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A podcast dedicated to demystifying the art and business of school author visits for authors, illustrators, educators, librarians, parents, and booksellers.

Hosts: Author, Bonnie Clark and Author-illustrator, Shanda McCloskey

Produced by Ben McCloskey • Sponsored by

Mar 17, 2021

Bonnie and Shanda talk with Ben McCloskey, (Shanda's husband) the co-creator and web developer of, about the service it provides and the gap it closes when it comes to selling books for an author visit.

If you are an author, illustrator, librarian, educator, PTA parent, book seller, etc. and you...

Feb 8, 2021

Cohosts, author-illustrator Shanda McCloskey and author Bonnie Clark have a conversation with elementary school librarian and media specialist, Beth Mitchell, about what makes an author visit fantastic and memorable (from her point of view).

Beth has been a media specialist for 11 years starting in South Carolina and...

Dec 2, 2020

Cohosts, Shanda and Bonnie have a conversation with non-fiction STEM author Erin Twamley all about how she approaches school visits differently!

Erin Twamley lives in Alabama, but has worked all over the world to create a new generation of Everyday STEM Superheroes. As an author and educator, her hands-on STEM...

Nov 20, 2020

Cohosts, author-illustrator Shanda McCloskey and author Bonnie Clark, share how they got their very first school visit gigs as well as more ideas to bring in business!

This podcast is sponsored by and produced by Ben McCloskey of And if you enjoyed this episode, please rate...

Oct 10, 2020

Author and co-host, Bonnie Clark shares her recent experience of virtually visiting two schools. What went right and what went wrong.

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