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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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from chicklegirl
Nov 03, 2017 7:57 pm


EQ 10/8/17 (77K--YA speculative/time travel)
ER 11/3/17 (form)

"Thank you for including me in your agent queries. I have reviewed it and am afraid I must step aside on this proposed book. In any given year I must be selective taking on any new author and I was not enthused enough about this project to read more. I wish you all the best with your endeavor."
from aalogan
Nov 03, 2017 6:27 pm


EQ: 9/29/17 Adult Fairy Tale Retelling
ER: 11/3/17
from annikab
Nov 03, 2017 4:05 pm


EQ 9/27
PR 11/03 (3 chapters)

YA SF, 95k
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 01, 2017 6:44 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from chicklegirl
Oct 19, 2017 4:27 pm


Querymary, I agree with annikab--don't get discouraged yet. I just barely queried Ms. Zats, but I had a full out with another agent who took 10 months to get back to me. Querying and submitting is a long, slow business. So hang in there!
from annikab
Oct 19, 2017 4:26 pm


Querymary: Laura has talked on Twitter and on her podcast before about how it takes her a really long time to get through partials and fulls (she says 6-9 months for fulls, for her). She just tweeted that she's extremely backed up on requested manuscripts right now, and won't be able to catch up until Red Sofa Literary closes to submissions next month.

ETA: All of which is to say: don't give up hope!
from querymary
Oct 19, 2017 1:15 pm


EQ 6/617
PR 7/5/17
Sent 7/6/17
CNR

I wish I never queried her. On my do not query list.
from nudenoir
Oct 04, 2017 7:22 pm


I've waited over a year to hear back from my Twitter pitch requested submission. I thought I would have gotten at least a rejection note. I give up.
from angshelley
Sep 29, 2017 3:31 pm


EQ 3/2
Partial request 3/16
Sent 3/16
YA mythic fantasy 83K
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

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