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Ms. Jill Marsal

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC

PMB 121, 665 San Rodolfo Dr. 124

Solana Beach, CA 92075

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Twitter: jillmarsal

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Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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In all submissions, please include a contact phone number as well as your email address. If we are interested in your work, we will call or email you. If not, we will respond via email. (Accordingly, please do not send a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) and do not send any pages or materials you want returned to you). Our response time is generally 4-8 weeks. We welcome unsolicited materials and look forward to reading your work.

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from lckain
Jun 02, 2021 4:30 pm

Emailed Query 6/2/21 86k dysfunctional family saga / psychological suspense
from jwitty
May 21, 2021 4:23 am

My query was forwarded from her partner.
FR: 5/17/21, sent immediately
ER: 5/20/21, advised that she liked it but suggests I "get thing happening more quickly and tighten early chapters." Helpful & friendly.
from LarkMarie
May 14, 2021 11:14 am

11/13/20, query, 135k true crime/me too memoir

11/18/20 "while it sounds interesting, is not the right fit.)
from katesroses
May 02, 2021 6:27 pm

EQ: 4/23
ER: 5/2

Adult RomCom, 98K words
from ingridpierce
Apr 24, 2021 2:33 pm

EQ: 4/16
Nudge with offer of rep: 4/23
FR: 4/23
Kind step aside: 4/24

78k Adult RomCom
from Abigail
Apr 16, 2021 11:45 pm

FULL MS Requested 16 APRIL 2021
EQ sent 12 APR 2021
Mystery 77k
from Abigail
Apr 12, 2021 11:08 am

EQ sent 12 APR 2021
Mystery 77k
from dreamcat
Apr 06, 2021 11:23 am

EQ 3/28
FR 3/28
Sent 3/29
Sounds like she responds quickly either way
Fingers crossed 94K mystery/book club

ER didn’t connect with voice. Bummed
from dreamcat
Mar 29, 2021 11:54 am

EQ 3/28
FR 3/28
Sent 3/29
Sounds like she responds quickly either way
Fingers crossed 94K mystery/book club
from jcbbrsmith
Mar 27, 2021 10:51 am

EQ 3/19/21
ER 3/27/21

Seemed interesting but not the right fit
from molly512
Mar 20, 2021 7:44 pm

EQ: 3/15/21
Full request: 3/20/21, sent immediately
from Catsamoa79
Mar 12, 2021 12:19 pm

EQ: 3/10/21
ER: 3/12/21
Form letter
from anpayton
Mar 04, 2021 11:03 am

EQ: 3/2/21
ER: 3/4/21
from Gstiteler
Feb 23, 2021 7:04 am

EQ: 2/14
FR: 2/14, sent the next morning
ER: 2/22

Prompt response and words of encouragement in the rejection.
Historical Mystery around 85,000 words.
from katarinabett
Feb 12, 2021 3:39 pm

EQ: 2/4
ER: 2/11

119K Adult SF

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