Version Control Freak

by Laura Garwood, Collaborative Editor The editing process can be hard. You’ve sent your hard work away for someone else to look at and work on, and you are just left to wait it out. I hope they like it. If you are like a lot of people, you second-guess yourself. Oof,...

Need Something Positive?

by Ali Shaw, Executive Editor Dear friends, clients, and colleagues, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy. This is a tough time for everyone, and if you’re like me, it’s too easy to let the negativity and the fear take over. I hope you’re able to see the...

Love Books? Show Trees Some Love Too

By Ali Shaw, Founder & Executive Editor “The sun’s shining, the birds are singing, it’s a beautiful day!” That’s something my stepdad says every spring, and I love it. It’s starting to look like spring around Portland, although we tend to call these sunny late...

Good Sources for Great Quotes

by Kristen Hall Geisler, Collaborative Editor Authors, especially nonfiction authors, love to use quotations in their work. They can be inspiring words from past philosophers or motivating words from today’s leaders. You can use them as epigraphs at the head of each...