Mr. Jim McCarthy

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

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Mr. Jim McCarthy

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

One Union Square West, Suite 904
New York, NY 10003


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Jan 28, 2015 8:18 pm, rowlandandeye said...
EQ: 1/28
ER: 1/28

Sent two sample chapters and a synopsis in addition to the email query.

Here's the form rejection:

Dear Author:

Thanks so much for letting us take a look at your materials and please forgive us for responding with a form letter. The volume of submissions we receive, however, makes it impossible to correspond with everyone personally.

Unfortunately, the project you describe does not suit our list at this time. We wish you the best of luck in finding an agent and publisher for your work and we thank you, once again, for letting us consider your materials.


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Jan 28, 2015 5:27 pm, stw_ftw said...
Are you guy sending out a query only or also including sample pages?
Jan 27, 2015 2:15 pm, SMWendtland said...
EQ: 1-26-15
ER: 1-27-15

Very polite form rejection.
YA contemporary fantasy.
Jan 26, 2015 9:24 am, Zooks3 said...
01/22/15: EQ re: N&G - YA - immed. auto-response: I'll be out at a writers' conference until Monday, January 26. I'll be in touch on my return .Best, Jim
01/26/15: form rejection
Jan 19, 2015 2:35 pm, SMWendtland said...
Thanks! I have always thought of those being cross-genre -- so I should have made that intuitive leap from cross-genre to crossover.

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