Articles

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.

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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Announcing Indigo’s AWP Warm-Up

Join us at Rose City Book Pub (1329 NE Fremont St.) in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday, March 26 from 8:00–11:00 p.m. for Indigo's AWP Warm-Up. Warm up for the 2019 AWP Conference and Book Fair with members of the Indigo community. Come hear readings from some of our...

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That Is Not the Editor You Are Looking For

by Laura Garwood Do you know that words starting with a prefix, like mini-, over-, non-, or -, are generally closed compounds? Well, neither does your computer. Thus, if you write superpowerful, precourse, noninfrastructure, or preincident in a book manuscript, your...

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Join Us for Indigo’s Writers Happy Hour in Sacramento

Join Indigo's Laura Garwood and other writers for happy hour and lively conversation. Sunday, February 17, 3–4:30 p.m. at Bella Bru 5038 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608 RSVP on Meetup here.  Sign up for our newsletter to stay in the loop about more writing events...

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Sometimes the Book Is Just the Beginning

by Paul Gerald, author of The Groundhopper’s Guide to Soccer in England I had no idea my new book was going to become the hub of a new business. I simply started where I always do with my book ideas: at the intersection of what I know about, what I enjoy doing, what...

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6 Ways to Shop Book Smart This Holiday Season

Happy Holidays from Indigo! We wish you and your loved ones peace, comfort, good food, stability, and lots of great books. If it’s on your holiday list to support your loved ones’ pursuit of the perfectly filled bookshelf, then we’re right there with you! Here are...

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