The YA Publication Project



THE YA PUBLICATION PROJECT:Inspiring young adults to create and pursue writing, literature, and publishing.

In this video series, I brainstorm initial thoughts and raw material, bounce around edits, interpret literature and culture, explore the learning and creative processes, and celebrate books and stories.

Special Recognition
Interview with former Portland Wordstock executive director, Nancy Ellis
Interview with The Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) college instructor, Chris Riseley


“I just finished watching your 24 videos. I like to understand things from a structured standpoint, and then dissect those structures and turn them into emotional perspectives. I found certain things you said to be easy to understand because you explained them in a structured manner. It was also entertaining because I felt like I was watching a late night talk show, which was fun! – especially seeing your super-sized mug.”

— Steven Kaiser, YouTube Subscriber

“I’ve watched several of these segments and I must say you have something wonderful going on! Though I am not a writer, the information presented is intriguing and very encouraging for aspiring writers. Who knows, maybe I’ll write my own story using these videos as a reference :) Keep up the good work!”

— ceirizarry, YouTube Subscriber