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10 Lessons From 10 Years of Running a Small Press

When I first began Prospect Park Books ten years ago, not for a minute did I imagine it would still be in business today, let alone have grown from a regional guidebook publisher into a national house focusing on fiction, cookbooks, and gift…

Daunted by Holiday Cooking? Jennie Cook is Here to Help

Your nephew's girlfriend's brother Gary is invited to your holiday dinner, and he's a vegan. Your parents want a traditional meat dish. And your cousin's kid is gluten-intolerant. Daunted? We all face these challenges at our holiday tables,…

9 Tips for a Successful Author Event

While you might be in the process of writing your book and haven’t gotten to the stage of publishing, let alone promoting, it, it’s important to think creatively about bookstore events and author readings from the get-go. (I thought this…