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Linda Carlson , October 2011
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SPOTLIGHT HIGHLY VISIBLEVIA B&N Go to barnesandnoble.com, select “Kids” from the menu on the left, and the pop-up list shows “Expert Circle” on the far right. One more click and you’ll see 16 early childhood professionals introduced with, “Want to encourage your child’s love of reading? Need help potty training? Want parenting tips on starting …

Linda Carlson, September 2011
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SPOTLIGHT LESSONSRE SCHOOL MARKETS Getting books into schools can mean A+ sales for publishers. Just look at the “report cards” from two members: Harvey House Publishing, which recently won a Catholic Press Association award for its Olivia’s Gift, sequel to the similarly honored Olivia and the Little Way, has gotten both books into Catholic school …

Linda Carlson , August 2011
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SPOTLIGHT BIG BUZZFOR BUSINESS BOOKSINA DIFFERENT FORM “Faster than a speeding bullet. Able to breeze through the densest business jargon in a single sitting. It’s not a bird or a plane but a new concept that has taken best-selling business books and transformed them into fully illustrated comic books,” in the words of a story …

Linda Carlson, July 2011
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SPOTLIGHT MOVIE DEAL #1 The film rights for Manifest Destiny—a political thriller written by Rick Robinson and published by Headline Books—have been acquired by Los Angeles-based producer Peter R.J. Deyell. He’s working with screenwriter Quinn Redeker (The Deer Hunter) and shopping the movie concept to Hollywood studios. This is the first movie rights deal for …

Carlene Sippola, July 2011
The View from the May Meeting »

      FROM THE BOARDROOM Carlene Sippola CHAIR, IBPA BOARD The View from the May Meeting Our May board meetings have certain special characteristics. The staff and board members are up to their necks in planning for the Publishing University and BEA. We are getting ready to say good-bye to outgoing board members and …

Linda Carlson, November 2010
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT APPLAUSEFORAN AUDIO BOOK “Don’t skimp anywhere” if you’re creating your own audiobooks, advises Amy Friedman, whose Los Angeles-based Friedman & Danziger was honored for Tell Me a Story 3: Women of Wonder, the only audiobook from an independent publisher to receive an Audie Award this year. “Every single aspect of production …

Carlene Sippola, October 2010
Inside the August 2010 Board Meeting »

      FROM THE BOARDROOM Inside the August 2010 Board Meeting by Carlene Sippola CHAIR, IBPA BOARD The last report you got from me (July) was a recap of the State of the Association address given at our annual meeting in May. As you may recall, I heralded IBPA’s accomplishments from last year and …

Linda Carlson, September 2010
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT VIDEOSAND POPUPSAND SLIDESHOWS, OH, MY! Interweave Press sold “a few thousand” units of its $14.97 e-mag, Quilting Arts in Stitches, within two weeks of introducing this downloadable digital product in late June. Described as a new means of offering inspiration, instructions, and tools, this e-mag “sews together” articles, videos, patterns, images, …

Linda Carlson, August 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT MAKING WAVESIN WASHINGTON How many of us have our efforts recognized by Congress? Leon Cooper, of 90 Day Wonder Publishing, is, at age 90, celebrating authorization of federal funds to restore the South Pacific beach where many Americans remain interred after a significant World War II battle in …

Linda Carlson, June 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Available Early on the iPad Author Linda Tarr-Whelan tells her publisher, Berrett-Koehler, that she’s received lots of “street cred” from colleagues because her Women Lead the Way is available on the iBooks e-reader on the iPad. So far Berrett-Koehler has 23 titles in Apple’s iBookstore, including its popular …

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