PubTalk Live

PubTalk Live

By Sarah Nicolas
PubTalk Live is the live publishing talk show that broadcasts the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month live on YouTube. The podcast is the audio pulled from the show after the broadcast has ended. See more info at pubtalk.live.
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PubTalk Live 5-23-20 with I.W. Gregorio and Ellen Oh
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host I. W. Gregorio and Special Guest Ellen Oh. I.W. Gregorio http://www.iwgregorio.com/ https://twitter.com/iwgregorio https://www.instagram.com/iwgregorio/ Ellen Oh https://www.ellenoh.com/ https://twitter.com/elloellenoh http://instagram.com/elloecho Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Broadcast at: https://youtu.be/gEVTE5IuftA Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Percy Jackson on Disney+: https://twitter.com/rickriordan/status/1261008593077374977?s=20 Rakuten sees surge in demand: https://global.rakuten.com/corp/investors/documents/results/ Apple Books for Authors: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2712  Thomas Low has passed away https://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/?detailStory=publishing-world-celebrates-lee-low-cofounder-thomas-low-and-his-legacy-diversity-multicultural RWA announces The Vivian Awards https://www.rwa.org/Online/News/2020/RWA_Announces_a_New_Award_for_a_New_Era.aspx Macmillan and Hachette - indie bookstore terms https://shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=3743#m48576 Illustrators support indie bookstores with free art: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/83373-in-support-of-indie-bookstores-dozens-of-illustrators-send-art.html
1:12:24
May 28, 2020
PubTalk Live 5-9-20 with E.C. Myers and Delilah S. Dawson
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host E.C. Myers and Special Guest Delilah S. Dawson E.C. Myers http://ecmyers.net/ https://twitter.com/ecmyers  https://www.youtube.com/user/ecmyersvids/ Delilah Dawson https://www.whimsydark.com/ https://twitter.com/DelilahSDawson http://instagram.com/delilahsdawson/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Broadcast at: https://youtu.be/FIGe-yIqJes Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -- Links -- The translation of Dan Brown's Inferno: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/apr/30/dan-brown-origin-thriller-da-vinci-code-translation-les-traducteurs Stephenie Meyer to release Midnight Sun: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/04/books/stephenie-meyer-midnight-sun-twilight.html 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners: https://www.pulitzer.org/news/announcement-2020-pulitzer-prize-winners  Edgar Awards: https://crimereads.com/announcing-the-2020-edgar-award-winners/ Book Expo online: https://www.bookexpoamerica.com/Whats-Happening/BookExpo-Online/ Goosebumps television series https://deadline.com/2020/04/goosebumps-live-action-series-in-works-by-neal-h-moritz-scholastic-1202919091/  Virtual Bologna Children's Book Fair:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/trade-shows/article/83280-bologna-s-virtual-fair-draws-60-000-online-visitors.html Baby-Sitters Club teaser trailer:  https://bookriot.com/2020/05/08/babysitters-club-netflix-series-trailer/ Barnes and Noble short story contest for kids: https://customer.barnesandnoble.com/signup/KidsContest2020
1:05:12
May 24, 2020
PubTalk Live 4-25-20 with L. Penelope, Sara Megibow, Angelina M. Lopez
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host L. Penelope and Special Guests Sara Megibow and Angelina M. Lopez L. Penelope https://lpenelope.com/ https://twitter.com/leslyepenelope https://www.instagram.com/leslyepenelope/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO54Ljg4WWAcm1EyIhQDcTw Angelina M. Lopez http://www.angelinamlopez.com/ https://twitter.com/AngelinaMLo https://www.instagram.com/angelinamlo/ Sara Megibow https://twitter.com/SaraMegibow Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/Qr4_z0OKNTY Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Top 10 Most Challenged Books: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10  Harlequin non-disparagement clause: https://www.patreon.com/posts/35985378 Dhonielle Clayton school visit harassment: https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=racists-abuse-authors-during-virtual-visits-classes-and-panels-coronavirus-covid19-kelly-yang-dhonielle-clayton BookExpo and BookCon cancelled: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bea/article/83040-bookexpo-bookcon-2020-events-canceled.html Artist Relief coalition gave first round of grants: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/83146-artist-relief-reports-first-round-of-emergency-grants-survey-results.html  Authors Guild member survey on income loss: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/authors-guild-covid-19-survey-1-summary-of-responses/ PRH digital cookbook to benefit restaurant industry: https://global.penguinrandomhouse.com/announcements/penguin-random-house-to-publish-digital-cookbook-to-aid-americas-restaurants/  Grants for writers: https://www.sfwa.org/covid-19-relief-for-sfwa-members/ https://diversebooks.org/wndb-emergency-fund-for-diverse-creatives-in-childrens-publishing/ https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Maurice-Sendak-Emergency-Relief-Fund https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/details-on-economic-relief-for-authors/ Inscription in Roald Dahl's first book: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/04/19/unearthed-copy-roald-dahls-first-book-sees-author-thank-friend/  Mondays with Michelle Obama: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/83088-michelle-obama-announces-storytimes-with-prh-and-pbs-kids.html Indie Bookstores report issues with GoFundMe payments: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/83023-indie-bookstores-report-problems-with-gofundme-disbursements.html  Books-A-Million's "Talk to a Bookseller" hotline: 1-866-544-1468: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200420005844/en
1:08:42
May 23, 2020
PubTalk Live 4-11-20 with Julia Ember and Rita Meade
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Julia Ember and Special Guest Rita Meade. Julia Ember https://julia-ember.com/ http://www.instagram.com/juliaemberya http://www.twitter.com/jules_chronicle  Rita Meade http://www.ritameade.com/ https://twitter.com/ScrewyDecimal https://www.instagram.com/screwydecimal/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/f9EKD9My5dA Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -Links- Hugo Awards Finalists: http://www.thehugoawards.org/hugo-history/2020-hugo-awards/ Ingram drops out of Book Expo and Book Con: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bea/article/82945-ingram-is-out-of-bookexpo-and-bookcon.html Teddy bear hunt inspired by children's book: https://secretmanchester.com/the-moor-bears-stockport/  Macmillan layoffs: https://locusmag.com/2020/04/macmillan-layoffs/ Worldreader releases ebooks for #covid19 https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/82941-worldreader-helps-educate-vulnerable-about-coronavirus.html PW's covid19 publication date change database https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSUqGcLiS5bZvPQfVXWYdHM9Ph4lpApiQZPyK22Xo7txtYQWJgeVUvwc7SF-nsx_qYAsSRF2xPI8w8b/pubhtml  Publisher's Marketplace Resources Industry Help for Booksellers: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/03/reference-industry-help-for-booksellers/ Read-Aloud permissions: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/03/reference-publisher-permissions/ Supporting authors and booksellers: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/03/reference-supporting-booksellers-in-these-dark-times/ The National Endowment for the Arts relief grants: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82994-nea-offering-75-million-to-nonprofits-to-save-jobs.html Little Free Libraries become Little Free Pantries: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/promotionalss/article/82975-two-orgs-promoting-little-free-libraries-now-little-free-pantries.html  Bookstore saves her employee's jobs by distributing childrens books at lunch pickup: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82997-r-j-julia-saves-staff-by-giving-away-150-000-in-books.html  Related, PW's Book store survey: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/82981-survey-of-independent-bookstores-shows-coronavirus-toll.html Aritst relief grants: artistrelief.org.  Barnes & Noble layoffs: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/82976-b-n-copes.html London Book Fair partial refund: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2666
1:08:42
May 22, 2020
PubTalk Live 3-28-20 with Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Amanda Quain
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Special Guest Amanda Quain. Nora Shalaway Carpenter https://www.noracarpenterwrites.com/ https://twitter.com/norawritesbooks https://www.instagram.com/noracarpenterwrites/ Amanda Quain  https://www.amandaquain.com/ https://twitter.com/quainiac https://twitter.com/justonemorepage Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/1gQgy4gQFjc Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Ingram pledges to do what they can: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82767-ingram-vows-to-defend-industry-through-crisis.html American Library Associaiton Conference cancelled: https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/ala-cancels-2020-annual-conference/ Publishers temporary relaxing fair use guidelines for story times: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82810-children-s-publishers-relax-fair-use-policies.html Stay Home Wrimo: https://nanowrimo.org/stayhomewrimo PW and NYT Roundup of resources, cancellations, books affected, etc:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82724-how-kids-lit-is-responding-to-the-coronavirus.html https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/books/writers-entertain-kids-virus.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82831-children-s-books-and-authors-affected-by-the-coronavirus-march-26-2020.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/82672-covid-19-ongoing-list-of-cancellations.html #kidlitgoesviral weekly Twitter chat with Amie Kaufman on Mondays at 8pm EST Internet Archive & Pirated Books: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/internet-archives-uncontrolled-digital-lending Book sales are up. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/mar/25/book-sales-surge-self-isolating-readers-bucket-list-novels Time Magazine's list of virtual book clubs: https://time.com/5809322/social-distancing-book-clubs/ ACX Royalty increase: https://blog.acx.com/2020/03/23/a-message-to-the-acx-community/ Woody Allen memoir: https://www.vox.com/culture/2020/3/23/21190882/woody-allen-memoir-apropos-of-nothing-arcade-skyhorse-publishing-surprise-release
1:20:29
May 21, 2020
PubTalk (not) Live 3-14-20 with Lily Meade
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live was pre-recorded and features authortuber and author Lily Meade. Lily Meade twitter.com/lilymeade patreon.com/lilymeade instagram.com/lilymeade lilymeade.com youtube.com/c/lilymeadebooks Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/FYaddeT9gYQ Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Hachette & Woody Allen: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82609-hbg-staffers-stage-walkout-over-woody-allen-memoir.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82624-hbg-will-not-publish-woody-allen-s-memoir.html VAT charge on digital books: https://twitter.com/hmtreasury/status/1237731947813777408  ViacomCBS selling Simon & Schuster: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/04/business/media/simon-schuster-for-sale-viacom-cbs.html  Underlined: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82576-delacorte-debuts-ya-line-with-an-internet-connection.html Audie awards: https://www.audiopub.org/uploads/pdf/2020-Audie-Awards-Winners-Press-Release.pdf Lightning Source removing books in violation of content policy: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/manufacturing/article/82526-lightning-source-to-introduce-content-integrity-guidelines.html  Star Wars: The High Republic: https://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-the-high-republic  Barbara Nealy: https://mysterywriters.org/barbara-neely/ London Book Fair cancelled:  https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/mar/04/london-book-fair-cancelled-over-coronavirus-fears-amid-growing-anger Bologna Children's Book Fair: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/trade-shows/article/82641-prh-pulls-out-of-rescheduled-bologna-book-fair.html  Other cancelled events include National Book Critics Circle Awards, Tucson Festival of Books, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, Nova Teen Book Festival, Paris Book Fair, Poets & Writers 50th Anniversary Gala, LA times Festival, Virginia Festival of the Book, Texas Library Association Conference, and the Orlando Book Festival Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced: https://www.baltimoresun.com/politics/bs-md-pol-pugh-sentenced-20200227-7yffn67n2nhfbmzhjdo4pzomku-story.html  Beijing food delivery app to deliver books: https://www.abacusnews.com/tech/bookstores-hit-hard-coronavirus-can-now-deliver-books-using-food-delivery-app/article/3073924  Everywhere Book Fest May 1-2: http://everywherebookfest.com
50:28
May 20, 2020
PubTalk Live 2-22-20 - live from Coastal Magic Convention
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features guests live from the 2020 Coastal Magic Convention, including Jeff Adams, Victoria Sue, Tawdra Kandle, Kiernan Kelly, Shaila Patel, and Bru Baker. Jeff Adams https://www.jeffandwill.com/ https://twitter.com/WriterJeffAdams Victoria Sue  http://www.victoriasue.com/ Tawdra Kandle  http://tawdrakandle.com https://www.instagram.com/tawdra/ Kiernan Kelly  www.KiernanKelly.com www.DakotaChase.com https://www.facebook.com/kiernan.kelly Shaila Patel  https://www.shailapatelauthor.com/ Bru Baker  www.bru-baker.com  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/PKB7hUbNReU Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News--  Bookshop.org: https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/books/ct-books-biblioracle-0119-20200115-hgr7kzbtcfcsfhktb7t6oxhvb4-story.html Trump and IMLS: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/82390-in-2021-budget-proposal-trump-once-again-seeks-to-end-federal-library-funding.html  RWA Board resigns: https://www.rwa.org/Online/About/Governance_Folder/Motion_to_Hold_a_Special_Election.aspx BookExpo Children's Book & Author Breakfast: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/82458-judy-blume-to-headline-bookexpo-s-2020-children-s-book-author-breakfast.html Audible Captions case settlement: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/82415-judge-denies-bid-to-seal-settlement-in-audible-captions-case.html LA Times Book Prizes: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-02-19/los-angeles-times-book-prizes-2019-finalists
1:05:11
May 19, 2020
PubTalk Live 2-8-20 - with Erica Wright and Alex Segura
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Erica Wright and Special Guest Alex Segura. Erica Wright https://ericawright.typepad.com/ https://twitter.com/eawright Alex Segura http://www.alexsegura.com/ https://twitter.com/alex_segura https://www.facebook.com/alexseguraofficial  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/_pD03snQJTI Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News Items-- Lee and Low Diversity in Publishing 2019 survey: https://blog.leeandlow.com/2020/01/28/2019diversitybaselinesurvey/  Barnes and Noble and Penguin Random House's "Diverse Editions:" https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/05/media/barnes-and-noble-diverse-editions-trnd/index.html Sarah: The 2020 Audie Awards Finalists: https://www.audiopub.org/winners/2020-audies  Mary Higgins Clark: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/remembering-mary-higgins-clark-queen-suspense-180974112/ 2020 youth media awards: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2020/01/american-library-association-announces-2020-youth-media-award-winners  2020 PEN America Literary Service Award:  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/patti-smith-pen-literary-service-award-947673/ Macmillan met with #DignidadLiteraria: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82320-dignidadliteraria-macmillan-meet-to-discuss-industry-bias.html  $300 million from KDP Select program: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/82303-kdp-authors-earned-over-300-million-in-2019-amazon-says.html
1:05:02
May 18, 2020
PubTalk Live 1-25-20 - with S. Jae-Jones and Patrice Caldwell
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host NYT bestselling author S. Jae-Jones and Special Guest Patrice Caldwell, an author and literary agent. S. Jae-Jones http://sjaejones.com/ https://twitter.com/sjaejones https://www.instagram.com/sjaejones/ Patrice Caldwell https://patricecaldwell.com/ https://twitter.com/whimsicallyours https://www.instagram.com/whimsicalaquarian/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/TTU5lgiaZyE Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- American Dirt: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/clarissajanlim/american-dirt-jeanine-cummins-controversy-explained Jason Reynolds named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature : https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/jason-reynolds-named-national-ambassador-for-young-peoples-literature/2020/01/13/89978c68-332a-11ea-9313-6cba89b1b9fb_story.html Orbit printing more Witcher books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82169-orbit-tosses-500-000-copies-to-its-witcher-fans.html Urdu translation of A Case of Exploding Mangoes confiscated: https://www.npr.org/2020/01/10/794538415/pakistani-author-comes-under-fire-for-satirical-novel-after-urdu-edition-is-publ  Gallup poll reveals that visiting the library is the most popular leisure activity for Americans: https://news.gallup.com/poll/284009/library-visits-outpaced-trips-movies-2019.aspx Missouri librarian censorship law: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/16/missouri-could-jail-librarians-for-lending-age-inappropriate-books-parental-oversight-of-public-libraries-bill Jack Reacher Amazon series: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jack-reacher-series-a-go-at-amazon-1269524 Jack Reach to be written by Lee Child's brother: https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/18/jack-reacher-series-author-lee-child-quits-and-lets-brother-step-in 90th anniversary of Nancy Drew: https://www.polygon.com/comics/2020/1/23/21079083/nancy-drew-comic-dynamite-hardy-boys-90th-anniversary-death New Hunger Games book is about President Snow: https://ew.com/books/2020/01/21/hunger-games-prequel-exclusive-excerpt/ NEA Grants: https://www.arts.gov/news/2020/national-endowment-arts-announces-literature-fellowship-grant-recipients
1:13:11
May 17, 2020
Writers & Taxes: A live Q&A with Mindy Mejia, author and tax pro
As an author, what can you deduct? Should you be paying estimated taxes? Can you deduct your home office? Get all of your author-related tax questions answered! Join us for a special extra episode of PubTalk Live with author and tax pro Mindy Mejia. Mindy will spend an hour answering all of our burning questions about (USA Federal) taxes for writers and authors.  For more info, check out Mindy's #TaxTipsforWriters series on her blog: https://mindymejia.com/category/taxadviceforwriters/ Mindy Mejia https://mindymejia.com/ https://twitter.com/MejiaWrites PubTalk Live:  www.pubtalk.live http://www.twitter.com/pubtalklive http://www.instagram.com/pubtalklive Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=25107996 Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/W0_jrtVnZQ8 Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com
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May 16, 2020
PubTalk Live 1-11-20 - with Fran Wilde and Rachel Hartman
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Fran Wilde and Special Guest Rachel Hartman Fran Wilde http://www.franwilde.net/ https://twitter.com/fran_wilde Rachel Hartman https://rachelhartmanbooks.com/ https://twitter.com/_rachelhartman https://www.facebook.com/rachelhartmanbooks/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/gbouRVGTT_g Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. News items: Romance Writers of America: https://www.claireryanauthor.com/blog/2019/12/27/the-implosion-of-the-rwa Elizabeth May's tweet about inposters on Goodreads: https://twitter.com/_ElizabethMay/status/1212034541055029249 Jake Gyllenhaal's adaptation of Fun Home: https://www.themarysue.com/jake-gyllenhaal-in-fun-home/ Barack Obama's favorite books of 2019: https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1211033245812441091 TS Eliot letters: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-01-01/t-s-eliot-letters-unveiling  TS Eliot letter: https://tseliot.com/foundation/statement-by-t-s-eliot-on-the-opening-of-the-emily-hale-letters-at-princeton/ Mike Resnick passed away at the age of 77: https://www.tor.com/2020/01/09/hugo-award-winning-author-and-editor-michael-resnick-1942-2020/ Elizabeth Wurtzel's death: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/books/elizabeth-wurtzel-dead.html Stephen King and Don Winslow's charity offer: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/10/don-winslow-and-stephen-king-offer-200k-if-white-house-holds-a-press-briefing  The Zora Canon: https://zora.medium.com/100-best-books-by-black-women-authors-zora-canon-46b3492bdded Writer Beware's 2019 roundup: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2020/01/writer-beware-2019-in-review.html Christie Yant's 2020 word count sheet: http://inkhaven.net/2020/01/2020-word-count-tracker-is-now-available/ Kate Dollarhyde's article: https://twitter.com/keightdee/status/1215779307613650944?s=20
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May 15, 2020
PubTalk Live 12/28/19 - with Heidi Heilig and Dhonielle Clayton
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Heidi Heilig and Special Guest Dhonielle Clayton Heidi Heilig http://www.heidiheilig.com/ https://twitter.com/heidiheilig https://www.instagram.com/heidi.heilig/  Dhonielle Clayton www.dhonielleclayton.com  https://twitter.com/brownbookworm https://www.instagram.com/brownbookworm Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/544P7fyYWP8 Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. News Items: Romance Writers of America Meltdown: https://www.claireryanauthor.com/blog/2019/12/27/the-implosion-of-the-rwa https://twitter.com/i/events/1210307913413255179  Tariffs suspended: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/81989-new-round-of-tariffs-suspended.html Mysterious Galaxy’s new owner and location: https://boingboing.net/2019/12/15/3555-rosecrans-st.html George RR Martin's bookstore: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/dec/16/george-rr-martin-opens-bookshop-santa-fe-beastly-books-game-of-thrones Bookscan's top-selling books of the decade: https://www.npd.com/wps/portal/npd/us/news/press-releases/2019/fifty-shades-of-grey-was-the-best-selling-book-of-the-decade-in-the-us-the-npd-group-says/ Penguin Random House now completely owned by Bertelsmann: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82018-pearson-sells-last-25-of-prh-to-bertelsmann.html  California's Freelance Law: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81992-publishers-brace-for-california-labor-law-changes.html KKR has acquired Overdrive from Rakuten: https://www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/guid/CC328CCD-89A7-46C2-B238-42B709DB426D
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May 14, 2020
PubTalk Live 12/14/19 - with Diana Pho and Eric Smith
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Diana Pho and Special Guest Eric Smith Diana Pho http://www.beyondvictoriana.com/ @writersyndrome on Twitter @diana.m.pho on Instagram Eric Smith https://www.ericsmithrocks.com/ @ericsmithrocks on Twitter Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/0zAGX4TBn3I PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Supporters Brenda Drake and Jae Lynn News links: B&N SFF blog deactiviting their account: https://twitter.com/BNSciFi/status/1201525133485256704 Educational Publishers ebook pirate lawsuit: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81847-educational-publishers-file-suit-to-block-sale-of-pirated-e-books.html ISBN change: https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamrowe1/2019/11/29/the-10-digit-isbn-is-getting-retired-next-year/  Writer Beware post about Month9 Books: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2019/11/publisher-alerts-complaints-at-month9.html  Gary Paulsen's new three-book deal: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/81884-gary-paulsen-moves-to-fsg-in-three-book-deal.html James Patterson's bookseller bonus: https://apnews.com/8ea6c1cf5d1a303b1263eb330bf73135 NetGalley adding audiobooks: http://insights.netgalley.com/introducing-audio-excerpts-on-netgalley/ Register of Copyrights resigns: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/81940-register-of-copyrights-karyn-temple-is-leaving.html McNally Jackson goes union: https://www.rwdsu.info/workers_at_mcnally_jackson_bookstores_and_goods_for_the_study_stationary_stores_vote_to_rwdsu Goodreads Choice Awards: https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-fiction-books-2019 A new African-focused literary agency: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/81960-new-agency-promotes-african-writers-for-youth.html
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May 13, 2020
PubTalk Live 11/23/19 - with Kelly Peterson and Michael Moreci
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Kelly Peterson and Special Guest Michael Moreci. Kelly Peterson https://www.litagentkelly.com/ @litagentkelly on Twitter Michael Moreci https://michaelpmoreci.com/  @MichaelMoreci on twitter Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com YouTube link: https://youtu.be/XCJSVpN7xBQ Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake and Jae Lynn --News  Update on Audible Captions legal battle: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81742-audible-publishers-still-in-talks-to-resolve-captions-lawsuit.html PW's publishing industry Salary Survey: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81718-the-pw-publishing-industry-salary-survey-2019.html  Book Money spreadsheet:  View: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1p9y99EpfTDKZBi6FqPrFg9jvPcZObTTjY8LpkU2-1SI/edit#gid=17647610  Submit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScl-iAsLYTCPWvymzdBa_wBX9nRIRxK4RFoyTEKHKKeeogeTQ/viewform ACX fraudalant audiobook listings: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2019/11/issues-at-audible-acx-attempted-rights-fraud.html  The Book Industry Charitable Foundation survey: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/81729-binc-survey-finds-one-in-five-booksellers-in-need.html  Simon & Schuster's sales down, profits up: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/81714-s-s-squeezes-out-a-q3-profit-despite-sales-decline.html Amazon cutting indie press book orders: https://www.ibpa-online.org/news/478273/IBPA-Response-to-Amazon-Cutting-Book-Orders-to-Publishers.htm https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/81820-amazon-book-orders-on-the-rise.html Harper Collins' Heartdrum: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/81770-harpercollins-to-launch-native-focused-imprint.html HMH's new Etch imprint: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hmh-books--media-launches-new-imprint-dedicated-to-publishing-graphic-novels-that-make-a-mark-300963184.html National Book Awards: https://www.npr.org/2019/11/20/781353829/national-book-awards-handed-to-susan-choi-arthur-sze-and-more Barnes and Noble's Teen and Sci-fi & Fantasy blogs : https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/81766-b-n-cuts-freelance-writers-from-its-teen-and-sff-blogs.html  Medium books: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2019/11/people-etc-1083/ Mysterious Galaxy: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/books/story/2019-11-14/longtime-san-diego-bookstore-loses-lease-may-close https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/former-baltimore-mayor-catherine-e-pugh-has-reached-an-agreement-to-plead-guilty-two-people-familiar-with-the-deal-say/2019/11/21/d3e8499e-0bd7-11ea-bd9d-c628fd48b3a0_story.html
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May 12, 2020
PubTalk Live 11/9/19 - with Erica Cameron and Dahlia Adler
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries.This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Erica Cameron and Special Guest Dahlia Adler Erica Cameron http://byericacameron.com/ @ByEricaCameron on Twitter Dahlia Adler www.dahliaadler.com  @MissDahlELama https://lgbtqreads.com/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. Thank you to Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake and Jae Lynn. //News items:  National Novel Generation Month: https://nanogenmo.github.io/  Publisher's Weekly "Is Publishing Too top Heavy?" https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81637-is-publishing-too-top-heavy.html Bustle lay offs: https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/bustle-staff-layoffs-major-site-relaunch-1203397109/ Leander Texas library director fired over Family Pride events: https://bookriot.com/2019/10/25/leander-library-director-fired/  Little Free Library trademark drama: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/81587-little-free-library-founder-s-family-clash-over-org-s-direction.html Sourcebooks' "Indie Rapid Replenishment" program: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2496 Penguin Random House takes over Baker & Talor's Reno warehouse. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81644-prh-to-open-western-u-s-distribution-center.html Macmillan CEO John Sargent's open letter to libraries about the ebook policy change: https://d1x9nywezhk0w2.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/29160131/A-Letter-from-John-Sargent-.pdf
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May 12, 2020
PubTalk Live 10-26-19 - with Kellye Garrett and Amanda Nelson
This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host author Kellye Garrett and Interview Guest Amanda Nelson, Executive Editor of Book Riot. Kellye Garrett https://kellyegarrett.com @kellyekell on Twitter Amanda Nelson www.bookriot.com  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News Links-- Interabang bookstore tornado damage: https://www.dallasnews.com/arts-entertainment/books/2019/10/21/interabang-books-takes-a-direct-hit-in-sundays-storm/ Their website is at https://www.interabangbooks.com/ 40% rise in self-published books: http://www.bowker.com/news/2019/Self-Publishing-Grew-40-Percent-in-2018-New-Report--Reveals.html  PEN America opens regional chapters: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81474-pen-america-launches-six-regional-chapters.html  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt slashing its workforce by 8%: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/houghton-mifflin-to-cut-workforce-by-8-provide-sales-outlook-that-is-below-expectations-2019-10-17  Naomi Wolf's OUTRAGES cancelled in US: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/naomi-wolf-and-publisher-part-ways-amid-delay-of-new-book/2019/10/18/ae360cea-f205-11e9-bb7e-d2026ee0c199_story.html Patricia Highsmith's diaries to be published: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/25/books/patricia-highsmith-diaries.html King County Library's response to Macmillian ebook embargo: https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2019/10/22/41762476/king-county-public-library-will-boycott-macmillan-ebooks-seattle-public-library-will-not  The American Library Association's report for the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/81549-congress-investigating-anticompetitive-behavior-in-the-digital-library-market.html Drew Barrymore to produce two Middle Grade book adaptations: https://deadline.com/2019/10/drew-barrymore-to-produce-two-ya-projects-for-eone-the-mother-company-as-part-of-first-look-deal-1202761490/
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May 11, 2020
PubTalk Live 10-12-19 - with Brenda Drake and Tere Michaels
This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Brenda Drake and Interview Guest Tere Micheaels.  Aired live on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF_m9jeXmF4 Brenda Drake:  https://brendadrake.com/ @brendadrake on Twitter   Tere Michaels:  https://www.teremichaels.com @TereMichaels on Twitter   Book Lovers Con:   https://www.bookloverscon.com/ March 18 - 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee   Coastal Magic Convention:   https://coastalmagicconvention.com/ February 20-23, 2020 in Daytona Beach   Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:  www.sarahnicolas.com  @sarah_nicolas on Twitter  @presidentSarah on Instagram   Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb
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May 11, 2020