Bonnie and Shanda countdown 4 of their favorite ways to sell books at in-person or virtual author visits for "traditionally published" books. Below, you will find our discussion along with each book sale method mentioned listed with pros, cons, and sample sale fliers to model your own after if you like.
#4 - Bookshop.org
Bonnie and Shanda discuss the interesting nuances of presenting to teens and high school audiences with guest young adult author, Christi J. Whitney, https://christijwhitney.com/.
Aimed at authors/illustrators new to school visits, Bonnie and Shanda discuss several types of author presentations you can do and gives examples of each:
Cohosts Bonnie and Shanda, discuss WHY they do school visits, WHAT school visits might be like in the fall (predicted by librarians), and HOW to get started by thinking through a few logistics.
Co-hosts Bonnie and Shanda, and guest Tosha Sumner (a.k.a- T.L. Sumner) discuss racism and small ways we can begin to move forward to foster positive change and uplift black voices as librarians, teachers, educators, authors, illustrators, booksellers, parents, and people.
Shanda and Bonnie introduce themselves and lay out what can be expected from the new Author Visit Podcast.
We had a great first podcast recording! Sure, we are learning this platform as we go, but all-in-all, we are super excited to start this venture with you!
Here is a list of books mentioned in this episode (and affiliate links that help support this podcast):
I am so pumped to share that my friend, author Bonnie Clark, and I have embarked on a path of discovery about school visits (post pandemic) through podcasting! So... I'd like to introduce the Author Visit Podcast, dedicated to demystifying the business of school visits for authors, illustrators, educators, librarians, parents, and booksellers.