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Ian Frisch Talks Magic and Publishing

Posted by Kiera Hufford on October 18, 2017

Professional Writing ’09 graduate Ian Frisch recently landed a book deal for his nonfiction novel about the underground world of magic. He will be visiting Champlain for a Q&A from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on October 26 in CCM 221 to discuss his book and the publishing process.   “In 2015, I was researching

Young Voices in Book Publishing

Posted by Ashley Dible on May 24, 2017

Sometimes it can feel a little like the younger generation is passing you by. Recently, an eight-year-old girl from Alabama, Nia Mya Reese, hit the Amazon bestseller list.  Young authors have always managed to capture attention, at times due to their impressive accomplishments for their age, and at times due to the material they were

Ask Yourself: Do We Really Need Small Presses?

Posted by Kiera Hufford on April 26, 2017

Small presses—otherwise known as indie publishers—are a lot of people’s go-to for their first novel, anthology, etc. Why? Because it’s hard to get a deal with one of the Big Five. They have to see potential in you as an author and, frankly, it’s a little intimidating—especially since they’re known to give unprecedented multi-million dollar

Book Design 101

Posted by Emma Reed on March 15, 2017

Book design has been an ongoing art since the Middle Ages, and it continues to grow and evolve even now in the twentieth century. It is ever-important as we are bombarded by more and more imagery every day. How can an author have their book stand out on a shelf with hundreds of other books

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

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

Ladies of the Book World

Posted by Jessica Demarest on December 3, 2014

When the phone rings in the tiny, rustically decorated office home to Patriot Construction, my mother is usually the one to answer. While my father manages the field work, making site visits and presenting to clients, my mother is in charge of all things “business.” She writes the contracts, balances the books, and signs the checks. But when clients call in with questions about any of these things, they insist on speaking with my father. Why? Because he’s a man.