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Apologies for the Confusion

Dear Kelsey,

I know that complaining about PSU’s communication is soo last semester (I work at an academic press; I can still use the semester as a unit of time) but I’ve just received an email that I think demands some newly revised complaint.  546 more words

Publishing Companies

First Day of School, Grad School Style

Dear Maggie,

It’s very disorienting to be back on a college campus where 1. It’s raining (I’m still use to SoCal weather) 2. I have no idea what’s going on. 371 more words

Grad School

Classroom Publishing: Issuu.com saves the day!

How does a student newspaper take the prospect of NO MONEY and turn it into an opportunity?

I’ll do my best to make this story short. 642 more words


Classroom Publishing: Books, blogs and beyond

Right now I’m in conversation with teachers about turning their fourth-grade students into members of an elementary school newspaper staff. The 9- and 10-year-olds would be responsible for interviewing each other, writing stories, editing each other’s work and establishing the design concepts for a quarterly publication. 837 more words


Eek! An eBook!

Last week I finished reading my first-ever ebook. The future is now!

Just a few months ago I saw an eReader at the Willamette Writers… 984 more words


WFT! (That's Wordstock for Teachers)

This fall’s Wordstock event is happening Oct. 7 through 10 at the Oregon Convention Center. I wanted to put the word out about the whole festival, but particularly about Wordstock for Teachers (happening Oct. 94 more words


Classroom Publishing: It's that simple

Today my post with the Classroom Publishing blog of Ooligan Press is a quick reflection on a super-simple publishing project I helped first-graders with this week. 74 more words