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Ms. Laura Zats

Red Sofa Literary

St. Paul, MN



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Website: redsofaliterary.com/

Twitter: lzats

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from AliciaIsWriting
Aug 30, 2017 2:53 pm


EQ 8/14 - YA Dark Fantasy 76k
PR 8/30
Sent 8/30
Fingers crossed!
from chelseambrown
Aug 30, 2017 2:46 pm


EQ: 8/15/2017
ER: 8/30/2017 Form

60k YA Espionage Thriller
from heroic665
Aug 29, 2017 3:45 pm


EQ: 10/27/16
PR: 11/14/16
95K Fantasy

After 9 months, I'm calling this a CNR. I can't stand to see that lonely green smiley all by itself in a sea of red.
from ltlibrarian
Aug 26, 2017 2:54 pm


YA Portal Fantasy

EQ: 06/28/16
PR: 12/08/16
ER: 07/06/17 - after she liked my post on #SFFpit a month before, I sent an email reminder that she already had my material but sent a revised version, which was then followed by this rejection
from carocsmith
Aug 25, 2017 2:01 pm


EQ: 4/25/17
Partial (first three chapters): 5/28/17
Full: 6/27/17
Nudge: 8/2/17 (Yikes, apparently this is a bad move and bumps emails to the back of her queue...guess I'll keep waiting)

A SF LGBTQIA 130k
from allisjayce
Aug 17, 2017 12:48 pm


Requested in November
Sent full same day
Never received a confirmation
Nudged in Dec, then heard you shouldn't nudge - that it moves you back in her queue
as of 8/17 still haven't heard back
from maitley79
Aug 16, 2017 10:18 pm


EQ: 6/28/17 (MG Contemporary)
FR: 7/21/17 (Sent same day)
Nudge with offer of rep: 8/9/17
I accepted another offer of rep on 8/16/17 and didn't hear back from Ms. Zats.
from LightofBeauty
Aug 11, 2017 11:16 am


8/10 EQ
8/11 ER

Her form rejection confuses me because all that this agency wants in the EQ phase is the letter, and yet her form acts as if she has "reviewed" the whole project. How can you "review" a whole entire project based on a query letter that has no sample pages + synopsis? To not want to see more based on the letter is fine, but it's a tad over the top to act as if a whole project was reviewed when nothing was actually reviewed.
from JessyMontgomery
Aug 03, 2017 3:09 pm


EQ: 7/19/17

Asked for the first three chapters: 7/31/17
Nudge for offer of rep: 8/3/17
Upgraded to full: 8/3/17

YA Dark Fantasy, 92K
from sp00ky
Jul 22, 2017 4:17 pm


EQ: 7/02
ER: 7/21 (form)
80K
from flyteitout
Jul 21, 2017 11:54 pm


EQ: 6/28
Full R: 7/21 (sent same day)

Space Opera 72K
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 06, 2017 10:12 am


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from LizziWolf
Jul 06, 2017 4:53 am


From query email submission to form rejection in 37 days.
from turtlefairy1
Jul 05, 2017 9:23 pm


EQ 6/13
PR 7/5 (1st 3 chapters)

YA Dark Fantasy
from kkenne
Jul 05, 2017 8:03 pm


EQ: 6/13
ER: 7/5 (form).

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