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YPG November BBL: Thinking Outside of the Book: Unconventional Author Events and Why They Work

YPG November BBL: Thinking Outside of the Book: Unconventional Author Events and Why They Work
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We’ve all been there before. Cozy bookstore; bespectacled author; the pat, 15-20 minute talk, 2-3 questions and a signing. One hour and done. But what if there could be more to an “author event” than the ever-typical bookstore reading? Join us on Wednesday, November 11th as we explore the world of unconventional author/book events...
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NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
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Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you worry that without some writerly support you will almost certainly fall behind on your daily word count? Well, YPG is here for you. We’ll be hosting three write-ins from 6:00-7:30pm during the month of November, to keep you motivated! So join us on the dates below and...
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YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Adult Books Edition)

YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Adult Books Edition)
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Calling all agents and editors! Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition or sale, or moving on to your fifth, you won’t want to miss this editor/agent networking happy hour! Join YPG and the AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives) on Monday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm upstairs at Professor Thom’s (219 2nd Ave, between 13th and 14th...
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Not Your Fourth Grade Book Report: Tips for Writing Reader’s Reports

Not Your Fourth Grade Book Report: Tips for Writing Reader’s Reports
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Whether you’re a recent graduate, a young professional looking to switch career tracks, or an intern/newbie editorial assistant trying to impress your boss, if you’re hoping to work in an editorial department at a publishing company, you’ll inevitably encounter… the Reader’s Report. You’ll probably have to write one to get a job (as part...
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YPG Writers: From Pre-Writing to Rewriting

YPG Writers: From Pre-Writing to Rewriting
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Sometimes the hardest part of writing is getting started. And then, the hardest part of finishing something you’ve written, is realizing that it’s not really done. In the spirit of keeping your spirits lifted during the difficult before and after stages of writing, and as we approach National Novel Writing Month,  I thought we should...
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YPG: Are You First Gen?

YPG: Are You First Gen?
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As part of the ongoing YPG Diversity efforts, we are working hard to create events and form groups that put people in touch with those who share their backgrounds and interests. It was recently suggested that we consider polling the YPG community for those who are “first gen” (aka the first generation in their family...
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Town Hall: Navigating a Career Transition

Town Hall: Navigating a Career Transition
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On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, around 75 young publishing professionals gathered for the second annual YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition, held at the Jefferson Market branch of the New York Public Library. Panelists included: Annie Stone, Editor, Alloy Entertainment (transitioned from large publishing house to a smaller house, and then...
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YPG October BBL: I Don’t Remember the Title But the Cover Was Blue: The Front Lines of Bookselling

YPG October BBL: I Don’t Remember the Title But the Cover Was Blue: The Front Lines of Bookselling
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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of walking into your local bookstore—and here in New York, we’re lucky to have dozens of amazing bookstores, both large and small, to visit in person when we’re craving new books to feed our already overflowing shelves. What goes into the business of running a brick-and-mortar bookstore in...
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YPG HR Series: Resume Review

YPG HR Series: Resume Review
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There are so many questions to be had when it comes to perfecting your resume: What will make me stand out among dozens of other applicants? How can I briefly highlight all of my many accomplishments? Will everything fit on one page? What if I don’t have enough experience and my resume looks inadequate?...
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YPG September BBL: Children’s Censorship and Banned Books Week

YPG September BBL: Children’s Censorship and Banned Books Week
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KIDS EDITION: BANNED BOOKS? WHO NEEDS ‘EM? As we all know (and have heard about in our censorship panels throughout the year) censorship is an issue that affects all areas of the publishing industry and all readers…perhaps kids more than anyone else. Whether it’s books being taken off school shelves or stores refusing to...
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