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Ms. Laura Zats

Headwater Literary Management



Twitter: lzats

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Online Form: Yes

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from sandermoffitt
Dec 06, 2019 12:20 pm

EQ: 12/6/2019

112k YA Fantasy
from Stargrave
Nov 27, 2019 7:33 am

I wouldn't write her off just yet! According to the charts she's barely replied to any queries since October. She's probably really busy with the new agency. But a while ago, she posted something on Twitter saying that she was taking a closer look at all the queries she still held onto.
from robbka
Nov 26, 2019 9:41 pm

I am also in the 70+ club. ??????? I've written this one off. If something does come, it will be a pleasant surprise.
from JKeller
Nov 23, 2019 2:05 pm

Thank you, Patrick! I had no idea that was a thing but it does confirm that it was subbed correctly. Thanks!
from Stargrave
Nov 23, 2019 12:49 pm

Checking in on the 9/10, 74 days club. At the very least I'd say she must have liked our queries quite a bit to hold onto them this long!
from jennadevillier
Nov 23, 2019 11:53 am

Me too @alexathorn (9/10, 74 days)
from alexathorn
Nov 22, 2019 12:02 pm

FQ: 09/11/19
72 days out...

NA Hist Fic 65k
from StormRider
Nov 22, 2019 11:12 am

I think my partial has been lost in the ether.

Query: 01/01/2019
Partial request: 01/08/2019
Nudge to Hello@headwater: 11/03/2019

I've had partials get lost in the spam folder before, so I'm guessing that's what happened to this. Anyone else have a really long partial wait going on?
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 21, 2019 9:14 pm

JKeller, you can recover your QueryManager links at
from SRiveraAuthor
Nov 21, 2019 8:32 pm

Form Query: 11/6/19
Personalized rejection: 11/21/19
I can't begin to tell you how wonderful Laura is. She truly cares for her clients and is a staunch advocate for writer's rights, especially diverse writers. Her clients are very lucky to have her.

Adult Contemporary Own Voices Romance
from JKeller
Nov 21, 2019 8:06 pm

I subbed on Sept. 10th, so I'm at 72 days. I can't figure out if I am in the maybe pile or if something didn't go through. Some of my Query Manager emails get deleted accidentally, which seems to be the issue here so I can't double check. Crossing my fingers, I guess?
from merrygawain
Nov 20, 2019 12:46 am

EQ: 11/20/19

historical fantasy, 175K
from paddler
Nov 12, 2019 2:15 pm

EQ 11/12/2019

97k sci-fi

Really tech savvy lady. Got immediate acknowledgement of query and pages being received.
from ButtonEyez
Nov 08, 2019 5:39 pm

YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Oct 28, 2019
from Earth2Andy
Nov 08, 2019 10:34 am

I got a partial then a full and i'm dying cuz I know it's not going to be quick lolololololololol

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