Lauren Wise

About Lauren Wise

Lauren has been a professional writer and editor for more than 10 years. After graduating from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, she focused on magazine and book editing, and continues to write for publications on a range of topics, including travel, music, food and wind. Her obsessions include vinyl records, the ocean, scotch-tastings, a mean guitar solo, and the feeling of a physical book in her hands – ironic, since she has 400 on her bookshelves and is allergic to paper.

Hiring an Editor: 5 Important Truths and Myths

2020-01-31T09:33:51-07:00

The opportunity to bring an author’s book to the next level is an exciting journey for both the author and the editor they hire. Smart authors know that, while they may have worked on a manuscript for years, [...]

Hiring an Editor: 5 Important Truths and Myths2020-01-31T09:33:51-07:00

Celebrities with Their Own Publishing Imprints: What it Means for Authors and the Industry

2018-02-08T13:06:02-07:00

As publishing continues to evolve with e-books, self-publishing, print-on-demand paperbacks, and the constant influx of social media micro-content, it can be hard to keep track of the trends in our industry. The latest one that seems to be springing [...]

Celebrities with Their Own Publishing Imprints: What it Means for Authors and the Industry2018-02-08T13:06:02-07:00

Clichéd or Popular: Should You Follow “The Hero’s Journey” in Your Writing?

2018-02-08T13:06:08-07:00

“The hero’s journey,” also known as the “monomyth,” is, in many opinions, the most popular template for writing fictional stories since the days of historical mythology. Overall, the hero’s journey follows a broad pattern that starts off with a [...]

Clichéd or Popular: Should You Follow “The Hero’s Journey” in Your Writing?2018-02-08T13:06:08-07:00