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Ms. Laurie Liss

Sterling Lord Literistic

115 Broadway, Suite 1602

New York, NY 10006



Website: www.sll.com/

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: No

Online Form: No

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from BillGinTexas
Aug 12, 2017 1:48 pm


SQ: 07/13/2017 88k Hist Fic Thriller
SR: 08/12/2017 form rejection

According to QT Timelines, she has gotten 11 queries in the last six months. She rejected 3, and made no response to the other 8.
from BlueRidgeDave
Mar 05, 2017 5:56 pm


SQ: 3/6/17 (including synopsis and 1st 3 chapters)

Spiritual/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from metudor
Feb 03, 2017 1:46 pm


Laurie was very nice with her response about my work.
from studio1
Aug 29, 2016 3:17 pm


Was referred to her in 2014 in a request to hook me up with an editor to get my manuscript ready. She responded, asked for more material, dropped the ball, responded to a nudge, requested the same material to give to an editor, no response after that. Got the impression she didn't want to impact her relationship with the person who referred me, but it was clear there wasn't sufficient interest.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 07, 2016 8:37 am


Profile Update: New postal address.
from fornickels
Mar 17, 2016 3:37 pm


Snail Mail Query: 3/17/16
67k Women's Fiction
from AlHayatZween
Mar 09, 2016 12:44 pm


Snail Mail Query w/ SASE: 10/21/15
CNR: 12/9/15

Snail Mail Form Rejection: 3/8/16
from julief
Mar 08, 2016 5:20 pm


SQ: 2/24
form rejection: 3/8
is it sad that I'm pretty happy the letter was addressed to me even if it was a form?
WF 82k
from polkadotsnstripes
May 18, 2015 9:51 am


Just a heads-up: I sent a snail query to Ms. Liss on 05/04/15 and this morning it was returned to me with a "Return to sender; unable to forward" sticker. She's still listed on the Sterling Lord Literistic website. Anyone know if she's in the process of switching agencies?
from efcfox1
Mar 02, 2014 5:21 pm


EQ: 11/5/13
CNR: 3/2/14
from jbuhrman
Jun 07, 2013 6:48 am


Snail-mailed with first 3 chapters 4/19/13
Rejection via snail mail 4/29

commercial women's fiction
from KristenH
Jan 09, 2013 7:24 am


No problem Ayesha. Good luck.
from AJPwriter
Jan 08, 2013 9:14 pm


Thanks angelscribe. I sent off my sub package on 1-3-13. I'm acquainted with one of her clients, who also inspired me to finish this project. I hope she goes for it as it is similar to said client, but still very different. We'll see. She seems to be very selective, but I would die if she signed me.
from KristenH
Jan 08, 2013 4:01 pm


Ayesha, I sent a query to Laurie for Chain Reaction on 12/12/12. I've heard back from her with a rejection--she doesn't have sufficient enthusiasm to take it on. I'll try Douglas next month with CR.
from AJPwriter
Nov 16, 2012 1:15 pm


Has anyone sent a query since the hurricane?

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