Why Grammar Matters

There’s an old joke that most of us have probably heard at some point, and it goes something like this: “Today I met a man with a wooden leg named Smith!” “So what’s the name of his other leg?” Misplaced modifiers often lead to...

Tips to Use Your Five Senses When Writing

Guest post by Terry Persun We all know the old adage, show don’t tell, and including sensory detail from our five senses helps us drop the reader into our story world.  Here are some tips to consider for your next project. Sight The most often used sense when...

Bid on Critiques to Benefit the ACLU

It’s our Agencyversary! Happy birthday, Fuse Literary! *confetti cannon* That means it’s also time for our annual charity benefit. Last year, we donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The year before, we donated to the National Multiple...

Children’s Book Categories

Recently I have seen some confusion about what is a picture book vs a chapter book (don’t chapter books have pictures too?) and what is a middle grade title. Obviously there are some gray areas, and some titles that cross genres. But I thought I’d do a...