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Category Archives: Industry Life

Thoughts from the Submission Pile

by Jordan Hamessley London — Back in my life as an actress, I spent every day going on multiple auditions, waking at dawn to ride the subway in my pajamas to arrive at the audition studio around 8AM. I’d write my name on a list of girls auditioning already 25 girls long, took a nap until […]

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What’s your major?

by Alex Bracken — During my brief stint as an editorial assistant, I received a ton of really random calls. My theory is that the company’s operators just went to the first editorial assistant listed alphabetically in the staff directory with general editorial queries. My absolute favorite call I ever received came from a girl, […]

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Behind The Scenes: How Copy Edits Work

  by Amie Kaufman — One of the things we like to do here at Pub Crawl is give you a peek behind the curtain at parts of publishing you might not otherwise see. If you follow any authors on social media, the odds are very high you’ve seen them mention their copy edits more […]

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Pressures of Publishing part two

by Jodi Meadows – Last month I posted part one of the Pressures of Publishing. That post has a bunch of caveats and reminders that I know how lucky I am to be able write books that other people can read. So this time, I’ll just jump right in with a list. Obviously experiences will […]

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April 2014 Releases!

By Vanessa Di Gregorio – Spring is (sorta) here. Hurrah! Good riddance, snow! As much as I love curling under a warm blanket to read in the winter months, it just doesn’t compare to the feeling of warm sunshine. But Spring also means rainy days, and nights that are uncomfortably chilly compared to the balmy days […]

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