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Jacqui Lyons was one of the founders of Marjacq Scripts. She has since retired and is no longer taking clients. We have included Jacqui for completeness sake only while she is still the owner of the business.



Detailed data

Agency:
Marjacq Scripts
Agent since:
1971
Short biography:
Jacqui first became a literary agent in 1971, working for Peters Fraser & Dunlop. Marjacq was founded in 1974. It takes its unusual name from combining those of its founders, George Markstein and Jacqui Lyons. Jacqui Lyons has now retired from the agency business but remains the ultimate owner of Marjacq Scripts Ltd and Marjacq Micro Ltd. She is actively involved in another book-related business, the art specialist The Illustration Cupboard LLP
Client list status:
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Genres this agent is interested in:
Authors & books liked:
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Other loves & passions:
When home computers first appeared, Jacqui was quick to spot the opportunities in electronic authorship and the new entertainment medium and founded Marjacq Micro Ltd specifically to represent computer games developers in 1983. Jacqui Lyons remains involved with the companies Marjacq Scripts Ltd and Marjacq Micro Ltd as well as a partner in the Illustration Cupboard LLP. http://www.illustrationcupboard.com/aboutus.aspx
How to make a submission:
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Other advice and background:

Jacqui is now retired.

Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
No
Follow on Twitter:
@MarjacqScripts
Interesting links:
http://www.illustrationcupboard.com/aboutus.aspx
Clients:
The followng names represent the agency's full clent list: Richard Asplin, Catrin Collier, John Connor, Steven Duggan, Fern Elsdon-Baker, Helen FitzGerald, James Follett, Christopher Goffard, Stephen Graham, Ben Hatch, Katherine John, Damien Lewis, Howard Linskey, Stuart MacBride, George Markstein, Ben Marlow, Graham Oakley, Stanley Reynolds, Jeff Robson, Jack Sheffield, Brian Sibley, William Sutton, Michael Taylor, Richard Templar, Joseph Theobald, Luca Veste, Kevin Wignall, R.D. Wingfield, Tom Winship, Tom Wood, Mark Wright.
Full client list:
http://www.marjacq.com/books
Email address:
jacqui@marjacq.com

Agents of: Marjacq Scripts

Agency details

Website:
http://www.marjacq.com
About the agency:
Marjacq Scripts, the literary side of the Marjacq agency, has been developed by Philip Patterson (with the recent addition of Isabella Floris) and Luke Speed, responsible for film and TV. Marjacq Scripts is now a growing book, film and television rights agency, representing a range of established and 'up and coming' authors, screenwriters, directors and graphic novelists. We also represent the publication, film, television and ancillary rights to some of the interactive titles handled by Marjacq Micro.
Address for submissions:
Marjacq Micro Ltd., Marjacq Scripts Ltd, Box 412, 19/21 Crawford St, LONDON? W1H 1PJ
Office address:
No data
Email address:
subs@marjacq.com
Phone number:
020 7935 9499
Number of agents:
7
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Standard (Letter + Synopsis + First three chapters)
Further submission info:
We are always happy to review new work. Please send a covering letter, a synopsis showing the structure of the completed work, the first three chapters, page numbers, double-spaced, single side of A4, typed (marked for the attention of Philip Patterson), a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you want to have your material back.
More info on this agency:
No data
Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
38/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
None
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
@MarjacqScripts
Latest news:
None
More about the agency:
Marjacq Scripts, the literary side of the Marjacq agency, has been developed by Philip Patterson (with the recent addition of Isabella Floris) and Luke Speed, responsible for film and TV. Marjacq Scripts is now a growing book, film and television rights agency, representing a range of established and 'up and coming' authors, screenwriters, directors and graphic novelists. We also represent the publication, film, television and ancillary rights to some of the interactive titles handled by Marjacq Micro.

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