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Some Writer! Some Giveaway! Share E.B. White’s Words & Win

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Giveaway, Social Media | Comments Off on Some Writer! Some Giveaway! Share E.B. White’s Words & Win

Some Writer! Some Giveaway! Share E.B. White’s Words & Win

SHARE THE WORDS OF E.B. WHITE and win an E.B. WHITE COLLECTION for your favorite library!   In celebration of the October release of Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet (HMH Kids) and Charlotte Web’s 64th birthday, we are offering you a way to share White’s words and Sweet’s illustrations! Share any of the images below using the hashtag #EBSomeWriter before 11/4/16 and you could win the book collection (pictured above) for a favorite library.     How does this SOME GIVEAWAY! of SOME WRITER! work? 1) Share one of the Some Writer! images below...

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New Orleans Still Needs Us

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Community Partnerships, Marketing Item, Social Media | Comments Off on New Orleans Still Needs Us

New Orleans Still Needs Us

Author Tamara Ellis Smith, the creator of the acclaimed middle grade novel Another Kind of Hurricane (Schwartz & Wade Books) is giving New Orleans more than one gift. In addition to her deeply compelling story of two boys affected by Katrina, a percentage of her royalties will go to help the recovery of the Lower Ninth Ward.  Every book sold helps lowernine.org. Buy the book and/or share this image and you too could help New Orleans. This image and marketing message was created by your friends at Curious City. Share...

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Princess Juniper Says…

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Marketing Item, Social Media | Comments Off on Princess Juniper Says…

Princess Juniper Says…

Curious City is celebrating Ammi-Joan Paquette’s middle grade release, Princess Juniper of the Hourglass.  In the new series from Philomel, a princess is given a summer kingdom for her birthday to practice being Queen.  When her actual kingdom is invaded, Princess Juniper’s experiment may become a crash course in real leadership… Share the images below on your social media in honor of author Ammi-Joan Paquette and in honor of girls everywhere who make a brand-new kingdom (with their ideas and imagination) every day… Share...

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Let Me Stand Alone: Illustrating Rachel Corrie’s Words

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Community Partnerships, Marketing Item, Social Media | 2 comments

Let Me Stand Alone: Illustrating Rachel Corrie’s Words

“If the words I use buzz away from my lips meaninglessly…” —Rachel Corrie Thanks to the efforts of the Corrie family to publish Let Me Stand Alone: The Rachel Corrie Story (W.W. Norton), Rachel’s worlds did NOT buzz away meaninglessly. After Rachel’s tragic death in Gaza in 2003, the Corries collected her journals and poems into a moving collection of one young woman’s hopes and musings. Audiobook narrator Tavia Gilbert transformed those journal entries and poems into an unforgettable performance in time for the 10th anniversary of Rachel’s passing. Listen to Tavia talk about Rachel Corrie...

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All Hat, No Cattle: Marketing Q&A

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Book Trailer, Community Partnerships, Contest, Event Kit, Marketing Item, School Visits, Social Media, Speaking, Story Hour Kit | 2 comments

All Hat, No Cattle: Marketing Q&A

  Thanks to all the creators that attended Curious City’s “All Hat and No Cattle Children’s Book Marketing in Today’s Wild, Wild West” talk at the SCBWI Wild, Wild Midwest Conference. You had great questions.  I hope these are great answers. (For those with website or blog questions, I answered your questions over yonder.) CURIOUS CITY How does Curious City work with new clients?  What do you cost? Does Curious City work with unpublished authors and illustrators?  Self-published creators? Thanks for asking.  That is swell of you.  These questions are best answered on...

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Ride a Fast Horse: WordPress Q&A

Posted by on May 26, 2013 in Character Blog, Social Media, Speaking, Website Design | Comments Off on Ride a Fast Horse: WordPress Q&A

Ride a Fast Horse: WordPress Q&A

Thanks to all the clever creators at the Wild, Wild Midwest SCBWI Conference for attending my “Speak Your Mind, But Ride a Fast Horse: Rework Your Online Presence with WordPress” workshop. We did the workshop Q&A as a write-in and I hope these answers might help you in your ride Westwards into web development. (Feel feel to ride over to our partner Q&A about Marketing, All Hat, No Cattle, here.) NEW TO THE WEB?   If I am just getting started, where should I start? You need three things (maybe four). 1) You need a domain name.  This is what the www.______________.com will...

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