Staff Spotlight: Mel Caylo
Tell us what you do. I’m the Marketing Manager here at Archaia, but I also do a lot of PR work. Basically, it’s my job to increase awareness about the Archaia brand, our titles, and our creators. Among the things I do are: oversee our website and social networks; plan, coordinate, and oversee our exhibits at conventions; work with members of the press on interviews, reviews, and features; plan...
Archaia launched a new YouTube video project where we select upcoming titles to give you, the reader, a preview of what’s to come! We aim to give you a feeling of what picking up and viewing the book would be like. Here are some examples of the flip-thru previews: Check out our playlist on YouTube for the full selection of flip-thru titles thus far. Let us know what you think and of...
Feeding Ground Optioned For Film
Edward R. Pressman announced his optioning of Archaia’s Feeding Ground! For more information, see Archaia’s press release here. If you haven’t picked it up yet, Feeding Ground is the story of Diego Busqueda as he attempts to smuggle his family across the relentless stretch of desert known as the “Devil’s Highway” from Mexico to Arizona. Escaping to safety turns...
Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Taylor
What does it mean to be an “editor”? To me, being an editor means being a creator’s first reader and biggest fan. It’s an editor’s job to figure out exactly what story the creator is trying to tell and to make sure that that’s the same story that the readers end up reading. They’re the ambassador between a creator’s imagination and a...