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

Today's guest is Chris Finan is the president of the American Booksellers for Freedom of Expression.

Direct download: 54_ChrisFinan.mp3
Category:Supporting Literacy -- posted at: 8:11am EDT

Raina Telgemeier is the author/illustrator of the fabulous tween graphic novel, Smile and the illustrator of the graphic novel version of The Baby-Sitters Club: Claudia and Mean Janine.

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Direct download: 53_Raina.mp3
Category:The Craft of Writing -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

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Or email your input to katiedavis@katiedavis.com

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What you'll hear: a review by Travis Jonker (100 Scope Notes ) of Mal and Chad: The Biggest, Bestest Time Ever! by Stephen McCranie / a Take5 Marketing Tip from Dianne de Las Casas: Reading Posters / the designer Christopher Steininger, who did the cover of Dust / what gets a customer to click on an e-book / Derek Mah, who did Art's site and a whole bunch of his book covers / John Locke's How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months! / what kind of pricing sells a book Pixel of Ink (free and bargain Kindle books) / step-by-step details on how he creates his e-books / Smashwords / the change in relationship between readers and authors whether our Facebook ads are working or not / my podcast's attempt at global domination / Canadian niceness emerges when Art apologizes / Project Wonderful's wonderful way to focus ads / Twitter book launches v. in-store launches

Direct download: 52_ArtSlade.mp3
Category:eBooks -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This is a brief recap of ALA, and an interview with Kid Chef Eliana, whose summer plan is to what - go to camp? No. Write her next (yep, not her first) cookbook!

  • Take5 Marketing Tip: reading posters
  • 100 Scope Notes review: Missing on Superstition Mountain by Elise Broach
  • Please call in your feedback, questions, or comments for the show to 888-522-1929
  • Email your input to katiedavis@katiedavis.com
  • Tweet me: @KatieDavisBurps
Direct download: 51_KidChefEliana.mp3
Category:The Craft of Writing -- posted at: 3:00am EDT