Uplifting Music For The Saddened Writing Heart

Welcome everyone to September on Path2pub themed around MUSIC! Please have your seats, the band will go live any second now. Considering I’d come up with this theme, ‘Musically Written’ it was funny that I had found myself wondering what I could possibly write about music—that also concerned writing, as the two don’t exactly meldContinue reading “Uplifting Music For The Saddened Writing Heart”

AUPQ: How Not To Panic When Authors Have Your Ideas

Hello, Readers! Our Ask Us Pub Questions page is growing again so we want to say thank you for trusting us with your questions and we look forward to answering them! Also ICYMI, our website themes for this month and next are here. Come participate with us. Today, Kemaya wants to know: How do youContinue reading “AUPQ: How Not To Panic When Authors Have Your Ideas”

Writing and Illustrating Picture Books

In this post I’ll give you an insight on how the authors and illustrators work “together” to create a picture book. I’ll be talking specifically about my experience with Santiago’s Dinosaurios. Please consider that the process might be different with other publishers. When I signed up my contract with Albert Whitman & Co. in MarchContinue reading “Writing and Illustrating Picture Books”

Navigating the Agent-Client Relationship

When you’re in the querying trenches, the goal is clear: Get that agent. But what happens after you have an agent? How are you supposed to work together for the next stage of your publishing career? Big thanks to Lucia for suggesting this topic, because I think it’s an important one and it’s useful toContinue reading “Navigating the Agent-Client Relationship”

AUPQ: What Established Author Would You Like A Chat With?

If you have questions you would like us to answer on publishing topics, simply leave a comment on our AUPQ page and we’ll get to it! Also, tomorrow is a Path2pub Special we can’t wait to share with you. Stay tuned! Today, Garlow wants to know: If you could have a two hour chat withContinue reading “AUPQ: What Established Author Would You Like A Chat With?”

Weekend Roadside Cafe

Info Burgers 🍔 Why Book Preorders Are Important For Authors: If you’ve ever wondered why book preorders are important to authors, check this out. DOJ VS PRH: Penguin Random House is seeking to acquire Simon & Schuster, and this is a summary of the trial everyone has been speaking of. Book Launch Survival Guide: ByContinue reading “Weekend Roadside Cafe”

#DVPit Most Iconic Tweets

Because this August 1st and 2nd 2022 is the DVPit Season in the writing community, and because Lucia is a total geek for all things publishing success stories, here are some of the most successful #DVPit pitches. Both in the sense that they got the authors agents and also launched the authors’ successful writing careers!Continue reading “#DVPit Most Iconic Tweets”

A Field Of Mines: Publishing Twitter

First of all, I want to start by saying I’m so glad I’ve gotten my blogging mojo back! I hit a serious iceberg on my publishing journey and my creativity ship sank, making me struggle with blogging about this path. Feeling eager now to write this post, made me realize my ship is gradually settingContinue reading “A Field Of Mines: Publishing Twitter”

Weekend Roadside Cafe

Info Burgers 🍔 Crafting Twitter Pitches: Bringing this gem of a post from Reem back since #DVPit is so close! Avoid Stereotypes In Fiction: POC: An enlightening article about writing POC characters. 72 Most Popular Fantasy Novels In The Past Three Years: Check out this Goodreads post for the reigning fantasy novels since 2020. What’sContinue reading “Weekend Roadside Cafe”

R&R: My Experience

Last week, while I was brainstorming which theme I should write about for this post, I worked on the edition of an interview I did with author Anna Orenstein-Cardona for the Las Musas blog. During our conversation, we talked about Anna’s soon to be published picture book, The Tree of Hope, and she also sharedContinue reading “R&R: My Experience”