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[Ep #166] Deltina Hay - Book Marketing on the Mobile Web
[Ep #165] V.S. Grenier- What Makes a Good Children's Book/Series
On October 18th, 2012, Susan Violante and Victor R. Volkman spoke with childrens author, book coach, and reviewer Virginia S. Grenier. She is the founder & owner of Stories for Children Publishing, LLC, award-winning editor-in-chief of Stories for Children Magazine. In a wide-ranging discussion, we covered many key areas includingWhat is required for a character to be believable?What is key in making a book part of a series?What tips can childrens authors use to relate to their readers?Are there topics not suitable for childrens or young adult books?Is there a set guideline in childrens writing to be successful?
[Ep #164] Manish Seghal - The Seven Fundamentals of Digital Publishing
On October 4th, 2012 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with digital publishing entrepreneur and applications guru Manish Seghal about key factors for success in the digital publishing marketplace. Manish is the Founder and CEO of Nov8rix, a New York City-based mobile technology company. Nov8rixhas created several products which are iPad Publisher, One Publisher, and Smartphone Publisher and two platforms that power more than 300 mobile content publishing apps released on Apple iOS and Android devices. He has expertise in digital publishing, strategy, marketing and monetizing content.
[Ep #163] Gretchen Preston - Writing as a Blind Author: Challenges and Opportunities
On September 13th, 2012 Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with self-published author and entrepreneur Gretchen Preston about the challenges and opportunities of living every day as a legally blind, visually-impaired person. Gretchen Preston is a childrens book author who lives near Marquette, Michigan. Legally blind since the fifth grade she writes her books on a laptop computer equipped with talking software.
[Ep #162] Ronnie Boggess - Writing and Publishing Legacy Books
On August 25th, 2012 Susan Violante and Victor R. Volkman spoke with publisher and family archiver Ronnie Boggess. After doing extensive research on her own family genealogy, Ronnie had both the vision and the goal to help others research and find facts and stories about their families. Whether writing about one member or several, she has a passion for getting members to record and publish, one of a kind books that can be passed down from generation to generation.
[Ep #161] Maryann Reid - How to Position Yourself as an Expert to the Media
On July 9th, 2012 Susan Violante and Victor R. Volkman spoke with bestselling author and media guru Maryann Reidabout how to go from author to media sensation.Maryann Reed is an Award-winning author and entrepreneur who has been featured by countless media outlets including USA Today, Essence, Glamour, The CBS Early Show, and The Wendy Williams Experience.