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Month: October 2019

Jan S. Gephardt, a tough act to follow

Jan S. Gephardt, a tough act to follow

Jan S. Gephardt, the older of the two Weird Sisters, has always been a tough act to follow.  Super-smart and insanely talented, she was also three years further along the trail to mastery of all essential life skills than her baby sister, which was intensely frustrating for G. S. Norwood from just about the beginning of time. The older-kid advantage As children, Jan took the lead in making up stories for their shared playtime.  The two sisters stayed up far…

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G. S. Norwood Stories

G. S. Norwood Stories

We figured we should kick off our blog with introductions. This week it’s time for G. S. Norwood stories. She’s the younger Weird Sister behind Weird Sisters Publishing. Yes, we know the legend says there were three, but we figure there’s enough weirdness to go around with just Gigi and Jan (who actually are sisters in real life). Of course, three authors’ work did inspire the creation of the company. We suspect Warren C. Norwood would’ve laughed to learn he’d…

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Keeping things interesting

Keeping things interesting

How does a small press begin? Lots of ways, potentially. How did Weird Sisters Publishing begin? You might say it was a case of opportunity meets shared passion meets . . . retirement? As ever, we’re keeping things interesting. It’s the culmination of a long history of two sisters teaming up to do stuff. Especially interesting, creative stuff. Our parents were teachers, so they gave us an interesting launch from Day One. (Yes, all parents are teachers, but ours also…

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