Laura Zats @LZats · 9h

Q466: Vague SpecFic. Way too short and too vague all around. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 9h

Q465: Apparently vampires are back, but this one didn’t have enough of a twist. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 10h

Q464: forwarded query, and it’s not in query format (and is 1K long). Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 11h

Q463: F that doesn’t pass the Bechdel test. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 12h

Q462: I’m not sure if this is TERF-y, but it feels TERF-y. Either way, it’s WF, which I don’t rep. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 9

Q461: This one is hard. The idea is very cool, but the pitch is totally off. ALWAYS answer who your MC is, what they want, and what’s standing in their way/how they’re going to get it. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 9

Q460: Honestly, I didn’t even read this one. It wasn’t in query format. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 9

Q459: C F, I made it through the whole query and have no idea what the tone or the plot of the book is. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 9

Q458: As a rule, never, EVER pitch your book as “unique.” Especially if that’s pretty much all you have to say about it. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 9

Q457: As I read this query, I just kept wanting it to be Red Rising, but it wasn’t as good. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 6

Q456: YA F. Too long and rather unremarkable. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 6

Q455: YA F that sounded great, but WAY too similar to something I already have in my list. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 6

Q454: YA Paranormal. Very vague on themes and didn’t really give me a plot. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 6

Q453: Tone felt off for this SF. Neither serious enough nor fun enough for the subject matter. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 6

Q452: Steampunk is a hard sell, and this one didn’t give me quite enough information to suss out a hook. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 5

Q451: Too many names and places and concepts in this query. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 5

Q450: No address; mass query. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 5

Q449: YA SF thriller, but had no tension to it. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 5

Q448: Was sent a synopsis instead of a query. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · Jul 5

Q447: Rehash of a classic, but not with a twist. Pass. #500queries