10 (+1) Tips on Pitching at The San Francisco Writers’ Conference

It’s almost Valentine’s Weekend, which means it’s almost time for one of my favorite matchmaking events, the San Francisco Writers’ Conference. I’ve been going to this one every year since before I was an agent (shout out to Linda Lee and her crew of rockstar...

#BlackHistoryReads from our Authors

I asked a few of the African-American members of #TeamFuse to talk about books they love by African-American authors for Black History Month. Last year, I did a long series on our tumblr about history books, but I decided this year it’s important that me (a tiny...

TMI: Authors, Just Breathe

I recently had a conversation with a fellow writer who received a rejection letter from an editor. The editor’s emailed response said the writer’s query was “dense” and “filled with too much personal chatter.” I asked to see the...