and, having considered your work, we do not feel we could add you to our list.
Unfortunately, the sheer volume of manuscripts coming into this office prevents us from providing you with a more detailed and personal response
Sent April 11, 2021
rejected May 5, 2021
from imthedecoy
Feb 24, 2021 8:53 am


Submitted fantasy/crime August 2020. Rejection from 'Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency' said they enjoyed it but they didn't take on many new writers and didn't feel they could add me to their list.
from Innergunner
Feb 19, 2021 7:01 am


EQ January 25th, 2021
ER February 19th, 2021

A pleasant, mild rejection
from vcostello
Jul 14, 2020 4:05 pm


EQ 7/1 upmarket 90K
ER 7/14 She sent the nicest rejection I've yet received, managed to encourage while saying no.... even if it's her standard rejection message

"There is an awful lot I like about it. However, I am afraid in the current tough market I do have to be completely bowled over by something to take it on and I’m afraid I didn’t feel quite this strongly about your work. I know you will continue to approach agents and publishers and I’m sorry that it’s been a near miss for me. Good luck with your future approaches."
from PolinaGaneva
Sep 09, 2019 11:39 am


EQ: 10/8/2019
FR: 9/9/2019

YA Fantasy, 93k
from MReyesWrites
Jul 23, 2019 10:35 am


EQ: June 19th
ER: July 22nd

upper-MG fantasy adventure

"Thank you so much for letting me consider your work. There is an awful lot I like about it. However, I am afraid in the current tough market I do have to be completely bowled over by something to take it on and I’m afraid I didn’t feel quite this strongly about your work."
from lisamarinbooks
Dec 01, 2018 5:53 am


EQ - 27th Oct

On 30th November I received an invitation to send through my 3 chapters, synopsis etc. (Which I had already sent.)
1 hour later I received the standard rejection email.
from swatithegeek
Oct 26, 2018 11:27 am


EQ: 09/27/18
ER: 10/26/18, form letter

"Thank you for your email and the material which we enjoyed. As a small agency we take on very few of the many writers and illustrators who approach us each year and, having considered your work, we do not feel we could add you to our list.
We wish you success with your proposal with another agent or publisher and would encourage you to seek a broad range of opinions.
Unfortunately, the sheer volume of manuscripts coming into this office prevents us from providing you with a more detailed and personal response.
With all best wishes,
Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency"

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from ln2018
Oct 11, 2018 5:42 am


EQ 10th Sep
ER 11th Oct
Polite form letter
from shewrites
Oct 25, 2017 11:37 am


I got rejected twice from this agency (for the same query, which I only sent once!) Have to wonder if they even looked at it!
from QuestSeeker
Sep 21, 2017 2:59 am


EQ: August 30, 2017
Form R: September 20, 2017

89k YA Fantasy
from jaustail
Aug 21, 2017 8:37 am


EQ: 18th July 2017
ER: 21st August 2017
Space Opera
from kerrytaylor776
Jan 18, 2017 6:33 am


Sent on the 12/10/2016 - women's fiction.
Rejected on the 1/18/2017
Thank you for your email and the material which we enjoyed looking at. As a small agency we take on very few of the many writers and illustrators who approach us each year and, having considered your work, we do not feel we could add you to our list. We are only able to give a limited amount of time to each submission so do please continue to try other agents and publishers who may see something we’ve missed.

I’m afraid that the sheer volume of manuscripts coming into this office prevents us from providing you with a more detailed and personal response.

With all best wishes,

Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency

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