Category Archives: Publicists

Publicity Notebook | Interview with Larry Dane Brimner, “Getting the Gig” Workshop Leader

I first met Larry Dane Brimner at one of the Carolyn P. Yoder Alumni Retreats at Highlights in Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania. Larry will be giving a workshop on book promotion this spring, April 26-29, 2015, and I’ve asked him some … Continue reading

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Publicity Notebook | Penny Sansevieri, President & CEO, Author Marketing Experts

At the annual meeting of the American Society of Journalists and Authors in Manhattan in 2011, I had the pleasure of hearing Penny Sansevieri, President and CEO of Author Marketing Experts, Inc., twice. I walked away from her sessions with … Continue reading

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Five-in-One Notebook Special: Children’s Books about Terezín from Candlewick – Editors, Authors, Publicist

Candlewick recently published two books  about Terezín, also known as Theresienstadt, a concentration camp in Bohemia. While not an extermination camp, 50,000 Jews were cramped into a town built to house 2,000. Disease and malnutrition contributed to the deaths of … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Promote Your Jewish Children’s Book | Part 3

Here is the final installment of Using Social Media to Promote Your Jewish Children’s Book, The Whole Megillah’s cyber-roundtable of authors who have successfully been using social media to promote their Jewish children’s books. Read Part 1>>> Read Part 2>>> … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Promote Your Jewish Children’s Book | Part 2

Thanks for your great feedback on Part 1. Now, for Part 2 of The Whole Megillah’s cyber-roundtable of authors who have successfully been using social media to promote their Jewish children’s books. Participants: Laura Toffler-Corrie, author of The Life and … Continue reading

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Author and Publicist Collaboration | The Story of Hereville

Mary Ann Zissimos is Publicist, Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet. She and author/illustrator Barry Deutsch worked together to promote Hereville. The Whole Megillah decided to find out more about the inhouse publicist and author collaboration. The Whole Megillah … Continue reading

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Publicity Notebook | Blue Slip Media

You’ve written your very best manuscript. You’ve managed to sell it and are working together with your editor and perhaps agent to bring your work to market. But have you thought about publicity? I first learned about Blue Slip Media … Continue reading

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