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Ms. Eleanor Wood

Spectrum Literary Agency

320 Central Park West, Suite 1-D

New York, NY 10025



Website: www.spectrumliteraryagency.com

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: No

Online Form: No

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from BillGinTexas
Nov 18, 2017 3:12 pm


SMQ: 11/20/2017 86k Hist Fic
from FGeiger
Nov 10, 2017 9:26 am


SUBMISSIONS FROM AUTHORS:


Spectrum's policy is to read only book-length manuscripts that we have specifically asked to see. Unsolicited manuscripts are not accepted.

Anyone interested in representation must send a query letter* with a return stamped (not metered ), self-addressed envelope to:

Justin Bell or Eleanor Wood
Spectrum Literary Agency
320 Central Park West Suite 1-D
New York, NY 10025

Letters sent without SASE will not be answered. The letter should describe your book briefly and include publishing credits and background information or qualifications relating to your work, and the first 10 pages of your work. Our response time is generally 2-3 months.

* Spectrum will not accept/respond to queries that arrive by fax, e-mail, or telephone. All queries MUST be sent through the mail.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 05, 2017 9:24 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from alibryn
Feb 28, 2017 5:04 am


ladyhoffman: I think that's just for Justin Bell. It also says: "Eleanor Wood is not accepting unsolicited manuscripts at this time, except by referral."
from ladyhoffman
Feb 27, 2017 1:06 pm


Patrick: When I checked out their website, I saw that they don't accept unsolicited manuscripts, but they do have instructions for queries by snail mail. They want a description of the book, background info, and the first ten pages.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 16, 2014 4:00 pm


Profile update: closed to queries.
from efcfox1
Feb 04, 2014 12:23 pm


SQ: 11/19/13
SR: 2/3/13

Sci-fi
from writer_monkey
Jan 18, 2014 1:13 pm


Ms. Wood has gone to Referral Only.
from justindherd
Jan 11, 2014 8:39 pm


SQ: 09/06/13
EQ: 12/19/13 - Form

Adult Urban Fantasy

Sorry it took me so long to put this one in. I was working 60 hours for the holidays. I don't remember the exact date, but it was around that week.
from Hathor
Oct 09, 2013 6:54 pm


The website says she is only looking at manuscripts by referral.
from jcmckenna
Jun 10, 2013 12:42 pm


Snail Mail Query 2/26
Snail Mail Rejection 6/10

Looks like a photocopy.
from sjhedgehog
Apr 13, 2012 9:29 am


Subb'ed snail mail query in October 2011. Recieved form response 6 months later: "Unfortunately, I was not sufficiently enthusiastic to feel I'd be the right agent for your work. In addition, I'm taking on very few new clients..."
from MittensMorgul
Apr 07, 2012 3:54 pm


SQ: 1/3/12
SR: 4/7/12

After three months, I thought my query may have been lost, but alas, no.
from johanniter
Feb 25, 2012 4:09 am


S-M Q 2/16/2012
S-M R 2/24/2012

Suspense/thriller

Form rejection sent back in the nice SASE I provided. No effort at even faking personalization. In fact, it couldn't have been a more stereotypical spotted, smeared copy of a copy of a copy of a copy form rejection if they'd hired an artist to design it ... so smudged and faded I had to squint and hold the page up to the light to figure out just who it was rejecting me.

C'mon, now. I know you guys are busy. I know you can't possibly reply personally to every single pathetic query, but I DO believe you probaby CAN come up for air from the slushpile long enough to whip up a fresh form reject letter so your rejectees can at least read it.

I've gotten enough rejections to have a moderately thick skin. But this was just laughably absurd.

Okay, I'm done with my rant. :)
from sjhedgehog
Jan 04, 2012 10:01 am


snail mailed 10/1/11 Urban Fantasy. Closed 1/4/12 for no repsonse.

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