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

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Direct download: 130-Sandy_Hook_visit.mp3
Category:School Visits -- posted at: 6:39pm EDT

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In this episode you'll hear

  • a review from Julie Falatko for And Then It's Spring by Julie Fogliano and illustrator by Erin Stead
  • how you can win The Golden Ticket when you pre-order the audiobook version of How to Promote Your Children's Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller
  • a rant about people who not only do not practice reciprocity, but practice the opposite of reciprocity!
  • an incredible writers retreat you are going to freak out about (see the pictures below!) If you want to know more, leave a comment here! Here is where we'll be staying.

In the interview, Kim and talk about

  • her new book which is a take off of I Know an Old Lady Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, I Know a Wee Piggy, illustrated by Henry Cole 
  • why videos are important for SEO
  • what she does in school visits
  • Reader's Theaters and storytelling
  • Kim's site
  • Kim's other site (yes, I've already yelled at her to house under one URL!
  • why she started her other other site,  Author Visits by State and the impact it's had
  • the very funny yet scary thing she included on her school visit pamphlet:

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Direct download: 109_-_School_Visits_and_Author_Visits_by_State_with_Kim_Norman.mp3
Category:School Visits -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This is a fascinating interview with author/illustrator Barney Saltzberg about his school visit tour of China.

A Betsy Bird review of The Friendship Doll

A Take5 Marketing Tip from Dianne de las Casas: Testimonials

In this episode you will hear

  • my new "high tech" recording studio!
  • how a school visit in China is not like a school visit in the US
  • how flippant people need to be careful when in China
  • how Barney was vetted and talked about in Chinese
  • the brilliant idea Barney does that I'm really sad I can't steal
  • we debate whether we are funny
  • what China really looks like
  • how the "drill and kill" culture responded to Beautiful Oops!
  • the state of digital books in China
  • Barney's true feelings about Maurice Sendak
  • Shanghai International Literacy Festival
  • how Barney was treated in China
  • he difference between an author and an Arthur
Direct download: 44_BarneySaltzberg.mp3
Category:School Visits -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Find out what happened to Bruce Coville when he was stuck in the turmoil in Egypt while on a school visit! 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: 32_Coville.mp3
Category:School Visits -- posted at: 5:58am EDT