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Mr. Sam Copeland

Rogers, Coleridge & White

20 Powis Mews

London, England W11 1JN

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E-Mail: Yes

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from KristenH
Jan 12, 2019 6:39 am

EQ 12/19/18 (Requery Venom)
ER 1/10/19 (Passed via assistant--not good fit)
from aalogan
Jan 03, 2019 7:01 pm

EQ 9/25/18 70k adult fairy tale retelling
12/13/18 Nudged with offer of rep
1/3/19 CNR
from billricardi
Aug 03, 2018 4:31 am

Query window has ended. No reply from agent.
Closing query.
Self publishing 'Rhythm' - YA Urban Fantasy.
from KristenH
Jul 14, 2018 12:44 pm

EQ 4.27.18 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 6/27/18 (Passed--not right agent)
from Kammerice
Jul 11, 2018 8:40 am

EQ: 22 Mar 2018
FR: 27 Mar 2018

Upper-MG horror-fantasy.

Rejected full MS: 05 Jul 2018.

Wording same as jldelozier's post.
from hyker100
Jun 29, 2018 10:25 am

Received a very personal and pleasant rejection from his assistant. I appreciated the reply.
from jldelozier
Jun 21, 2018 7:38 am

EQ 4/8/18 72,000 commercial
CNR: 5/12/18 His Twitter feed says he signed a 6-figure deal for his books of his own, so I wonder if he'll be stepping away from agenting...
ER, form from assistant Eliza, a month after closing this out: 6/21/18:

"Many thanks for sending your material to Sam, and apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Your work is intriguing and original, but I am afraid it is not for us at this time. Obviously an agent must be one hundred percent sure about a project if he hopes to sell it to a publisher and Sam just didn't feel sufficiently confident about this.
Although an opinion is only ever subjective, we do hope you are not too disappointed and wish you the best of luck in your search for an agent and eventual publisher for your work.
With best wishes,
Eliza Plowden
On behalf of Sam Copeland"
from billricardi
Jun 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Got a 554 error when attempting to E-mail him. No attachments, nothing more than rich text in the body of the E-mail. Forwarded it to his assistant Eliza Plowden. Same result.

They either have a paranoid E-mail scanner, or their system is borked in some way. Ah well.
from Miggie
Jun 01, 2018 6:03 am

EQ: 4/1
ER: 5/31 (form from his assistant, possibly slightly personalised? - said it was "intriguing and original", but maybe he/she says that to everyone. Either way, it wasn't the worst rejection to receive)

Historical Fiction, 97k
from Roswell85
May 15, 2018 12:14 pm

EQ: February 17th
ER: May 15th (through his assistant)
NA Urban Fantasy 110K
from keith_leitch
Feb 11, 2018 1:32 pm

Query "rejected due to security policies?" No attachment, or anything.
from heroic665
Feb 07, 2018 7:55 am

EQ: 12/22/17
ER: 2/6/18 from Eliza Plowden on his behalf

95K Fantasy

I THINK it was a form rejection, but given the low response rate it's hard to be sure. I'm just happy that I'm one of the lucky 1% who got a response.
from KristenH
Oct 31, 2017 3:59 pm

EQ 8/11/17 (Venom)
CNR 10/31/17 (No word from nudge.)
from smbishop
Oct 05, 2017 4:43 pm

To those who queried, did you paste or attach your sample chapters? I ask only because most agents in the UK accept attachments.
from Catsamoa79
Sep 28, 2017 1:17 pm

EQ: 8/8/17
CNR: 9/28/17
Website says, 6 weeks, then it's a no.

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