August 12, 2014

Is your summer zipping by like mine? It’s crazy! One thing I did this past month was get this course ready for you guys. I’m  giving you this course for FREE. It’s called 100 Things Every Writer Must Do to Succeed Online. It covers     Creating Your Brand     The Power of Your Domain  …

July 30, 2014

Regardless of your politics, a Kennedy is American royalty. And I remember how I felt as a kid when I heard Ted Kennedy, Jr.–also a kid at the time–was going to lose his leg to cancer. I wasn’t the only one who thought this family had gone through enough already. We weren’t far off in…

June 18, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Lunch ‘n Learn with Author Katie Davis   It’s a 30 minute themed Q&A with children’s author Katie Davis. This week we’ll end the series for the summer break with a simple Q&A. That’s right, I’m taking the summer off, so if you have questions, this is your chance! For the…

June 14, 2014

Do you want to illustrate books? But you can not draw to save your life? Thanks to Travis Jonker of for the head’s up on this fascinating video! It’s awesome! I was so surprised when Hanoch Piven said he couldn’t draw, so it’s a great lesson on how to illustrate children’s books when you can’t even draw!…

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June 13, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #182 Share this with your peeps, click here to tweet about it! In the week’s episode you’ll hear: about the brand new Kidlit TV and how to be a part of it! how to get a HUGE discount on Video Idiot Boot Camp by joining Kidlit TV – FREE. my…

June 1, 2014

Last weekend was Memorial Day weekend. Did you have a good one? I took two whole days off. I don’t usually do that. But I really felt I needed to allow my brain to rest. My back’s been out of whack, too, and I just had to refresh everything. One way I’m going to refresh…