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January 2017 Releases

Happy new year! Can you believe that it is now 2017?! As of this month, Pub(lishing) Crawl is now five years old???? (Even longer considering some of us came from Let the Words Flow!) The site has evolved and changed over the years—we’ve added contributors, we’ve said farewell to others, we’ve also started a podcast—and we thank each and everyone of you for sticking with us! With that said, welcome back to Upcoming Titles, our monthly […]

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The Reason I Love This Business

I decided to pursue publishing after a trying my hand at a couple different career paths after college.  Like most 21-year-olds, I didn’t really know what I wanted to do with my life, and I was learning the hard way that the best jobs don’t come easy. At the end of every day I would drive home from whatever job (teacher’s aide, exec asst for generic company, waitressing, movie theater, B&N) to my apartment (basement […]

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Favorite Opening Lines/Paragraphs

When it comes time for me to tackle my submission pile, I tend to approach it in three ways. First, I see if there are any submissions with offers or “interest” from other editors. If there aren’t any submissions that are under a time crunch, I tend to start with the oldest submission on my list. My last approach to submissions is a bit more fun and tends to happen when I’m trapped underground on […]

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Writing and Editing Workspaces!

About three months ago, I had a life change. I left my job at Grosset & Dunlap at Penguin to become an Editor at Egmont USA. It was a very exciting move for me, if a bit scary. Grosset had been my first publishing job and my first “real job” out of college. I had a ton of memories there and it felt like my second home. When I arrived at Egmont in December, I […]

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Introducing Another New Member: Adam Silvera!

Yesterday we introduced Pub Crawl’s newest member, Janice Hardy! If you missed her interview, check it out! There’s a chance to win one of Janice’s books. And on to our newest member… Welcome, Adam Silvera! We are so excited that Adam is joining the Pub Crawl gang, and bringing some much needed male insight to our publishing discussions. And boy do those insights cover a ton of ground… Adam was born and raised in the […]

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