Tag Archives: small press

Wordstock 2013

Stories about stories. Stories about writers, about how publishers do what they do, and how publicists help. Stories about readers finding texts, readers greeting their favorite authors, and the next great book. Wordstock 2013, while not as well attended due … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Rejection? (With Free Books for Prizes!)

One of the unexpected consequences of starting a micro press and opening for submissions is needing to create a form rejection letter. We’re getting really wonderful queries so far, but since we’re only planning to publish two or three books each year, … Continue reading

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Book of the Year and Other News

I’m new to being a small press publisher, with my first title just released in October, and I’ve already learned how much time marketing and setting up readings takes away from working with the words themselves. I’ve also learned that … Continue reading

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It’s Release Day! (Prizes, Prizes, Prizes…)

Hurray, hurray, it’s release day! To celebrate, this post is the official unveiling of the cover designed by Gigi Little. Isn’t it amazing? Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life, $14, 200 pages, is available now … Continue reading

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