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Ms. Jennifer Wills

The Seymour Agency

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Twitter: WillsWork4Books

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from Patrick (admin)
Jan 06, 2020 9:34 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 22, 2019 5:49 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from ButtonEyez
Nov 15, 2019 11:01 am

YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Oct 25, 2019
E-Mail receipt of query states if they don't request additional materials within 3 weeks, it is a pass.
CNR at 3-weeks mark: Nov 15, 2019
from sfdwriter
Nov 01, 2019 11:51 am

EQ: 11/1/19

upmarket WF 92K
from Zooks3
Aug 05, 2019 3:59 pm

8/5/19 - EQ re: LONG & SHORT - upmarket women's fiction - 64K
from andshap2
May 30, 2019 8:03 am

EQ: 5/9/19
NR: 5/30/19 (3 weeks)
from website: We make a conscious effort to reply to every query we receive. If you do not receive a request for additional materials within three weeks, you should assume that we are not interested in that particular project.
from Patchi
May 18, 2018 9:40 am

Anyone heard back from last year's requests? I nudged this week to her new email and at least got an auto reply.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 27, 2018 2:48 pm

Profile Update: New email address for queries.
from WhiteGardenia
Apr 10, 2018 12:56 pm

EQ: 20-Mar-2018
CNR: 10-Apr-2018

"If you do not receive a request for additional materials within three weeks, you should assume that we are not interested in that particular project."
from StaceyTrombley
Apr 10, 2018 10:19 am

WhiteGardenia, that request was probably mine and it didn't even come through email (she heard the first chapter at a writing group and asked to see it).
from WhiteGardenia
Apr 01, 2018 11:20 am

According to the QT Timeline, her last request was in Sept 2017.

In fact, researching the past year for this agent, none of the handful of requests were ever closed out. I've only queried her within the last 2 weeks, but I think this is dead in the water.
from StaceyTrombley
Apr 01, 2018 10:35 am

Just sent another nudge, saying it would be my last attempt at contacting her (but mentioning it might be email issues so hopefully not too passive aggressive LOL) if she doesn't respond to this one within a week or two I'm closing it out. She doesn't seem to be responding to anyone at this point. Seems like either legit email issues or she's not checking her email anymore. I'll post here in a couple weeks to let you know if she ever responded. Most of you will probably be better off trying another agent at this agency as it's hard to tell if she's even reading her queries.
from Catsamoa79
Mar 15, 2018 10:24 am

EQ: 2/19/18
CNR: 3/16/18
Confirmation email says that if they have not responded in 3 weeks, then it is a pass.
from Kaiodem
Mar 14, 2018 4:56 pm

EQ: 3/14/18

from StaceyTrombley
Today 9:03 am

Me neither :( I'm tempted to send her a twitter DM (we've chatted there in the past) but to be honest I'm kind of in the boat of, if she were interested she'd have responded. Getting an automated response means my nudge at least made it to her inbox so if I don't hear anything soon, I'll probably just close this one out.

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