5 posts tagged Interviews

Interview a LEGO Employee

Do you like playing with LEGO bricks or playing LEGO games? Have you ever wondered what kinds of people it takes to make the LEGO world go 'round? I spoke to a guy who has been a LEGO fan for nearly his entire life and now gets to work for LEGO! Tim Courtney was able to tell me a little about his own job at LEGO. Working for LEGO V.K. Finnish: What department do you work for at LEGO? Tim Courtney: I work in both the New Business Group and the Community Engagement & Events teams at LEGO. New ...

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Author Conversation

In the near future, I get to visit one of my favorite elementary schools (Go, Ute Pass Ponies!). "What are you going to do there?" you might wonder. No, I will not be tap-dancing on your desks. But I'll do some talking. "What will you talk about?" you ask. Ah-HAH! That's where you come in. Usually, I give the interview questions to people, but now I have to ANSWER the questions that YOU ask. So get your typing skills ready, crack those knuckles (or don't. . .do the scientists of today still ...

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Interview a Librarian

Do you like to visit your local library or school library? Has a librarian ever helped you find a book? Have you ever wondered what it's like to be "that person behind the desk"? I'm pleased to say that Jason Stewart, the librarian at an elementary school, has offered some great insight into the mysterious life of a librarian! Being a Librarian V.K. Finnish: Let's start with the basics. What is your job title? Jason Stewart: Library/Media/Computer Technician at Ute Pass Elementary. VKF: Who ...

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Interview a Publisher 2

Do you wonder how long it takes to publish a book? Are you a writer curious as to what to do next? I have Cameron Thorne of Panama Hat Publishing, Ltd, back with more details about publishing. Being a Publisher (Part 2) V. K. Finnish: Let’s start out talking about the book process at the publisher's end. How long does it take to publish a book? CT: It can vary greatly depending on the book and the goals. An ebook-only project with no illustrations starting from a really solid manuscript ...

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Interview a Publisher 1

Do you think that publishers print books? Do you wonder if it's easy to run a publishing company? Have you ever thought about getting into the publishing industry? Are you an author curious to see if you need a publisher? Today, I have Cameron Thorne of Panama Hat Publishing, Ltd, here to fill us in on the real deal about publishing. I know he has mega-awesome taste because, duh, he published my book! Being a Publisher (Part 1) V. K. Finnish: Let’s talk about what it’s like being a ...

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