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YPG Writers: A Writerly Support Group

YPG Writers: A Writerly Support Group
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“Hi my name is Ashley and…I’m a writer.” Do you sometimes feel like you would benefit from a support group for your writing? A group of individuals who totally understand all the crazy thoughts you have and things you do? People who might be able to offer advice on how to break through writers...
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World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities

World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities
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As the audience filed out of the last taping of David Letterman’s run on the Late Show on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, a group about twenty publishing professionals and aspiring authors gathered just down the block at the Penguin Random House midtown offices for “Your Guide to Online Writer Communities,” hosted by YPG Writers...
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YPG Writers (Un)block: Summer Secrets

YPG Writers (Un)block: Summer Secrets
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Do you wish you could get a bit of writing practice without signing up for a class? A chance to get out of your own head and maybe away from your current project and just write for fun with no expectations or stress or commitments? If so, you’ll be happy to know that Writers (Un)Block is back! This time...
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YPG Special Offer: FREE Intensive Workshop at 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference

YPG Special Offer: FREE Intensive Workshop at 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference
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The 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference will be held June 12-14, 2015 at Manhattan College in New York City. This is an opportunity for publishing staff to learn from seasoned publishers as well as educators, designers, and digital developers about the newest developments and opportunities in children’s publishing. The conference includes a diverse range...
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YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition

YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition
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Do you see yourself behind a desk editing manuscripts yet you found yourself selling books at a trade show? Perhaps you planned to work closely with children’s books but instead took a position dealing with adult trade? Maybe you secretly long to pitch cookbooks in various media outlets but settled for an opportunity in...
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Full Event! From Publisher to Published

Full Event! From Publisher to Published
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We’ve all heard about them: the editors and marketing assistants, publicists and production managers who are secretly (or not-so-secretly) working on their novels in the wee hours of the morning, or well into the night. You yourself might even be an aspiring writer who writes during every free evening not spent at author events,...
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Agent & (Aspiring) Author Mixer #ypgwriters

Agent & (Aspiring) Author Mixer #ypgwriters
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Are you an agent (or assistant at an agency) on the look-out for brilliant, new talent? Are you a writer hoping to make the elusive connection with an agent? Maybe you’re even someone new to publishing who wants to know more about how the traditional road to publication works? If so, this is the...
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YPG Professional & Scholarly Publishing Networking Luncheon

YPG Professional & Scholarly Publishing Networking Luncheon
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For those of you with 0-3 years of experience in any department of an AAP member publishing house that work in professional and scholarly publishing, you’re invited to join your fellow PSP members at a free lunch and networking event on Tuesday, May 12th from 12:00-1:30pm at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor, NYC). The luncheon will...
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YPG Diversity Linkedin Update #ypgdiversity

YPG Diversity Linkedin Update #ypgdiversity
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Thank you to everyone who has joined the AAP’s LinkedIn group for Bookjobs Diversity HERE. Our hope is that this will serve as a resource for members at all of the AAP member publishing houses to use when recruiting diverse candidates into the industry, to reveal that there are people already working in publishing who support...
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External Affairs: Five Tips for Successfully Collaborating with Freelancers

External Affairs: Five Tips for Successfully Collaborating with Freelancers
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Publishers hire all sorts of freelancers to help get books designed, printed, and marketed. Even in an entry-level job, you might find yourself in charge of finding and hiring freelancers to help with permissions, ancillary educational products, or design work. If you’re worried about finding the right person, or how to manage your relationship...
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