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Mr. Jon Michael Darga

Aevitas Creative Management

19 West 21st Street, Suite 501

New York, NY 10010


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Online Form: Yes

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from tremendousotter
Sep 05, 2019 10:25 am

Incredibly kind rejection with compliments. Definitely query this agent.
from Drachen
Aug 17, 2019 10:16 pm

Like the other two commenters, I got a detailed response... but mine was a full!

Took about three hours from query to his response and he'd clearly read the 50 page sample. I'm pretty excited about this one, Aevitas is a great agency.

Response on the full took just over a month (he apologized for being slow, but I think it was the fastest response I've had on a full). Had a lot of nice things to say, but pointed out some flaws as well, very helpful and deeply informative rejection. I responded to thank him and ask if he's interested in seeing an edited version once I address his concerns and he agreed.

Still holding out hope on this one, every communication is quick, professional, and friendly. Seems like exactly the right personality for an agent. I'll update again when I send him the revised version.

I see the person who subbed a full just after me got an R&R too. Good luck anonymous stranger, whoever you are!
from jlizzle
Aug 06, 2019 2:38 am

EQ 8/6
from DrFaerieGodmother
Jul 22, 2019 11:52 pm

EQ 07/22/2019

auto response that due to the volume of submissions that not every submission would get a response.
from LGV_AL
Jul 11, 2019 12:49 pm

EQ Form 7/10/19 literary mystery 97K words
ER 7/11/19 very thoughtful note
from amydesigns
Jul 11, 2019 9:28 am

I got a full request in about a half a day, but didn't see it at first because it went into my spam folder. Super nice comments and totally personalized, not just a form letter.
from DueleNinja
Jul 11, 2019 1:09 am

EQ: 7/10/19
ER: 7/10/19
This was by far the most informative, helpful, and nicest query rejection I have ever received. This agent is truly stellar and cares about writers and their hard work. He was very complimentary of my writing and shined a ray of hope on me in this desolate industry. I wish him nothing but the best, and lucky are those who get him as an agent!

YA sci-fi 98k
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 06, 2019 7:58 am

Oops. Thanks Catsamoa79.
from Catsamoa79
Jul 06, 2019 7:49 am

Patrick - Why does QT list him as "Ms"?
from bwchilds
Jul 03, 2019 10:31 pm

EQ 7/3 , ER 7/3
An incredibly fast rejection with a truly thoughtful personal rejection (much like redpandabear's experience.) This was probably the most pleasant rejection I've ever gotten. It was clear he'd read the sample pages and that he took time to consider the manuscript.
from redpandabear
Jul 03, 2019 1:03 pm

EQ: 7/2/19
ER: 7/3/19

Just have to note that this is easily the most detailed and helpful query rejection I've ever seen. Usually you don't get this level even at full rejections. It's massively appreciated. Will definitely query other projects in the future.

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