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Mr. Lane Heymont

The Tobias Literary Agency

New York


Twitter: LaneHeymont

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from catmarauder191
Apr 17, 2021 11:21 am

EQ: 4/7/21
ER: 4/17/21

98k YA fantasy
from wonderwendy
Apr 16, 2021 10:50 am

4/9/21 EQ
4/15/21 ER not fit, keep querying. I appreciate quick response
HF Horror
from philipmilne
Apr 15, 2021 10:07 pm

Queried 10th of April 2021. MG science fantasy 43k.
Rejected on the 16th of April. A polite yet unhelpful reply. It seemed personalised, and is appreciated either way.
from jdruffin
Apr 05, 2021 2:34 pm

EQ: 4/5/21

Fantasy 78k
from slawson4
Mar 18, 2021 11:50 am

FQ: 3/18
R: 3/18 rejected but forwarded to Matt Belford

Reply received within minutes of submission. Adult fantasy 158k
from BeauKellogg
Mar 16, 2021 6:05 pm

Check Publisher's Marketplace for his March 8, 2021 sale.
from alibryn
Mar 15, 2021 1:14 pm

Does anyone know of any recent sales of his for SFF to traditional publishers? I only see digital sales for SFF listed on Publisher's Marketplace. Last fantasy sale listed that I can see not to a digital press was in 2015.
from sara_gilbert_writes
Mar 12, 2021 1:38 pm

FQ: 3/12/21

Upmarket YA 50k
from AradLewis
Feb 22, 2021 6:57 am

FQ: 2/1
FR: 2/22

Form rejection
from brmyers
Feb 20, 2021 8:28 pm

EQ: 17 AUG 2020
Partial Request 19 AUG 2020
Full Request 30 SEP 2020
OCT 21 2020: Lane emailed a few specific questions about main character. I replied same day.
JAN 15, 2021: Sent nudge asking if he's still interested.
01FEB 2021: Nudge with notice of offer
04FEB 2021: Replied that it was exactly what he was looking for and he loved it, but then decided to politely step aside.

Gothic mystery
from Darksouthern
Feb 16, 2021 12:56 pm

EQ: 1/2
Response 16/2 that it's been forwarded on to Mathew Belford as might be a better fit.
from wantonwing
Jan 28, 2021 12:13 pm

EQ: 1/26/21
He sent a notification today (1/28/2021) saying he's passed it on to another agent. I've marked this as a helpful rejection. Not sure if that was the right call, so I thought I'd note that here. :)
from wirdschonklappen
Jan 26, 2021 10:44 am

passed query on to Natascha Morris

YA romance
from MeganAScott
Jan 26, 2021 10:27 am

- Queried: 7th January
- 26th January: Notified he's passing it on to Natascha at the agency, who he thinks it would be a better fit for
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 08, 2021 2:21 pm

Sorry almostormund. He is not accepting sci-fi at this time.

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