Brain Burps About Books

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 EST

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 EST

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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 EST

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 EST