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We're Emily Einolander and Corinne Kalasky and we're mapping the frontier between traditional and indie publishing. And saying many cusses. Opinions are our own and don't reflect those of our employers (like, at all). [Theme song by Amy Hakanson | Logo design and artwork by Leigh Thomas]

We're Emily Einolander and Corinne Kalasky and we're mapping the frontier between traditional and indie publishing. And saying many cusses. Opinions are our own and don't reflect those of our employers (like, at all). [Theme song by Amy Hakanson | Logo design and artwork by Leigh Thomas]
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We're Emily Einolander and Corinne Kalasky and we're mapping the frontier between traditional and indie publishing. And saying many cusses. Opinions are our own and don't reflect those of our employers (like, at all). [Theme song by Amy Hakanson | Logo design and artwork by Leigh Thomas]

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Episodes

Episode 13: Interview with Charlee Hoffman

1/16/2019
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Ghostwriter Charlee Hoffman joins us to discuss her career in publishing, from her days working at New York literary agencies to her current gig ghostwriting in the self publishing world. We talk about the value of story, the enduring value of the book, niche marketing lessons that traditional publishing can take from self-publishing, and rambunctious ginger cats. Also, Emily and Corinne read Jeff Bezos's embarrassing text messages.

Duration:01:03:40

Episode 12: Interview with Emily Han of Lyrical Editing

1/3/2019
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It's new year new you time...hybrid pub style. We interview Emily Han of Lyrical Editing, a freelance developmental editor who has worked on mind, body, spirit books for traditional publishers as well as independent authors. We also talk about our bookish goals for 2019 and muse about Murakami, time management, and psychedelics.

Duration:01:02:58

Episode 11: Interview with Brian W. Parker

12/12/2018
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Emily chats with Brian W. Parker, co-owner of Believe in Wonder Publishing. He and his wife Josie write, illustrate, publish, and sell stories of magic and imagination to children in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Duration:00:53:33

Episode 10.5: Corinne Reads Again

11/28/2018
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It's a Thanksgiving miracle! Corinne is finally reading again. We have a short chat about this joyous news on a day off from our publishing work.

Duration:00:22:19

Episode 10: Mary Bisbee-Beek

11/14/2018
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Emily and Corinne interview publishing consultant and book publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek about her eclectic career working in the Bay Area and beyond. She tells us about the trifecta that makes for the perfect publicity campaign and some of her most cherished projects. Emily and Corinne also discuss a recent Buzzfeed piece about the self-help bestseller "Girl, Wash Your Face." All opinions are our own and do not reflect those of our employers.

Duration:01:20:26

Episode 9: Murderous Writers and Creepypasta

10/31/2018
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WARNING: This episode is full of cusses and also (sometimes graphic) descriptions of murder. ALSO IF YOU DON'T SHARE WITH 10 PEOPLE YOU WILL RECEIVE DEEP LACERATIONS ON EACH. It's our most favorite of holidays: Halloween. We're celebrating by talking about one of the earliest forms of online storytelling: the Creepypasta. Also, Corinne details some horrific true stories of authors who killed as well as true crime writers who got a little too close to their subjects.

Duration:01:23:26

Episode 8: Tara Lehmann

10/17/2018
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Publicist extraordinaire Tara Lehmann joins Emily and Corinne to talk about the exciting world of children's books and recount her grand tour of Michigan, ending at the Grand Hotel of Somewhere in Time fame. What, you haven't seen it? At least stay for the fudge and horses. Content does not reflect the opinions of our employers in any way, and also CW: cursing and shade.

Duration:01:17:09

Episode 7: Interview with Jessica Clark

10/4/2018
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Emily interviews PDX-based print coordinator Jessica Clark about the unsung hero of traditional publishing: paper. We also take a dive into the totally-legit Amazon reviews of "Wasted: Tales of a GenX Drunk." Because you have to laugh so you don't cry. Corinne is out at PNBA and I cry a silent tear.

Duration:01:04:53

Episode 6.5: JT Reads Stone & Fire

9/24/2018
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CW: Explicit content and railing against colonizers. At the suggestion of Marie Robinson, Emily's husband J.T. reads aloud from the first in her Magical Kingdom reverse-harem romance series Stone & Fire (available now from Amazon). You've heard about it in Episode 4. We've gone on about it in the newsletter. Now you get a sneak peek of the sexy, fun content with special appearances by Matthew McConaughey, Tom Waits, Macho Man Randy Savage, Hulk Hogan, and Buddy Cole. As Emily is still...

Duration:00:29:26

Episode 6: Launch

9/17/2018
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This episode tells what HPS is all about: Bringing together traditional and self-publishers together for some (gender inclusive) YA-YA SISTERHOOD.

Duration:01:34:28

Episode 5: Fun Amazon Factoids

9/11/2018
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Episode 5: Fun Amazon Factoids by Hybrid Pub Scout Podcast

Duration:01:16:20

Episode 4: Interview with Romance Author Brianne Marie Robinson

9/10/2018
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Self-published author Brianne Marie Robinson joins us to talk about the travails of making a living as a self-published romance author. We discuss enduring the hailstorms and random geysers of Amazon's changing terms of service, male pregnancy, and sexy bigfoots (among other things). We also talk about her brand new reverse harem romance Stone and Fire.

Duration:01:30:08

Episode 3: Amazon dot wrong?

8/6/2018
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We started out wanting to address the recent-ish Forbes article recommending libraries be replaced with Amazon stores. This led into a discussion of skyrocketing rents and gentrification in Seattle. And somehow we got to talking about how I once made my mom smuggle a frog out of the library in her purse. (And yes, Mom, I realized after recording this that I named it "Leonard Green Frog" and not Kermit.) And then we realized we'd just accidentally launched a 5 or 100 part series about Amazon...

Duration:01:14:44

Episode 2: Interview with Corinne Kalasky

7/24/2018
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Small, scrappy indies on the West Coast. Big 5 tastemakers in New York. Corinne Kalasky's worked with both, and snuck stint at a midlevel Nashville publisher in there too. We talk imaginary friends, Poland, prophetic grandmas, violin prodigies, and Instapot marketing victories. Also, I recruit her to co-host the podcast. NBD.

Duration:00:45:14

Episode 1: Interview with Maeko Bradshaw

6/12/2018
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When Maeko graduated from Portland State's graduate program in Publishing, she had no idea she'd be the head of a publishing company within the year. But in indie publishing, sometimes being the boss means being LITERALLY EVERYTHING. Maeko gives her first impressions on working as the "everything" for Bona Fide books in Tahoe, California. We talk small publishing, wearing multiple hats, and Celine Dion.

Duration:00:16:17