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Mr. Bob Mecoy

Bob Mecoy Literary Agency

66 Grand Street, Suite One

New York, NY 10013



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Website: www.bobmecoy.com/

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from MAnthony99
Nov 12, 2019 8:23 am


EQ: 10/10/19. Graphic Memoir.
CNR: 11/11/2019.
from Aggy_C
Nov 09, 2019 4:39 pm


I am no longer repped by Mr. Mecoy. Although I found him to be very skillful on the editorial/MS prep side of things, he never sold anything I sent him. While that is not unusual, I found out a couple of months ago that I lost a deal because he failed to send in the finalized/signed agreement. And he lied to me about submitting a different MS to a particular publisher. (Assured me he had sent it in and even corresponded with the lead editor. When I followed up - having just learned that he had not completed the other deal - I was told they had never seen my MS.) Because of this I no longer recommend querying Mr. Mecoy. YMMV
from ANSmith
Sep 01, 2019 1:52 pm


EQ: 7/9/19 (with 50 pages)
FR: 7/17/19 (sent 7/18)
Nudge: 8/22/19
ER: 8/22/2019 (with personal note)

71K Crime fiction
from wtfwitbgtaottottwab
Aug 14, 2019 7:30 pm


EQ 12/21/18
CNR 1/4/19
from kady_hinojosa
Aug 04, 2019 5:31 pm


8/4/19: Submitted query (70K suspense)
from KristenH
Mar 09, 2019 6:45 am


EQ 6/29/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 1/14/19 (Passed from multiple nudges--not good fit)

2/10/19: EQ 2/8/19 (2nd/final requery Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection (not what he's looking for)

EQ 3/6/19 (2nd/final REQUERY Venom)--same day rejection (not for him)
from MorningRainbow
Nov 26, 2018 11:32 am


EQ: 9/8/2018
CNR: 11/26/2018
from nairforceone
Nov 26, 2018 10:49 am


EQ: 8/26/18
PR: 8/26/18 (Longer of first 3 chapters or 100 pages + Detailed Synopsis)
NUDGED: 11/26/18
ER: 11/26/18 Very in-depth and kind letter! Clearly shows that effort was put into the review.

80k Sci-Fi Comedy
from chbrewer
Nov 21, 2018 8:00 am


address on website:
Creative Book Services
460 West 24th Street
Suite 3E
New York, NY 10011

Phone 212.226.1936
Fax 212.226.1398
from SpinyFirx
Aug 13, 2018 4:42 pm


EQ: 7/19/2018 (Weird Fantasy, 90k+, excerpt of roughly 50 pgs)
NUDGED 8/11/2018
ER: 8/13/2018
from Catsamoa79
Aug 12, 2018 10:31 am


EQ: 5/29/18
CNR: 8/12/18
from KristenH
May 22, 2018 4:53 pm


EQ 2/5/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 5/14/18 (Passed from nudge, referred to original requery from last year--not good fit.)
from JasonTVoiovich
May 08, 2018 2:17 pm


EQ: 4/9/18
4/27/2018: Nudge
5/8/2018: Rejected - liked idea, but not taking new business books right now
from Danno7
Mar 12, 2018 9:05 pm


On submission now.
from t_amcdonald
Jan 17, 2018 12:15 pm


Danno7

Have you gotten anywhere with your manuscript as far as Mr. Mecoy is concerned other than the editing?

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