Interview with Cristy Bertini, Editor in Chief of Story Monsters Ink

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Cristy Bertini, Editor-in-Chief of Story Monster’s Magazine, on Success, Helping to Get Books Into the Lives of Needy Kids, Tips, and More!


We recently had the opportunity to chat with Story Monsters Ink® magazine Editor in chief, Cristy Bertini. During our conversation, she talked about Story Monsters, how it’s doing and where it’s headed. Cristy started Story Monsters to provide a platform for independent authors, publishers, and kids to showcase their work and talents. Now, Story Monsters magazine is taking off!

Cristy is joining us to talk about several programs at Story Monsters which are dedicated to helping authors of all genres strive for excellence through their marketing and publicity services, Kids Can Publish program for students ages 17 and under that inspires youngsters to read, to learn, and to even write their own stories, which could be published in the magazine.

Tune in to learn more about her amazing success story and to find out how will Story Monsters magazine encourages children to have fun while they learn!


About Cristy Bertini

Cristy BertiniCristy Bertini is the editor-in-chief of Story Monsters Ink® magazine – voted as one of the great magazines for kids and teens by School Library Journal. Bertini began her career as a journalist, food columnist, and copy editor for Turley Publications Newspapers and moved from there into the world of book publishing. During her career, she has edited over 50 titles for five different publishers. In 2016, Cristy was awarded The Irwin Award for Best Editorial Director by Book Publicists of Southern California. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women and currently resides in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.


About the Magazine

Story Monsters InkThe Literary Resource for Teachers, Librarians, and Parents. Story Monsters Ink® is an award-winning magazine that offers the latest news on children’s books and products, celebrity and independent author profiles, book reviews, activities, reading guides, specially featured columns, and more! It’s a monster of a magazine, filled with great reads for growing minds!


In this episode, you’ll find out

  • More about Story Monsters Ink and about  the family-friendly media, products, and services it has to offer
  • What inspired Cristy to work with Story Monsters?
  • Cristy tells us how their magazine encourages children of all ages to enjoy reading and make books a priority in their lives
  • What is the most rewarding thing about their magazine?
  • How can authors or others interested in your service contact Cristy and Story Monsters and much more. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, sit back, and enjoy the interview!


A big thank you to Cristy Bertini for joining us and for sharing her story with us!


Finally, where can you find Cristy Bertini on the internet?


Amazon Page


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