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BBAB 239 : Idea Generator for Your YA Novel

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #239

Idea Generator for Your YA Novel

An Interview with Anne Collier

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Just a quick note to let you know that I’m starting a new podcast soon called Writing for Children (if I haven’t already started by the time you hear this). Want to know more? It’s going to be pretty awesome and very different from this show. Go to writingforchildren.com to learn more.

  • Not sure how to get started with your marketing? Get Your First 1000 Followers is my new LIVE class coming this Fall for those who want that intro to business for writers. Learn how to use an email list, best practices for social media, taking of advantage of video, and how to monetize your website! Click HERE to check it out.
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This week's guest is Anne Collier!

Editor of NetFamilyNews.org and founder and president of Net Family News, Inc., Anne is a writer and youth advocate who has worked in the news media since 1980. With SafeKids.com‘s Larry Magid, she co-founded and, until March 2015, co-directed ConnectSafely.org, a Web-based resource for parents, educators, and everybody interested in the impact of the fixed and mobile social Web on youth and vice versa.

Anne has served on three national task forces on youth and Internet safety, including as co-chair of the Obama administration’s Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which delivered its report to Congress, “Youth Safety on a Living Internet,” in June 2010, and the Harvard Berkman Center’s national Internet Safety Technical Task Force of 2008. Most recently she served on the Aspen Institute Task Force for Learning & the Internet of 2013-’14.

Ann and I talk about

  • How Net Family News can help with ideas for your young adult novel.
  • Kindness Wins by Galit Breen.
  • What does sexting have to do with teen pregnancy?
  • Casel.org.
  • What constitutes cyberbullying?
  • Why she founded www.icanhelpline.org.
  • Follow I Can Help on Twitter: https://twitter.com/icanhelp
  • Hot button issues.
  • How the internet changed education.
  • SEL – Social Emotional Learning.
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This week’s guest is Jocelyn Sams, a brilliant librarian who is having five figure months doing business online––in the same way writers can! 

 Jocelyn and I talk about

  • What she charges for an entire year of lessons
  • Fall lessons only to try out and a deluxe plan
  • Mini lesson plans for genre studies, and award winners
  • Guest posting by authors and illustrators
  • Marcie Colleen
  • http://flippedlifestyle.com
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This week’s guest is The Ironic Mom, author Leanne Shirtliffe

 

Emily Wylie reviews Rhyme Schemer by K.A. Holt

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  • For the Brain Burps 200th episode, what do YOU think we should do to celebrate? What should the show be about? I discuss an idea I have but I want to hear from my listeners so please leave a comment at katiedavis.com/192

  • This week's guest is indie picture book writer and great marketer, Beau Blackwell. He's created a course for people interested in publishing their own books on Amazon and basically shares everything he knows from his own experience (listen, and you'll hear about that!) You can find the course here:  http://letsmakekidsbooks.com/6weeks Beau has generously offered a huge discount for my listeners if you use the code Katie. Clever code, huh? ;-)

  • Before you publish your book, edit it with Emma Walton Hamilton's Editor-in-a-Box which will save you a ton of money, too, if you're hiring an editor. Why? Because you'll skip a lot of the editing errors you would have paid for with the editor! Cool part is you get to use it on every book you plan to publish! You can get it here:  http://katiedavis.com/editor

     

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Today's show is a tribute to the great man and author, Walter Dean Myers, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. I replay an interview I did with him for my 100th episode. 

Walter was the author of Monster, among many dozens of other award-winning books.

Read this tribute to Walter from Lee Bennett Hopkins.

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How to Write a Novel with Writers Digest Award Winning Blog Writer Nathan Bransford

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Today's guest: Greg Pincus
Review: The Obstinate Pen
Take5 Marketing Tip: Authorvistmatch.com

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In this episode you'll hear

a review from a World of Julie: Another Brother by Matthew Cordell, a Take5 Marketing Tip from Dianne de Las Casas: Gratitude.

In the interview with Robyn Bradley, you'll hear about  the hyperarts template, what I ended up doing for my profile image, how to use the questions to engage your audience, Why LIKE a big corporation? Facebook advertising: how to do it right, how you should follow Hubspot, making your timeline fun for your followers,  the stupid code Sheri Gaynor and I came up with that ended up in my timeline

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In this episode you'll hear

-a review from Julie Falatko: Say Hello to Zorro by Carter Goodrich
-Julie Hedlund Gets All Grateful on Your A**
- the BabyMouse for President giveaway hosted by the Nerdy Book Club

And an interview with Robyn Bradley, author and Facebook aficionado.

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Updated with new info about Jonah Lehrer's false info in the book.


how working in The Container Store can be creative  / about the animated book trailer that enticed me / why Jonah is going to send me a blue ribbon / why just imagining that you're a child will make you more creative /  the best way to give a critique, rather than brainstorm
/ about a school in New Orleans called NOCCA / why proximity to other people is important to creativity / how outsider thinking will help your creativity

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After vacation I had no interview set so here *I* am being interviewed by Simon Jordan, instead of the usual! Also, teen talk and 4th graders answer my big question.

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No guests today except my wonderful contributors while I'm off at the 40th Anniversary SCBWI conference.

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In this episode you will hear

  • people's reactions to Lee's gay and lesbian content
  • why Lee started the blog
  • keeping GLBTQ kids safe
  • how doing things out of context may not get you the results you hope for
  • Sherman Alexie and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell back at #1 for most banned book
  • how we both love the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
  • the new SCBWI Mentor Program -the NESCBWI Spring Conference
  • the 40th SCBWI Summer Conference
  • the biggest takeaway from the SCBWI Mentor Program
  • why you should fail a lot and fail fast
  • Greg Pincus' Kickstarter project Poetry, Spread the Word!

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James Kennedy, middle grade author talks about how dabbling can lead to creativity, his "90 Second Newbery" video idea and how he impersonated Audrey Niffenegger, author of Time Traveler's Wife.

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