Brain Burps About Books: How to Create Your Author Platform, Adult and Children's Book Publishing, Book Marketing Podcast

This is a heartbreaking yet fascinating episode with masters library student and master musician Sarah Parker talk about her inspiring time in Africa working in the Village of Hope teaching kids to read. Please call in your feedback, questions, or comments for the show to 888-522-1929 Or email your input to katiedavis@katiedavis.com Tweet me: @KatieDavisBurps

Direct download: SarahParker.mp3
Category:Supporting Literacy -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In this episode you will get to listen to NY Times bestseller Dave Roman, graphic novel author and illustrator of the new book, Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity

Please call in your feedback, questions, or comments for the show to 888-522-1929
Or email your input to katiedavis@katiedavis.com

Tweet me: @KatieDavisBurps

Direct download: 49_DaveRoman.mp3
Category:The Craft of Writing -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

In this episode you will get to listen to Carolyn Crimi talk about the creation of Dear Tabby, her new fab book with illustrator David Roberts. Please call in your feedback, questions, or comments for the show to 888-522-1929 Or email your input to katiedavis@katiedavis.com Tweet me: @KatieDavisBurps

Direct download: 48_Crimi.mp3
Category:The Craft of Writing -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In this episode you'll hear...

  • Take5 Marketing tip from Dianne de Las Casas. today:
  • The Square! Travis Jonker of 100 Scope Notes gives his first audio review: The Watcher, Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Walker

In the interview you'll learn about...

  • how Pat began his internet business (that is not is a scam!)
  • how to increase your email list of your fans through a video Pat made with Derek Halpern
  • reciprocity and how you can help people who help you
  • why giving away free content is a money-making idea
  • 31 Days to Build a Better Blog by Problogger Darren Rowse
  • hiring a virtual assistant and why it's scary but why you should
  • how to find the right person on eLance
  • article spinners
  • how backlinks work
  • my webinar ideas and Pat's input 
Direct download: 47_PatFlynn.mp3
Category:Business of Children's Publishing -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In this episode you will get to listen to Teacher Librarian & Technology Specialist Shannon Miller! In this episode you'll hear...

...who will sub for A Fuse #8 Production's reviews (okay, okay...announcing Travis Jonker of 100 Scope Notes to take Betsy Bird's place while she takes care of her soon-to-be new Baby Bird!)

...Jennifer Hubert Swan of Reading Rants rant about fab Fall previews!

And with Shannon you'll hear all about...

voice thread - a web 2.0 tool for kids to upload pictures and they can also make comments in different ways

using iMovie or Garageband with kids

are kids learning the standards by using tech in school?

incorporating the standards

Skyping with other classrooms across the globe

how to get kids voting online with @MrSchuReads

LitWorld's campaign for Poetry Month and getting kids involved in that

where does Shannon get all the great info she tweets out?

how a community supports the tech advancements in a school

goanimate

animoto

podcasting with kids

all the things Shannon won for her students!

The Shorty Awards (guess who won?!!)

A Take5 Marketing Tip from Dianne de las Casas. Subject: Google calendars

Direct download: 46_ShannonMIller.mp3
Category:Supporting Literacy -- posted at: 3:00am EDT