Mojave Compound

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Each Compound Press features an illustrated element, designed by Audrey Mina Kim, that details the mixed genres and hybridized literary forms. The story will consist of two or more categories in combination to create a diverse narrative and the book will be composed of varying styles designed to coordinate a literary technique or tone.READ MORE

SWP16 – Workshop Session

Throughout the month of July, during the Summer Writing Project, 1888 and JukePop present a series of free educational essays, lectures, and podcast episodes produced for the community and available to support our Top 25 with advancing their stories. We have branded July the Summer Writing Project: Workshop Session.READ MORE

SWP16 – Events

Throughout the month of July, during the Summer Writing Project, 1888 and JukePop present a series of free educational essays, lectures, and podcast episodes produced for the community and available to support our Top 25 with advancing their stories.READ MORE

Where Books Come From – Part Two: Enter the Literary Agent

Quick recap: Part One began with a list of major players who contribute to the book publishing process, from agents and editors to distributors and more. It also began with quite a few questions. The focus of the previous blog post, as well as what’s to come, is to examine the publishing industry in a relatable way in order to discover why traditional publishers function as they do, and whether or not the system can or should be changed.READ MORE

Where Books Come From – Part Three: Big Houses versus Little Indies

Quick recap: Last post I took a very brief look at what it means to start the publishing process. Most of what I discussed was common knowledge—the fact that the writing process takes time, the fact that the first step to publishing a book is deciding between traditional or indie publishing and the fact that a literary agent is the key to reaching major publishers.READ MORE