In conversation with FLOAT author JoeAnn Hart & cover artist Karen Ristuben

In conversation with Float author JoeAnn Hart and  cover artist Karen Ristuben JoeAnn Hart is the author of Float, a “witty, profound, and beautifully observed” (Margot Livesey) novel about family, the environment, and life in a hardscrabble seaside town in Maine. Karen Ristuben is an award-winning artist and educator whose work is environmental advocacy at its core. JoeAnn …

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Ask anything…

Today, the latest Ask a New Author column launched on Book Divas, featuring Ashland Creek Press authors Mindy Mejia, Olivia Chadha, and Jean Ryan. In today’s post, the authors answer questions about what they’d like to share with aspiring authors, as well as what went through their minds when they got the news that their books …

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An interview with FLOAT author JoeAnn Hart

An interview with Float author JoeAnn Hart by Shelby Harris Q: I love the multiplicity of the title, Float. Can you give a little background on how you developed the title? Did you decided on “float” as a title before, after, or somewhere in the middle of writing the novel? A: No matter what I …

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Ask a new author

We are delighted to announce that during the first six months of 2013, three Ashland Creek Press debut authors — Mindy Mejia, Olivia Chadha, and Jean Ryan — will be participating in the Book Divas‘ Ask a New Author column.     This means that for the next six months, Mindy, Olivia, and Jean will be …

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If e-books are the new paperbacks, why are they so expensive?

I’m not the only one who’s been saying that paperbacks are the new hardcovers, and e-books are the new paperbacks. Paperbacks are getting more expensive as publishers go with smaller print runs or print-on-demand (like us). And e-books are generally priced under $10, due in part to Amazon’s revenue-share incentives, but also due to the …

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