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”

AUPQ: How Do You Balance The Use Of Twitter?

Quick Note: Yes, the Path2pub website has had a bit of a makeover to make the site more accessible to you readers. If you have any suggestions or have any issues with the update, please let us know! Today’s AUPQ, Erica_V wants to know: Twitter is a really tricky place in the writing scene becauseContinue reading “AUPQ: How Do You Balance The Use Of Twitter?”

My 2nd Book is Getting Published!

Today I’m happy to share the news that my 2nd picture book is getting published! The announcement was officially made last Thursday on Publisher’s Weekly and on Friday I got to share about it on my social media. It made my day to read all the wonderful and encouraging messages that were left on myContinue reading “My 2nd Book is Getting Published!”

AUPQ: Do You Think Publishing Is Dying?

On today’s Ask Us Pub Questions, Sarah wants to know: With all that has been going on in the book world —editors leaving or talking about burnouts, poor pay and work environment, do you think publishing is dying? This is a very interesting question, Sarah! On one of our Roadside Cafe’s is a link toContinue reading “AUPQ: Do You Think Publishing Is Dying?”

What It Means To Be An Asian In Publishing

It’s AAPI Heritage Month in the US, so I figured there’s no better time to discuss what it means for me to be an Asian in publishing. It’s no big secret that BIPOC have been struggling against the biases in the traditionally white western publishing machinery, and while there has been plenty of progress madeContinue reading “What It Means To Be An Asian In Publishing”

Brighter than the sun

The title of this post might be a little contradictory with what I really want to discuss.  Toxic positivity in the writing community. The reason I chose this topic it’s because I saw some tweets, and it made me realize we don’t talk about this enough. Toxic positivity is seeing only the positive in everythingContinue reading “Brighter than the sun”