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Create Own Job Security Accepted for Frankfurt Book Fair

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Create Your Own Job Security

Stonewall Press author with booth in background

Getting a book exhibited at a major international book fair is a plus for author, and Create Your Own Job Security: Plan to Start Your Own Business at Midlife will be exhibited by Stonewall Press at this year’s Frankfurt Buchmesse. The Frankfurt event is the world’s largest assembly of publishers, agents, authors, suppliers and distributors with some 278,000 people attending the five-day event last year. The first three days of the book fair are for industry members only, and during the last two days the event it is open to the public.

Ben's front cover Create JobThe book is at the fair. Should the author be there too and in what capacity?

This is an opportunity for authors and publishers to link with their international counterparts and arrange for foreign language translation contracts, rewrites of books for foreign markets and for authors to interact with publishers and distributors from all over the world. As…

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August 10, 2018 at 11:38 am

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Atlanta Business RadioX Interview Turned into a Video

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Create Your Own Job Security

.Hovey Smith Atlanta Business Radio X with knives

Radio has the shortcoming of not being able to transmit visual content over the airways. One way to overcome this is to use the broadcast as the sound track to a video production and add stills and written materials over the top of the sound. Hopefully the stills can be edited so that they more or less track with what is being covered in the interview which necessitates that the person assembling the visual materials simultaneously listen to the sound track while he is installing his visuals.

In this case I was fortunate that Stone Payton, the host of Atlanta Business RadioX, gave me some practical questions which I could link with some more-or-less appropriate photos. I was also supplied with some shots taken during the event by co-host Katy Galli which were used during the introduction and exit segments. Deriving a video from a radio interview is a…

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August 7, 2018 at 7:52 pm

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