November 13, 2012

When you stumble upon a video of an adorable child reading your book, and a lady singing your book, you simply must post it. It’s the law.  

November 1, 2012

We have no electricity or internet service. I can only text from my phone – but can’t send images. Right now I’m in our local public library (yet ANOTHER reason to protect our libraries!) with a bazillion other folks trying to work. I’m setting up  next week’s free webinar on Six Diabolical Ways to Create…

Bad Review
August 13, 2012

This week on Brain Burps About Books, I’m going to address bad reviews. All kinds. Such as the first in 32 that I just got on iTunes for the podcast from an anonymous reviewer. PS Always be willing to stand by your reviews. Have integrity. Even when you’re online. Actually, ESPECIALLY when you’re online.

Social Media Kids
July 9, 2012

It was a quiet holiday week and I’m back now. One part wasn’t quiet, though! It’s a personal story but relates to why we need to be connected. Social media saved my daughter’s summer. This is a perfect example of how social media is not just for business. Ruby’s on a group bike trip from…

4th of July picnic
July 3, 2012

National pride. But also fireworks, friends, family and food is what I think of when I think 4th of July! I LOVE this holiday. We live near a small CT town on the Long Island Sound where there is a concert on the green every year. Sadly, since the 4th of July is a Wednesday…

June 26, 2012

See that orange image with the big chicken reading to the little chicken? That’s the Big Chicken reading to the Little Chicken at this year’s annual ALA conference! From Little Chicken’s Big Day! I ask you, how fowl is it that I don’t get to see that in person? If they’d had the conference in…