Life at a Small Press

I've been at a small press for about 8 months. My experiences there have been a mix though mostly positive or neutral in tone. Several unexpected lessons popped up, and I believe anyone who finds themselves with a contract from a small press needs to consider the following. Marketing The lion's share of the marketing... Continue Reading →

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Author Spotlight: Krysten Lindsay Hager

      Title: True Colors Author: Kristen Lindsay Hager Back Cover Blurb: Landry Albright just wants to be one of the interesting girls at school who always have exciting things going on in their lives. She wants to stand out, but also wants to fit in, so she gives in when her two best friends, Ericka... Continue Reading →

Marketing: Blog Spots

Cover art is still in the works. The second I have it to share, it'll be up. Believe me, I'm ready for it to be here. There are certain phases in publishing where I swing between real and not real. Having the cover art in my hand will definitely help. Back onto marketing! Like I've... Continue Reading →

Line Edits

Along the publishing highway, there are numerous edits. The first round, as my previous post stated, is content edits. If you're curious about those, click here. The second round is line edits. While content edits focus on the who, what, and how of the whole manuscript, line edits are just as appropriately named. The editor... Continue Reading →

Content Edits

Negotiations are done. You've placed your Hancock on the line tethering yourself to a publisher. Dancing like Calvin from one side of the room to another, you're ready to relax. Because - you've done your part, right? Wrong. It's editing time. But wait! You've edited the manuscript seven or eight times already. It's perfect! An... Continue Reading →

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