Contest! Contest! Contest!

Today a bunch of great things happened. 1. Fuse announced a 3-book deal for client J.M. Frey. (epic meta fantasy: The Untold Tale, The Returned Tale, The Final Tale) with REUTS Publishing. Yay! 2. Short Fuse, our publishing arm, made available its first paperback...

Pitch-O-Rama, March 28th!

Join me and 11 other agents and editors for the 12th annual Women’s National Book Club, San Francisco Chapter’s Pitch-O-Rama from 8 am to noon on Saturday, March 28th! At $65 for members and $75 for non-members, that comes out to around $6 a pitch. I would...

Send us your #BlackHistoryBooks recommendations!

You should all know that February is Black History Month. Since the beginning of the month, I’ve been posting book recommendations on our tumblr using the tag #blackhistorybooks. All the books are written by black authors or tell the story of black people...

Watching the Detectives

As the snow just keeps falling on my corner of the world, I’ve been spending a lot of time reading entries in pitch contests, reading queries, reading books. I’ve been finding some great stuff in my inbox. And when I need to take a break,  I’ve been...

How to Find an Agent Part II: Pitching/Approaching an Agent….

Following my post from last month (How to Find an Agent Part I: Where to Find and Research Agents), let’s continue the series with How to Find an Agent Part II: Pitching/Approaching an Agent. In this post I’d like to share some useful tips for pitching...