Chooseco Publishing Blog

For Immediate Release March 15, 2022 Contact: Dot Greene Marketing Manager 802-496-2595 webmail@chooseco.com Choose Your Own Adventure® Stands with Ukraine WAITSFIELD, Vermont – Chooseco, publisher of the world-famous Choose Your Own Adventure® (CYOA) gamebooks, has announced it is donating 100%...
  ABOUT KYANDREIA Kyandreia Jones received a Creative Writing BFA from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She was born and raised in South Florida. When she thinks of home she likes to muse that she is in a “sunshine state of mind.” Jones’ poetry and prose has been published in various c...

Dick Gottlieb, 1939-2021

From Publisher Shannon Gilligan:   I first met Dick Gottlieb almost 40 years ago. He was a “publishing buddy” of Ray’s (my husband and the CYOA co-founder R. A. Montgomery). It was 1982. He and his terrific wife Leslie McKenzie were raising a family and running a small, growing reference book pu...
James Preller, noted children’s book author, signed on with Melissa Bounty at Chooseco to write a Choose Your Own Adventure® Dragonlark. Preller is a prolific writer for the beginning and middle grades. His titles include Bystander and the Jigsaw Jones Mysteries. This will be his first Choose Y...

A True Adventurer

Over the years, as befitting my perch as the publisher (and occasional) author of Choose Your Own Adventure, I’ve had my share of edgy travel. There was the time my husband Ray (R. A. Montgomery) and I decided to go diving waaaay off the coast of Thailand, on an outer, outer reef, only to discove...
In my writing, I interrogate and unpack the past because it persists in my veins- ever present to me as I draw breath in each new day. The past inspires me to take control of my own becoming. I must know where my ancestors began so that I may recognize their resilience, intelligence, and empathy ...