How to #BuyIndie

It’s Small Business Saturday, and a lot of folks (the Obamas included) are out getting their holiday shopping done at local independent bookstores. If you get excited about ethical consumerism and giving back to not only your local economy but your literary...

Thank you

Thursday is Thanksgiving. Sunday is the deadline for NaNoWriMo. Then there’s Hanukkah/Christmas/Kwanzaa in short order. Plus my personal favorite, the anniversary of John Lennon’s death. I still remember that morning/mourning. But since it’s the eve...

It’s the Most Wonderful(ly Hectic) Time of the Year

For those of us in the US, Thanksgiving is coming up. Rushing towards us, actually. (It is in 8 days, you guys, I hope you’ve got your turkey planned. We’re following the turkey manifesto on amazingribs.com, because that is my husband’s meat Bible)....

December Query Closure and Other True Stories

Have you submitted to us? We’ve had quite an influx since the launch of Fuse, and we’re getting ready to close to new queries for the month of December while we And maybe eat some pie with our families. If you’ve already submitted and haven’t...

New Short Fuse Guide – Contracts

Thanks so much for all the enthusiasm for our Short Fuse Guides series. We’ve had thousands of downloads. Be sure to get them before the end of the year, they are free until then! So far we’ve posted four Short Fuse Guides (Query Letters by Michelle...