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Dean Mantz

Authors Speaking - 24 views

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    Here is another site for finding authors to visit with your students virtually.
Heather Sullivan

Virtual Author Visits in Your Library or Classroom - Skype An Author Network - 3 views

  • The mission of the Skype an Author Network is to provide K-12 teachers and librarians with a way to connect authors, books, and young readers through virtual visits.
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    Connect your students to their favorite authors via live Skype chat.
Billy Gerchick

6 Ways to Publish Your Own Book - 3 views

  • Users are able to use Google Book Search (Beta), which puts your book content in Google’s search results.
  • Lulu allows you to create a variety of books, but also lets you develop digital media. These range from music and ringtones to videos and e-books. With Lulu, you can also scan and digitize your old books, albums, and photos
  • Softcovers start at $7.60
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  • To increase your search ranking, you are able to add subtitles, tags, categories, and descriptions
  • Softcovers start at $12.95
  • . Because CreateSpace is a subsidiary of Amazon, it’s easier and quicker to sell your book through Amazon
  • Standard B&W starts at $3.66 per book; Standard Color starts at $6.55. You can also upgrade to their Pro Plan, which is $39.00 per book. The Pro Plan allows you to keep more from each sale, and pay less when ordering copies.
  • Prices start at $0.045 per page and a $4 binding fee.
  • WeBook combines the joys of self publishing with social media. You are able to write a book alone or collaborate with other writers. The site provides an online text editor for you to write, and you are able to add images from image-hosting sites like Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa, etc.
Fred Delventhal

Just One More Book!! Children's Book Podcast - Children's book reviews and interviews w... - 0 views

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    Just One More Book is a thrice-weekly podcast which promotes and celebrates literacy and great children's books. Each weekday morning, we take a few minutes out of our morning coffee ritual to discuss one of our many favourite children's books. We also feature weekly interviews with authors, illustrators and experts and enthusiasts in the areas of children's literature and literacy as well as listener-submitted audio reviews.
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