“So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Miriam McPhie

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! The series features the personal stories of how young professionals broke into publishing. The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpful in your own path to a publishing career. If you’re a publishing professional interestedContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Miriam McPhie”

The #1 Best Way to Self-Publish

For a while now I’ve been pondering Kickstarter: if it’s a good idea, if every low-funds creative individual with a dream project should do it, and how exactly a writer could utilize this fundraising opportunity. When competing with really amazing, tangible creative projects on the Kickstarter website–like Amanda Palmer’s project, where prizes ranged from aContinue reading “The #1 Best Way to Self-Publish”

#PubTips

In lieu of an official So, You Want to Work in Publishing post this week, here’s some advice about how to score a summer internship and how to get a publishing internship in 3 easy steps. Already in an internship/assistant/entry-level position? Worried about doing the wrong thing? Remember, white wine with fish and red wineContinue reading “#PubTips”

So, You’re Going to the NYU Summer Publishing Institute, 2012

We’ll be taking a brief break from the normally scheduled blog series “So, You Want to Work in Publishing” this week. If you’ve missed any of the advice of Season 1, you can find it all right here. If you’re a publishing professional interested in guest blogging for Season 2, just let me know! InContinue reading “So, You’re Going to the NYU Summer Publishing Institute, 2012”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Molly Martin

  Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! Every Thursday you can look forward to the personal stories of how someone else broke into publishing. (For previous posts in the series, check out this page.) The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, andContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Molly Martin”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Aly Northridge

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! Every Thursday you can look forward to the personal stories of how someone else broke into publishing. (For previous posts in the series, check out this page.) The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpfulContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Aly Northridge”

And the Countdown Begins

With a lovely, impressive, and revised query letter in hand, I officially submitted Rooted in the Sky to two indie publishers this week. Claire’s book is traveling through the US postal service as we speak to Algonquin Books–most famous for publishing Water for Elephants and Big Fish–and Ashland Creek Press, a small independent publisher thatContinue reading “And the Countdown Begins”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Nick Martorelli

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! Every Thursday you can look forward to the personal stories of how someone else broke into publishing. (For previous posts in the series, check out this page.) The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpfulContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Nick Martorelli”

My Book’s All Grown Up!

It’s not my book, exactly. This gripping exploration of the brutally violent Mexican criminal organization, Los Zetas, was written by George W. Grayson and Samuel Logan. But it is my book in that it’s the first book I shepherded all the way through the editorial process from beginning to end. I was assigned this manuscriptContinue reading “My Book’s All Grown Up!”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing”–Kayla Wolfe

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! Every Thursday you can look forward to the personal stories of how someone else broke into publishing. (For previous posts in the series, check out this page.) The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpfulContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing”–Kayla Wolfe”