Fall Titles to Watch

Fall is in the air, and I have so many client books pubbing in the next few months that my head is spinning. Today Heather Hiestand is up with the fourth in her Redcakes historical romance series, the novella The Kidnapped Bride for only $1.99. It’s got amazing...

O, Allison: A Chat about Successes + Short Stories

Who doesn’t love when fantastic things happen to talented people? All of us at Fuse Literary were beside ourselves with excitement when we found out that Allison Alsup, writer of a plethora of fiction, co-writer of last year’s The French Quarter Drinking...

Advice on Querying, Rejection and Writing from Amy Zhang

Yesterday, we celebrated the release of Falling into Place by Amy Zhang (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins). I’ve had a couple of people ask me how I “found” Amy and some are surprised to learn that she found me–through the query process. You...

Submitting Your Full

Last time I wrote a blog post here it was about post-offer etiquette, but today let’s back up a little bit. Querying is HARD, and it involves a LOT of waiting. So when  you get an email from an agent requesting a full (or a partial, all of this applies to...