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buyouts

How Corporate Buyouts Become a Diversity Issue


Posted by Elise Price on March 8, 2017

Last year, Ashgate Publishing officially closed after it was bought out by the larger company Informa, owner of the Taylor & Francis publishing house, in 2015.   The company opened its doors in 1967 and was based in the United Kingdom, with an office in London as well as a US-based office in Burlington, Vermont.


uniqueposition

The Unique Position of Our Generation


Posted by Kiera Hufford on March 1, 2017

Self-publishing is on the rise. Brick-and-mortar stores are going out of business. Amazon and ebooks are becoming more popular. Already-established authors are having trouble getting novels published the traditional way and are searching for new options. So what does all this mean for us up-and-coming writers?   Because of the advancements in technology, authors can


crowdfunding

When Publishing Really Gets Collaborative: Crowdfunding for Writers


Posted by Elise Price on February 22, 2017

As a college senior studying writing and publishing, I’ve spent much of the past four years weighing the benefits and drawbacks of traditional and self-publishing. Which is more cost-effective? How long does either process take? Which experience is more fulfilling as a first-time author? Sometimes, it seems like there are too many questions to count,


textbooks

Dear Professors: Choose Open Textbooks, Please


Posted by Jessica Demarest on February 15, 2017

I love getting new books. New textbooks, though? Those are another story. And it’s not just because I don’t find them as interesting as the books I might read for pleasure; it’s because textbooks are, for the most part, outrageously priced.   The College Board suggests that college students budget about $1,200 a year just


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Champlain Writer’s Newsletter


Posted by Kiera Hufford on February 13, 2017

Welcome to the Champlain Writer’s newsletter! Each edition features a new selection of places to submit, tools for writers, and prompts (for those suffering from the dreaded writer’s block). Check out the upcoming events to see what’s happening on or around campus.   Where Can I Submit My Work?   Some of the featured magazines


thankyou

A Personal Thank You From CCPI


Posted by Kiera Hufford on February 8, 2017

By now you’ve probably heard a little bit about Publishing: Digitized and Personalized (if not a lot). For those who have been living under rocks and in caves, Publishing: Digitized and Personalized is our most recent publication and, if you were anywhere on the first or second floor of Champlain’s CCM Building on Friday, February 3, you probably heard


itscoming

It’s Coming: “Publishing: Digitized and Personalized”


Posted by Maggie Bean on February 1, 2017

If you’re new to the publishing world, it can be tricky to know where to start. What even is publishing anyway?! Champlain College Publishing Initiative’s latest book, Publishing: Digitized and Personalized, offers readers multiple perspectives and makes this world more accessible, especially for someone who is just starting out in the industry.   The Champlain College


behindthescenes

Go Behind the Scenes of “Publishing: Digitized and Personalized”


Posted by Kiera Hufford on January 25, 2017

By now you’ve probably heard of Champlain Publishing’s newest publication, Publishing: Digitized and Personalized. Wait, you mean to tell me that you haven’t heard a peep about it? Well, start here! Publishing: Digitized and Personalized is a series of essays focused on the ever-shifting publishing industry and how it merges with the digital world. It


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Champlain Writer’s Newsletter


Posted by Kiera Hufford on January 23, 2017

Welcome to the Champlain Writer’s newsletter! Each edition features a new selection of places to submit, tools for writers, and prompts (for those suffering from the dreaded writer’s block). Check out the upcoming events to see what’s happening on or around campus.   Where Can I Submit My Work?   Some of the featured magazines


Kara Joyce Writing Forums

Author Spotlight: Kara Joyce Talks Writing Forums


Posted by Kiera Hufford on January 18, 2017

Champlain Publishing’s latest project, Publishing: Digitized and Personalized, is set to launch on February 3. This particular collection of essays explores aspects of the publishing industry as it expands into a digital world. With topics ranging from digital printing to crowdfunding, this anthology is sure to teach you quite a bit about the adaptations publishing has