When Your Friend is An Agent

Your best friend, good friend, church friend, neighbor’s cousin, brother-in-law… Someone in your social circle works as a literary agent. Here are some things to consider:   Don’t use personal social media to ask the agent if they’ve received...

Meet New Literary Assistant Karly Caserza

Don’t you just love October? I’ve had the best week so far! Today, I’m happy to officially announce Karly Caserza has been promoted to Literary Assistant. Karly previously joined Fuse Literary as my intern. She’s been invaluable to me, and I...

Twitter Hashtags: Maximize Your One-Shot Pitch

I have developed a love-hate relationship with Twitter hashtags. A hashtag is one of the easiest ways to learn which agents want projects in genres the author writes. I’m usually excited to receive a query with one of my hashtag requests on the subject line. The...

Three Craft Books for Writers

Labor Day in the United States was the unofficial end of summer. Apart from waiting for the next big vacation, writers may choose to revisit a work in progress, or gear up promo on an upcoming book release. Unfortunately, some writers might find switching back to work...

Authors Are Champions, Too

One thing that never fails to impress me is the Olympics. Every four years, countries send their best athletes to one location to vie for a gold, silver, or bronze medal. Citizens join together to support their country’s athletes in trouncing another...