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No longer working as an agent. Formerly with Veritas Literary Agency.

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Ms. Jennifer Skutelsky

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from Patrick (admin)
Dec 11, 2013 7:45 pm

Profile Update: No longer working as an agent. Formerly with Veritas Literary Agency.

(Thanks jmsaunders)
from jmsaunders
Dec 09, 2013 3:22 pm

Her LinkedIn profile suggests not only that she is no longer with Veritas but also that she is no longer working as an agent:
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 06, 2013 12:48 pm

Thanks jkknauss. I'll look into it.
from jkknauss
Dec 06, 2013 12:00 pm

The website no longer lists this agent --?
from justindherd
Oct 31, 2013 1:22 pm

ER 08/08
CNR 10/31

Adult Urban Fantasy
from TheWriteStuff
Oct 23, 2013 6:43 pm

EQ: 10/15/13 MG Fantasy Adventure
from quiarahb
Sep 05, 2013 8:44 pm

Hey guys. Just started querying and have found that reading your comments have really given me strength to go on. Been rejected already but of course we don't give up! I wish all of you well!
from KristenH
Aug 25, 2013 7:15 am

I feel your pain reb. I nudged her and got her prompt response. The summer time is usually a slow response time period. Things will pick up after Labor Day Weekend. It's been a month for you. You have to wait a bit longer. It's still too soon for you.
from rebnatan
Aug 24, 2013 8:26 pm

Angelscribe, it's so frustrating when they're so slow. I queried her 7/30.
from KristenH
Aug 23, 2013 4:01 pm

5/20/13, I queried Jen with Chain Reaction. Today she passed on my query with regrets. Oh well.
from esqknight
May 02, 2013 7:49 am

Alniah where did you read that quote from Ms. Skutelsky? Thanks!
from Kymburlee
Apr 17, 2013 11:04 am

Joseph: The number one reason for an agent who usually responds not to, is if they're queried with something that they don't represent. For example, just because an agent accepts YA, doesn't mean they accept YA Sci-fi. As authors, we really have to do our homework and research each individual agent. Not saying you haven't, just remembering that I didn't realize that when I first started my querying journey. It's quite the learning curve. =)
from Joseph_05
Apr 16, 2013 2:13 pm

Still haven't heard back from her. Hmmm. It's weird. Sometimes it feels like someone's sent a mass email to every single literary agent telling them about me and my work. I've sent a query to a good fifteen agents over the past four months, and most of them haven't even responded even though most of them claim to respond to all works. drives me crazy.
from Alniah
Apr 13, 2013 8:41 am

From the agent herself:

"Like many agents, I have fairly specific areas of interest but am willing to venture beyond. I'm drawn to the dark and the Gothic; smart, edgy world building that pushes boundaries and explores new territory; flawed, strong characters who must discover things about themselves; and a high concept premise that stirs the imagination. I'm interested in the marginal and the heroic, and whatever the genre, I'm open to good storytelling. Surprising, deft use of language gets me every time."
from maloon
Apr 12, 2013 2:26 am


YA Science Fiction

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