Category Archives: Podcast

TKC 364 David Gaughran

Author of Let’s Get Digital and Let’s Get Visible  Interview starts at 16:56 and ends at 44:39  If you look at stores like Barnes and Noble and Kobo and Apple, I don’t think they’ve even caught up to where the Kindle Store was in 2011 or 2012 yet, let alone approaching where it is now […]

TKC 363 Amy Edelman

Founder and President of IndieReader.com Interview starts at 11:46 and ends at 41:02   It’s very hard to tell a self-published book these days from one that is traditionally published.   News David Pogue’s must-see Alexa demonstration and review (video) at Yahoo Tech – July 16, 2015   Tech Tip Amazon page on Cloud Collections   […]

TKC 362 Darlene

My wife the amazing art quilter and Kindle enthusiast Interview starts at 14:08 and ends at 39:48 A friend of mine said, “How many times have you dropped a Paperwhite in the tub?” And she’s right. I never have. And so at that point I decided that I was just going to hold the Kindle, and […]

TKC 361 John Sullivan

Project Manager and TKC Listener Interview starts at 13:52 and ends at 39:03   I have the books that I read, and I read the books that I have. The ones that I collect now are meaningful to me.    News “Apple Loses Appeal, E-book Decision is Affirmed” by Andrew Albanese at Publishers Weekly – […]

TKC 360 Russ Grandinetti

Amazon’s Senior Vice President – Kindle Interview starts at 10:17 and ends at 42:35  My guess is that if you asked all the publishers with whom we’ve reached agreement in the last year they would tell you that they had to compromise some things they didn’t love. And we’ve had to compromise some things we […]

TKC 359 Daniel Cubias

Author of Barrio Imbroglio Interview starts at 14:24 and ends at 38:38 There’s an incentive for Amazon on two levels to say, “Hey, let’s try to bring in readers.” And one way of bringing in readers is you get more writers. And so they’re definitely reaching out to Spanish-language authors in America and in Latin Americas […]

TKC 358 Michelle Miller

Author of The Underwriting Interview starts at 19:39 and ends at 39:40 I was a first-time novelist; I didn’t have a name at all. So it was a great way to find my audience before I tried to find an agent and a publisher. I think that is such a daunting process for writers, to […]

TKC 357 Prof. Krystine Batcho

Professor at Le Moyne College   Interview starts at 17:02 and ends at 44:15   If it keeps your attention, and you’re enjoying it, and it’s making you think—that’s the book for you. News “Trade Sales Fell in February” by Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly – June 5, 2014 BEA panel on Publishing in China […]

TKC 356 Denver Comic Con

Intro Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (Paperback, 1993) by Scott McCloud Interviews at Denver Comic Con (Times show when each interview begins) Andy Mithun of the Stubby Shillelaghs (6:25) Critical Fail Kickstarter campaign Clayton Kauffman, 12, of Brush, Colorado (12:20) Dale Roberts of Dale Roberts Comics (13:56) Megan Sullivan, director of communications, Aurora Rise (17:23) “Alex Sullivan, […]

TKC 355 Hunter Maats and Katie O’Brien

Authors of The Straight-A Conspiracy Interview starts at 13:10 and ends at 41:52 What the brain science says is that if you’ve learned one thing, you can learn anything. If your brain has a preference right now, it’s just because you’ve been working on that thing a little more. Your brain is not coming into […]