Thursday, 25 February 2010

rejection from an Agent

These people represent Bill Bryson one of my laugh out loud favorites. So I thought as Literary License was a humorous novel I might have a chance. Not so this time.
Here is there very nice rejection.

but here first are their submission guidelines if you want to try your luck although they say luck has nothing to do with it and talent has everything.


If you would like to send in your work to be read by Greene & Heaton, please make sure you include the following: a covering letter, a synopsis, and three chapters (or about fifty pages if that`s easier). Please make sure that you give us your email address, or include a return envelope and sufficient postage if you want the material back.
Please note that we don't represent original scripts for theatre, film or television.

We try to respond within six weeks of receipt of your material, but please appreciate that this isn't always possible. It is unlikely that you will receive detailed criticism of your work unless we are interested in representing it, but it will be read, and we always aim to give you a response.

Please address to: Greene & Heaton Ltd, 37 Goldhawk Road, London W12 8QQ

Dear Kerry Ashwin,

Thank you for your letter, and for giving us the opportunity to consider your work.

We're sorry to tell you that we didn't feel this was a project we could handle successfully on your behalf.

We wish you the best of luck with your writing in the future, and hope that you find suitable representation shortly.

Yours sincerely,

Jane Petrie

Jane Petrie

Greene & Heaton Ltd

37 Goldhawk Road

London W12 8JF

Tel: 020 8749 0315

Fax:020 8749 0318

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