March 31, 2012

We’re almost ready to hit the ground running, running right into Poetry Month! I’ve got guest poetry posters all set up throughout the month, and you are in for a huge treat! Go here for a great list of Poetry Month events on Jama Kim Rattigan’s Alphabet Soup.

March 30, 2012

Illustrators, if you ever had trouble drawing a character, and couldn’t figure out why it’s not working, this video game, by the same token, sometimes written characters aren’t working either. The uncanny valley can apply there too. Is your character robotic? Have you brought your creation to life, or is he or she just a…

March 29, 2012

The video below is dead on! Not only that, but it’s one of the best book trailers ever, confirming my feeling that a trailer can be long if it’s spectacular. Inspired by this video – and the fact that I hope the author will accept my invitation to come on the podcast, I’m having a…

March 28, 2012

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Buy the podcast app! Brought to you by Audible.com – click here for a FREE trial … don’t you want a free audio book and help support the podcast? In this week’s show I speak to Nicole Deming who works at the Children’s Book Council. …

March 26, 2012

Updated with additional poet posters! I’ve been planning a really fun way to celebrate poetry month and I’m finally ready to share it with you. Read that: get you excited so you’ll come visit here all next month! I sent out invitations to every children’s poet I could think of asking for any of the…

March 23, 2012

Blog World & New Media Expo Ding! Ding! Ding! Ladies and gentlemen, we have our first panelist confirmed! I am so excited to announce that Lisa B. Marshall is the first woman to accept my invitation to be on the as-yet-unnamed Women in Podcasting panel I’m creating for Blog World! You may already know Lisa…

March 22, 2012

I am so excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at this year’s Blog World! I’ll be on a panel hosted by Pat Flynn (and you know how much I love him) and…wait for it…wait for it… I’ve been asked to produce a panel on women in podcasting! Who was the fabulous person responsible for…

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March 21, 2012

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Buy the podcast app! Sponsored by The Highlights Foundation – check out the amazing workshops they have! Here is an episode I did with the people who are presenting Making the Web Work for You. Also brought to you by Audible.com – click here for…