Brain Burps About Books Podcast #180
Batter Up! Phil Bildner's On Deck
An Interview with Children's Author Phil Bildner
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In this week's episode you'll hear
- about my upcoming exploits at Book Expo America (BEA).
- questions from listeners.
- questions answered on my weekly Lunch ‘n Learn (every Wednesday at noon Eastern).
Where to come see me
- Book Expo America (BEA) at the Javits Center in NYC. It's open to the public! Come see me at booth 2728 this Saturday May 31 at 1:30 pm.
In the interview with Phil Bildner, you'll hear
- about Phil's work in New Orleans after Katrina
- writing sports books
- video on Phil's site (GO PHIL!)
- juggling authors of kidlit
You heard Phil talk about how great video is for sites, right? I love it when my peeps email me to say they're happy about something I recommended! In the beginning of the month I was blabbing all over the place about a great deal – which I took advantage of myself – for a drag and drop video maker. The guys who made it took it off the market just like they said they would, and now it's back for $49.95 and is about to go up (in a couple of hours after this posts). My video students have loved how easy it is.
So if you want to check it out before the price goes up again, click here. (When you get there, scroll to bottom for the buy button and to see all the cool vids you can make.)
Here is a video one of my student's made that I wanted to share. Look how she used the drag and drop software to make a video about How to Promote Diversity in Kidlit. An awesome use of this software (and her time)!
Thank you to our sponsor
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. Click here to check it out!
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