Tag: promotion

Donna Seim: “I love kids who love to read!”

This is the first post in a series spotlighting authors who participated in the Portsmouth Literary Festival last fall. We’d like to introduce you to Donna Seim who writes picture books and middle grade novels. She has also written an armchair travel book for ages over 16. Kid Lit Universe: Do you have any hidden or uncommon talents? Donna Seim:… Read more →

Advocate For Yourself

Even though Rebecca Podos is an industry insider–she’s not only a published young adult author, but also a literary agent with Rees Literary Agency–she said she learned that she would have to advocate for herself when it came time to promote her book, The Mystery Of Hollow Places. Speaking at Kid Lit Universe/Portsmouth Public Library’s September Author-To-Author series, Podos said… Read more →

Social Media: “Build Your Brand Like You’re Running For President”

Author Cara Brookins said not to build your platform on social media at the Can’t You Hear Me Knocking? panel at Bouchercon which was held last month in festive New Orleans. Hold the phone! Don’t build a platform on social media?? What? She said social media platforms can change or disappear and it is wise to direct your readers to… Read more →

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