I used to have the television on while I worked at my computer, more for company than anything else, during the five hours a day my house is empty of bickering children. Then I discovered the plethora of book related podcasts and vodcasts available online so now I spend my days listening to author interviews or people chatting about books. While I have to admit sometimes it’s terribly distracting, depending on how interesting the person talking is, I’ve never had any success listening to anything while my children are home because the interruptions are just too frequent. These aren’t things I need to watch, since usually it’s not much more than someone shifting slightly uncomfortably in a chair, so I can simply let them run in the background while I continue to work.
There isn’t any one video/audio I listen to without fail, I tend to surf around and see what interests me on a particular day. Here are a mix I browse regularly…
Book Bloggers: Dear Bitches, Smart Women , BookLust, Bookrageous , Books on the Nightstand, BookBanter, Girls in the Stacks, Book Club Girl, SUVUDU, Book Guys Show, BookLounge.ca , The Bat Segundo Show, The Readers, The Manic Mommies Book Club
Barnes & Noble has a mix of interviews, reviews, readings, trailers and more
AbeBooks hosts ShelfSound which makes available a daily round up of book podcast
A couple of weeks ago I even posted my own audio of my chat with author, Malla Nunn
So tell me – do you listen to /watch bookish podcasts/vodcasts? Do you have any recommendations?
From Terri: The Creative Penn Blog