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Award-Winning Author and Journalist Michael J. Totten Joins Lucky Bat Books

Welcome, Michael J. Totten! The team at Lucky Bat Books is thrilled to announce that editor, book marketer, journalist and writer Michael Totten is onboard as managing editor. He’s working with fiction and nonfiction writers, putting his prodigious talents and skills to use in today’s publishing...

Welcome Shaunta Grimes

Lucky Bat Books is feeling lucky to be adding author and editor Shaunta Grimes to its managing editors team today. Shaunta is author of young adult novels including Viral Nation and Rebel Nation, and an editor with experience and passion in speculative fiction, children’s books, creative...

Working with Lucky Bat Books

What’s it like to work with Lucky Bat Books? When a Lucky Bat Books author posts  a blog about his experiences working with us, well, wouldn’t we be crazy not to share it? Especially since it gives you insight into how it feels to work with Lucky Bat Books and how we work with you, including our...

Meet Managing Editor Sarah Katreen Hoggatt

Today is our day to extend a big hearty welcome to Sarah Katreen Hoggat, as she joins the managing editor team at Lucky Bat Books. Sarah, a Salem, Oregon editor and publisher, has been working with Lucky Bat Books on projects already, so you may have already been in touch with her. She’ll still be...

Welcome Dayle Dermatis

Today is our day to extend a big hearty welcome to Dayle Dermatis, as she joins the managing editor team at Lucky Bat Books. Dayle has worked with Lucky Bat Books as an editor and now is jumping over to the project managing side of the team. She’ll still be editing, but now she will be shepherding...

Introducing Lucky Bat Books’ New Managing Editor

Welcome, Joelle Fraser. All of us at Lucky Bat Books are pleased and thrilled — and just plain old happy — to add Joelle Fraser to our managing editors team. Joelle, a published author and an experienced college writing instructor, has already served as an editor for Lucky Bat Books. Now she joins...

Congrats to the Winner of the Lucky Bat Books Doorprize at DFWCon!

Congratulations to writer Brigid Melloy, winner of the Lucky Bat Books publishing package at the Dallas Fort Worth Writers Conference. The doorprize is a $2,000-plus package of ebook, print, cover, consulting and editing by our professional team!  We are eager to work with you, Brigid. And big thanks to...

Show It, Don’t Tell It, in 5 Easy Steps

by Jessica Santina.  “Show, don’t tell.” That’s the advice your English teacher used to give you. But similar to “write what you know,” this sort of sage advice has the flavor of the bland and too-worn anymore. What the heck does that mean, anyway? Here’s what: What...

The 5 Most Overused Words (and how to stop using them)

by Jessica Santina.  If much of the writing that happens these days is any indication, there really is nothing new under the sun. People have amazing dinners, amazing weekends with family, amazingly productive workdays. Just this morning, E Online wanted me to read its list of “10 amazing facts”...

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