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Pubcrawl Podcast: Announcement – First Pages Live Show

Popping back in to announce that we’re kicking off the quarterly First Pages Live Critique for Patreon supporters on December 8th. You can submit your page for critique to publishingcrawl@gmail.com. The podcast proper will be retuning in the New Year, and we can’t wait! Mark your calendars, Patreon Supporters! Our first quarterly First Pages Live Critique Show is happening on December 8th! If you’re a Patreon supporter at the $5 level or above, you’ll get […]

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PubCrawl Podcast: Updates & Announcements!

 After seven months long unintended absence, JJ and Kelly are BACK! (Well, we will be shortly, at any rate). Tune in for some exciting announcements about the future of the Pub Crawl Podcast! PS. we’ve really, really missed you. We are so thrilled to announce that the Pub Crawl Podcast is officially returning in the new year! We have missed this project so much, and have put a lot of careful thought into bringing […]

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INTERSECTIONALITY: A #DVPIT Blog Hop Roundtable Discussion (Part 2 of 2)

Introduction with Saba Sulaiman Hi everyone! In case you missed our first part, this is a Roundtable Discussion with: Agents: DongWon Song at Howard Morhaim Literary and Amy Bishop at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC. Editors: Tiffany Shelton at St. Martin’s Press/Macmillan and Rachel Stark at Sky Pony Press. We were talking about intersectionality in the context of publishing, and in this post, we’ll be discussing what steps (if any) we can take to promote […]

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INTERSECTIONALITY: A #DVPIT Blog Hop Roundtable Discussion (Part 1 of 2)

Introduction by Saba Sulaiman Hi, everyone! I’m thrilled to kick off this cycle’s #DVpit blog hop here on Pub(lishing) Crawl with our #DVpit Roundtable, where we gather around with some wonderful publishing professionals and hear them share their infinite wisdom! Thank you, Beth for inviting me to moderate this discussion, and thank you to our incredible panelists for generously volunteering their time and expertise. The topic for today’s roundtable is Writing Overlapping Identities: The Importance of Intersectionality […]

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PubCrawl Podcast: Reviews

This week JJ and Kelly talk reviews, publishing’s necessary evil. Bottom line? Reviews are not for authors. Repeat: REVIEWS ARE NOT FOR AUTHORS. Show Notes Types of reviews Trade publications (Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, School Library Journal, etc.) Consumer reviews Uses for trade reviews For collection building at schools and libraries Pull quotes (choice phrases to put on marketing materials!) Starred reviews Starred reviews are merely a way for trade publications to note a particular […]

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