Corinne Yells at Cloud #2: Influencers? Pffft…

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Influencers. They are the homecoming queens—and kings—of social media, strutting around like they own the place in an effort to convince you that you can’t live without a certain eyeliner or a certain energy drink or even a certain book. I can’t remember when being an influencer became an actual job title, but I can … Read moreCorinne Yells at Cloud #2: Influencers? Pffft…

Episode 10: Interview with Publishing Consultant and Book Publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek

Emily and Corinne interview publishing consultant and book publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek about her eclectic career working in the Bay Area and beyond. She tells us about the trifecta that makes for the perfect publicity campaign and some of her most cherished projects. Emily and Corinne also discuss a recent Buzzfeed piece about the self-help bestseller … Read moreEpisode 10: Interview with Publishing Consultant and Book Publicist Mary Bisbee-Beek

Episode 8: Interview with Book Publicist Tara Lehmann

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We talk with book publicist Tara Lehmann about her journey into book publicity, the as yet unknown depths of children’s and YA literature, and opening a dance studio for grandmas. And we talk about Corinne’s Prince dream, but not in an annoying way, we promise! Discussed in this episode: These poets tho Don’t f*%$ with … Read moreEpisode 8: Interview with Book Publicist Tara Lehmann

Interview with Corinne Kalasky of Beyond Words Publishing

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It all started, as it does for many book people, during childhood trips to the library. Since then, Corinne Kalasky’s publishing career has taken her all over the United States. She went from a “state school” in Seattle to working in New York amongst the East Coast Ivy League kids. She hob-nobbed her way into … Read moreInterview with Corinne Kalasky of Beyond Words Publishing

How to Get Free Books (Before Everyone Else)

You probably know the typical ways to get free books. Libraries still exist, and young adults are using them in droves (CW: the word “millennial” is used superfluously). You can use Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited program, though there’s always a price with Amazon (specifically Prime membership or a monthly subscription payment and maybe your pinky toe someday). … Read moreHow to Get Free Books (Before Everyone Else)