Fast Draft Your Manuscript: And Get It Done Now

NaNoWriMo is on the horizon, that wonderful, crazy month when you put everything you’ve learned to the test, squeezing out word after word after word for 30 days until you finally collapse, puffing, on top of your keyboard with a novel-length, rough-draft manuscript...

Book Promotion Tips During Quarantine

As COVID persists, prolonging closures and social-distancing restrictions, the publishing world soldiers on, continuing to churn out books on roughly the same schedule as in normal times. I feel for the authors, especially the debuts, who have the mixed blessing of...
Project Management Tips [for Unmanageable Times]

Project Management Tips [for Unmanageable Times]

by Associate Agent, Veronica Park   As any savvy business person will tell you, project management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, and finalizing the work of an individual or team to achieve specific goals and success criteria within a...

Book-Buying Tips During Quarantine

An odd benefit of sheltering in place is that being forced to stay inside can be a great opportunity to get through your TBR list–all those books you’ve put on your wishlist To Be Read once you have the time. Now that we all have the time but not the...

Agent Spotlight: Tricia Skinner

How did you become a literary agent? A few years ago, my agent (Fuse co-founder Laurie McLean) approached me about this career path. I was intrigued by the business side of publishing, but there was so much I didn’t know because I only saw it from the...