How to Take Great Photos of Books and Grow Instagram Followers
With more than 700 million active users, Instagram is the social media platform for book lovers! But how do you take great photos of books to grow your followers? Three KidLit Bookstagrammers will share their secrets for how to take engaging photos of books. They will also share how they use Instagram as an effective marketing tool for building their brand.
Charnaie of Here Wee Read
With 33,000 Instagram followers for Here Wee Read, Charnaie Gordon finds and shares the very best diverse and non-diverse books that she read aloud with her two children. She also blogs at Here Wee Read. Charnaie created Bookstagram Choice Awards, a group Instagram account that recognizes the best in children’s literature chosen by experienced bookstagrammers.
Lauren of Picturebook Playdate
She will provide Speed Critiques.
Lauren Neil is a writer, kid-wrangler and lover of all things #kidlit. An SCBWI Member since 2013, her Middle Grade short story was published as part of an anthology on bullying, TALES FROM THE BULLY BOX (Elephant’s Bookshelf Press, 2014), and her picture book manuscript, CITY SOUNDS, was nominated for the 2017 SCBWI-Austin Writing Mentor Award. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two children.
Join us March 22-23 for KidLitCon 2019!