The benefit of placing an editing team on location isn’t something that is readily apparent, as it is difficult to measure an increase in authenticity, quality, and design acuity during a production process that lasts more than a year. But if one were to observe an At the Waterline meeting, they’d notice certain camaraderie that can only come from collective experience. They’d hear of the abundance of creative and extraordinary ideas that have gone into At The Waterline’s production. A lot of big ideas are coming from that tiny team.
Recently, I was honored to conduct an interview with Brian K. Friesen, one of Ooligan Press’s newest authors, about his experience editing his manuscript with Team Rivers. Editing is one of the most intimidating and misunderstood areas of the publishing industry for aspiring writers, and Brian was happy to help demystify the process for those who are apprehensive or curious.
Welcome back to Rivers of the Pacific Northwest! Before we head any farther downstream, I’d like to introduce myself and the rest of my crew. We’ve added some top-notch talent this term, and they deserve a spotlight. First up, Tyler Mathieson, our fearless leader through the stormy seas of Rhythm in the Rain, will graduate […]
Now that the rain here in Portland has finally given way to a beautiful, sunshiny spring, our team at Ooligan is turning its attention from Rhythm in the Rain to a pair of shiny new projects. I say new, but our first project might look a little familiar. Ricochet River, Robin Cody’s coming-of-age classic about […]