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    Indie Authors: Marketing Books With Videos

    by Sabrina Ricci Information

    With digital media, indie authors can now take advantage of videos to help grab the attention of readers and sell their books. I’ve been thinking about this topic for a while, and there’s a lot to consider. Videos can be used in multiple ways, such as teaser trailers, snippets of scenes, author interviews, and even […]

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    Penguin Media Suite: High-Tech and Trendy

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing

    NYU published its blog post about our recent trip to Penguin’s Media Suite. I posted an example of what they do in “Penguin’s Video Lab” and you can also see me in the last picture in NYU’s post (I’m the one in blue). Read here. Enjoy!

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    Penguin’s Video Lab

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing

    Today I had the opportunity to tour Penguin’s video lab through NYU. Above is an example of some of the work they do. Having a full studio in-house saves Penguin a lot of money and allows them to do satellite author tours, book trailers, and work on enhanced ebooks. It also allows them to make […]

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    New Year’s Eve in Sydney, Australia

    by Sabrina Ricci Videos

    The first fireworks show at Darling Harbor…more details coming soon. Happy New Year!

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    Fun(ny) Copyright Cases

    by Sabrina Ricci Legal

    Learning about publishing law may be a lot of work, but it sure is entertaining. In my last class, we discussed a couple of particularly interesting cases, one of which involves the video you see above. South Park is no stranger to lawsuits. But their most recent one concerns copyright infringement upon a hit YouTube […]

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    Douglas Adams: Parrots, the Universe and Everything

    by Sabrina Ricci Musings

    Don’t panic. It’s just a video. I love everything Douglas Adams, so I was thrilled when my friend sent me the link┬áto TED of Adams giving a talk at UC Santa Barbara (my alma mater!) And then, as I do with everything I’m interested in, I did some research. I knew that Adams had died […]

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    Book Launch 2.0

    by Sabrina Ricci Future

    Here’s a good example of how some (usually older) authors are reacting to the changes in the writing world, mostly to how they’re now expected to market themselves. It’s a pretty entertaining video.

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