The Brave New World of Book Publishing

Written by: Echo Montgomery Garrett Our new publishing company held our first big book launch with the southern fantasy young adult novel Spellbound Under the Spanish Moss on Sunday, June 7, 2020. It hit #1 New Release in its category for both the print and Kindle versions. Lucid House’s co-founder/partner Connor Garrett and his father/my husband Kevin Garrett started working …

Why The World Needs More Authors of Color

Written  by: Kristel Issa The importance of representation in literature is recognized on a broader scale. The #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign that launched a few years ago is just one of many examples of concerted efforts to give marginalized people a voice and a sense of inclusion. However, there’s still a long way to go to close the diversity gap amongst authors. …

What is Hybrid Publishing?

Written by: Connor Judson Garrett Hybrid is a form of publishing that mixes elements of traditional and self-publishing. The hybrid space is slightly stigmatized because there’s not a universally held belief stating exactly what it is. Furthermore, the author usually pays for some or all services in return for higher royalty rates. This has led to the assertion by many …