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Mr. Jon Michael Darga

Aevitas Creative Management

19 West 21st Street, Suite 501

New York, NY 10010



Website: aevitascreative.com

Twitter: jmdargz

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from ElleBoyd
Feb 04, 2023 7:25 am


Q: Feb. 3/23
Rejection same day but personalized, which I appreciate.
from cynocakes
Feb 03, 2023 9:24 pm


Q: 02/03/2023
Same day rejection
from TiedWithABo
Feb 02, 2023 4:59 pm


Query: 1/31/23
Rejection: 2/1/23
I appreciate taking the time to give a personalized rejection with his reasons for passing
from Claire_47
Jan 30, 2023 3:39 pm


EQ:30 jan 2023
ER:30 jan 2023
My bad, I swear I saw childrens in his genres, but I saw 3 different profiles, got confuse. Sorry. Polite and gentle.

Thank you so much for querying me with .................. Unfortunately, I don't represent middle grade, but wish you the very best of luck on your journey to publication.

All my best,
Jon
from ellenmeny
Jan 30, 2023 11:36 am


EQ: 27 Jan 23
R: 30 Jan 23
Very kind, complimentary and prompt rejection!
from Claire_47
Jan 30, 2023 3:32 am


EQ: 30 jan 2023
Upper middle grade horror 49k
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 29, 2023 4:58 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Sienna1234
Jan 26, 2023 6:00 am


Very polite and prompt TBNT (thanks but no thanks).
from Find_the_Fabulist
Jan 25, 2023 3:36 pm


5 hours, form rejection.

It never fails. I see some entry on QT on what great rejections so-and-so sends, and I end up getting the same patronizing little pat on the head I get from everyone else. Maybe I just don't spend enough time kissing ass on Twitter.
from mitrads
Jan 20, 2023 6:04 pm


From Jon on Twitter:
I’m seeing some speculation on QueryTracker (yes, agents are way too nosy and curious not to check our own pages), so just want to be very clear: unless the query is in a genre I don’t represent, I read every letter and dip into the sample pages for every query I receive!
from Mattitude247
Jan 19, 2023 2:21 pm


Same quick form rejection as others. Too questioning if the writing was even read.
from jonyavin
Jan 18, 2023 9:59 am


Very fast and polite form rejection, I think maybe 5-6 hours... I can't imagine Jon dove into the sample I've sent.
Fiction novel 79K in Hebrew (sample translated into English, of course).
1/18/23 form sub. and rej.
from mpopke
Jan 13, 2023 5:12 pm


Jon responded within a day and let me down easy, explaining why he wasn't the right fit. It was the most constructive and positive rejection I've received so far, and I appreciate it.
from rigrug
Jan 11, 2023 12:07 pm


Same as other have said- responded to my query in record time, 39 minutes. Always lousy to get rejected, but at least he gave me a valid reason instead of a form letter.
from FunkifyTheWorld
Jan 10, 2023 1:00 pm


Gonna match the comments here, nice guy! Would recommend querying if your manuscript matches his interests.

Got rejection back in 24 hours, but did not feel like a form rejection at all, and it had some encouragement!

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