Monday, 19 December 2011

I'm on Blog Radio tonight

Hi happy book people! :)

Tonight I'm going to scare myself silly by doing my first chatty thing on radio. At the moment I'm still setting up my Skype account. Yep, I'm a Skype virgin. Never done that before. How does it work? I'm finding out. It's things like this that remind me that I'm a bit of a hippie or a Luddite. Mmm. I've also come down with a lovely British cold today. Usually, when I've heard myself on an ansaphone, I manage to sound like a 14-year-old girl. So I think, this time I'm going to sound like a little girl impersonating her grandad who smokes a lot of cigars! Or a car veering backwards.

But, seriously, if you have time to listen in tonight, I'll be talking about my Kiwi books for young readers and Donna Brown's Adopt an Indie promotion (next one is February) on the BBCN Christmas Special on Blog Radio.

If you haven't heard of it, you can find out about Adopt an Indie - a way for readers and indie authors to come together - at The last promotion ran in November and was really successful.

There will be a few authors talking on the radio show tonight, which is hosted by Donna Brown.

I'm on at 844pm US time tonight - that's Monday 19 Dec, which I think is around 1am UK time, Tuesday 20th. Sleepy!!!! zzzz

Call-in number to speak with the host - (619) 638-8407

Who is talking and when...

Starting 8.00 p.m. EST 
Intro: 8 p.m

Slot 1: 8:02 p.m: Katrina Byrd

Talking about her books - Byrds of a Feather, One Hot Minute, Portrait of a Woman
Feb 2012 AAI Participant
Slot 2: 8.12 p.m: Justin Dennis

Talking about - Through the Portal (Through the Portal Trilogy) 
Feb 2012 AAI Participant

Slot 3: 8.22 p.m: Suki Michelle & Carlyle Clark 
Talking about - The Apocalypse Gene
Nov 2011 and Feb 2012 AAI Participant
Slot 4: 8.34 p.m: Todd R. Tystad
Talking about - Blue Hill
Nov 2011 and Feb 2012 AAI participant

Slot 5: 8.44 p.m: Vickie Johnstone
Talking about - Kiwi Series (3 books)
Nov 2011 and Feb 2012 AAI participant

Slot 6: 8.54 p.m: Karin Rita Gastreich
Talking about - Eolyn
Nov 2011 participant
Slot 7: 9.06 p.m:  Lynne Cantwell
Talking about - SwanSong
Feb 2012 AAI participant

Slot 8: 9.16 p.m: Cynthia Hill
Talking about - Idol Hands
Feb 2012 participant

Slot 9: 9.26 p.m: William G. Jones
Talking about - Driving to BelAir
Nov AAI Participant

Slot 10: 9.36 p.m: Donna Brown
Talking about - Double-take Tales

Round-up of the chat session with details of the AAI event and appropriate links.

Thanks all! :)

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