Deirdre Klein Ochipinti

Welcome New Author: Deirdre Klein Ochipinti

KiCam Projects is thrilled to welcome author Deirdre Klein Ochipinti to our family of authors! Deirdre, mom to two beautiful children by way of adoption, has written her first children’s book, Super Alec’s Very Super Day: An Adoption Story, to encourage all adoptive families and kids and help them love their unique story! “After the […]

Writer taking notes

Understanding Your Pathways to Publishing

“Getting published” can mean very different things to different people, and the right pathway depends on a number of factors, such as your goals, your timeline, your resources, your connections, and your platform. So, in this post, we’ll take a look at the various pathways to publishing: traditional publishing, self-publishing and hybrid publishing, also known […]

Purdy-Games Scholarship Winners

KiCam Publisher on Scholarship Committee

For the second straight year, KiCam Projects publisher Lori Highlander has been part of the committee to award the Purdy-Games Memorial Scholarship to graduates of her alma mater, Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington (Ohio) High School. The scholarship was created through a bequest of $1 million left by Highlander’s stepfather, Jay Purdy. Corey Germann, Shallyn Mussinan and Maranda Thompson […]

Sanja Kulenovic

Q&A with Author Sanja Kulenovic

Sanja Kulenovic is a Russian-born Bosnian, now an American citizen, who has called Southern California home since the early 1990s, when she was stranded due to the Bosnian War. She studied economics and English language and literature at the University of Sarajevo, where several of her essays and short stories appeared in the university’s magazine. […]

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta

Q&A with Author Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta is an international author, award-winning journalist, and public speaker who works as an editor and ghostwriter. She is passionate about music, animals, and healthy living—and is just as passionate about living an authentic, bold life. A survivor of bullying, Maryanne wrote Be (Extra)Ordinary: Ten Ways to Become Your Own Hero to help readers […]

Jessica Baker

Q&A with Author Jessica K. Baker

Jessica K. Baker drew upon her personal experiences with loved ones battling addiction as she wrote her first book, Opiate Jane. Jessica also spent five years working in the addiction field as a counseling assistant and a social work assistant. Here she discusses how and why she wrote Opiate Jane as a YA novel and what […]