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Category Archives: Industry Life

A Day in the Life of a Literary Assistant…GIF Style

by Jaida Temperly — Hi all! My name is Jaida Temperly and I’m a Literary Assistant at New Leaf Literary & Media. This is my very first post on Pub Crawl (cue confetti), so I thought it fitting that I post about what it’s like to be a Literary Assistant. But in GIF style, of […]

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The Editorial “Call”

by Jordan Hamessley London – Many authors and agents have written about their experiences with “the call.” That moment when the working relationship truly begins and the author and agent have their first chance to truly get to know each other and figure out if they would make a good team. These stories are always […]

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Interview with Catherine Scully: Map Design

Kat Zhang with Catherine Scully – Hey guys! I’m here today with the awesome Catherine Scully, who designed the gorgeous map for Claire Legrand’s  WINTERSPELL. Let’s see what she has to say about map-making I’m sure I’m not the only one who has always loved not only drawing maps, but staring at the maps in fantasy […]

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Reading Historical Fiction

by Rachel Seigel — With Vetrans Day coming up next week in the U.S. and Remembrance day in Canada, it got me thinking again about Historical Fiction, and I have come to the conclusion that Historical Fiction gets a bad rap. Countless times in my years selling books to both the public and to schools, […]

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The Great Debate: An Agent and Editor Discuss the Latest in Contract Negotiation

by Joanna Volpe — I had a chance to sit down with an editor friend recently to discuss one of the least fun (but most important) parts of the publishing process: the deal/contract negotiation. And lucky for me, Editor agreed to let me share some of that conversation with you here on Pub Crawl. We […]

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