We Are Now Open to Submissions!

And…GO! Our annual winter holiday query closure is over, so SEND US ALL YOUR THINGS…once you review our agents’ interests and guidelines on the Team Fuse page to make sure you’re sending the right material to the right agent. Remember, and this...

Publishing Predictions for 2017

Wow. 2016 sucked. In so many ways. I was never happier to kick a year to the curb than 2016. From David Bowie in January to Carrie Fisher in December, it seemed that each week brought a fresh tragedy to our lives. And all the while the nastiest election ever roared in...

SWEET SOUTHERN HEARTS Is Out Now!

The release of a new Willow Hill book is like Christmas for me, and it seems Buzzfeed agrees, with SWEET SOUTHERN HEARTS making their 5 Reads Every Hopeless Romantic Will Love. Susan Schild welcomes you back to the offbeat Southern town of Willow Hill, North Carolina,...

My Top 10 Favorite Romance Tropes

One of the joys of being an agent is getting to read a bunch of romance novels. When I’m searching for clients, I come across a lot of intentional (and unintentional) tropes as plot devices. This is common in category romance, but tropes can be used for any...