Articles & Announcements

Every month, we send a newsletter to our community featuring upcoming events as well as an article by one of our knowledgeable team members. This page chronicles the articles, but be sure to sign up for the newsletter to get them in your inbox and to be updated about events.

School Is In and Online

By Kristen Hall-Geisler Summer vacation is over, and that means one thing: back-to-school supplies! One of my greatest indulgences as an adult is trawling the back-to-school aisles and filling a basket with notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers, folders, and whatever else...

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Simple Math for Writers

Guest Post by April Ford, Associate Publisher of SFK Press Back when I had no clue what it means to be an author (some two decades ago), the passion and commitment required in equal doses to sustain a career in letters, I nonetheless had strong ideas about what I was...

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Standard Manuscript Format—Why Bother?

by Ali Shaw, Executive Editor I come from a family of artists. Drawing, painting, graphic design, music—you name the medium, and most likely someone in my family has an impressive portfolio in it. Sadly, I did not inherit their skills, but I do have a deep...

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Seeking Collaborative Editor

Update: Position has been filled. Thank you! Collaborative Editor Indigo: Editing, Design, and More seeks an editor to join our team on a contract basis. Indigo is a firm of freelance publishing professionals that has been providing the best in publishing-related...

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Seeking Design/Production Assistant

Update: Position has been filled. Thank you! Design/Production Assistant Indigo: Editing, Design, and More seeks a book design and production assistant to join our team on a contract basis. Indigo is a firm of freelance publishing professionals that has been providing...

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Is Timing Really Everything?

Guest post by Jessie Glenn, Owner of Mindbuck Media Book Publicity With books, prerelease timing may not ensure the Nobel Prize in Literature, but it does ensure the opportunity to be absolutely positive that a book has the best possible chance at success. After all...

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Technical Difficulties

If you tried to email us this weekend, we had some technical difficulties, and you may have received a bounce message.   We're back up and running now, though, so feel free to email us again!   Thanks for...

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Using the Singular “They”—When Is It Okay?

by Jenn Zaczek Someone left their jacket on the bus. After reading that sentence, are you worried that the grammar police are coming to get me? It’s possible that you’re not too worried, and that’s because the use of the singular they is becoming more accepted....

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Come See Us at AWP!

Readings! Mingling! Book fair! Classes! A huge portion of the Indigo community will be at the AWP conference next week. (AWP stands for Association of Writers and Writing Programs—I don't know why there's only one W. I know it sounds like it's for MFA programs or...

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