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under the gum tree, cnf, literary magazine, janna maron,

April 8, 2018
by queenofbirdpress

The obligatory AWP post: Tampa, 2018

Attending the AWP conference gets easier every year. What was once overwhelming is now energizing. Obviously, some of this is experience: I know not to try to do everything; I pack nutrition and fluids in (peanut butter sandwiches, yogurt, water); … Continue reading

EFA Conference, NYC, editing, Sacramento Editing

September 6, 2016
by queenofbirdpress

Highlights from the Editorial Freelancers Conference

I’d met Mary Norris and taken care of my obligatory awkward-stuttering-fan first words at the Under the Gum Tree booth at AWP in LA earlier this year. So starting the day chatting with Mary Norris, the Comma Queen herself, was nothing but a pleasure. … Continue reading

editor sacramento editor

August 10, 2016
by queenofbirdpress

Supporting the community

In 2009, when I joined the ranks of full-time freelancers, I discovered the Editorial Freelancers’ Association, an education and support organization for editing/writing/publishing professionals. I wanted an affiliation, and I needed to learn. Not long after that,  fellow EFA member … Continue reading