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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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Website: www.MarsalLyonLiteraryAgency.com

Twitter: jillmarsal

AAR Member: No

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 equitiesindallas
Jan 18, 2020 12:37 pm


EQ - 10/20
ER - 10/23

contemporary 106k
from edoyle02
Jan 15, 2020 9:26 pm


EQ: 1/13/2019
ER: 1/15/2019
from bkwriter
Jan 09, 2020 3:40 pm


Queried 12/30
Request for full MS 1/2
Rejected 1/9, also rejected request to read additional project in the works, no specific feedback on anything, form note about story being interesting and well-written but not for her list. No feedback on why she was disinterested in different project.

Women's Fiction, 83K
from Mildlymary
Nov 23, 2019 12:21 pm


EQ: 11/22/2019
ER: 11/22/2019

Thank you for your email. While your project sounds interesting, I don’t think it is right for my list at this time.
I appreciate your querying us and wish you good luck in finding the right agent who can successfully champion your work.
from nc_kay
Nov 15, 2019 2:01 pm


EQ: November 10th, 2019
ER: November 15th, 2019

Same form letter as below.
from otherside
Nov 11, 2019 12:43 pm


EQ: 11/3/19
Full request: 11/4/19
Rejection: 11/11/19

Surprised at how quick she was. She had specific, if brief, feedback in her rejection.
from greghansen
Oct 12, 2019 4:58 am


Sent my query at 7 AM and got rejection at midnight.
from k_t_writes
Sep 28, 2019 2:30 pm


EQ: 9/13/19 73K words, psychological suspense
Full Request: 9/28/19
from slmichaels
Sep 14, 2019 3:03 pm


EQ 9/10/19

Historical Romance 90k
from mariebeau
Sep 11, 2019 8:15 pm


Email Query 8/13/19 -90k Action Romance
Email Rejection 8/11/19 - Brief Form Letter
from rwriterrreader
Sep 09, 2019 8:01 am


EQ: 8/6
FR: 8/14
ER: 9/6

Brief but kind note along with the rejection. I appreciate the promptness.
from Jazzcat
Sep 04, 2019 3:35 pm


EQ: 8/9/19 Paranormal Mystery
ER: 9/4/19 Form rejection
from Bluegirl1967
Aug 23, 2019 2:06 pm


EQ 8/5/19 Rom Com
ER 8/23/19
form rejection, same as below
from k_iswriting
Jul 24, 2019 1:53 pm


EQ: 7/22/19
ER: 7/2319 same form rejection as everyone else. She's fast!

114k sci fi romance
from maynard
Jun 28, 2019 10:18 am


Received a form “no thanks” note

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