Call for Submissions: Hot Holiday Reads vol. 4

It's that time again. Time to post a completely unrealistic stock photo of Santa. I mean, come on. Santa has a beard. It's also time to open up general submissions for our annual Hot Holiday Reads charity anthology! We are once again donating 100% of our profits to...

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PERCEPTUAL INTELLIGENCE Is Out Now!

The wait is over! The highly anticipated debut by America's TV Eye Doctor, "Dr. Brian," is out now! Without getting too political, it's the perfect time for a book like PERCEPTUAL INTELLIGENCE. Designed to help us cut through the BS, sharpen our perception, and make...

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Happy Book Birthday to T-Rex vs. Edna by Doug Rees!

Edna, the very first chicken, has feathers and she's not afraid to use them on the tyrannical Tyrannosaurus who is terrorizing all the other dinosaurs. A hilarious tale of bravery that will have readers clucking in triumph. Congratulations to Douglas Rees for his...

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Nonfiction Writers Conference coming in November!

The Fall Nonfiction Writers Conference, featuring the theme “Marketing Mastery for Authors,” happens November 9th & 10th, 2017. This event is completely virtual; attendees participate via phone or Skype. Speakers for NFWC FallCon 2017 include: Jim Horan – Opening...

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Laura Heffernan Signs 3-Book Deal

Laura Heffernan has just signed a deal with Lyrical Press for a three-book contemporary romance series called GAMER GIRLS. The books will be linked but will feature a different game-playing couple in each. Book 1, set to publish in 2019, will feature a tabletop gamer...

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THE JULIET SPELL Is Out Now!

I love this one. Pitch-perfect YA with the Hollywood-ready premise of a simple wish resulting in inadvertent time travel. I had to play Juliet. I'd studied the part, I gave great reading, even with Bobby staring at my butt the whole time. But had I been good enough to...

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HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE Is Out Now!

Huge congrats to the next big name in the amateur sleuth game, Kellye Garrett!   HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE is out now and causing a lot of buzz. Here's what some have to say: Starred Review, Publishers Weekly Starred Review, Kirkus Starred Review and Debut of the Month,...

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Jennifer Chen Tran has left Fuse

Jennifer Chen Tran has left the agency. She is not leaving publishing and is in the process of figuring out her next steps as an agent. UPDATE: Jennifer Chen Tran is now with the Bradford Literary Agency....

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Conferences–What Are They Good For?

I've just had the good fortune to go to two conferences in a two-week period, and get to see clients at both of them. This in itself makes me inordinately happy. It's not at all unusual for an agent and his/her client to never meet in person. So to get to see, and...

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