#kidlitcon Transcript – 2010

1:18 pm floatinglush: Keynote with @mstiefvater at #kidlitcon. w00t!
1:18 pm RascofromRIF: And we’re off! Maggie Stiefvater – keynote-& 1 minute in & we’re laughing. Good morning! #KidLitCon http://yfrog.com/71jojkzj
1:18 pm varianjohnson: @foodandbooks @lizb I hope you guys are having fun without me….*sniff, sniff*… #kidlitcon
1:20 pm LizB: @mstiefvater giving awesome keynote on blogging and why we do it. #kidlitcon
1:20 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Maggie Stiefvater keynote speaker BLOG writing since 2006 “blog years are like dog years”
1:20 pm RascofromRIF: Maggie S: 8 things I have learned about blogging: 1. No one cares if you start a blog. #KidLitCon
1:20 pm galleysmith: RT @LizB: @mstiefvater giving awesome keynote on blogging and why we do it. #kidlitcon
1:21 pm LizB: RT @RascofromRIF: Maggie S: 8 things I have learned about blogging: 1. No one cares if you start a blog. #KidLitCon
1:21 pm LizB: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon Maggie Stiefvater keynote speaker BLOG writing since 2006 “blog years are like dog years”
1:21 pm JensBookPage: @mstiefvater says “Frst of all the world doesn’t need another blog.” #kidlitcon
1:22 pm LizB: @MaryLeeHahn yay poetry!! #kidlitcon
1:22 pm alicepope: Maggie Stiefvater: first thing she learned about blogging: the world doesn’t need another blog. #kidlitcon
1:23 pm LizB: RT @alicepope: Maggie Stiefvater: first thing she learned about blogging: the world doesn’t need another blog. #kidlitcon
1:23 pm JensBookPage: RT @LizB: RT @RascofromRIF: Maggie S: 8 things I have learned about blogging: 1. No one cares if you start a blog. #KidLitCon
1:23 pm justkeepreading: First rule of #kidlitcon BRING A BAG! Oops!
1:26 pm JensBookPage: Having a voice of your own really helps when blogging says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon
1:26 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon what is blog success? keep it narrow, have YOUR voice-what about boring…use effort
1:28 pm alicepope: Maggie S: Boring people offline are boring people online and sometimes interesting people offline are boring people online. #kidlitcon
1:29 pm mosylu: RT @alicepope: Maggie S: Boring people offline are boring people online and sometimes interesting people offline are boring people online. #kidlitcon
1:30 pm alicepope: Says @mstiefvater: blogging is a conversation–answer your comments #kidlitcon
1:30 pm JensBookPage: “Blogging is a conversation and conversation goes both ways” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
1:30 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon bloggers need to answer their blogs- it is a conversation
1:30 pm JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: Boring people offline are boring people online and sometimes interesting people offline are boring people online. #kidlitcon
1:31 pm RascofromRIF: MaggieS: (3) Blogging is a conversation. #KidLitCon
1:32 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: “Blogging is a conversation and conversation goes both ways” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
1:34 pm mosylu: Something I have to work on – sigh RT @alicepope: Says @mstiefvater: blogging is a conversation–answer your comments #kidlitcon
1:35 pm alicepope: Says @mstiefvater: You make a personal connection when you blog. People will know your cat’s name. #kidlitcon
1:35 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon people will learn a lot about you -they will/can find everything about you -keep this in mind @maggiestiefvater
1:35 pm RascofromRIF: MaggieS: (4) People will learn your cat’s name leading 2 (5) People really make a connection w/you; & #KidLitCon
1:36 pm LizB: RT @RascofromRIF: MaggieS: (4) People will learn your cat’s name leading 2 (5) People really make a connection w/you; & #KidLitCon
1:37 pm RascofromRIF: MaggieS: (6) People will learn a lot about you. #KidLitCon
1:37 pm JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon bloggers need to answer their blogs- it is a conversation
1:37 pm JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: Says @mstiefvater: You make a personal connection when you blog. People will know your cat’s name. #kidlitcon
1:39 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon has an egg timer that is used during writing (tick tick tick) @mstiefvater
1:39 pm mosylu: #kidlitcon the value of an egg timer – eg setting time aside to just blog
1:40 pm JensBookPage: “Blogging can be both good professionaly and good for the soul.” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
1:40 pm LizB: Note to self: buy egg timer. @mstiefvater #kidlitcon
1:40 pm alicepope: Blogging can be good for you professionally and good for the soul says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon
1:40 pm LesLinks: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon bloggers need to answer their blogs- it is a conversation
1:40 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: “Blogging can be both good professionaly and good for the soul.” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
1:41 pm donnagambale: Keep up the great #kidlitcon tweets, everyone — wish I were there!
1:41 pm bkshelvesofdoom: At work and sad to be missing the #kidlitcon ! Love to all!
1:44 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon expectation in blogging R made by you & your readers @mstiefvater
1:44 pm RascofromRIF: MaggieS: Blogging can be good professionally & good for your soul. Blog readers are REAL people. #KidLitCon
1:45 pm FirstNovelsClub: Hey writers — check out #kidlitcon today for awesome info! Right now, @mstiefvater on 8 things she learned about blogging.
1:45 pm mosylu: Maggie sez: Blog readers are real people. They have an offline life #kidlitcon
1:45 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon “Blog readers are real people” @mstievfater
1:45 pm alicepope: Blog writers should be blog readers, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon
1:46 pm mosylu: Maggie sez: if you blog, you have to be a blog reader #kidlitcon
1:46 pm JensBookPage: “Blog writers should be blog readers.” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
1:47 pm SheilaRuth: I’m so sad I couldn’t go to #kidlitcon this weekend. I’ll be following all your tweets and enjoying it vicariously.
1:48 pm JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon “Blog readers are real people” @mstievfater
1:48 pm RascofromRIF: MaggieS: (8) Blog writers should be blog readers. And blogs should be portals to all of social media. #KidLitCon
1:49 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon @mstiefvater it doesn’t matter where you live- blogs/social networking the playing(reading) levels & changes the field
1:49 pm LizB: RT @alicepope: Blog writers should be blog readers, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon
1:49 pm alicepope: Ten years ago, my career arc would not have been possible, says @mstiefvater. Blogging made it happen. #kidlitcon
1:51 pm RascofromRIF: One big lesson from MaggieS: Buy egg timer. #KidLitCon
1:51 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon gr8 keynote! Thanks Maggie! @mstiefavter
1:51 pm LizB: RT @alicepope: Ten years ago, my career arc would not have been possible, says @mstiefvater. Blogging made it happen. #kidlitcon
1:52 pm teacher6th: RT @LizB: RT @alicepope: Ten years ago, my career arc would not have been possible, says @mstiefvater. Blogging made it happen. #kidlitcon
1:54 pm kbettcher: Love the keynote by Maggie Stiefvater! good example of how blogging has changed/leveled playing field! #kidlitcon
1:56 pm LizB: @mstiefvater “don’t blog sick, tired or drunk” #kidlitcon
1:56 pm LizB: RT @kbettcher: Love the keynote by Maggie Stiefvater! good example of how blogging has changed/leveled playing field! #kidlitcon
1:56 pm alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say)
1:57 pm LizB: RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say)
1:57 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: Maggie sez: online me is 10% of me. You don’t need to share everything #kidlitcon
1:58 pm WendyMartinArt: RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say)
1:58 pm RascofromRIF: MaggieS: Post frequently IF U want 2 B remembered. You don’t have to reveal 100% of self, fine to hold back 10% as w/children. #KidLitCon
2:00 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon making your hobby your career is a must!
2:00 pm TinaDybvik: RT @CERodriguez: It’s KidLitCon Daaaaaaaaaaaay! (Say it like Oprah) #kidlitcon
2:03 pm acorgill: RT @JensBookPage: “Blogging is a conversation and conversation goes both ways” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
2:04 pm acorgill: #KidLitCon I have to learn more and do better about answering all the my wonderful blog comments!
2:05 pm wsstephens: It is absolutely surreal to have #kidlitcon backchannel pouring into my head while sitting here at #sljsummit20
2:06 pm hedgielib: great keynote by maggie stiefvater. Very funny! Great Boots :) #kidlitcon
2:08 pm AngelaPenaDahle: RT @alicepope: Says @mstiefvater: blogging is a conversation–answer your comments #kidlitcon
2:08 pm dotificus: Where’s the sport in that? RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon
2:08 pm lovelyleann: Great keynote by @mstievfater here at #kidlitcon. I need to take her cue of writing daily w/ an egg timer. Target, here I come!
2:08 pm tardisgrl: keeping an eye on #kidlitcon while at work
2:10 pm abbylibrarian: @SheilaRuth I’m enjoying #kidlitcon vicariously, too! Sounds like a great keynote!
2:12 pm gilibugg: RT @LizB: @mstiefvater “don’t blog sick, tired or drunk” #kidlitcon
2:13 pm mudmamba: Funny that four out-of-state presenters are talking about Minnesota’s own Betsy-Tacy books! #kidlitcon
2:14 pm RascofromRIF: Brian Farrey, a #KidLitCon organizer intro’s our panel — he has fond memories of being a RIF kid! http://yfrog.com/5xy17fj
2:14 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon blog platforms Pros & Cons
2:14 pm mosylu: in the blogging the backlist session #kidlitcon
2:15 pm SheilaRuth: @abbylibrarian Yes, it did sound like a great keynote. I’m glad people are live tweeting so I can follow. #kidlitcon
2:17 pm MaryLeeHahn: #KidLitCon listening to Melissa Wiley, coiner of the word Kidlitosphere!
2:17 pm kbettcher: Ryan Bickett talking about options for blog platforms. #kidlitcon
2:18 pm mudmamba: Can’t believe I’ll be in a session about blogging in learning communities, and this is not a “day job” conference. #kidlitcon
2:18 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Pros of Blogger : ease of use, lg support community, backups R done 4 U custom domain, content import utility
2:19 pm mosylu: Charlotte is talking about the benefit of blogging about older books you love instead of all new new new #kidlitcon
2:20 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Cons of Blogger: basic designs-not unique, limited plug-in/add on, doesn’t support threaded comments out of the box
2:21 pm nchslibrary: RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say)
2:21 pm mosylu: melissa wiley is talking about sharing her enthusiasm for the books she’s always loved #kidlitcon
2:22 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Pros of WordPress: ease of proven tech, upgrades/ backup is taken care of,supported threads and servers, lgcommunity
2:23 pm lovelyleann: Is it horrible that I don’t know the Betsy Tacy books? Is that even how you spell her name? #kidlitcon
2:24 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Con to WordPress: premium costs, no custom themes or option , cannot upload plug-ins, supported by ads U cannot control,
2:24 pm mosylu: benefit to the blog: showing more of your personality when you blog about books that are personally meaningful #kidlitcon
2:25 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: melissa wiley @bonnyglen is talking about sharing her enthusiasm for the books she’s always loved #kidlitcon
2:26 pm lovelyleann: Will a list of everyone’s blogs be on the #kidlitcon site? It’s probably already there, isn’t it? I just registered this morning! :)
2:26 pm LizB: RT @MaryLeeHahn: #KidLitCon listening to Melissa Wiley, coiner of the word Kidlitosphere!
2:26 pm nataliecparker: Just learned there is a way to thread comments on blogger! It’s a whole new world! #kidlitcon
2:26 pm Books4Kids_revs: keeping an eye on #kidlitcon while contemplating raking leaves and powerwashing the house (wish I was there!)
2:27 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Pro wordpress.org cn run multiple sites on same software install, complete control publish 2 Facebook & twttr, ultimate freedom
2:29 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon WordPress.org cons: need your own hosting provider, need more technical knowledge to set up & run, need 2 do own updates
2:30 pm tardisgrl: RT @mosylu: benefit to the blog: showing more of your personality when you blog about books that are personally meaningful #kidlitcon
2:30 pm teacher6th: share w/me @lunch? RT @nataliecparker: Just learned there is a way to thread comments on blogger! It’s a whole new world! #kidlitcon
2:30 pm MaryLeeHahn: @RascoefromRIF has definitely made RIF more personable. #KidLitCon
2:32 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Posterous Pro: easy 2 use, micro blogging platform, mobile blogging, several document types used
2:32 pm Mdesmondobrien: Haha! Better blogging advice would be hard to find. RT @LizB: @mstiefvater “don’t blog sick, tired or drunk” #kidlitcon
2:33 pm JennVonD: Loving reading the #kidlitcon tweets!
2:33 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Tumblr Pro: micro blogging, easy to use, supports most media, bookmarklet tool, can reblog( embedding on other sites),
2:34 pm mosylu: what do readers get out of backlist blogging? @RascofromRIF sez: sharing something new-to-them #kidlitcon
2:34 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Tumbler cons: no built in comment feature, hard to backup, no import/export utility
2:35 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Typepad Pro: easy to use, integrates w/social networking/media, built in SEO (search engine)
2:36 pm justkeepreading: #kidlitcon Enjoying Backlist session. Need to blog Lois Duncan because if it!
2:37 pm justkeepreading: #kidlitcon Good time but I need more caffeine :)
2:37 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Maveable Type: Pro: powerful cms, customizable, supports media
2:37 pm mosylu: @bonnyglen talks about the excitement of readers rediscovering old favorites #kidlitcon
2:38 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Movable type: Cons Pros: community is fading, not focus of publisher
2:39 pm justkeepreading: #kidlitcon blogging on older titles can be cheaper for readers and less frustrating cuz book, and often whole series, is out.
2:40 pm mosylu: adding to my blogroll listening to charlotte taylor in the backlist blogging panel #kidlitcon
2:40 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Squarespace Pro: custom, seamless blog importing, handles most everything, design & themes good
2:40 pm SaraJDizzle: RT @teacher6th – #kidlitcon Squarespace Pro: custom, seamless blog importing, handles most everything, design & themes good
2:41 pm mosylu: @bonnyglen talks about keeping interest current in older books #kidlitcon
2:42 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Squarespace Con: $$$ 13-40 month average is $20
2:43 pm mudmamba: Thinking about how blogging the backlist/out of print books will tie in well with the rise of e-books. #kidlitcon
2:44 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon livejournal pro: ease w/ personal blogs & journals, maintenance free, threaded comments
2:44 pm mudmamba: Back when I had a books blog I rarely did new titles. It didn’t occur to me that I should. #kidlitcon
2:46 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Livejournal cons: hard to customize, more of a gated community/not as open, ad supported in free accounts
2:47 pm mosylu: RT @mudmamba: Thinking about how blogging the backlist/out of print books will tie in well with the rise of e-books. #kidlitcon
2:47 pm thepageturn: Blog I haven’t heard of before: Children’s War. All kids books about WWII. Fascinating! #kidlitcon
2:47 pm mudmamba: Just kidding whoever live RT’d my last thought. #kidlitcon
2:48 pm galleysmith: RT @LizB: @mstiefvater “dont blog sick, tired or drunk” >> I love this! LOL #kidlitcon
2:49 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon blog platform depends on what the blogger needs and where the blogger wants the blog to go
2:49 pm thepageturn: RT @mudmamba: Thinking about how blogging the backlist/out of print books will tie in well with the rise of e-books. #kidlitcon
2:49 pm galleysmith: Oh man, I know I’m not going to get much review writing done today since I’m following the #kidlitcon conversations UGH!
2:50 pm mosylu: @bonnyglen talks about being able to write critically (not nasty, but analytical) about older titles #kidlitcon
2:50 pm mudmamba: Like the idea of “greater good” blogging to crowd-source a resource on backlist books. #kidlitcon
2:51 pm mudmamba: Just scored a Betsy-Tacy volume 1. #kidlitcon
2:51 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: @bonnyglen talks about being able to write critically (not nasty, but analytical) about older titles #kidlitcon
2:51 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon wordpress.org, blogger, wordpress.com R top 3 used platforms
2:52 pm mosylu: @bonnyglen is cracking me up with her giddy Betsy-Tacy fangirlness #kidlitcon
2:53 pm mosylu: comments from the panel about contemporary views of older books, like Caddie Woodlawn’s treatment of Native Americans #kidlitcon
2:54 pm galleysmith: RT @thepageturn: Blog I havent heard of before: Childrens War. All kids books about WWII. Fascinating! #kidlitcon
2:54 pm 3boysandbooks: RT @mosylu: @bonnyglen is cracking me up with her giddy Betsy-Tacy fangirlness #kidlitcon
2:55 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon themes: themeforest.net, woothemes.com, studiopress.com, themegarden.com R some providers (wordpress)
2:55 pm thepageturn: Backlash against backlist titles w racial prejudices. Good opportunity for dialogue/discussion. #kidlitcon
2:55 pm lovelyleann: Betsy Tacy books are written by Maud Hart Lovelace. Duh. I knew that. Still doesn’t mean I’ve read them, though. Bad librarian. #kidlitcon
2:55 pm 3boysandbooks: RT @mudmamba: Thinking about how blogging the backlist/out of print books will tie in well with the rise of e-books. #kidlitcon
2:57 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon frameworks: a step up from basic themes Thematic is a free framework , genesis, thesis WPStartBox are others
2:57 pm mnreads: Not at #kidlitcon? Follow @mudmamba & @lovelyleann for a peek at what’s going on.
2:58 pm 3boysandbooks: RT @mudmamba: Funny that four out-of-state presenters are talking about Minnesota’s own Betsy-Tacy books! #kidlitcon
2:59 pm eBookNoir: How much ebook conversation happening at #kidlitcon? Couldn’t make it this weekend, too much to do an I live in MN. Oy.
2:59 pm Eileenwriter: RT @JensBookPage: “Blogging is a conversation and conversation goes both ways” #kidlitcon @mstiefvater
3:02 pm janewrites: RT @alicepope Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say)
3:03 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon tweetdeck, hootsuite, netvibes, yoono, Profilactic are tools U may use
3:04 pm eBookNoir: @mosylu – ah, thanks. #kidlitcon think it’ll pop up more or no?
3:07 pm QTGamer86: RT @justkeepreading – #kidlitcon Enjoying Backlist session. Need to blog Lois Duncan because if it!
3:13 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Blogging in learning communities : Valerie Struthers
3:13 pm mosylu: in the blogging in learning communities panel #kidlitcon
3:13 pm LizB: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon Blogging in learning communities : Valerie Struthers
3:15 pm mosylu: she talks about the excitement of a student who had David Levithin write her back. (Lucky duck!) #kidlitcon
3:18 pm BookMoot: Best of the backlist panel: more new “old” titles for me to read. #kidlitcon
3:18 pm mudmamba: You know your presenter is a professional teacher when she does a think-pair-share in front of the session. #kidlitcon
3:20 pm teacher6th: :) RT @mudmamba: You know your presenter is a professional teacher when she does a think-pair-share in front of the session. #kidlitcon
3:20 pm mosylu: RT @mudmamba: You know your presenter is a professional teacher when she does a think-pair-share in front of the session. #kidlitcon
3:21 pm alicepope: Michelle Corriel: When answering blog tour questions, don’t cut and paste answers from blog to blog. #kidlitcon
3:22 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon criteria needs 2 B clear when teaching book blogging
3:23 pm mudmamba: Big Q is why a blog vs. a CMS discussion board. (Most common question I get when talking blogs in education.) #kidlitcon
3:24 pm JensBookPage: RT @BookMoot: Best of the backlist panel: more new “old” titles for me to read. #kidlitcon
3:25 pm alicepope: Corriel (on blog tours) appreciates bloggers who have obviously done research on her as they formulated questions #kidlitcon
3:25 pm mudmamba: Like the idea of “designated readers” to make sure all blogs in class are read w/out overwhelming students. #kidlitcon.
3:25 pm JensBookPage: Love it!! RT @justkeepreading – #kidlitcon Enjoying Backlist session. Need to blog Lois Duncan because if it!
3:26 pm mudmamba: Should be nice and caffeinated for my presentation. Watch out, @elissacruz. #kidlitcon
3:26 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon course blog that hubs or links 2 individual student blogs- focus reflections, critical reviews, discussions wr all assigned
3:26 pm MaryLeeHahn: RT @mudmamba: You know your presenter is a professional teacher when she does a think-pair-share in front of the session. #kidlitcon
3:26 pm teacher6th: so willl your audience ;D RT @mudmamba: Should be nice and caffeinated for my presentation. Watch out, @elissacruz. #kidlitcon
3:27 pm lovelyleann: My fav author question at @mnreads is – have you ever had a literary crush? My answer – Mr. Darcy. I’m sure I’m not alone. #kidlitcon
3:28 pm mosylu: “whatever gets in the way of the work, is the work” challenges teach you the most #kidlitcon
3:28 pm teacher6th: what gets in the way of the work is the work- learning #kidlitcon V. Struthers
3:28 pm CERodriguez: Gave props to @Squarespace, my web hosting platform, at #KidlitCon session for best blogging practices. I hope more writers will use it.
3:28 pm alicepope: Corriel: Come up w/ interesting questions for authors interviewed on your blog. ‘Did you always want to be a writer’ is not one #kidlitcon
3:28 pm thepageturn: Good blog interview question for authors: What is the best writing advice you’ve ever received? #kidlitcon
3:29 pm JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: what gets in the way of the work is the work- learning #kidlitcon V. Struthers
3:29 pm RascofromRIF: Session 2, Panel on Blog Touring-intro’d by Milkweed Editions housed in conf site #KidLitCon http://yfrog.com/joioqvj
3:29 pm mosylu: talking about getting everyone up to speed, technologically, when a group (such as a class) blog #kidlitcon
3:30 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon “Blogs in plain English” http://bit.ly/bl2unj?
3:31 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: “whatever gets in the way of the work, is the work” challenges teach you the most #kidlitcon
3:32 pm MaryLeeHahn: Love hearing that a university professor does minilessons! #kidlitcon Blogging in Learning Communities
3:32 pm alicepope: Swati Avasthi: To authors embarking on blog tours–the one that it’s most hard on is you. Make it as easy on everyone else #kidlitcon
3:32 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon use screenshots to teach parts of a blog, teach commenting, teach posting- support group w/ problem solving
3:32 pm mudmamba: @thepageturn “Writers write.” Nothing else is more important to know and do. #kidlitcon, writing advice.
3:33 pm MaryLeeHahn: “You learn the technology that does the stuff that you want to do.” So true. #kidlitcon
3:33 pm alicepope: Avasthi: When planning a blog tour, reach out to lot of different types of bloggers. #kidlitcon
3:33 pm the1stdaughter: Seeing all the fantastic tweets from #Kidlitcon has me completely jealous! Wish I could be there, but I’ll see you all next year & @ BEA!
3:33 pm mosylu: have to work within policies of your org: school district, library system, etc #kidlitcon
3:34 pm thepageturn: RT @RascofromRIF: Session 2, Panel on Blog Touring-intro’d by Milkweed Editions housed in conf site #KidLitCon http://yfrog.com/joioqvj
3:34 pm RascofromRIF: Great, glad we helped! RT @BookMoot Best of the backlist panel: more new “old” titles for me to read. #kidlitcon
3:34 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon http://bit.ly/cPLerr kids Rules 4 on-line safety
3:35 pm alicepope: Avasthi: Don’t have too many blog tour stops (26 is too many; 10 or 12 is better). #kidlitcon
3:35 pm Book_Dads: Man, I wish I could have squeezed in a trip to #kidlitcon – Looks like some awesome things going on there.
3:36 pm mudmamba: Amen! “If you don’t want it public, don’t put it online.” Big old period right there. #kidlitcon
3:37 pm JensBookPage: “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
3:37 pm mudmamba: Did blogging/learning communities presenter say what platform they use? #kidlitcon
3:37 pm the1stdaughter: @Book_Dads I’m feeling the exact same way about #kidlitcon! Looks wonderful.
3:37 pm LizB: If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online. #kidlitcon
3:37 pm galleysmith: RT @JensBookPage: “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
3:37 pm alicepope: Avasthi: Offerring branded blog tour widgets to bloggers makes it easy for your readers/followers to find you. #kidlitcon
3:37 pm mosylu: have to reiterate the lesson: if you don’t want world knowing, don’t put it on the blog! internet safety not just for little kids #kidlitcon
3:37 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon copyright http://bit.ly/98jshH
3:38 pm alicepope: Can’t say that enough RT @JensBookPage: “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
3:38 pm JensBookPage: Next time.. RT @Book_Dads: Man, I wish I could have squeezed in a trip to #kidlitcon – Looks like some awesome things going on there.
3:38 pm thepageturn: Swati Avasthi: Wow. As an author, using her blog and branding to raise awareness for a cause. #kidlitcon
3:39 pm alicepope: Avasthi: Have a media page on your website for bloggers with info, bio, etc. #kidlitcon
3:39 pm mudmamba: Ah. Can see that it is blogger. #nevermind #kidlitcon
3:39 pm JensBookPage: @the1stdaughter Look forward to having you come next year. #kidlitcon
3:39 pm mosylu: everyone in the group refined their reviewing skills #kidlitcon
3:39 pm floatinglush: Can never said often enough! RT @mudmamba: Amen! “If you don’t want it public, don’t put it online.” Big old period right there. #kidlitcon
3:40 pm JensBookPage: Useful! RT @alicepope: Avasthi: Have a media page on your website for bloggers with info, bio, etc. #kidlitcon
3:41 pm alicepope: Janet Fox: Author self-promotion is a necessary evil. #kidlitcon
3:41 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
3:41 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon compare published blog reviews to look at all sides of a story (Little House on the Prairie)
3:41 pm lovelyleann: Authors talking about blog touring. “Self promotion is a necessary evil for authors” and blog tours is a great way to do this. #kidlitcon
3:42 pm MaryLeeHahn: To do with my students: look at many reviews of a book we all have in common as a way to study the genre of book reviews. #kidlitcon
3:42 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: have to reiterate the lesson: if you don’t want world knowing, don’t put it on the blog! internet safety not just for little kids #kidlitcon
3:43 pm alicepope: The whole group of authors on the blog tour panel are members of the Class of 2k10 http://www.classof2k10.com/ #kidlitcon
3:44 pm JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon compare published blog reviews to look at all sides of a story (Little House on the Prairie)
3:44 pm SCBWISOCALLA: RT @alicepope: The whole group of authors on the blog tour panel are members of the Class of 2k10 http://www.classof2k10.com/ #kidlitcon
3:46 pm mudmamba: Will be reading Twitter feed later about our #kidlitcon @mixedupfiles presentation so be nice. ;-)
3:46 pm alicepope: Janet Fox: play to your strengths when it comes to social media and participate. #kidlitcon
3:46 pm mosylu: blogging as a group also builds community within the group. We’ve found that in the kidlitosphere too! #kidlitcon
3:47 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon create class norms @ the beginning of blogging & commenting to help guide comments and shout outs
3:47 pm teacher6th: RT @mosylu: blogging as a group also builds community within the group. We’ve found that in the kidlitosphere too! #kidlitcon
3:50 pm JensBookPage: @Book_Dads No plans for that one. But I’ll be at #kidlitcon 2011 for sure.
3:50 pm thepageturn: Corriel: Another quality (and fun) question to ask authors on a blog tour: Are you a plotter or plunger? #kidlitcon
3:50 pm alicepope: Janet Fox: When it comes to good personal branding examples check out @sarahdessen and MT Anderson. #kidlitcon
3:51 pm JensBookPage: Good advice. RT @alicepope: Janet Fox: play to your strengths when it comes to social media and participate. #kidlitcon
3:52 pm lovelyleann: Reinvention of Edison Thomas, science-heavy YA. Author says she targeted boys who like science and don’t read a lot of fiction. #kidlitcon
3:55 pm mosylu: Mary Lee Hahn talks about kidblogs.org as super-easy way for teacher to set up classroom blogs that are a closed community #kidlitcon
3:55 pm floatinglush: Periodic table of cupcakes FTW!! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414560
3:56 pm alicepope: Jacqueline Houtman: At book launch, she had Periodic Table of Cupcakes. Awesome, delish and pix ended up on science blogs. #kidlitcon
3:56 pm lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
3:57 pm teacher6th: RT @lovelyleann: Reinvention of Edison Thomas, science-heavy YA. she targeted boys who lk science & dont read a lot of fiction. #kidlitcon
3:57 pm jflamingo2: RT @JensBookPage: “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
3:58 pm teacher6th: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
3:59 pm alicepope: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
3:59 pm thepageturn: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
4:00 pm mosylu: quote of the day from Valerie Struthers: “I strive for different levels of failure” #kidlitcon
4:02 pm alicepope: Houtman: wants to get a new genre term adopted–’sciency fiction.’ Who’s on board? #kidlitcon #sciencyfiction
4:02 pm sarahlaurenson: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
4:05 pm BookMoot: Valerie Struthers Walker: Blogging in learning communities. Thoughtful discussion on the use and design of classroom blogs #kidlitcon
4:11 pm kbettcher: Getting ready to hear about blogging for media, etc. #kidlitcon
4:12 pm mosylu: in the Middle Grade blogging session #kidlitcon
4:12 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon middle grade blog in a ya blogspere E Cruz K Scaletta
4:13 pm BookMoot: Pro Blogging for Media orgs #kidlitcon
4:13 pm bonnyglen: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
4:13 pm jenniholm: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
4:13 pm bonnyglen: RT @alicepope: Houtman: wants to get a new genre term adopted–’sciency fiction.’ Who’s on board? #kidlitcon #sciencyfiction
4:14 pm bonnyglen: RT @thepageturn: Corriel: Another quality (and fun) question to ask authors on a blog tour: Are you a plotter or plunger? #kidlitcon
4:15 pm mosylu: 30-author blog!! Elissa Cruz manages it. The woman’s a saint #kidlitcon
4:16 pm mosylu: altho it’s authors, it’s not to self-promote, but to talk about MG books in general #kidlitcon
4:18 pm mosylu: link to the MG blog they’re talking about http://bit.ly/c4H0rg #kidlitcon
4:18 pm thepageturn: @lizb: By being part of the conversation in the kidlitosphere, your voice & the way you talk about books evolves. #kidlitcon
4:18 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon http://bit.ly/c4H0rg middlegrade book blog site w/30 authors
4:19 pm nykat4: @teacher6th #kidlitcon jst made vid 2 teach how 2 pst 2 class blog, usd scrnshts for imgs,cre8d google prez & recrd. Kds cn wtch whn forget!
4:21 pm melindabeavers: RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say) — LOL, True!
4:21 pm mosylu: Elissa put out a call for authors for a group blog, hoping to get 4. She got 20, to start (!!) #kidlitcon
4:22 pm teacher6th: LINK ??? RT @nykat4: #kidlitcon jst made vid 2 teach how 2 pst 2 class blog, usd scrnshts 4 imgs,cre8d google prez & recrd. Kds cn wtch
4:22 pm Jedi_Roara: RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say)
4:23 pm mosylu: huge traffic right off the bat. Clearly there’s a yen for MG content on blogs #kidlitcon
4:23 pm alicepope: Kurtis Scaletta: Mixed Up Files is about promoting MG as a whole, not individual authors. http://bit.ly/97tehS #kidlitcon
4:23 pm EMKokie: RT @alicepope Jacqueline Houtman: wants to get a new genre term adopted–’sciency fiction.’ Who’s on board? #kidlitcon #sciencyfiction
4:25 pm mosylu: the real audience is the gatekeepers – teachers, parents, librarians. Different from YA bloggers #kidlitcon
4:26 pm lovelyleann: MG readers are not target audience for bloggers, gatekeepers – librarians, teachers – are. #kidlitcon
4:26 pm alicepope: Scaletta: As MG bloggers, Mixed Up Files authors realized they were going to reach gate keeps rather than young readers. #kidlitcon
4:26 pm mosylu: misheard something Kurtis Scaletta said: “Book-love facilitators” (he said book CLUB) But I love the idea in this phrase #kidlitcon
4:26 pm teacher6th: RT @mosylu: the real audience is the gatekeepers – teachers, parents, librarians. Different from YA bloggers #kidlitcon
4:27 pm ilsajbick: RT @EMKokie: RT @alicepope Jacqueline Houtman: wants to get a new genre term adopted–’sciency fiction.’ Who’s on board? #kidlitcon #sciencyfiction
4:27 pm MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
4:27 pm alicepope: Scaletta: Most popular feature on Mixed Up Files are book lists (like Scary Books for Halloween) #kidlitcon
4:28 pm RascofromRIF: Nxt: Chose session Blogging 4 Media Orgs/Print Pubs; Jen Robinson & Liz Burns sharing. #KidLitCon http://yfrog.com/11s6mlj
4:28 pm justkeepreading: #kidlitcon blogging for middle grade books, you aren’t talking to the target audience like you are with ya. Talking to gate keepers.
4:28 pm mosylu: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
4:28 pm justkeepreading: YES!!!! RT @MaryLeeHahn Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
4:29 pm moonb2: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
4:29 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon booklist w/themes old & new books are listed, reviews, interviews,bookstore spotlights
4:29 pm thepageturn: Robinson: We all want to get paid to blog…but as soon as we’re paid, it becomes work. 8-) Difficult to keep it fun. #kidlitcon
4:30 pm alicepope: Elissa Cruz: Mixed Up Files offers interviews with indie bookstore owners, editors, authors, others in industry. #kidlitcon
4:31 pm thepageturn: Love this perspective. RT @MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon
4:32 pm martinkozicki: RT @alicepope: Houtman: wants to get a new genre term adopted–’sciency fiction.’ Who’s on board? #kidlitcon #sciencyfiction
4:33 pm bonnyglen: Guilty as charged! RT @mosylu: @bonnyglen is cracking me up with her giddy Betsy-Tacy fangirlness #kidlitcon
4:33 pm alicepope: RT @thepageturn: Love this perspective. “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” (via @MaryLeeHahn) #kidlitcon
4:34 pm susan_marie: Looking forward to sitting on panel on school visits with @bookmoot @drawstuff this afternoon at #kidlitcon here in Mpls-St. Paul.
4:35 pm thepageturn: @andrewkarre: As a publisher, do I want a 250 word review in SLJ or one from @FuseEight? #kidlitcon
4:35 pm mosylu: Elissa on group blogs: the load is shared, consistency is easier, bigger talent pool to draw on, lots of varied expertise #kidlitcon
4:36 pm mint910: enjoying #kidlitcon
4:36 pm lovelyleann: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
4:37 pm alicepope: RT @mosylu: Elissa on group blogs: the load is shared, consistency is easier, bigger talent pool to draw on, lots of varied expertise #kidlitcon
4:38 pm thepageturn: @LizB: Libraries need professional reviews to inform buying decisions & also to provide backup for book challenges. #kidlitcon
4:38 pm IlieRuby: RT @mosylu: Elissa on group blogs: the load is shared, consistency is easier, bigger talent pool to draw on, lots of varied expertise #kidlitcon
4:39 pm melindabeavers: RT @mudmamba: Amen! “If you don’t want it public, don’t put it online.” Big old period right there. #kidlitcon
4:39 pm alicepope: RT @thepageturn: @LizB: Libraries need professional reviews to inform buying decisions & also to provide backup for book challenges. #kidlitcon
4:43 pm stellensaskia: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Love hearing that a university professor does minilessons! #kidlitcon Blogging in Learning Communities
4:43 pm PatentsGirl: @bonnyglen BE giddy. It suits you.#kidlitcon
4:45 pm thepageturn: Just told a story in this session I maybe shouldn’t have shared. #kidlitcon
4:45 pm interactiver: Watching the #kidlitcon posts closely.
4:46 pm teacher6th: Mixed Up Files is about promoting MG as a whole, not individual authors. http://bit.ly/97tehS #kidlitcon
4:47 pm the1stdaughter: RT @teacher6th: Mixed Up Files is about promoting MG as a whole, not individual authors. http://bit.ly/97tehS #kidlitcon
4:47 pm BookMoot: “Shelving an ARC is stealing from the author.” #kidlitcon
4:47 pm teacher6th: & I ‘m in the other room… now U must share on twttr RT @thepageturn: told a story in ths session I mayB shouldn’t have shared. #kidlitcon
4:47 pm thepageturn: “Ebay is the black market.” (re: selling ARCs on Ebay) #kidlitcon
4:49 pm mosylu: What platform? seems to be the perennial question at this con. I’ve heard it about seventeen times already. Me: Blogger. You? #kidlitcon
4:50 pm kbettcher: Shelving the Advanced Reading Copy in a library is stealing from the #author! Andrew Karre #kidlitcon
4:50 pm mosylu: OMG YES. Hate finding ARCs at bookstore. Makes me cringe RT @BookMoot: “Shelving an ARC is stealing from the author.” #kidlitcon
4:50 pm teacher6th: Blogger RT @mosylu: wht platform? seems 2 B the perennial ? at ths con. ive hrd it abt seventeen times alrdy. Me: Blogger. U? #kidlitcon
4:51 pm thepageturn: RT @BookMoot: “Shelving an ARC is stealing from the author.” #kidlitcon
4:52 pm texasbookbabe: RT @BookMoot: “Shelving an ARC is stealing from the author.” #kidlitcon
4:53 pm madiganreads: Duh! RT: @JensBookPage “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
4:53 pm RascofromRIF: RT @lovelyleann: Periodic Table of Cupcakes at book launch of Reininvention of Edison Thomas. Awesome! #kidlitcon http://plixi.com/p/52414778
4:54 pm misskubelik: totally going to #kidlitcon next year, already formulating panel proposal.
4:55 pm mosylu: getting good thoughts on group blogging from this session. Am currently blog mommy for some blogs thru work #kidlitcon
4:56 pm alicepope: Me too–Blogger @teacher6th @mosylu: What platform seems to be the perennial questions at #kidlitcon. What’s yours?
4:57 pm laurbrary: RT @mosylu: Mary Lee Hahn talks about kidblogs.org as super-easy way for teacher to set up classroom blogs that are a closed community #kidlitcon
4:57 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon morning session coming to and end- what a ride! Wanting to be able to share w/ attendees @ lunch The afternoon looks promising!
4:59 pm RedSofaLiterary: RT @thepageturn: @LizB: Libraries need professional reviews to inform buying decisions & also to provide backup for book challenges. #kidlitcon
5:01 pm thepageturn: @lizb: @HornBook Read Roger helped legitimize kidlit blogs. #kidlitcon
5:05 pm tardisgrl: RT @alicepope: RT @thepageturn: Love this perspective. “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” (via @MaryLeeHahn) #kidlitcon
5:06 pm SheilaRuth: Me too –> RT @interactiver Watching the #kidlitcon posts closely.
5:07 pm SheilaRuth: RT @BookMoot “Shelving an ARC is stealing from the author.” #kidlitcon
5:08 pm interactiver: RT @SheilaRuth: RT @BookMoot “Shelving an ARC is stealing from the author.” #kidlitcon
5:15 pm mawbooks: So so so sad that I’m not at #kidlitcon today . . .
5:32 pm SheilaRuth: @mawbooks I know, me too. I’m following the tweets but it’s not the same as being there. #kidlitcon
5:38 pm galleysmith: I think #kidlitcon must be on lunch break :) #kidlitcon
5:41 pm tardisgrl: @galleysmith I was wondering where everyone went! #kidlitcon
5:54 pm SheilaRuth: @tardisgrl Me too! It got really quiet. #kidlitcon
5:55 pm SheilaRuth: What’s for lunch, everyone? How can I experience vicariously if no one is live tweeting lunch? #kidlitcon
5:55 pm ChocolateAir: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
5:57 pm galleysmith: @SheilaRuth HA! They may not want to talk with their mouths full ;) #kidlitcon
5:57 pm thepageturn: About to speak…and on Twitter. So be nice. 8-) #kidlitcon
5:59 pm SheilaRuth: RT @WendyMartinArt @SheilaRuth white bean and chicken chili #kidlitcon
5:59 pm SheilaRuth: Mmmmm. I can almost taste it! RT @mosylu @SheilaRuth soup, sandwiches, and cookies. All nummy #kidlitcon
6:00 pm WendyMartinArt: @SheilaRuth Sadly, I was unable to attend #kidlitcon That’s what’s cooking at MY house. LOL
6:00 pm SheilaRuth: @thepageturn Good luck with your speech! #kidlitcon
6:01 pm SheilaRuth: @WendyMartinArt Oh, sorry!!! I misunderstood. It still sounds yummy. #kidlitcon
6:05 pm mosylu: In the publicists’ panel #kidlitcon
6:05 pm mudmamba: #amwriting wins over #kidlitcon. It was an alphabetical decision.
6:09 pm hedgielib: 3″ into my second hat at #kidlitcon . Getting a lot of mindless knitting done :)
6:10 pm C_Spaghetti: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
6:14 pm mosylu: panel is @thepageturns, @lernerbooks / @carolrhodalab, and @flux #kidlitcon
6:14 pm bonnyglen: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Good to remember: “Our audience is looking for books to love, not books to hate.” #kidlitcon MG Blogging session
6:15 pm mosylu: how has publicity changed since social media came along? talking directly to consumers as well as media #kidlitcon
6:16 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon social marketing /publicity changed from the media to the reader back to the media
6:16 pm mosylu: starting a conversation about the books you’re publishing #kidlitcon
6:17 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media opened up communication with readers/authors/publishers
6:18 pm mosylu: social media has allowed creativity without huge cost for small publishers #kidlitcon
6:19 pm WendyDelfosse: RT @alicepope: Can’t say that enough RT @JensBookPage: “If you don’t want it to be public, don’t put it online.” V Struthers #kidlitcon
6:19 pm JensBookPage: RT @mosylu: how has publicity changed since social media came along? talking directly to consumers as well as media #kidlitcon
6:19 pm JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media opened up communication with readers/authors/publishers
6:20 pm mosylu: is all this social media affecting sales? really difficult to quantify #kidlitcon
6:21 pm alicepope: Llewellyn has a SNAP Committee–Social Networking and Publicity. That much catch on! And be verb-ified. Authors, get SNAPping. #kidlitcon
6:22 pm alicepope: RT @JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media opened up communication with readers/authors/publishers
6:22 pm alicepope: RT @mosylu: is all this social media affecting sales? really difficult to quantify #kidlitcon
6:22 pm mosylu: how are they interacting with blogs? hard to keep up with all the blogs! bloggers: have a bio, email, and contact info #kidlitcon
6:22 pm RascofromRIF: Gracious, need nap, no hashtag placed on last tweet re: publishers and social media! #KidLitCon
6:22 pm RedSofaLiterary: RT @alicepope: Llewellyn has a SNAP Committee–Social Networking and Publicity. That much catch on! And be verb-ified. Authors, get SNAPping. #kidlitcon
6:22 pm RedSofaLiterary: RT @JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media opened up communication with readers/authors/publishers
6:23 pm JensBookPage: Bloggers should have bio, reviewing interests and contact info on their blogs to make contact easier #kidlitcon
6:23 pm Wylieknowords: RT @alicepope: Llewellyn has a SNAP Committee–Social Networking and Publicity. That much catch on! And be verb-ified. Authors, get SNAPping. #kidlitcon
6:24 pm mosylu: how can bloggers make their blog known to publishers? publisher’s website, follow on FB and twitter, contact! they want to hear #kidlitcon
6:24 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon make your contact information available easily-twitter, facebook, net galley, contact the publisher & ask for what you want
6:24 pm RascofromRIF: Publisher panel: Does your blog have your bio, email, interests clearly stated? Very helpful to publishers. #KidLitCon
6:25 pm JensBookPage: Social media forums are a good way for bloggers to get in touch with publishers #kidlitcon
6:25 pm LizB: RT @RascofromRIF Advent of social media moved publishers fr media focus only 2 being responsive 2 widespread array of customers #kidlitcon
6:25 pm ConMartin: RT @mudmamba: Just scored a Betsy-Tacy volume 1. #kidlitcon
6:25 pm cybils: RT @rascofromrif: Publisher panel: Does your blog have your bio, email, interests clearly stated? Very helpful to publishers. #KidLitCon
6:25 pm ginaruiz: RT @rascofromrif: Publisher panel: Does your blog have your bio, email, interests clearly stated? Very helpful to publishers. #KidLitCon
6:25 pm alicepope: Book review bloggers: friend and follow publishers via social media. Good way to get in touch with publishers. #kidlitcon
6:25 pm cybils: RT @alicepope: Book review bloggers: friend and follow publishers via social media. Good way to get in tough with publishers. #kidlitcon
6:25 pm ginaruiz: RT @alicepope: Book review bloggers: friend and follow publishers via social media. Good way to get in tough with publishers. #kidlitcon
6:26 pm LizB: RT @alicepope: Llewellyn has a SNAP Committee–Social Networking and Publicity. That much catch on! And be verb-ified. Authors, get SNAPping. #kidlitcon
6:26 pm mosylu: is there tension between publishers and bloggers? unrealistic expectations perhaps. clarity in bio especially important #kidlitcon
6:27 pm JensBookPage: RT @mosylu: is there tension between publishers and bloggers? unrealistic expectations perhaps. clarity in bio espec important #kidlitcon
6:27 pm bonnyglen: In the publicity /review panel at #kidlitcon. Feels like these publishers have fully embraced social media & blogs.
6:28 pm JensBookPage: Definitely RT @bonnyglen: In the publicity /review panel at #kidlitcon. Feels like these publishers have fully embraced social media & blogs
6:29 pm mosylu: listening to them talk about the amt of time they have for researching bloggers, I’m mentally reconfiguring my own bio and site #kidlitcon
6:29 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: RT @mosylu: is there tension between publishers and bloggers? unrealistic expectations perhaps. clarity in bio espec important #kidlitcon
6:30 pm JensBookPage: Good if you can put mini bio right at too of blog home page to let publishers know you more quickly #kidlitcon
6:31 pm kdueykduey: @thepageturn @HornBook (Roger) is ALWAYS looking forward, clear-eyed…#kidlitcon
6:31 pm C_Spaghetti: RT @bonnyglen: In the publicity /review panel at #kidlitcon. Feels like these publishers have fully embraced social media & blogs.
6:32 pm alicepope: RT @bonnyglen: In the publicity /review panel at #kidlitcon. Feels like these publishers have fully embraced social media & blogs.
6:32 pm SheilaRuth: @kdueykduey Minneapolis. Unfortunately, I couldn’t go. :-( #kidlitcon
6:32 pm mosylu: RT @JensBookPage: Good if you can put mini bio right at too of blog home page to let publishers know you more quickly #kidlitcon
6:32 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon publishers do look at the quality of your blog: readers/comments, blogs you follow, how you will share the information
6:33 pm JensBookPage: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon publishers do look at the quality of your blog: readers/comments, blogs you follow, how you will share the info
6:34 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: listening to them talk about the amt of time they have for researching bloggers, I’m mentally reconfiguring my own bio and site #kidlitcon
6:34 pm kdueykduey: @SheilaRuth Nor I. It’s interesting to read all this, though! Better than….working… #kidlitcon
6:36 pm bonnyglen: RT @JensBookPage: Good if you can put mini bio right at too of blog home page to let publishers know you more quickly #kidlitcon
6:37 pm bonnyglen: RT @alicepope: Llewellyn has a SNAP Committee–Social Networking and Publicity. That much catch on! And be verb-ified. Authors, get SNAPping. #kidlitcon
6:37 pm SheilaRuth: @kdueykduey I know what you mean. Luckily, I’m working on something that doesn’t require a lot of concentration. #kidlitcon
6:37 pm mosylu: @motherreader talks about the different types of blogs and the disparity in comments between types #kidlitcon
6:38 pm mosylu: how much should authors do, publicity-wise? #kidlitcon
6:39 pm mosylu: interaction encouraged from authors, publishers have things to help if you ask for help #kidlitcon
6:40 pm alicepope: Q: In a perfect world, what would your authors be doing? A: (Flux publicity guy) Write books! #kidlitcon
6:40 pm LizB: Q: in perfect world what should authors be doing. A: writing books. #kidlitcon
6:40 pm JensBookPage: “I never want to see an author trying to be a good writer but spending all their time online” #kidlitcon
6:40 pm C_Spaghetti: RT @alicepope: Q: In a perfect world, what would your authors be doing? A: (Flux publicity guy) Write books! #kidlitcon
6:41 pm JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: Q: In a perfect world, what would your authors be doing? A: (Flux publicity guy) Write books! #kidlitcon
6:41 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: Q: In a perfect world, what would your authors be doing? A: (Flux publicity guy) Write books! #kidlitcon
6:41 pm mosylu: authors who interact should be passionate/energetic/engaged because otherwise it’s a waste #kidlitcon
6:41 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: “I never want to see an author trying to be a good writer but spending all their time online” #kidlitcon
6:42 pm alicepope: Laura Lutz from Harper Publicity says don’t embark in social networking and blogging if you can’t fully embrace it. #kidlitcon
6:42 pm JoannaDangelo: RT @alicepope: Laura Lutz from Harper Publicity says don’t embark in social networking and blogging if you can’t fully embrace it. #kidlitcon
6:42 pm alicepope: RT @JensBookPage: “I never want to see an author trying to be a good writer but spending all their time online” #kidlitcon
6:43 pm JensBookPage: ” if you’re ever in doubt wait a night before you put it online” @thepageturn #kidlitcon
6:44 pm LizB: RT @JensBookPage: ” if you’re ever in doubt wait a night before you put it online” @thepageturn #kidlitcon
6:44 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon mg & ya authors need to reach out to the mommybloggers, teachers & libraians
6:45 pm martinkozicki: RT @JensBookPage: “I never want to see an author trying to be a good writer but spending all their time online” #kidlitcon
6:45 pm alicepope: Q: Teens don’t read blogs–who am I blogging for? A: teachers, librarians, other writers. #kidlitcon
6:46 pm juliaakarr: RT @alicepope: Q: Teens don’t read blogs–who am I blogging for? A: teachers, librarians, other writers. #kidlitcon
6:46 pm abbylibrarian: Thank you thank you for all the #kidlitcon tweets. Please to do recaps with pics after. :D
6:47 pm JensBookPage: Sure people will. RT @abbylibrarian: Thank you thank you for all the #kidlitcon tweets. Please try to do recaps with pics after. :D
6:49 pm Wylieknowords: RT @JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: Q: In a perfect world, what would your authors be doing? A: (Flux publicity guy) Write books! #kidlitcon
6:49 pm C_Spaghetti: Yeah, thanks for tweeting, y’all. Lots of us following at home. #kidlitcon
6:51 pm mosylu: blogs, like TV, are about immediacy. Should we blog about books months in advance, when people can’t get them? #kidlitcon
6:51 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon bloggers & publishers R learning how to help each other- timelines & interviews
6:53 pm JensBookPage: Timing issue between bloggers and publishers re reviews + interviews. Ideally pubs want review 3 mo before or after pub date #kidlitcon
6:53 pm mosylu: @LizB points out that prof. review journals have lots of staff, and bloggers are only one perso doing it all #kidlitcon
6:53 pm hoppingfun: RT @abbylibrarian: Thank you thank you for all the #kidlitcon tweets. Please to do recaps with pics after. :D
6:55 pm JensBookPage: @lizb responds that as one person it’s hard to abide by requests to review on a schedule. Where’s my 1099? #kidlitcon
6:55 pm C_Spaghetti: .@jensbookpage I’m sure that 3-month lead time works well 4 publishrs! Not so great for blog readers who can’t get the book, tho. #kidlitcon
6:56 pm JenniferVaillan: RT @C_Spaghetti: Yeah, thanks for tweeting, y’all. Lots of us following at home. #kidlitcon
6:56 pm RascofromRIF: By the way, what is this #KidLitCon? Ck it out: http://bit.ly/cIStKQ
6:57 pm martinkozicki: Don’t forget parents! RT @alicepope Q: Teens don’t read blogs–who am I blogging for? A: teachers, librarians, other writers. #kidlitcon
6:57 pm mosylu: @motherreader adds that we review the books on our own schedule (I know I do!) because our audience is librarians/teachers #kidlitcon
6:57 pm justkeepreading: I will for sure! RT @abbylibrarian: Thank you thank you for all the #kidlitcon tweets. Please try to do recaps with pics after. :D
6:57 pm JensBookPage: @motherreader says: we’re not getting paid by you as publishers. I’m thinking about how I can sell this book to my readers #kidlitcon
6:58 pm JensBookPage: @C_Spaghetti Pam is saying that right now #kidlitcon
6:59 pm justkeepreading: #kidlitcon from pub panel: try to get your contact info and what you review in your bio right away.
6:59 pm C_Spaghetti: @jensbookpage I figured one of you would! So fun following along. #kidlitcon
7:01 pm justkeepreading: #kidlitcon My take from the pub panel: be as professional as you can. Be clear.
7:01 pm mosylu: audience member: “I don’t always want the newest book, I just want the good ones” #kidlitcon
7:03 pm JensBookPage: Love this! RT @mosylu: audience member: “I don’t always want the newest book, I just want the good ones” #kidlitcon
7:03 pm redrobinreader: RT @alicepope: Laura Lutz from Harper Publicity says don’t embark in social networking and blogging if you can’t fully embrace it. #kidlitcon
7:04 pm mosylu: publishers remind us that they’re in a business, one they love, but still a business, so understand where they’re coming from #kidlitcon
7:04 pm kbettcher: Enjoying the panel at #kidlitcon good information about reviewing and blogging from pub. perspective.
7:05 pm alicepope: Laura Lutz (Harper): social media allows publishers to promote their backlist titles. #kidlitcon
7:05 pm mosylu: great panel! lots to think about #kidlitcon
7:05 pm teacher6th: RT @mosylu: audience membe @ pragmaticmom : “I don’t always want the newest book, I just want the good ones” #kidlitcon
7:06 pm lovelyleann: My battery is dying. Bye, bye #kidlitcon twitterverse…for now.
7:08 pm mutabilis: RT @mosylu: misheard something Kurtis Scaletta said: “Book-love facilitators” (he said book CLUB) But I love the idea in this phrase #kidlitcon
7:09 pm mutabilis: RT @melindabeavers: RT @alicepope: Don’t blog when you’re sick, tired, or drunk, says @mstiefvater #kidlitcon (same goes for tweeting, I say) — LOL, True!
7:10 pm snugdawg: RT @alicepope: Laura Lutz from Harper Publicity says don’t embark in social networking and blogging if you can’t fully embrace it. #kidlitcon
7:11 pm hollycupala: wish I was at #kidlitcon! Check it out, folks. http://kidlitcon2010.blogspot.com/
7:11 pm sixboxes: Hey, @LizB, don’t forget the #drunkkidlitcon recap. #kidlitcon
7:13 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon sharing poems & celebrating poetry one blog at a time poetry Friday http:tinyurl.com/27qzgf5
7:14 pm kidsmomo: Very jealous of everything going on at #kidlitcon. At least we can follow virtually!
7:14 pm teacher6th: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon sharing poems & celebrating poetry one blog at a time poetry Friday http:http://tinyurl.com/27qzgf5 presentation
7:14 pm HappyTeacherLA: RT @teacher6th: RT @mosylu: audience membe @ pragmaticmom : “I don’t always want the newest book, I just want the good ones” #kidlitcon
7:15 pm teacher6th: RT @scsdmedia: @guysread Jon Scieszka hosted by @patrickcarman offering FREE SCREENCAST 4 schools! http://bit.ly/af4ue0 #kidlitcon
7:19 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: publishers remind us that they’re in a business, one they love, but still a business, so understand where they’re coming from #kidlitcon
7:22 pm LizB: Poetry Friday started by Kelly Herold but never owned by her. It’s a community effort. #kidlitcon
7:22 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon kidlitosphere created by Kelly Harold in 2006
7:25 pm alicepope: RT @mosylu: audience member @pragmaticmom : “I don’t always want the newest book, I just want the good ones” #kidlitcon
7:26 pm McVeighAgency: RT @alicepope: Michelle Corriel: When answering blog tour questions, don’t cut and paste answers from blog to blog. #kidlitcon
7:28 pm Sonderbooks: RT @JensBookPage: “Blogging can be both good professionaly and good for the soul.” #kidlitcon t@mstiefvater
7:30 pm alicepope: RT @LizB: Poetry Friday started by Kelly Herold but never owned by her. It’s a community effort. #kidlitcon
7:31 pm exlibris_mhuitt: Teens don’t read blogs…? @alicepope Q: Teens don’t read blogs–who am I blogging for? A: teachers, librarians, other writers. #kidlitcon
7:31 pm mosylu: Taking a break. Keep me updated, #kidlitcon tweeters!
7:31 pm exlibris_mhuitt: Well that’s definitely true! RT @alicepope Laura Lutz (Harper): social media allows publishers to promote their backlist titles. #kidlitcon
7:32 pm kbettcher: Interesting info on how #PoetryFriday got started and how to take part! #kidlitcon
7:33 pm marjoriemliu: RT @JensBookPage: “I never want to see an author trying to be a good writer but spending all their time online” #kidlitcon
7:33 pm feebeeglee: Well, @bonnyglen might be livin it up at #kidlitcon but I have potato soup, so, uh, there! Yeah! In your face, Wiley! #notthatImbitter
7:34 pm upandcomic: RT @JensBookPage: “I never want to see an author trying to be a good writer but spending all their time online” #kidlitcon
7:35 pm alicepope: Poetry Friday panelist confuses “Mr. Linky” with “Mr. Winky.” #kidlitcon
7:41 pm alicepope: To participate in #PoetryFriday you don’t need to post a new original poem. It’s just about celebrating poetry in some way. #kidlitcon
7:43 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon copyright w/poetry only a couple of poems can be quoted…
7:47 pm exlibris_mhuitt: Me too! RT @abbylibrarian So jealous of everyone at #kidlitcon! Living vicariously through tweets… keep it up!
7:51 pm the1stdaughter: RT @justkeepreading: #kidlitcon My take from the pub panel: be as professional as you can. Be clear.
7:55 pm the1stdaughter: RT @JensBookPage: Definitely RT @bonnyglen: In the publicity /review panel at #kidlitcon. Feels like these publishers have fully embraced social media & blogs
7:55 pm angelina41: RT @sixboxes: Hey, @LizB, don’t forget the #drunkkidlitcon recap. #kidlitcon
7:56 pm the1stdaughter: RT @alicepope: Laura Lutz from Harper Publicity says don’t embark in social networking & blogging if you can’t fully embrace it. #kidlitcon
7:56 pm RascofromRIF: RT @alicepope: To participate in #PoetryFriday you don’t need to post a new original poem. It’s just about celebrating poetry in some way. #kidlitcon
7:56 pm edwardnecarsulm: RT @hollycupala: wish I was at #kidlitcon! Check it out, folks. http://kidlitcon2010.blogspot.com/
7:59 pm chasingray: RT @LizB: Q: in perfect world what should authors be doing. A: writing books. #kidlitcon
8:00 pm chasingray: How does anyone know that “teens don’t read blogs”? That a huge generalization, isn’t it? #kidlitcon
8:01 pm chasingray: How about this one: Boys don’t read books! Girls love vampires! Only photo covers sell! All protags must be Caucasian! #kidlitcon
8:02 pm chasingray: I’m arguing with a tweet from a presenter at #kidlitcon & I’m not even there. #thiscantbehealthy
8:02 pm angelina41: RT @chasingray: How about this one: Boys don’t read books! Girls love vampires! Only photo covers sell! All protags must be Caucasian! #kidlitcon
8:04 pm DiandraMae: @chasingray That is a HUGE generalization, especially considering the emerging YA reviewing teen bloggers out there! #kidlitcon
8:06 pm the1stdaughter: RT @DiandraMae: @chasingray That is a HUGE generalization, especially considering the emerging YA reviewing teen bloggers out there! #kidlitcon
8:06 pm tappedinorg: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon sharing poems & celebrating poetry one blog at a time poetry Friday http:http://tinyurl.com/27qzgf5
8:08 pm TeachingBooks: About to join a few great authors via skype at KidLit Con in Minn. Exciting to be a part of this and looking forward. #kidlitcon
8:09 pm mudmamba: I think I’m the only one at #kidlitcon matching all 3 of these criteria: (a) not female, (b) not an organizer, (c) not named Steve.
8:10 pm alicepope: We can see your GIANT image. RT @TeachingBooks: About to join a few great authors via skype at KidLit Con in Minn. #kidlitcon
8:11 pm justkeepreading: I do think the pub panel would agree that they’ll take a good review anytime. #kidlitcon
8:11 pm teacher6th: :) RT @TeachingBooks: abt 2 join a few gr8 authors via skype at KidLit Con in Minn. Exciting 2 B a part of ths & looking forward. #kidlitcon
8:12 pm alicepope: Ha! RT @mudmamba: I think I’m only 1 at #kidlitcon matching all 3 of these criteria (a) not female (b) not an organizer (c) not named Steve.
8:14 pm teacher6th: Nancy Carlson www.nancycarlson.com author/speaker #kidlitcon
8:16 pm alicepope: Based on what lit bloggers observe of their readership I guess. RT @chasingray: How does anyone know that teens don’t read blogs. #kidlitcon
8:16 pm justkeepreading: New session on library visits in the social media age. #kidlitcon
8:17 pm alicepope: @chasingray but, yes, that’s a gross generalization. (it’s almost like you’re here at #kidlitcon )
8:19 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon Susan Marie Swanson @susan_marie
8:20 pm chasingray: @DiandraMae Yes. Blogs are the zines of the 21st century & everybody remembers how girls were into those…. :) #kidlitcon
8:20 pm alicepope: At school/library panel @andrewkarre reminds us that many young readers don’t remember Facebook not existing. #kidlitcon #Iamold
8:21 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media is opening up author visits and creating its own booking agendas
8:22 pm chasingray: This whole tweeting from #kidlitcon is awesome. You guys are really keeping us in the loop!
8:23 pm mudmamba: Recently phoned @teachingbooks myself to pronounce my name. #kidlitcon
8:24 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon we also tweet– class tweet is @oms6th
8:26 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon I skype as much as I can in my classroom- Tweet me so we can set a date! (mg authors and classrooms)
8:26 pm alicepope: The Skyped @TeachingBooks guy is sort of like a The Giant Benevolent Wizard of Oz with headphones. #kidlitcon #diggingtechnology
8:26 pm mudmamba: RT @alicepope: The Skyped @TeachingBooks guy is sort of like a The Giant Benevolent Wizard of Oz with headphones. #kidlitcon #diggingtechnology
8:27 pm alicepope: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media is opening up author visits and creating its own booking agendas
8:27 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media has changed authors mindset on sharing and connecting to readers
8:29 pm alicepope: Preparation is key for both authors and schools when it comes to school visits says @TeachingBooks #kidlitcon
8:29 pm floatinglush: Panel on school/library visits with @drawstuff, @susan_marie, and two others. #kidlitcon
8:30 pm JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: At school/library panel @andrewkarre reminds us that many young readers don’t remember Facebook not existing. #kidlitcon
8:31 pm JensBookPage: We try! RT @chasingray: This whole tweeting from #kidlitcon is awesome. You guys are really keeping us in the loop!
8:32 pm MaryLeeHahn: I need a subscription to TeachingBooks.net…#kidlitcon
8:32 pm Mdesmondobrien: =) RT @JensBookPage: We try! RT @chasingray: This whole tweeting from #kidlitcon is awesome. You guys are really keeping us in the loop!
8:32 pm JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: The Skyped ;-) @TeachingBooks guy is sort of like a The Giant Benevolent Wizard of Oz with headphones. #kidlitcon
8:33 pm kellybarnhill: I ducked out of #kidlitcon to go plant some garlic in the community garden. Kelly = v. v. muddy.
8:34 pm teacher6th: presentation I just gave on using social networking in my classroon http://prezi.com/-fcpp9tdpfrs/itag2010-social-networking/ #kidlitcon
8:34 pm stevencravis: RT @JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: The Skyped ;-) @TeachingBooks guy is sort of like a The Giant Benevolent Wizard of Oz with headphones. #kidlitcon
8:37 pm alicepope: Think what’s best to show kids at visits–rather than red marks on pages, show them what you had to revise and why. #kidlitcon
8:40 pm alicepope: If your school visit not is a public event, you’re not allowed to take pictures of kids and post them online #kidlitcon
8:40 pm RileyCarney: Very True! RT @alicepope: Preparation is key for both authors and schools when it comes to school visits says @TeachingBooks #kidlitcon
8:40 pm TeacherInMe: RT @teacher6th: presentation I just gave on using social networking in my classroon http://prezi.com/-fcpp9tdpfrs/itag2010-social-networking/ #kidlitcon
8:41 pm sjciske: RT @TeachingBooks: About to join a few great authors via skype at KidLit Con in Minn. Exciting to be a part of this and looking forward. #kidlitcon
8:41 pm alicepope: Before a Skype visit, do a pre-check. See how you and your setting look onscreen. #kidlitcon
8:41 pm MaryLeeHahn: Good point, Camille, about authors NOT posting photos of kids that they take at school events! Post their bulletin boards or art. #kidlitcon
8:41 pm RascofromRIF: @TeachingBooks Thank you for joining us! #KidLitCon
8:42 pm lishacauthen: RT @alicepope: Before a Skype visit, do a pre-check. See how you and your setting look onscreen. #kidlitcon
8:43 pm WendyMartinArt: RT @alicepope: If your school visit not is a public event, you’re not allowed to take pictures of kids and post them online #kidlitcon
8:43 pm JensBookPage: @stevencravis I think I migh have to try this skyped videochat thing with family. It works well #kidlitcon
8:43 pm lishacauthen: RT @alicepope: If your school visit not is a public event, you’re not allowed to take pictures of kids and post them online #kidlitcon
8:45 pm galleysmith: RT @alicepope: Llewellyn has a SNAP Committee–Social Networking and Publicity. That much catch on! And be verb-ified. Authors, get SNAPping. #kidlitcon
8:45 pm snugdawg: RT @alicepope: If your school visit not is a public event, you’re not allowed to take pictures of kids and post them online #kidlitcon
8:45 pm snugdawg: RT @alicepope: Think what’s best to show kids at visits–rather than red marks on pages, show them what you had to revise and why. #kidlitcon
8:46 pm snugdawg: RT @teacher6th: #kidlitcon social media is opening up author visits and creating its own booking agendas
8:46 pm snugdawg: RT @alicepope: At school/library panel @andrewkarre reminds us that many young readers don’t remember Facebook not existing. #kidlitcon #Iamold
8:47 pm floatinglush: RT @JensBookPage: RT @alicepope: The Skyped ;-) @TeachingBooks guy is sort of like a The Giant Benevolent Wizard of Oz with headphones. #kidlitcon
8:49 pm RascofromRIF: RT @alicepope: Preparation is key for both authors and schools when it comes to school visits says @TeachingBooks #kidlitcon
8:50 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon students can create their own trailer, video, review with video from Skype higher level thinking and outcomebase projects
8:50 pm RascofromRIF: RT @alicepope: Think what’s best to show kids at visits–rather than red marks on pages, show them what you had to revise and why. #kidlitcon
8:51 pm janewrites: RT @alicepope Before a Skype visit, do a pre-check. See how you and your setting look onscreen. #kidlitcon
8:56 pm MaryLeeHahn: Thank you, authors, for realizing that author visits are too expensive for some schools and that Skype is a better option. #kidlitcon
8:57 pm CERodriguez: #KidLitCon session on school and library visits in the digital age is VERY informative.
8:59 pm MaryLeeHahn: But authors shouldn’t be expected to offer Skype visits for free. #kidlitcon
9:00 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon charge for a skype vist? Personally I never pay for Skype because my school can’t pay…students do buy their books….
9:01 pm WendyMartinArt: RT @MaryLeeHahn: But authors shouldn’t be expected to offer Skype visits for free. #kidlitcon
9:02 pm mudmamba: #kidlitcon I have never charged for real or virtual visits. Sorry.
9:02 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon tweeting & blogging w/ author is also a free social way I get my students and authors to connect
9:03 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon gr8 presentation! Thanks 4 sharing
9:04 pm TeachingBooks: #KidLitCon finished discussing media / library / school author connections. Many useful insights. A pleasure participating virtually!
9:05 pm teacher6th: @TeachingBooks #kidlitcon Thanks 4 the visit!
9:08 pm TeachingBooks: Getting a laugh from the sounds my pouring coffee must have made at #kidlitcon during my skype presentation. Take heed, virtual presenters!
9:11 pm thepageturn: RT @TeachingBooks: Getting a laugh from the sounds my pouring coffee must have made at #kidlitcon during my skype presentation. Take heed, virtual presenters!
9:12 pm mosylu: back at #kidlitcon, ready for the last panel on @cybils and the kidlitosphere
9:12 pm thepageturn: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Thank you, authors, for realizing that author visits are too expensive for some schools and that Skype is a better option. #kidlitcon
9:14 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon kidlitosphere & cybils Elizabeth Burns a chair a fireplace … Pam Coughlan motherreader jen Robinson book page Sarah Stevenson
9:14 pm mosylu: panelists: @lizb, @motherreader, @aquafortis, @jensbookpage (i actually know all their handles!) #kidlitcon
9:14 pm MaryLeeHahn: Rockstars of the Kidlitosphere presenting now: Liz Burns, MotherReader, Jen Robinson, Sarah Stevenson. #kidlitcon
9:15 pm teacher6th: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Thank U, authors, 4 realizing that author visits R 2 expensive 4 sum schools & that Skype is a better option. #kidlitcon
9:15 pm chasingray: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Rockstars of the Kidlitosphere presenting now: Liz Burns, MotherReader, Jen Robinson, Sarah Stevenson. #kidlitcon
9:16 pm mosylu: @lizb talks about beginnings of the kidlitosphere with Reading Rants and Richie’s Picks, and @bonnyglen coined the term in 2006 #kidlitcon
9:16 pm the1stdaughter: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Rockstars of the Kidlitosphere presenting now: Liz Burns, MotherReader, Jen Robinson, Sarah Stevenson. #kidlitcon
9:17 pm alicepope: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Thank you, authors, for realizing that author visits are too expensive for some schools and that Skype is a better option. #kidlitcon
9:18 pm KPG_PR: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Thank you, authors, for realizing that author visits are too expensive for some schools and that Skype is a better option. #kidlitcon
9:18 pm alicepope: RT @mosylu: @lizb talks about beginnings of the kidlitosphere with Reading Rants and Richie’s Picks, and @bonnyglen coined the term in 2006 #kidlitcon
9:18 pm thepageturn: Apparently I’m the only one here who doesn’t watch Buffy. #kidlitcon
9:20 pm the1stdaughter: LOL. You should definitely remied that soon! RT @thepageturn: Apparently I’m the only one here who doesn’t watch Buffy. #kidlitcon
9:20 pm teacher6th: right there w/ya RT @thepageturn: Apparently I’m the only one here who doesn’t watch Buffy. #kidlitcon
9:21 pm thepageturn: @CynLeitichSmith your blog just came up, you trailblazer! #kidlitcon
9:21 pm alicepope: @chasingray Are your ears burning? They’re talking about you. #kidlitcon
9:22 pm the1stdaughter: @thepageturn Meant remedy! Sorry! #kidlitcon
9:22 pm mint910: @galleysmith ur blog was a screenshot in kidlitosphere panel! #kidlitcon
9:24 pm MaryLeeHahn: @C_Spaghetti Mentioned again at #kidlitcon!
9:24 pm mosylu: @motherreader talks about Kidlitosphere Central http://bit.ly/cnEjgi #kidlitcon
9:24 pm BookMoot: “Cynsations is THE place to start for authors in the Kidlitospere.” Liz Burns #kidlitcon
9:25 pm mosylu: it’s a portal for people new to the kidlitosphere. #kidlitcon dude, portal!
9:26 pm mosylu: @motherreader reiterates that “kid”litosphere aside, YA is also part of it and welcome #kidlitcon
9:26 pm LizB: I went so fast to not hog time. We will share URL for presentation via slideshare. #kidlitcon
9:27 pm the1stdaughter: Fantastic! Can’t wait to see it! RT @LizB: I went so fast to not hog time. We will share URL for presentation via slideshare. #kidlitcon
9:27 pm mosylu: don’t forget the carnival of children’s literature: http://bit.ly/drD0Hv #kidlitcon
9:28 pm susan_marie: #kidlitcon @MotherReader talking about http://www.kidlitosphere.org/
9:28 pm mosylu: the point is not to “own” all these events, but to send people out to them #kidlitcon
9:28 pm alicepope: RT @mosylu: don’t forget the carnival of children’s literature: http://bit.ly/drD0Hv #kidlitcon
9:28 pm alicepope: RT @susan_marie: #kidlitcon @MotherReader talking about http://www.kidlitosphere.org/
9:28 pm chasingray: RT @BookMoot: “Cynsations is THE place to start for authors in the Kidlitospere.” Liz Burns #kidlitcon
9:29 pm mosylu: these things go from blog to blog and it’s a shared community effort #kidlitcon
9:29 pm MaryLeeHahn: Kidlitosphere is about COMMUNITY. #kidlitcon
9:31 pm mosylu: hear hear RT @MaryLeeHahn: Kidlitosphere is about COMMUNITY. #kidlitcon
9:32 pm alicepope: I was going to post the same thing (and you’re sitting right next to me) RT @MaryLeeHahn: Kidlitosphere is about COMMUNITY. #kidlitcon
9:32 pm mosylu: sampler set of blogs for newbies: http://bit.ly/9ApZE3 #kidlitcon
9:32 pm exlibris_mhuitt: Absolutely loving the montage of tweets from #kidlitcon! Someday I will have enough money to travel to conventions like this. Someday.
9:33 pm thepageturn: That’s my fave thing about it! RT @MaryLeeHahn: Kidlitosphere is about COMMUNITY. #kidlitcon
9:34 pm RascofromRIF: @chasingray @alicepope Mentioned was talking w/small groups of students during schl visits about what they read. Teacher comments.#KidLitCon
9:34 pm LizB: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Kidlitosphere is about COMMUNITY. #kidlitcon
9:34 pm mosylu: the listserv! http://yhoo.it/9Pj8fY #kidlitcon
9:35 pm mosylu: now it’s @jensbookpage ‘s turn #kidlitcon she’s talking about @cybils
9:36 pm mosylu: balance between quality and appeal – beginning of the Cybils awards #kidlitcon
9:36 pm the1stdaughter: Wahoo! Yay #cybils! RT @mosylu: now it’s @jensbookpage ‘s turn #kidlitcon she’s talking about @cybils
9:38 pm RascofromRIF: .@JensBookPage is sharing #CYBILS w/ #KidLitCon. Another reminder of rapid growth of CYBILS. http://yfrog.com/bf2hilj
9:39 pm mosylu: @jensbookpage #cybils shortlists are the most valuable thing – as a librarian, I agree! #kidlitcon
9:39 pm alicepope: The @cybils honor “the organic chicken nuggets of children’s books,” says Jen Robinson of @JensBookPage #kidlitcon #cybils
9:39 pm thepageturn: More than 1000 eligible nominations for Cybils this year! Crazy! #kidlitcon
9:40 pm IlieRuby: RT @alicepope: The @cybils honor “the organic chicken nuggets of children’s books,” says Jen Robinson of @JensBookPage #kidlitcon #cybils
9:41 pm chasingray: RT @thepageturn: More than 1000 eligible nominations for Cybils this year! Crazy! #kidlitcon
9:41 pm teacher6th: RT @thepageturn: More than 1000 eligible nominations for Cybils this year! Crazy! #kidlitcon
9:41 pm alicepope: RT @thepageturn: More than 1000 eligible nominations for Cybils this year! Crazy! #kidlitcon
9:42 pm floatinglush: Completely unrelated to anything having to do with #kidlitcon: ZOMG I LOVE MY NEW BOOTS! So comfy! So cute! So blue!
9:42 pm HeidiRKling: RT @alicepope: The @cybils honor “the organic chicken nuggets of children’s books,” says Jen Robinson of @JensBookPage #kidlitcon #cybils
9:42 pm mosylu: now @aquafortis is up talking about the #cybils as a resource – shortlists for teachers, librarians, parents, book groups #kidlitcon
9:42 pm thepageturn: Love! LOL RT @alicepope: The @cybils honor “the organic chicken nuggets of children’s books,” says @JensBookPage #kidlitcon #cybils
9:42 pm the1stdaughter: RT @thepageturn: More than 1000 eligible nominations for Cybils this year! Crazy! #kidlitcon
9:43 pm teacher6th: so Maggie RT @floatinglush: cmpletly unrelated 2 anything having 2 do w/ #kidlitcon: ZOMG I luv MY NEW BOOTS! So comfy! So cute! So blue!
9:45 pm alicepope: The @cybils blog offers book reviews M W F during judging period. That just 1 way the blog can be used as a resource. #kidlitcon #cybils
9:45 pm martinkozicki: RT @MaryLeeHahn: Thank you, authors, for realizing that author visits are too expensive for some schools and that Skype is a better option. #kidlitcon
9:46 pm thepageturn: And now’s the point when my phone dies bc of all my twittering – will be forced off-line soon. Boo. #kidlitcon
9:48 pm thepageturn: Publishers, don’t nominate every title on your list! @cybils #kidlitcon (wasn’t us! I swear!)
9:48 pm galleysmith: @thepageturn Thank you for sharing w/ all of us home! We appreciate it #kidlitcon
9:50 pm mosylu: ways to support: donate, spread the word, buy bling, buy nominated titles thru the #cybils blog #kidlitcon
9:51 pm thepageturn: Cybils now has stickers for covers of winners. Interesting…and good idea! #kidlitcon #cybils
9:53 pm thepageturn: @HarperChildrens The tweet @cybils sent you is up on screen. 8-) #kidlitcon
9:53 pm BookMoot: Sherri @Semicolon.com featured in Cybils discussion #kidlitcon
9:55 pm thepageturn: RT @mosylu: ways to support: donate, spread the word, buy bling, buy nominated titles thru the #cybils blog #kidlitcon
9:57 pm thepageturn: 200 ppl applied for 100 slots as Cybils judges. Wow. #kidlitcon #cybils
9:57 pm teacher6th: RT @jdthomas7: How to Get a Classroom of Kids Blogging in Under 5 Minutes! – http://goo.gl/OseS #edchat #edtech #tsdr2j #kidlitcon
9:58 pm interactiver: RT @mosylu: ways to support: donate, spread the word, buy bling, buy nominated titles thru the #cybils blog #kidlitcon
9:58 pm the1stdaughter: Oh my! I’m shocked! RT @thepageturn: 200 ppl applied for 100 slots as Cybils judges. Wow. #kidlitcon #cybils
10:00 pm alicepope: RT @the1stdaughter: Oh my! I’m shocked! RT @thepageturn: 200 ppl applied for 100 slots as Cybils judges. Wow. #kidlitcon #cybils
10:02 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon end of the conference- thx 2 all the hard work 2 all of the ppl involved-it was a gr8 experience! Happy 2 meet new book maniacs
10:03 pm thepageturn: @the1stdaughter Crazy, right? @MotherReader & @JensBookPage did good job explaining some growing pains this year. Lots of folks! #kidlitcon
10:03 pm mosylu: next year’s conference: Seattle!! (and 2012, NYC, zowie!) #kidlitcon
10:04 pm teacher6th: #kidlitcon next year will be @ Seattle 2011 ——-New York City in 2012 Road trip anyone?
10:04 pm alicepope: #kidlitcon will be in Seattle in 2010 and New York City in 2012. Yay!
10:04 pm thepageturn: #kidlitcon in 2011 is in Seattle! 2012 is in NYC!
10:05 pm mosylu: major thanks to the organizers: Andrew Karre, Ben Barnhart, and Brian Farrey #kidlitcon
10:05 pm the1stdaughter: A bit closer, might be able to swing Seattle! :o) RT @mosylu: next year’s conference: Seattle!! (and 2012, NYC, zowie!) #kidlitcon
10:05 pm RascofromRIF: Interesting conversation on @cybils; thank U organizers of CYBILS, appreciate your hard work on this relatively new initiative! #KidLitCon
10:05 pm jaimetem: RT @alicepope: #kidlitcon will be in Seattle in 2010 and New York City in 2012. Yay!
10:06 pm galleysmith: RT @RascofromRIF: Interesting convo on @cybils; thank U organizers, appreciate your hard work on this relatively new initiative! #kidlitcon
10:06 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: major thanks to the organizers: Andrew Karre, Ben Barnhart, and Brian Farrey #kidlitcon
10:06 pm LizB: RT @thepageturn: #kidlitcon in 2011 is in Seattle! 2012 is in NYC!
10:06 pm mosylu: #kidlitcon is over for the year . . . #drunkkidlitcon will commence soon!
10:06 pm Irisheyz77: @mint910 how is #kidlitcon?
10:06 pm galleysmith: Excited to hear #kidlitcon 2012 will be in NYC! Won’t make 2011 in Seattle :( #kidlitcon
10:06 pm kidsmomo: I second that! RT @chasingray: This whole tweeting from #kidlitcon is awesome. You guys are really keeping us in the loop!
10:07 pm chasingray: @the1stdaughter @mosylu Seattle will rock, I promise you. #kidlitcon
10:07 pm susan_marie: RT @alicepope: #kidlitcon will be in Seattle in 2010 and New York City in 2012. Yay!
10:08 pm Irisheyz77: @galleysmith but 2012 isn’t far away. and that’s NYC =) #kidlitcon #kidlitcon
10:08 pm LizB: RT @mosylu: #kidlitcon is over for the year . . . #drunkkidlitcon will commence soon!
10:09 pm CERodriguez: @L_i_am_Animated: #KidLitCon 2011 is going to be in Seattle! Might be seeing you!
10:10 pm galleysmith: @Irisheyz77 I know! I’m going to be planning on going to that one for sure! #kidlitcon
10:10 pm SheilaRuth: @mosylu Who’s organizing next year? Did they say? #kidlitcon
10:10 pm SheilaRuth: RT @mosylu next year’s conference: Seattle!! (and 2012, NYC, zowie!) #kidlitcon
10:11 pm Irisheyz77: @galleysmith same here…..after all its only 3 hours away….totally doable for a day trip. though I’ll prob try to spend night #kidlitcon
10:11 pm kidsmomo: Yay! I second this tweet also. RT @galleysmith: Excited to hear #kidlitcon 2012 will be in NYC! Won’t make 2011 in Seattle :( #kidlitcon
10:12 pm the1stdaughter: @chasingray I’ll hold you to that! ;o) #kidlitcon
10:12 pm galleysmith: @Irisheyz77 I’ll definitely stay the weekend Fri & Sat. #kidlitcon #kidlitcon
10:14 pm debreese: RT @BookMoot: “Cynsations is THE place to start for authors in the Kidlitospere.” Liz Burns #kidlitcon
10:17 pm TraceyBaptiste: RT @RileyCarney: Very True! RT @alicepope: Preparation is key for both authors and schools when it comes to school visits says @TeachingBooks #kidlitcon
10:20 pm floatinglush: Yes! Thank you so much! It was fab. RT @mosylu: major thanks to the organizers: Andrew Karre, Ben Barnhart, and Brian Farrey #kidlitcon
10:22 pm galleysmith: Thanks to everyone tweeting #kidlitcon today! I appreciate being able to participate from a far :) #kidlitcon
10:23 pm LuzKRiley: ..Thanks to everyone tweeting #kidlitcon today! I appreciate being able to participate from a far :) #kidlitcon xx
10:23 pm galleysmith: @SheilaRuth I thought I saw it tweeted that maybe @interactiver is involved in organizing next year #kidlitcon
10:24 pm the1stdaughter: Agree 100% Thank you! RT @galleysmith: Thanks 2 everyone tweeting #kidlitcon today!Appreciate being able 2 participate from a far #kidlitcon
10:25 pm chasingray: @interactiver & I are the ground crew for Seattle 2011 #kidlitcon
10:25 pm chasingray: RT @LuzKRiley: ..Thanks to everyone tweeting #kidlitcon today! I appreciate being able to participate from a far :) #kidlitcon xx
10:29 pm galleysmith: @interactiver Fantastic! You’ll do a wonderful job #kidlitcon
10:41 pm SheilaRuth: @interactiver Sounds like a great group! Can’t help but be a good conference. #kidlitcon