Submissions in 2019 and beyond…

Writers, mark your calendars — our next submissions period will run from January 1 to January 31, 2019. During the month of January, we will be accepting submissions of book-length fiction and nonfiction on the themes of the environment, animal protection, ecology, and wildlife — as always, we’re looking for exceptional, well-written, engaging stories. In the …

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State of the Press: August 2014

We send out periodic updates to our authors about what’s new at Ashland Creek Press, and because we have a lot going on this year, I wanted to share some of this news from our State of the Press Address. First of all, I want to share a few highlights from the past six months: JoeAnn Hart’s …

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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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Dispatches from the Ashland Book & Author Festival

Yesterday was the first annual (yes, there are plans for next year!) Ashland Book and Author Festival, sponsored by Southern Oregon University’s Friends of Hannon Library and SMART. We were happy to be there as both authors and publishers, and especially to meet so many other readers, writers, and publishers. The festival took place on three floors …

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