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Mr. Eric Myers

Myers Literary Management

23 Waverly Place, #2-Y

New York, NY 10003



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Website: myersliterary.com

Twitter: ericmyersagent

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from KimALefever
Jul 23, 2021 10:19 am


EQ: 7/22/21
ER: 7/22/21

Eric's Response:
Thanks for reaching out. Although this sounds like an intriguing premise, and you've got the right cinematic inspiration, my list is so full right now that I must pass, with regrets. By all means, keep searching out other agents, as another may well pounce. Whatever happens, best of luck!

Question: if his list is full, why isn't he closed to queries?
from Zooks3
Jul 15, 2021 9:36 am


7/15/21 - EQ re: Moody's Bluff - MG
from HopeDiamond
Jun 18, 2021 5:15 pm


11.20.20 Queried in person at Midwest Writers and got a request for the full MS, but was asked to send after the new year.
1.22.21 Sent full as an email attachment
3.25.21 Nudged by email and got a very pleasant reply ("you're still in the queue - don't hesitate to nudge again")
6.18.21 ER, with a very kind note
from Maranda
Jun 15, 2021 12:58 pm


EQ:6/15/21
from writinginfragments
Mar 06, 2021 8:16 pm


EQ 1/20/21
CNR 3/6/21

YA Thriller 87k
from andyscontras
Feb 15, 2021 5:27 pm


EQ -- 2/16/2021
ER -- in about 5 minutes! LOL
from HopeDiamond
Nov 22, 2020 10:38 am


MG time-travel, book 1 of a trilogy
Queried at online agent fest Nov 20, 2020
No interest.

(I admitted it was a draft that wasn't workshopped or beta-read yet.)
Eric was easy to talk to, but really frank. He said a book that's just "fun" without "issues" is "a hard sell right now." I appreciated his honesty, as hard as it was to hear this. I'm going ahead with it, but with a better understanding of why it might not work out.
from HopeDiamond
Nov 22, 2020 10:32 am


MG historical, 65,000 words
Pitched at online agent fest 11.20.20
Request for full MS, but "don't send until mid-January"

Eric seems like a straight shooter, doesn't hold back, whether criticism or praise.
from moniquemihalit
Aug 03, 2020 1:02 pm


EQ: July 4
CNR: Aug 4
96K YA Historical
from CSIBOB
Jun 26, 2020 10:04 am


EQ 5/15/20
ER 6/26/20
Provided a very helpful piece of information and also why he felt he could not get behind the project.
78K True Crime
from Elekta
Jun 17, 2020 5:48 pm


He responded to my query in one day; requested my proposal; and replied to me very quickly with a lovely and encouraging pass.
from ashpsych123
Feb 10, 2020 7:54 pm


EQ 2-10-20 A Father's Sin 80k
from Mander_Pander
Oct 25, 2018 8:14 pm


EQ: 5/21 at 11:33PM
Full Request at 12:16AM on 5/22!
Nudged 7/8
Replied 7/9 saying he was still far behind, but to keep checking in
Nudged: 9/10, answered same day saying he was still far behind and to keep checking in
10/25 Very personalized and kind rejection! Would query him again in a heartbeat!


YA Contemporary + LGBT elements (82K)
from KristenH
Sep 30, 2018 6:58 am


EQ 8/29/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 9/28/18 (Passed--full thriller list)
from askjudyww
Sep 06, 2018 4:14 pm


27k MG Historical
EQ: 9/04

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