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Ms. Jill Marr

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

1155 Camino Del Mar, PMB 515

Del Mar, CA 92014



Website: dijkstraagency.com

AAR Member: No

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from papernpengal
Dec 30, 2020 3:30 pm


FQ 10/11/20
Personalized F Rej 12/22/20

"Thank you for thinking of us with [X]. I'm so tempted but the project does not look like a fit for me at this time. I'm feeling a pretty YA vibe here and I'm thinking that it might be better with a YA agent..."

Her rejection was fantastic because it really made me realize I was querying the wrong people and, since I'm currently writing a magical realist historical YA then YA is where I seem to be writing at the moment. Also, "so tempted" is the nicest rejection yet.
from kathyaltaras
Dec 10, 2020 12:07 pm


The project does not look like a fit for me at this time. I'm being extremely selective with fiction these days and this is a very subjective decision on my part. So I'm sure another agent or editor will feel differently.

Thank you for considering me and best of luck with your future queries.

Sincerely,
Jill
from brmyers
Nov 12, 2020 7:01 pm


EQ: 02 AUG 2020
PR: 10 AUG 2020 (FIRST 50 PAGES)
CNR: 12 NOV 2020

GOTHIC MYSTERY 83K
from nadireedperez
Nov 08, 2020 2:25 pm


Not really a CNR - withdrew my partial for Pitch Wars!
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 02, 2020 7:03 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from AMWalters
Oct 23, 2020 3:35 am


EQ: August 14
Full request: August 19
Psychological thriller- 82k

Impressed with her response time.

EDIT: She's actually taking the time to ask questions AS she reads the book, which no agent has done! She asks really intelligent and spot on questions, which is awesome.

EDIT 2- ultimately rejected, which was a bummer given how enthused she seemed while reading it. Did suggest some changes and to resubmit, but have since had interest elsewhere.
from lindsaysmith818
Oct 15, 2020 4:31 pm


FQ 10/12/20
New Adult Fiction 50k
10/15/20 Form Rejection, not the right fit
from americantypo
Sep 30, 2020 8:42 pm


Followed up twice on a full, no responses. Let the ghosting begin!

Still have my fingers crossed, but am not optimistic.

Rejected; good luck everyone.
from GSauthor
Sep 28, 2020 4:36 pm


EQ 9/3
PR 9/4

91k literary
from SparklingCat
Sep 24, 2020 12:26 am


EQ 8/26
PR 8/26
FR 9/4
Offer of Rep: 9/11
Accepted Offer 9/23
Adult Historical Fiction, 98,000 words
Jill is an amazing agent with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Her enthusiasm for my book and her warm, responsive communication style won me over immediately. She put me at ease right away during her offer call and came with an organized, ambitious marketing plan for my project already in place. I had two offers and it was a difficult decision, but ultimately Jill’s vision for my writing career meshed so perfectly with my own that I trusted my gut. She is “the one.”
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 10, 2020 1:13 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from pljarizona
Aug 03, 2020 1:18 am


FQ 7/14/20
ER 7/23/20 not a good fit.
I Appreciated the fast reply.
Historical Family Saga 92,000
from wtbyrne
Jul 30, 2020 4:04 pm


EQ: 6/6/20
PR: 6/11/20
Suspense
ER: 7/29/20
from AuthorTwo
Jul 27, 2020 4:28 pm


Queried June 14
Partial request June 16
July 14 notified of offer.
July 27 nice, personal response. Stepped aside.
from gretchenrhammond
Jul 25, 2020 9:30 am


EQ: 7/13/2020
PR: 7/13/2020
True crime/investigative journalism 90,000

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