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Why You Want to Up Your Pinterest Game

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Every month, staff here at Publisher Spotlight develop and mail clients Best Practices advice to help small publishers develop new ways of making better discovery possible for potential readers and collection developers. At Publisher Spotlight ourselves, we make use of half a dozen social media channels to spread word about great reviews, programming ideas to expand a title’s role for local audiences, and awareness of the fabulous creators behind the board books, picture books, early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, audiobooks, and more from our client publishers. Staff member Tracy Gallagher, our Special Projects Librarian, created a best practices tip … Continue reading

Let’s Explore Architecture

While the official Architecture Day comes only once a year, everyone in the world makes use of architecture every day. Unlike other everyday things like food and clothing, we sometimes forget that shelters and other buildings don’t just “happen”: they are designed and built and even as we use them, we change them. Whether we are inside a building or outside and experiencing them from a sidewalk, street, or landing airplane, there’s a lot to discover and there are great books to help us uncover the art of architecture. New from Cicada Books, let’s start by dipping into Atlas of … Continue reading

Tyler Chin-Tanner: The Orphan King

The Orphan King

This month A Wave Blue World  publishes The Orphan King, a graphic novel with King Arthur roots. Publisher Spotlight interviewed the creator, and publisher, Tyler Chin-Tanner, on all things related to this welcomed launch. Here’s the transcript of our interview, with a big thank you for taking time from his busy life to share! The Orphan King‘s artist is James Boyle. PS: Hi Tyler, thanks for taking time to share The Orphan King’s background as a graphic novel which you wrote and now celebrate publishing.  Let’s start with a thumbnail of this project. TYLER: I’ve always been a fan of … Continue reading