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Ms. Eva Scalzo

Speilburg Literary Agency



Twitter: evascalzo

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from Stargrave
Today 7:15 am

"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to consider X. I'm afraid this isn't right for me, in part due to your word count of 150,000. Even though this is Science Fiction your word count should be below125,000. I wish you all the best in finding a good home for your work."

I wish I looked through the comments first or I wouldn't have bothered. She seems really hung up on arbitrary word counts. I understand she's trying to dole out wisdom, but I don't really appreciate anyone telling me what my book "should be"--especially when major publishing houses have put out 200k+ word books in the past six months.
from sandermoffitt
Yesterday 5:39 pm

EQ: 12/6/2019

112k YA Fantasy
from merrygawain
Nov 27, 2019 1:54 pm

EQ: 11/21/19
ER: 11/27/19

Basically a form rejection, but with the personal touch of specifically addressing my word count:
"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to consider THE WHITE HART. I'm afraid this isn't right for me, in part due to your word count of 175,000. In Fantasy, submissions should be in the 100,000 word range. I wish you all the best in finding a good home for your work."

(Novel is historical fantasy, 175K.)
from SRiveraAuthor
Nov 19, 2019 11:14 pm

Notification of pub offer: 11/8/19
Step-aside: 11/19/19

Adult OwnVoices Contemporary Romance
from ButtonEyez
Nov 18, 2019 5:48 pm

YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Nov 18, 2019
from cdrebel11
Nov 17, 2019 9:30 pm

FQ: 10/12/19
ER (Form): 11/17/19
92K adult urban fantasy
from worddance
Oct 27, 2019 4:29 pm

EQ: 10/6/19 (via form)
ER: 10/27/19 (form)

YA Contemporary Fantasy 80k
from lupirod66
Oct 21, 2019 7:56 am

EQ with Partial: 9/6/19 (#PitMad request)
Full Request: 9/24/19

10/8/19 - Offer of Representation!! Yay! I have a few fulls still being read, but I'm excited. Will decide in two weeks. Eva seems super nice and enthusiastic.

10/18/19--I received another offer of representation and ultimately decided to go with the other agent. Eva and I hit it off on the phone, and I think I would have enjoyed working with her, but the other agent has a stronger track record in horror. However, Eva got glowing endorsements from her clients, which made it a tough decision.

YA Horror, 68k (Latinx)
from GeriMC
Oct 19, 2019 10:58 am

FQ: 10/3/19
ER: 10-18-19

Fantasy 80k
from worddance
Oct 08, 2019 1:23 pm

from Catsamoa79
Oct 08, 2019 11:02 am

EQ: 10/1/19
ER: 10/8/19
Form letter
from LUV4NA
Oct 07, 2019 11:14 pm

EQ: 10/1/19
ER: 10/8/19

YA Contemporary Fantasy 96k
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 01, 2019 10:08 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from suzyengland
Aug 26, 2019 1:13 pm

EQ 02.19.19
ER: 04.08.19

Romantic Comedy 73K
from MyLittleCthulhu
Aug 18, 2019 8:53 pm

EQ: 3/7 (#PitMad request)
FR: 3/7
ER 7/5 with helpful feedback.
Adult CR, 66k

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