Sneak Peeks

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We’re just getting back into the swing of things here in the office after a nice break. We’ve finalized our fall 2010 title list. And, since I have enjoyed going through manuscripts and brainstorming marketing plans this week, I thought I’d share a little info on some of the upcoming projects.

Of course, as always in publishing, nothing is ever completely final at this point…just a necessary little disclaimer. But here are some of the things I’m particularly looking forward to.

We’ve partnered with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in a fabulous cookbook project. I just looked through the manuscript, and the recipes sound amazing. When coupled with photos, this will be the perfect gift book for those who love traditional foods.

We’re also doing our book with Laura Pedersen this fall. Laura is the author of Buffalo Gal, which was published in the fall of 2008 and has continued to receive great responses (especially up in Buffalo, NY). Her new book is a little less memoir, and a little more history with all of Laura’s usual humor. She is a wonderful author to work with.

From our Speck Press imprint we’re looking forward to a hilarious history of hooch. (Sorry for the alliteration, but I couldn’t resist.) This will have great images to go with the intelligent and funny writing of Richard English. I’m just wrapping up my first read through the manuscript, and I’ve laughed out loud enough that my co-workers must think I’m a little crazy.

Next in the process comes cover development. Covers are always one of my favorite steps in the process. I’m already looking forward to updating the blog during those meetings!

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Founded in 1984, Fulcrum Publishing is one of the largest independent publishers in the country, with more than 450 active titles. The company maintains a high standard of quality and pride in its books, with the objective of encouraging readers to live life to the fullest and learn something new each day. Fulcrum Publishing specializes in general-interest nonfiction titles with focuses in public policy, education, Native American culture and history, travel and outdoor recreation, environmentalism, and gardening. Fulcrum is headquartered in Golden, Colorado. The Fulcrum Publishing blog is run and updated by Dani Perea. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions, comments, or ideas by e-mailing her at Dani[at]fulcrumbooks[dot com].

2 Responses to Sneak Peeks

  1. Erin, looks good! welcome to blog world. let me know if you guys have a book club pick — I write a post in On the Bookcase. http://blog.readinggroupchoices.com/

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