Celebrating Denise L. Kaminsky’s 10 Years of Being an Author

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In 2011, Mascot Author Denise L. Kaminsky published her first book without any expectations. Now, we’re celebrating Denise’s ten-year milestone as the author of seven books in the highly successful series!Read all about her writing stages, publishing process, and long journey of authorship in her guest post below.Ten years!

July Book Releases

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It’s an exciting day because we have 19 new releases! From children’s books about circus animals on the loose to a collection of devotional and spiritual quotes, we have some exciting summer reads just for you. Fill your shelves with some of our new books below.Children’s BooksA Crooked Crown DayBy

June Featured Title: East of Hell

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Our June featured title is East of Hell by Whiskey Emerson!Maintaining a five-star Amazon rating, Whiskey’s sequel continues the story of Thomas, a man who is seeking vengeance against a powerful organization after discovering that his mother’s death was not the accident it appeared to be. Taking place one hundred and

Answering Your Most Burning Questions

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It’s totally normal to come into the publishing industry with a hundred questions. There’s a lot to know! But at Mascot, we work diligently with our authors to give them all the information they need throughout the entire publishing process.As a reference, our departments answered some of the most commonly

What is Hybrid Publishing?

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Hybrid Publishing can be quite an enigma. That’s because there wasn’t really a universal definition up until three years ago. In 2018, the IBPA Advocacy Committee couldn’t identify the differences between a self-publishing service provider and a hybrid publisher, and so they developed nine hybrid publishing standards to give

Mascot Authors Publish Picture Books to Help Children Cope with Pandemic

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Remote schooling, cancelled playdates, and an entire year of isolation made the world turn upside down for children.In this time, three Mascot authors decided to write picture books about the pandemic experience to help children process their difficult emotions, appreciate the rekindled unity and human spirit, and learn to be

April’s Featured Title: Melanin Brown Discovers America

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April’s featured title is (drum roll please)… by Candice Davis!Melanin Brown is a very wise seventh-grader who witnesses a new student being bullied because of his beliefs. This situation makes her feel very uncomfortable, and she knows that the actions of those students are wrong. With the guidance of her parents