Hey Party! Since REBEL SEOUL comes out in almost two weeks (eek!), I figured I’d share with you the journey this book has gone on, from shiny new idea to a NEW VISION of the story to publication. Once upon a time, I was a senior in college and had this dream (it was a… Continue reading Journey of a Rebel S(e)oul: The New Visions Award
The day has come! The one that WBP has been waiting for on pins and needles… …it’s release day for DAUGHTER OF THE BURNING CITY by our own amazing Amanda Foody! Check out our amazing Author Spotlight Interview (our first) with Foody from earlier this year (click below to go to the full interview): We’ve… Continue reading Release Day: Daughter of the Burning City + Giveaway (CLOSED)!
A bunch of the WBP contributors went to ALA Annual conference this year in Chicago and we had an amazing time! Partly because we were able to see Amanda Foody on her first panel and Axie Oh had her first signing for her debut REBEL SEOUL! To start out the weekend on Friday there were some signings (including one… Continue reading Conference Report: ALA Annual 2017 & ARC GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)
On any given day, I do a ton of reading. There’s my for-fun book on my commute to and from work. The unpublished manuscripts I read in the office as part of my job as a literary assistant. My after-hours beta reading for friends. And, yeah, okay, the occasional after-hours work reading, too — assistant… Continue reading The Top Five Reasons I Stop Reading a Manuscript
Last weekend I was lucky enough to go to the amazing BookExpo and BookCon events in the New York City Javits Center with a few other WBP contributors: Melody, Foody, Meg, Ashley, and Christine! BookExpo is the largest industry publishing event of the year. There are select tickets for bloggers, but it’s mainly for publishers,… Continue reading Conference Report: BookExpo & BookCon 2017!
It’s been a while since we checked in with our contributors about what we’re currently reading. See what we’ve been filling our non-writing non-blogging non-working time with! (Spoiler Alert: A lot of contemporary!) Akshaya Raman is reading WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI by Sandhya Menon A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American… Continue reading What We’re Reading
Through our Pub Life posts, Writer’s Block Party will be hosting guests and contributors who talk about their jobs within the publishing industry. There are many more career paths in publishing than a lot of people realize, and we’re so excited to spotlight a few of them for you guys! Publishing is probably one of… Continue reading Pub Life #2: Publishing – It’s Not Like The Movies