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Interning for a Small Publishing House

By Sarah Waites, intern The number one piece of advice I’ve been given about the publishing industry is to be flexible. You’re more likely to succeed if you keep yourself open to the idea of working in many different parts of the industry. Working at Bright Sky Press has shown me that I’m fully capable of […]

The Dog Days of Summer

By Lauren Cerda, intern Without the relentless schedule of work or school, you might find yourself with too much time and not enough to do this summer. Boredom hits hard; it hits fast. Though the idea of the dog days of summer originated with the ancient Greeks (as most Western things do) and though its original […]

Lost in the Sauce

By Sam Russek, intern “If a man does not have the sauce, then he is lost. But the same man can be lost in the sauce.” So spoke Gucci Mane, the great philosopher of our time. I’ve let the tenets and creeds of Gucci Mane navigate me through my entire young adult life. When he opines […]

Finding Your Silver Lining

By Cody Durain, intern Spring is here and we’ve had some beautiful days, but also a few grey ones with lots of rain. When our days go from good to bad to worse, we tend to hide away inside. We do this when it’s not just the weather either. Once a day is ruined, it’s hard […]

Everything’s Bigger in Texas – Especially the Food!

By Cody Durain, intern As a native Texan, my favorite thing about this big beautiful state is the sheer amount of diversity we encounter every day. When cultures collide, they create something beautiful (TexMex being a prime example of this). You might have guessed, but food is one of my favorite ways to experience a culture. […]

Submission Tips: the do’s and don’ts

By Cody Durain, intern Hello dear readers, Today marks the first month I have been interning here at Bright Sky Press. It has been a blast and I am eagerly looking forward to the next! But I wanted to take some time to share with you my insider view of our publishing company. One of the […]

Houston in the Spotlight with Super Bowl LI

By Karin Keller, intern Touchdown! Houston is welcoming Super Bowl LI and we couldn’t be more excited! Although we’re dreading the traffic jams the bowl is sure to bring, we wouldn’t trade this experience for anything. As proud Houstonians we anticipate welcoming people from all around the world and showing them the best of what Houston […]

New Year, New You

By Karin Keller, intern One week down in 2017, and how are your new year’s resolutions holding up? We all do it every year, resolve to make ourselves better, faster, stronger, smarter, etc. It is a daily struggle for everyone to deal with our weaknesses, some people are just better at hiding it then others and […]

Old St. Grammar

By Lucy Chambers ‘Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were packed in the attic with care, and the trashcan attested St. Nick had been there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of editing danced in my […]

Holiday Cheer!

By Ashton Haq and Karin Keller, interns The holidays are coming up, and no matter what holiday you celebrate, there is an undeniable sense of magic in the air as people enjoy the cold weather, sip hot chocolate, and enjoy the spellbinding glow of fairy lights hung up around their neighborhoods.