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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 MrMcCoy
Today 1:55 pm


EQ 3/22/17
ER 3/28/17

YA Fantasy 89K
from Tara725
Mar 27, 2017 10:27 am


EQ: 3/8/17 Romantic fantasy
ER: 3/20/17 form email
from DinaHaynes
Mar 25, 2017 7:39 pm


EQ: 3/2/2017
ER: 3/16/2017 form
Contemporary Ro 83K
from flibbertigibbet
Mar 19, 2017 11:06 am


EQ 3/2
Partial request 3/16

YA mythic fantasy 83K
from nudenoir
Mar 18, 2017 11:12 pm


Thanks kmaria7! I'm wondering who's the last person here with requested materials to have heard back from her?
from kmaria7
Mar 17, 2017 5:06 pm


Hey y'all, heads up from her podcast Print Run (good podcast!) that she doesn't like nudges (which I'm sure doesn't count nudges for things like offer of rep etc, just regular nudges). She mentioned she has a system in her e-mail, and when you nudge, you bump yourself back to the end of the line based on email times.
from karenleespree
Mar 17, 2017 4:54 pm


EQ: 3/6 YA hist. fantasy pass 3/17
from CPManner
Mar 15, 2017 8:21 pm


If any of you are on Twitter, Laura is currently doing #500queries where she *bluntly* comments why she's rejecting each query and/or why she's requesting (without naming names) and she does so in real time. Very interesting to read through the thread! Maybe you'll be able to figure out which is yours if you've recently received a response from her.
from ARaven
Mar 03, 2017 12:45 pm


EQ: 15.02.2017
ER: 03.03.2017
from SaraCo
Mar 03, 2017 11:32 am


ER: 2-16
ER: 3-3 (form)
YA fantasy
from allisjayce
Mar 03, 2017 11:23 am


Thank you nclar4. I sent mine in from a contest as well.
from nclar4
Mar 03, 2017 11:02 am


Hi allisjayce, I received confirmation, but she had requested through a contest, so I don't know if that is different. But I also sent in November and haven't heard back since that initial confirmation email. I think she is just behind.
from allisjayce
Mar 03, 2017 9:29 am


Did anyone get a confirmation from Laura when they submitted materials? I submitted early November, and emailed her in Dec to see if she received them, and haven't hear a peep.
from RelynnWrites
Mar 03, 2017 6:40 am


EQ: 02/08/2017
ER: 03/03/2017 (Form)

Fantasy 110k
from hexylady
Feb 27, 2017 1:34 pm


From looking at the Query Timeline, she has mostly responded to submissions (by rejecting them, or by asking for an upgrade to full) that were originally queried in September and prior. She issued those decisions in January.

Her responses since then have been sporadic and infrequent. Probably those have been the subs where another agent offered representation.

She has my partial, submitted October, and did not respond to the nudge I sent last month. I imagine she'll get to the ms eventually (or if/when I get another offer) but I'm not obsessively checking my inbox to see if she's written back.

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