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Jolly Fish Press

PO Box 1773

Provo, UT 84603

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from Buddrcup
Jun 29, 2018 6:27 pm

EQ: 6/29/18 (per #SFFpit request by Ashley Wyrick)
YA Historical Time Travel
85,000 words
from karenleespree
Dec 06, 2017 8:15 pm

Well, after waiting 8 months (2 nudges) I finally received this on Aug. 1st.:
"Thank you for sending us your full manuscript of XXX After careful consideration, we do not think it is a good fit for us. This does not necessarily reflect the quality of your work. We encourage you to continue querying us on your future writing projects. Our doors are always open." ~


from SarahLRWriter
Jul 10, 2017 11:24 am

11/29/16: Reece Hanzon requested first 3 chapters during #PraPit; sent 11/29/16
1/9/17: full request; sent 1/12/17
1/13/17: nudge w/ offer
1/17/17: requested time and name of agent
1/23/17: notified them I did not accept the offer (it was sketchy); they appreciated the notification and expressed interest in continued reading
3/9: nudge with offer of publication
3/13: rec'd email re: they reached out to interested editors, will have an answer by early next week.
7/5: Nudge
7/10: Form rejection

79,000 YA
from karenleespree
Jul 05, 2017 9:53 am

I checked in at the 3-month mark.
~ a nudge at the 7-month mark I received this message: "We do let all authors of fulls know once we’ve made a decision. We will get back to you soon! "
Hang on, Writers!
from SarahLRWriter
Mar 17, 2017 2:26 pm

karenleespee -- my query was requested by an acquisitions editor there. I think they're all editors at Jolly Fish.
Yes, I received an offer of publication from another independent publisher.
Jolly Fish appears to take awhile responding, but have faith!!

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