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Ms. Sarah Landis

Sterling Lord Literistic

115 Broadway, Suite 1602

New York, NY 10006



Website: www.sll.com

Twitter: SarahLandis1

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from bckinney
Feb 03, 2023 2:41 pm


FQ: 12/1/2022
Nudged w/offer via form: 2/3/2023

Adult space opera 125k
from emilyclaire5020
Jan 27, 2023 11:33 am


Email Query: 12/28/22
Nudged w/Offer via Form (have no idea if it is okay, but my only method of contact): 1/19/2023
Full Request: 1/23/23
Pass*: 1/26/23
*Sent an extremely kind and encouraging email with lots of things she enjoyed, but that it wasn't *the one* for her.

YA Fantasy 75k
from Seilann
Jan 24, 2023 1:47 pm


@kmisch I didn't get one either. I queried 35 days ago.
from bawhelan
Jan 23, 2023 2:57 pm


@kmisch, I only queried her 15 days ago, so I checked back through my email and I don't see any sort of confirmation either.
from kmisch
Jan 23, 2023 2:25 pm


I can't remember if I received some form of acknowledgment of receipt of my query. Did everyone else? If you did, what form was it in?

I can't seem to find it and my query is quite old but now I am worried she did not actually receive my query.

Thanks!
from jessicapateris
Jan 15, 2023 9:11 pm


FQ 1/15/23
98k YA sci-fi
from Zamo32
Jan 07, 2023 11:36 am


Having to go through this and fix the cut and paste formatting on the form took 30 min. I tried various ways to try to get formatting to carry over, but to no avail.
from gracemorrow
Dec 02, 2022 11:38 am


Queried: 07/04
CNR: 10/15
Adult Fantasy 110k

Queried new MS: 10/21
Notification of Offer of Rep on different MS: 10/24
CNR: 12/02
Adult Fantasy 100k
from MFeuerman
Nov 21, 2022 5:17 am


I made the same choice as you, then fretted about it. When I had the time, I did the same thing in another form and took the time to fix it with proper spacing and indents. I did leave the paragraphs single spaced because that was how they pasted. Then I copied the way it was in the form and kept it in a document to paste into the form the next time. Now, my first five, or first twenty, or first three chapters paste the way I want them to. I also did this with my query letter since it also pastes a bit wonky.
from eladra
Nov 20, 2022 8:40 pm


Form Query: 11/18/22

I pasted my first three chapters in the designated box. The format went a little crazy. Some double spaces between lines, some single. Some indented paragraphs, some not. It would have taken me an hour to fix it . . . so I just let it and trusted that I wouldn't be penalized. Anyone else have this issue? Should I have taken the time to go through ever single line and make it uniform?
from Beywriter
Nov 17, 2022 1:13 pm


Submit an online form. One of the agency’s Instagram posts confirmed they will “return to work” after the new year. Don’t give up, if you haven’t received a response yet.

I posted the above statement in January of this year, so the agency should now be open for submissions already.
from riathewolf
Nov 14, 2022 11:35 am


FQ: 11/7/22

YA Fantasy 91k
from digitia
Nov 11, 2022 11:22 am


Form Query: 4/10/22
CNR: 11/11/2022
Adult Fantasy 85k
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 04, 2022 9:18 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

Thanks angelsteele
from ElleDesamours
Nov 02, 2022 6:14 pm


Form query sent 10/6/22
YA Speculative Mystery, 75k
Withdrew query 11/2/22

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