As the year winds to a close, the PubCrawl gang are taking a break to spend time with our friends, family, and loved ones. We look forward to seeing you in the new year!
Can you give us a bit of backstory about CAKE Literary? What is it? What made you and Dhonielle start it? CAKE Literary is a boutique book packager with a decidedly diverse bent. We come up with fun, high concept, page-turnery ideas with a strong, organic layer of diversity built in, define and outline the “package,” find an #ownvoices writer to work with us on the story, then take it to publishers. The idea is […]
Wishing our readers a wonderful winter season, safe travels, and lots of good reading! See you in 2016!
How did you get your start in publishing? The old-fashioned way: networking. And by accident. I had been writing and reading for as long as I could remember, but never thought much about the process by which a book is made. I mostly imagined them springing onto my bookshelves fully formed, a la Athena from the head of Zeus. After graduating college I emptied my bank account, stuffed a red Jansport backpack with as many […]
What made you interested in publishing as a career? I have always loved books. I love writing them, I loved dissecting them, I loved researching how they’re made and how they work. Books like Harry Potter, Sabriel by Garth Nix, and The Fionavar Tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay informed my own writing and my curiosity about books from a young age, and continue to do so. I’ve always been interested in how books speak to […]