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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 nairforceone
Aug 27, 2018 11:13 am


EQ: 8/26/18
PR: 8/26/18 (Longer of first 3 chapters or 100 pages + Detailed Synopsis)

80k Sci-Fi Comedy
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?
from eebnhab
Jul 23, 2017 10:27 pm


EQ: 6/26/17
Espionage/Thriller 72k
CNR: 7/23/17 Sent an email with a question w/in a day and never heard back from him. I'll assume it's a pass.
from Danno7
May 19, 2017 8:12 pm


Submitted my sci fi mystery last June. He signed me 3 days later and the last 12 months has provided invaluable editing input. A great, great agent.
from BillGinTexas
May 01, 2017 11:21 am


05/01/2017 ER: 85K Hist Fic Military; form rejection
from BillGinTexas
Apr 28, 2017 2:39 pm


04/28/2017 nudge on 85K Hist Fic Military
from CTWHITE
Feb 09, 2017 4:34 am


EQ 02/08/2017
PR 02/08/2017 (first 50 pages)

Fantasy 70 k
from KristenH
Jan 16, 2017 4:05 pm


EQ 3/18/16 (Chain Reaction Requery)
ER 6/17/16 (Nudged and got not what he's looking for pass)

1.16.16 EQ (Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection, same as last summer. I'll try him later this year with something new.
from fornickels
May 04, 2016 3:51 pm


EQ: 5/4/16
from stevegoble007
Apr 16, 2016 12:49 am


Submitted query for an historical murder mystery/thriller, 75K, in August. Got a request for chapters right away, sent those, and got a request for the full MS right away.

Sent that, waited a while, then nudged. Was told he had given it a read-through, and it was on his desk awaiting his attention, and I should hear something from him in a week to 10 days. I took this as positive, figuring if he had read it and was still devoting any time at all to it, well ... it seemed a good sign.

Five months of silence. I nudged again yesterday. He replied, and rejected my MS.

I know it's a tough business, but, damn. I don't know why he would make me wait months and nudge him instead of just telling me after reading it that he wasn't interested,

I hope others who query Mr. Mecoy have better experiences, but he goes on my "do not query" list. I can handle rejection, but I should not have been left hanging like that.

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