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Ms. Laura Zats

Headwater Literary Management

MN



Website: www.headwaterliterary.com

Twitter: lzats

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from SteveP101
Jan 24, 2020 7:07 pm


EQ 11/24/19
Form rejection 1/24/20

Space opera, 88k
from xany76
Jan 24, 2020 3:59 pm


EQ 12/11/2019
ER 1/24/2020

125K Fantasy
from sandermoffitt
Jan 24, 2020 3:37 pm


EQ: 12/6/2019
ER: 1/24/2020

Form rejection

112k YA Fantasy
from merrygawain
Jan 23, 2020 3:47 pm


EQ: 11/20/19
ER: 1/23/20

historical fantasy, 175K
from alexathorn
Jan 17, 2020 3:07 am


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

NA Hist Fic 65k

It's been 121 days... I closed this out some time ago, but perhaps the lot of us that were in the 70-day club might hear back. Anything unanswered in October was being saved for closer consideration.

01/17/2020: I decided to inform Laura that I've since revised both my query and manuscript since my original query (still unanswered) and asked if she'd be ok with me resubmitting it as it now.
from paddler
Jan 14, 2020 6:58 pm


EQ 11/12/2019
Plain old form rejection 1/14/20
97k sci-fi

Really tech savvy lady. Got immediate acknowledgement of query and pages being received.
from Stargrave
Jan 14, 2020 7:08 am


@alexathorn, jennadevillier: I sent my query on 9/10 as well and still haven't heard back. I think she must have gotten really behind over the holidays or something. A while ago she posted an update saying that she'd set a bunch of queries aside for deeper consideration, and I'm assuming this still holds true. She hasn't posted anything to indicate otherwise.
from jennadevillier
Jan 12, 2020 12:17 pm


@alexathorn I queried on 9/10 and still haven't heard back either
from meganruss
Jan 02, 2020 6:16 pm


Form Query 1/2/20

Science Fiction 104k
from ButtonEyez
Dec 20, 2019 11:10 am


YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Oct 28, 2019
ER at 53 days: Dec 20, 2019
from RayJohnsonJr
Dec 16, 2019 5:38 pm


12/16/19 submitted 95k romance
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!

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