November 6, 2015

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #246 Time to Celebrate Picture Book Month! An Interview with Dianne de Las Casas Announcements If you liked this episode, please review it on iTunes by doing this: 1. Open the show’s page in iTunes store here. 2. Click on the “View in iTunes” button under the logo. 3. You…

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November 21, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #204 Celebrating Picture Book Month: Tips for Illustrators Click to tweet about this week’s episode Announcements Thanksgiving next week! I’m grateful for those of you who have donated to the podcast. Getting excited and prepped for the next session of Crank It Up with Katie. There will be an early…

November 26, 2013

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #159 Announcements Little Chicken’s Big Christmas Kindle book  is FAB because of Kristen Eckstein. Want to learn to publish your own Kindle book? Kristen’s Kindle Boot Camp is coming in January, but if you sign up by THIS Thursday you can get $200 off the price. Use code ‘fastaction’ by Thursday 11/28/13…

November 6, 2013

Podcast #156 Share this with your peeps, click here to tweet about it! Announcements It’s PiBoIdMo! I give my gratitude to Tara Lazar for inviting me to be a part of her guest bloggers. Check out the 30 Day Picture Book Inspiration Infographic. She already has an amazing 224 comments on it. It’s Picture Book…

November 1, 2013

Yes! Right off your sugar high of yesterday, you can go right into November is Picture Book Month! Celebrate Picture Book Month starting today! Today is the beginning of the annual celebration of Picture Book Month. First of all, Marcie Colleen created this fabulous Teacher’s Guide, so if you are a teacher, please download and use…

November 30, 2011

Well, it’s the end of the inaugural PBM, at least. We will be back next year! But I’m a bit teary over the end of this lovely month, as I’ve loved how much the public, and the industry, has embraced our effort. I am thrilled at the response and the support we’ve gotten. I want…

November 18, 2011

I’ve gotten more comments of “You should try to get on Oprah!” than I have royalty statements – and I’ve been doing this a decade and a half! Since the Oprah show is off the air (and didn’t anyone ever notice our beautiful O. didn’t highlight kidlit?) this is the closest I’ll ever get. And…

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November 1, 2011

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android If you want to help the trailer for Little Chicken’s Big Day win a 2011 SLJ Trailee Award click here!   I answer a question from Mike Fernandez about copyrighting your work before sending it in, invoking the name of the fabulous Harold Underdown. In…