Tag Archives | Susan Dennard

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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Birthday Adventures: Win signed ARCs of the entire Something Strange & Deadly series

This is the third year in which I’ve used my birthday as an excuse to give away a signed advanced reader copy (ARC) of my latest book. Well, this year ain’t no different! But unlike the last two years, this year, I will be turning the Big Three Zero (30, in case you couldn’t tell), and that means I need to go bigger and better than I have in the past. So this year, rather […]

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Increase Your Writing Productivity: the productivity pyramid

As promised in the FRAB to Fab series on my personal blog, I’m doing a spin-off series on increasing your writing productivity. Today is an introduction to what I call the Productivity Pyramid…Except that it’s not really a pyramid at all, but rather an upside-down triangle (as you can see below). STILL, you get the idea. The top of the triangle—ritual—is what I consider to be the most important technique for increasing creative output. Then each […]

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The Best of Pub Crawl 2013 + the Kindle Winner!

It’s that time of year again, guys—time for us at Pub Crawl to celebrate the past year’s worth of Pub Crawl-y awesome by rounding up some of our most amazing posts. Well, they’re all amazing, right? 😉 But these are the best of the best, I think! Together, we wrote over 171,097 words worth of posts on this blog this year. Unsurprisingly, the most commonly used word was “book.” The second most commonly used word was, […]

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These Broken Stars Dress Tour!

So These Broken Stars by the lovely Meagan Spooner and our very own Amie Kaufman (eee!) comes out in mere days. Can you guys believe it? After all this waiting and the growing insanity that is the These Broken Stars buzz machine, this awesome sci-fi (think Titanic meets Battlestar Gallactica season 3) will finally be in stores! To celebrate the book’s fast-approaching launch, Meg and Amie decided to send the dress featured on the book’s stunning cover (glance to […]

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