Recommended Summer Reads for Kiddos!

Summer’s officially here, but you may know a little bookworm who’s not ready to put away the books. Here are some of my favorite titles for 8-14-year-olds…. There’s something here for everyone: young history buffs, outdoorsy kids, aspiring...

Romance is in the air!

Next week, July 13-16, marks the annual pilgrimage of romance writers to the Romance Writers of America Convention. Thousands of bestsellers, indie stars, debut authors and hopefuls gather at a Marriott Hotel, this time in lovely San Diego, to learn, network, and...

EVERYTHING WE KEEP has been chosen as a Kindle First!

The day is here, and we have an announcement: EVERYTHING WE KEEP by Kerry Lonsdale has been chosen as a Kindle First! This is big, sort of like being chosen as Lake Union Publishing’s lead title for this month. Here’s how it works: Kindle First allows...

Should I Submit My Book in the Summer?

Sing it with me now: Puuuuuuuuuuublishing’s out! For! Sum-mer! This one’s for all of you who may feel scared off of submitting your work once the air conditioning turns on. Though it’s important to be aware of certain tendencies and perceived norms...

Going on Submission

Yesterday I took to Twitter for an impromptu #AskFuse (we usually have those on Fridays) to find out what I should blog about today. The above author asked about going on submission once you’ve accepted an offer of representation from an agent. What’s it...

Tricia’s Ten “Nope” Romance Queries

Each week, Team Fuse posts on this blog to inform, enlighten, and entertain our readers. Queries are a popular blog topic for me because I want to help Romance authors land me as an agent. Heck, I want all authors to land the agent of their dreams! So, why does most...