In this episode you'll hear Anibal Pacheco educate us all on some great tech secrets to help us in our businesses, whether that business is children's books or teaching.
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Just a reminder: NaPiBoWriWee starts today! (a.k.a. National Picture Book Writing Week!)
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Resources to find product manufacturers:
Printers: (of course there are many but here are a few)
Moo (biz cards, labels)
PSPrint (postcards, catalogs)
Overnight Prints (postcards, sales sheets)
Greener Printer (eco-friendly printer)
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This week I go over the basics of Twitter (um... hence the title, A Beginner's Guide to Twitter!)
Get a pen and paper as you listen... you might want to write down some stuff!
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Sarah takes me through a tour of iBooks Author which you can see here - it's so exciting what we can do with this!
...and that's How to Create an iBook for Apple's iBookstore with iBooks...
If you heard episode #124, you know that Marc Tyler Nobleman had the idea for an author "talent show" for Sandy Hook almost immediately. Here is the wonderful, loving and positive result of that idea. This visit was profoundly moving and complete normal. The authors and illustrators joked, talked, drew and taught the way we always do in a visit, and the kids responded the way kids always do: they laughed, sang, interrupted and cracked us up with their unexpected and funny responses.
This felt good on so many levels, and I'm glad to share it with you. I managed to get enough audio to give you an idea of what the day felt like. The audio isn't always great, I warn you, because we were in an auditorium. The presentations are cut short, but I urge you to do whatever you can to get these authors to your district's school, no matter where you are!
Special thanks to Media Specialist Yvonne Cech and Isabel Almeida at the United Way of Western Connecticut for helping make this possible! Apologies to the many others who also were integral, but I don't know who everyone is!
The authors involved in the visit were:
Here is an article in School Library Journal.
An Author Visit to Sandy...
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In the interview Craig Lew and I talked about
Where you can find Craig:
This post may contain affiliate links, however, I would never recommend anything I didn't know for sure was totes...
The first three National Ambassadors for Young People's Literature, Jon Scieszka, Katherine Paterson, and Walter Dean Myers, gave me the honor of appearing on Brain Burps About Books' 100th podcast episode (you'll find the player at the end of this post). I do believe they were the perfect choice, and...
Toddlers get obsessed. Almost every parent has countless stories to tell about their child's obsessions and the funny stories that came about because of them.
Chances are, if you're a parent, you're probably under the common misconception that I do not exist. However, you would be wrong. (Of course I exist, or how could I write this article?)
Anyway, I appreciate all the help you've given me when I haven't been able to make...