Author Archives: Laurie McLean

About Laurie McLean

Literary Agent Laurie McLean is a Founding Partner at Fuse Literary. Laurie specializes in adult genre fiction (romance, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, thrillers, suspense, horror, etc.) plus middle-grade and young adult children’s books. Her authors have reached the New York Times and USA Today bestseller rankings and won several genre awards. Prior to co-founding Fuse, McLean spent 20 years as the CEO of a publicity agency and eight years as an agent and senior agent at Larsen Pomada Literary Agents in San Francisco.

Hybrid Authors: Spotting One in the Wild

When I co-founded the Fuse Literary agency in March 2013, my partner Gordon and I were clear on one thing: We wanted to create the model for the literary agency of the future, one where digital storytelling was a foundation pillar. To us, storytelling should be the central part of any author’s career, but...