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Ms. Sally Van Haitsma

Van Haitsma Literary

204 N. El Camino Real, Suite E-431

Encinitas, CA 92024

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from Patrick (admin)
Apr 23, 2015 7:29 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks ltslothrop)
from ltslothrop
Apr 18, 2015 7:48 pm

From the Web site:
Mar 1st 2015
By: admin
UPDATE: Regretfully, we are not accepting any new queries at this time. We wish you the best of success in your writing endeavors!
from newbie1
Jun 01, 2014 1:24 pm

EQ 05/27
ER 06/01

Sci-fi thriller
from DJohnston
Apr 14, 2014 9:29 am

EQ: 03/31
ER: 04/14
from JD_Wallace_826
Mar 17, 2014 12:12 pm

EQ 3/8/14
ER 3/16/14

Commercial Spy - 94k
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 07, 2014 8:42 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks RenzieRenee)
from VonAngel
Jan 06, 2014 2:13 pm

Looks like she's now reopened to queries. No notice of closing posted on her website.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 17, 2013 7:47 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks flute71)
from flute71
Mar 16, 2013 4:07 pm

@Patrick, website says as of March 1, 2013, no longer accepting queries. thought you should know. :)
from professor
Feb 09, 2013 2:45 pm

Better fast than a long, lingering death. That way you know and can just move on.
from janndaintyjohns
Feb 03, 2013 12:03 pm

That was fast! Rejected in under 2 hours..... :) At least she's speedy.
from chrislee
Nov 11, 2012 12:32 am

7 Nov: EQ
10 Nov:

Thank you for your query. Your project sounds interesting, but for the time being, I'm focused right now on several projects that clients have recently completed and don't see a break, timewise, until the first of the year. Another agent has probably snapped you up by now. However, if you are still seeking representation in a couple months please drop me a line!

Best, Sally
from klynwurth
Sep 21, 2012 4:21 pm

EQ 9/19/2012
ER 9/21/2012
Form (same as others/nonspecific but pleasant/optimistic) rejection
She was very quick to respond, and seems like she would have been great to work with.
(Mine had a significant historical (WWII) dimension, so that may have been part of her August I noted web site saying she didn't rep "historical" fiction, so I almost didn't query. Just FYI).
from missanaheimhills
Aug 02, 2012 10:47 am

Thank you for your query letter. This isn't right for me but thanks for thinking of my agency. I wish you the best of success!


Sally van Haitsma
van Haitsma Literary
1345 Encinitas Boulevard, Suite 431
Encinitas, California 92024
from WhatAWriter
May 15, 2012 3:12 pm

EQ: 4/13; PARTIAL Request: 5/14; EJECTION 5/29.
Not sure if it's a helpful ER, but it was polite...she said something about not being pulled in. IMO, ya gotta read the work to be "pulled in." She's probably a speed reader/skimmer. My stuff doesn't work for that type of reader.

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