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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 062 – Senior Editor Tessa Woodward

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In a KWL Podcast first, we checked in with an editor from a major publishing house, Tessa Woodward from HarperCollins. In her eleven years at Harper, specializing in editing romance, women’s fiction, and historical fiction, Tessa has seen the industry go through the parallel changes in the emergence of eBooks and self-publishing. Tune in to hear Tessa and KWL US

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 061 – Peter James

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Episode 61 features an interview with Peter James, an international best-selling British writer of crime fiction, which took place at Kobo’s HQ in June 2016 in front of a live audience. Peter is interviewed by KWL Director Mark Lefebvre. In their discussion, Peter and Mark talk about: Peter’s work on the Canadian children’s television program Polka Dot Door in Toronto

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 060 – Book Blogging with Vilma Gonzalez

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In this week’s episode, we’re focusing on book blogging. Vilma Gonzalez, the all-star blogger who runs Vilma’s Book Blog, was kind enough to share her journey with us, along with tips for how authors and bloggers can work together to help one another succeed. Tune in to learn: How Vilma developed the aesthetic and brand of her blog. She is

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 058 – Insights from Kobo Merchandisers

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Episode 58 features an interview with Kobo Merchandisers Liz Hilborn (Manager of Merchandising) and Sarah Smith-Eivemark (Canadian Merchandiser) conducted by Mark Lefebvre, KWL Director. In the interview, Mark, Liz and Sarah discuss: What a merchandiser is and what they do at Kobo How merchandisers work with publisher sales reps to determine which books get featured in different lists such as

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