Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

The Ink-Stained Wretch: “The Big Easy”

A monthly column of wit, insight, irreverance and inspiration by a published author and veteran of the publishing trenches. The Ink-Stained Wretch: "The Big Easy" Don Whittington December, 1998   This is how easy it is: You get up at six...

Writing and Illustrating for Kids Fall Conference

Writing a longer novel is like falling in love. You feel like something strong has taken hold of you and won’t let go.”  --Barbara Timberlake Russell, Published Author A Special Report WRITING AND ILLUSTRATING FOR KIDS FALL CONFERENCE Society of...

Don D’Auria, Editor Dorchester Publishing Co., Inc.

My first actual job in publishing was as a sales rep for Farrar, Straus and Giroux, a small literary publisher, in those days still independently owned. They had a wonderful list and I believe they still have more Nobel laureates than any other house, but it was frustrating for me, because I wanted to be in editorial, not sales. So after a few years, I made the jump over to editorial at Cloverdale Press, where I really learned to edit in a lot of different genres. in a sense, that was my start as an editor.