Part of our new way of representing authors is to utilize all of the tools available to make the most of our clients’ work. Sometimes this means e-publishing if a story is different than what they usually publish, shorter or longer than what is preferred by traditional print publishers, or adaptable to outside-the-book media and delivery methods.

So today we are thrilled to share our newest program: SHORT FUSE! We will be showcasing short, affordable pieces that highlight the excellent writing of not only our clients, but curated work from other literary agents as well.

Today we are launching six eLights, varying from political nonfiction to romance to historical supernatural. They can be read on all devices (Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Sony Reader, iPad, computer, etc. Click the titles and choose your format). Here are the links to these six bust-out tales and the authors pioneering this exciting new approach.

Ghostdance by Mark London Williams
Amazon | B&N | Smashwords

Coyote Run by Carol Wolf and Eric Elliott
Amazon |B&N | Smashwords

Brady’s Hellion by Linda Wisdom
Amazon | B&N | Smashwords

A Modest Proposal for America: Taxes, Entitlements, and the Manufactured Crisis of Federal Finance by Howard Steven Friedman
Amazon | B&N | Smashwords

Girls’ Day Out by Jeanette Battista
Amazon | B&N | Smashwords

Blood Moon on the Rise by Lauren Smith
Amazon | B&N | Smashwords


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To celebrate the launch of Short Fuse we wanted to have a fun contest. To win a Google Android 8GB Kobo VOX 7″ Capacitive Touchscreen Tablet in black, blue, or green follow these instructions:

* Tweet about each book – 2pts per tweet.
* Review each book on Amazon, Smashwords, and B&N – 5pts per review per e-tailer.
* Blog review the titles or blog about the launch of Short Fuse – 8pts per post.
* Buy each book and keep a copy of your receipts – 10pts per book.
* Add up all your points and email them to

The contest will run from today through June 16th midnight. Send ONE email with all of your points. US only. Must be 13 years of age or older to enter or have a parent’s approval.

Future stories and other goodies are already in the works. Watch this space.

– Gordon Warnock
Editorial Director, Short Fuse