October 16, 2015

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #244 How to Get Author School Visits Tips for getting author visits & what to do when you get there Announcements Enter the Institute for Writer’s PreK Writing Contest! There will be $1300 in prizes awarded and you could win. For all the details visit www.instituteforwriters.com/prekcontest or text PREKCONTEST to…

September 18, 2015

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #242 Picture Book Summit An Interview with Julie Hedlund Announcements Last week to register for Picture Book Summit! The deadline to register is September 25th. Don’t miss it – www.picturebooksummit.com. Listen to hear Jon Bard’s take on Picture Book Summit. This week’s guest is Julie Hedlund! Julie Hedlund is an…

Picture Book Summit logo
June 14, 2015

On October 3, you get to be part of the biggest event to happen in picture book writing since … well, ever! OMG Peeps! This is soooo exciting! In a single day, three superstar––okay––I know I’m known for using a bazillion superlatives, but seriously, these are ginormous superstar picture book authors who will be joining…

Lindsey Anderson - CEO of Web Impakt
June 5, 2015

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #230 How to Beat Your Competitors in a Google Search An Interview with Lindsey Anderson Click to tweet about this week’s episode Announcements Find out the First Five Ways to Build Your Author Platform and be the first to get notified when the How to Create Your Author Platform course…

May 15, 2015

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #227 Defining Magical Realism An Interview with Laura Ruby Click to tweet about this week’s episode Announcements The launch of How to Create Your Author Platform (and Market Your Books without Being Pushy) went great, the students are awesome. The course is wait listed but you can sign up to…

KidLit TV Launch Party
November 12, 2014

Tonight you can win big at the KidLit.TV Launch Party. Literally. Over $1000 worth of prizes!   Back in May I started working with Julie Gribble, a woman with a dream to bring to the world of kidlit a new site that would gather a community of authors, illustrators, educators, and parents to be positive…

September 21, 2014

A few of my peeps wrote to me, asking if they had to buy something if they attended this (free) webinar I’m doing with The Scrivener Coach. What makes a great webinar? A great webinar is designed properly if it’s honorable, and everyone benefits:  Attendees who simply want to learn something, will. Attendees who want to get…

September 3, 2014

What did dozens and dozens and dozens of my peeps write to me when I asked them, “What can I do for you? What do you want to learn?” This: “I know some tech but I’m stuck! Help!” “I know I need video on my site, but what, other than book trailers?” “I want to start an email list…