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Ms. Melissa Shultz

Jim Donovan Literary

5635 SMU Boulevard, Suite 201

Dallas, TX 75206

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from KristenH
May 02, 2020 6:40 am

EQ 5/1/19 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 6/4/19 (Passed via nudge by Jim Donovan--first time ever--can't offer rep)

9/21/19: EQ 7/3/19 (Requery Venom)
CNR 9/5/19 (No word via nudges)

12/22/19: EQ 10/4/19 (Requery Chain Reaction--adult thriller)
CNR 12/20/19 (No word via nudges)

5/2/20: EQ 1/23/20 (2nd/final Requery Venom-adult thriller)
CNR 4/23/20 (No word via nudges)
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 24, 2019 8:47 pm

Profile Update: New website and email address. Open to queries.
from hejhej
Apr 04, 2018 8:57 am

FirstCarol's post below dates to 2014.
The following link (2017) suggests that Melissa Schultz (sic) may have returned to being (or is still) an agent.
10:00 to 10:45am
Blog to Book: Crafting the Book Query Speakers: Kim Cross, Melissa Schultz & Susannah Charleston

Moreover, the Guide to Literary Agents 2016 lists her. I no longer have the book, but my notes show no restriction of her to editing.

Caveat: A web search done today gives,
Melissa T. Shultz - Editor - Jim Donovan Literary | LinkedIn
from FirstCarol
Jul 10, 2016 2:16 pm

According to this website, Melissa T. Shultz is no longer an agent. She is now an editor at Jim Donovan, an author, and a freelance writer.
from KristenH
Apr 26, 2012 2:30 pm

3/16/12, I've sent her my query for Chain Reaction. Today it came back as a pass--they won't be able to sell it.
from karenbb
Mar 02, 2011 3:26 pm

email keeps getting bounced back. Guess I'll risk a stamp.

tried email again today (3/16) and it was bounced back once more. Not even sure I would risk a whole stamp on an agency that can't receive email.
from KristenH
Feb 26, 2011 2:26 pm

Wow, I'm the first one. I forgot to do the status for this one last month. I sent this one on 1/17 and heard back from her today. She passed. She doesn't think she can sell my work. Somehow I had marked this for Jim Donovan.

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