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Ms. Jill Grosjean

Jill Grosjean Literary Agency

1390 Millstone Road

Sag Harbor, NY 11963



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E-Mail: Yes

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from KristenH
Sep 22, 2019 7:58 am


EQ 7/1/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 9/6/19 (Passed via nudge--referred to original rejection: not interested)
from LGV_AL
Jun 16, 2019 5:48 pm


EQ 4/30/19 literary mystery (about 97K)
CNR 6/16/19
from KristenH
Jun 09, 2019 7:05 am


EQ 1/25/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 4/26/19 (No word via nudges)
Updated: ER 5/6/19 (Passed--not a good fit)

At least you got a response Cterlson.

6/9/19: EQ 6/3/19 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 6/4/19 (Passed--not interested)
from cterlson
Apr 24, 2019 9:58 am


EQ - 04/22/2019
ER - 04/23/2019
Literary Mystery - 87k
"As interesting as your novel sounds I don’t believe I would be the best agent to represent your work. Best of luck to you though and thank you for thinking of me."
from KristenH
Jan 06, 2019 8:44 am


EQ 12/17/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 1/2/19 (Passed--no reason why)

Terrie, that word count is too high for a mystery.
from TerrieSkyeWrites
Dec 10, 2018 10:27 am


EQ: 12/9/18
ER: 12/10/18 - Form Letter
Mystery - 120k
from KristenH
Yesterday 5:12 pm


EQ 2/2/18 (Requery Venom)
FR: 5/9/18 (I originally nudged her three months ago,but she told me she was in a car crash with her husband. But when I nudged her yesterday, she said if I like, I could send her additional material and she would get back to it as soon as she can.) :-)
Full sent on 9/19/18 via email.

Congrats Florida! I didn't get an exclusive full request via snail mail.)

Update: ER 12/3/18 (Passed--not best agent to represent it)
from Kensi99
Sep 05, 2018 12:10 pm


FloridaGal007, Jill just sold a book in a similar vein to mine so I was researching her and see she wants MSs printed out and sent. While I know there are a few old schoolers who do this, I think I'll pass as well. Makes me wonder how much she's kept up with the times. She also has no website.
from Catsamoa79
Aug 15, 2018 8:47 pm


EQ: 8/14/18
ER: 8/15/18
Same form letter as LightofBeauty below.
from floridagal007
Jul 16, 2018 1:28 pm


*update 7/16 - I opted not to send her my MS, despite her requesting it. I don't want to pay for printing & shipping, nor am I particularly keen on working with an agent who would request an exclusive read of a paper copy anyway. A tough call for me, but I'm going with my gut and not pursuing this one.

2/21 EQ
3/9 FR - "Your novel sounds intriguing. I work alone, therefore I read on an exclusive basis (two weeks) so if no other agent is currently reading your manuscript, please forward it along, with a SASE should you wish it returned, to my POB..."

Obviously thrilled with the request, however, another agent does have my full so I can't send anything to Jill right now. Also, sort of annoyed that I need to print my MS (this isn't cheap) and mail it. I feel like that's a dead industry trend...?
from SLUSHPILESADNESS
Jun 10, 2018 2:17 pm


After 10 months - I nudged and she passed. I don't know if she ever read the ms.
from SLUSHPILESADNESS
May 11, 2018 10:25 am


Queried in person: Aug 9, 2017
Full request: Aug 26, 2017
She indicated it would be a LONG TIME BEFORE SHE READS IT.
nudged: December 2017. She hadn't read yet.
as of May 11, 2018, still no response

Floridagal007 - It is never a good idea to give an exclusive. Extremely limiting for you while querying. Also - printing out a manuscript? Very old school. I am thinking about pulling my Full.
from LightofBeauty
Sep 28, 2017 9:55 pm


EQ: 9/27
ER: 9/28

Form rejection, same as everyone else's below.


"Thank you for your query. As interesting as your novel sounds I don’t believe I would be the best agent to represent your work. Best of luck to you though and thank you for thinking of me.

Cordially,

Jill Grosjean"
from JJProbe
Sep 20, 2017 10:23 am


EQ: 9/19/17
ER: 9/20/17
99K Mystery/Thriller
Form rejection, but at least fast:

Thank you for your query. As interesting as your novel sounds I don't believe I would be the best agent to represent your work. Best of luck to you though and thank you for thinking of me.

Cordially,

Jill Grosjean
Jill Grosjean Literary Agency
from BillGinTexas
Jul 12, 2017 10:19 am


EQ: 07/11/2017 87k Hist Fic Thriller
ER: 07/12/2017 form rejection

That was quick

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