jwisser: thepasta-nerada: vvrathia: the sexual tension when u and ur crush are online on fb at the same time and u just stare at their lil green dot and suddenly you know what gatsby felt like This is actually the most profound and appropriate literary allusion I’ve encountered so far this week.
How I Am Going To Tackle My Enormous To-Do List
Why Do Female Authors Dominate Young-Adult... →
lettersfromafutureeditor: J.K. Rowling, Suzanne Collins, Harper Lee, and more: The genre is full of women storytellers. I wrote a response to this in my YA Genre course ::: It saddens me that female authors writing 63 percent of the top 235 YA books somehow makes them “dominating the genre”. In the book world, men are still dominating – the New York Review of Books reviews 83 percent...
i haven’t caught up to any shows lately so nobody tell me what happened to ADVENTURE TIME, PARKS AND RECREATION, or COMMUNITY.
Realizing that the only "diversity" in the...
lifeinpublishing: (Submission from Anonymous, danke!)
HOW COFFEE FEELS ABOUT ME
dudeinpublishing: (Submission (sort-of) courtesy of the lovely and talented Marisa Dobson)
My Deduction Whenever A Less-Than-Steller Intern...
brooklynbookgirl: (Note: this does *not* apply to all interns…just the incompetent ones) posts like this always make me paranoid :(
IF I EVER HEAR A TEENAGER SAY THAT ANIMORPHS IS...
When The IT Guy Fixes The Problem In 2 Minutes
brooklynbookgirl: After I’ve attempted to fix it myself for the last 2 hours:
How my boss reigns me in when we're fucking crazy...
Falling Victim To The Number One Job Hazard Of...
When I got my first business card
lifeinpublishing: (Submission from SubRightsGirl, thanks!)
It’s not about passion. Passion is something that we tend to overemphasize, that...– Thomas Keller
When a book is going along great until the very...
When your press only has two printers, and both...
lifeinpublishing: (Submission from Caelyn, thanks!) this sounds like my office. i’m scared that so many publishers have this problem.
Interns in Publishing →
versobooks: lifeinpublishing: little spoiler: I got my first real job in publishing because I was a good intern. So therefore, I feel I have some insight on what makes a good intern. Please allow me to illuminate: First: Know when to be quiet and don’t be annoying Second: your answer to “Can you do X?” should ALWAYS… Normally we love this blog, but this is exactly the type of bullshit...
Life in Publishing: How LifeNPublishing got into... →
lifeinpublishing: little spoiler: I got my first real job in publishing because I was a good intern. So therefore, I feel I have some insight on what makes a good intern. Please allow me to illuminate: First: Know when to be quiet and don’t be annoying Second: your answer to “Can you do X?” should ALWAYS… i try being this, BUT I DON’T KNOW IF I SUCCEEDED. :/
How I Start To Feel When Giving Advice To Interns
brooklynbookgirl: And can’t tell if what I’m saying is motivational or discouraging: BUT FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE ANYWAY.
When people ask me if they should pursue a career...
How the entire publishing industry thinks of...
When someone messes up my easy but brilliant...
superblys: fourofthem: do you ever just plot making friends with someone like you come up with a strategy for making them think you’re cool and when you trick them into giving them your skype you just sit there like yes the battle is won but the war has just begun you son of a bitch
That miraculous one time I worked with an author...