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Ms. Anita Diggs

Diggs McQuillar, Inc.

112 West 117th Street

New York, NY 10026


AAR Member: No

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from tarzan
Jun 08, 2010 8:41 am

renila: LOL. Judging from her typo 'changes' for 'chances' on her very short February blog I'd say she could use her own editor. Good luck with that.
from survivinginla
Jun 07, 2010 4:44 pm

From her blog:

I tried literary agenting twice and didn't like it either time. So, I'll leave that arena to others. What I do is help you get the manuscript in shape. I increase your changes of getting an agent. Happy Monday! "
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 18, 2008 12:00 am

Thanks liz and tarzan. At QT we have a no tolerance policy of agents who charge editing fees. This agent will be removed from search results and is "Not Recommended"
from lizbrenaman
Sep 16, 2008 12:00 am

I had this agent on my query list, which I generated months ago while rewriting and editing. I went to her new website a few days ago because I'm querying now, and I saw a 'Pay Now' icon for her new 'editing' service. Sorry, but, in my mind, this is a serious conflict of interest. I took her off my list. I don't have a problem with editors for hire, but I have a problem with agents selling editing services. My two cents.

from tarzan
Sep 16, 2008 12:00 am

Hmmm. Checked her blog and it is rather disconcerting that she offers line editing, etc. for a fee. Does appear to be a conflict of interest from my perspective as well. Makes one wonder how devoted she is to taking on new writers as opposed to taking on business and charging for helping writers on their manuscripts. Could almost be a kind of 'bait and switch?' Or am I being too harsh? Don't know. Her credentials seem impressive, though. Any thoughts on this? I was a bit confused on the comment regarding her 'website' so I looked there. But she has no website. She has a blog and sure enough, first article you get is her offering her editing services. Yep, I'm not too impressed with that, as well.
from saf822
May 26, 2008 12:00 am

new blog is:
from Patrick (admin)
May 26, 2008 12:00 am

Thanks saf822, I made the change.
from Patrick (admin)
May 10, 2008 12:00 am

Thanks Karatebum, I updated her genres. As for her blog, I just don't know. I'll leave it listed for a while longer in case it returns.
from isinglass
May 09, 2008 12:00 am

According to the GENRES tab above, this agent represents fantasy. According to Agent Query, she emphatically does not. ???

And clicking on her blog brings up a page with the message "Blog has been removed." Is this agent still in business?
from KarenDuvall
Yesterday 12:00 am

This agent has a blog:
from elknutswife
Mar 10, 2008 12:00 am

sent a query with the first 25 pages snail mail on Friday, received an email with a full request Monday afternoon - very quick turnaround

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