A Bird on Water Street by Elizabeth Dulemba
April 4, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #172 Thank you to the MFA program at Hamline for sponsoring the podcast. Hamline is the only university in the U.S. with three fine arts programs in creative writing: BFA, MFA (writing for adults), and MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. The deadline for application to July residency…

How to Promote Your Children's Book by Katie Davis
March 29, 2014

What’s the Top Rated Marketing Book on Amazon?     Want to learn about marketing from me? Join me every Wednesday at noon ET when I do my LIVE marketing show. By popular demand, I’m now going to start theming them, then allowing questions. Also due to popular demand, they’re expanding to 30 minutes. The first…

January 31, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #164 In This Week’s Episode You’ll Hear About: My new LIVE Lunch ‘n Learn Wednesdays at noon! Replays are available on my site every Wednesday or on my YouTube channel in a playlist here. Julie Falatko reviews Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don’t Play with Your Food! by Bob Shea….

September 18, 2013

Show Notes for Brain Burps About Books Podcast Episode #147 Want to tweet about this show? Click here! In this week’s show a review by Julie Falatko of Moonday by Adam Rex new Twitter for Beginner’s package in honor of Banned Books Week, an interview with author Dennis Miller and the librarian who banned his book, Scott…

April 2, 2012

Gail Carson Levine is today’s guest poetry poster and is the author of many award-winning books for children, and, I’m pleased to say, a friend and a couple-of-towns-away neighbor. Gail’s guest post for poetry month: For fun and devilment, I wrote a bunch of poems which are collected in my new book, Forgive Me, I…

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…