Introducing our intern, Caroline Franklin

Introducing our intern, Caroline Franklin

A little girl sat at a desk that her father painted for her, complete with drawer handles carved into butterflies and located in such a way that it faced the prime species of pear trees for climbing, which lie just beyond the windowsill. A feeling of failure rushed through her veins as her hands flew rapidly in an attempt to hit something or someone. (more…)

Intern Insights: An Interview with Lee Gimenez

Intern Insights: An Interview with Lee Gimenez

During my time at Jera, I was given the wonderful opportunity to interview the incredibly brilliant and generous author Lee Gimenez. Mr. Gimenez is a self-published and traditionally published author of eleven books. Some of his best sellers include Killing West, The Washington Ultimatum, and BlackSnow Zero. Words cannot describe the overwhelming sensation that came over me as I found out I had been given such an amazing opportunity by Jera Publishing and Mr. Gimenez himself. (more…)

Intern Insights: First Impressions

Intern Insights: First Impressions

Having to move to a suburban town like Roswell at the age of eight was like entering an undiscovered planet, especially when all I knew was Chinese culture and language. I had no idea how to read or write when I stepped into the classroom on my first day of second grade. The basic phrases of communication were erratic to me. Considering the language barrier of my past, it may seem inconceivable that this Roswell High School senior would be interning at a self-publishing company, (more…)

Intern Insights

Intern Insights

It’s been five months since I started interning at Jera—I can’t believe it. Thinking back to the first day I stepped foot into Jera’s office, I had no idea what my experience would be like. However, nervous fretting quickly turned into eager excitement. I was quickly immersed into Jera’s daily life, and since then, time has flown by. I have learned more than I could ever imagine about the self-publishing process. I have not only improved my writing skills, but I have also become much more interested in the publishing—especially the editorial—industry. (more…)

Intern Insights: Writer Insight with Sue Horner

Intern Insights: Writer Insight with Sue Horner

About a month ago, I was given the amazing opportunity of interviewing the wonderfully charming and talented self-published author Sue Horner. Sue, author of Second Place Sister, published her first book through Jera Publishing and is currently working on the sequel. I cannot begin to describe how grateful I am that she gave her precious time to a random high school intern she had never previously met. (more…)

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