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Brittnee Newman

Brittnee Newman, Marketing & Communications Strategist for Xulon Press, has been a blogger, freelance journalist and editor for just over half a decade. She joined Xulon Press as an editor in 2012, and now supports the company within the Marketing Department. Follow her on Twitter at @XulonBrittnee.

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Wave Your Flag: Publishing Americana, Historical and Political Writing

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Wave Your Flag: Publishing Americana, Historical and Political Writing

In eighth grade, my American History class was required to memorize the preamble to the Declaration of Independence, and my teacher offered two points of extra credit for each word we memorized after that. I memorized the entire thing. Yes, you read that right. My fourteen-year-old-self memorized all 1,337 words of blissful Jeffersonian jargon in the […]

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Ask the Editor: Making Your Cookbook “Picture Perfect”

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Ask the Editor: Making Your Cookbook “Picture Perfect”

This month, Xulon Press is all about self-publishing your recipes—we’ve gone cookbook crazy! One of the most important components of a cookbook is, of course, the pictures! To get the skinny on how to capture your picture-perfect casseroles, sauces and sides, we’ve tapped into the brains of our resident food & photography experts. Meet our panel: […]

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Food for Thought: Calling All Authors with Recipes and Cookbooks!

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Food for Thought: Calling All Authors with Recipes and Cookbooks!

I’m always anxious for the advent of summer and the wonderful things it brings with it: the musical hum of lawn sprinklers being turned on full-blast for children to run through; the lazy way that the sun starts to drag out each evening; the electric snap-crackle-pop of a thunderstorm as a universally welcome reprieve from […]

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Scene One: Your Book and Poetry

Filed in From the Desk of... by on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Scene One: Your Book and Poetry

Like a fluffy, well-placed ribbon cascading down a vase of fresh flowers, adding poetry into a manuscript is a small touch which adds a lot of beauty—if done correctly. If done incorrectly, it can clash with, distract from, or (worse) obliterate any view of the original masterpiece. How do you make sure that you’re using […]

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A Day in the Life of a Xulon Press Editor

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A Day in the Life of a Xulon Press Editor

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, “You’re an editor? What do you do all day?!” The misconceptions are many! Bottom line, we’re more talented than just humble comma-movers, more empathetic than red-pen wielding ice queens, and much more normal than the seemingly flawless, type-A perfectionist in the movies.  Want proof? Here’s […]

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