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12/10/12

#storyappchat Transcript  for  12/9/12 Will  Terry

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Tweet Time Has  this  started  yet?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  00:17:29  +0000 #storyappchat  Hi  Agy! Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:18:18  +0000 Hey  Roxie!  So  looking  forward  to  this,  my  sister  Valorie  Snyder  should  be  joining  us  soon  (didn't   agyw13 know  we  were  coming  apart!)  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:22:29  +0000 #storyappchat  Isn't  there  another  way  to  post  besides  putting  in  #storyappchat?  Last  week  I  was   roxiemunro directed  to,  and  used,  it,  but  forgot  ;-­‐(( Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:22:47  +0000 agyw13 Go  to  TweetChat  put  sign  into  twitter  and  it  will  take  you  to  the  application.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:23:50  +0000 Makes  it  easier  to  follow  the  conversation,  because  it's  like  a  private  room,  though  I  have  great   people  I'm  following,  lol. agyw13  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:24:31  +0000 roxiemunro .@agyw13  That's  it!  Tweetchat!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:26:18  +0000 RT  @AppsCurriculum:  Guest  host  for  #storyappchat:  @WillTerry333  !  http://t.co/ozNs6W9F  Dont   iPad_storytime miss  it:  12/9  at  9  PM  ET/6  PM  PT  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:33:53  +0000 RT  @Matt_Gomez:  Latest  Post:  List  of  22  great  storytelling  apps,  several  with  examples   KarenNemethEdM http://t.co/yMbsCZwV  #storyappchat  #alsc  #earlyed Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:35:24  +0000 Can  hardly  wait,  it's  going  to  be  great! CatTonicTea  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:35:45  +0000 roxiemunro Join  a  #storyappchat  TweetChat  at:  http://t.co/pP5mLTJF  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:37:07  +0000 Hi  Val!There  must  be  a  way  to  copy  the  convo  when  done,  I  want  time  to  wallow  in  all  directions   of  info,  lol. agyw13  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:38:11  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  RT  @AppsCurriculum:  Guest  host  for  #storyappchat:  @WillTerry333  !   sketchyTech http://t.co/ozNs6W9F  Dont  miss  it:  12/9  at  9  PM  ET/6  PM  PT  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:38:50  +0000 And  I  have  to  be  careful,  I  love  Will's  videos  so  much  it's  revitalized  my  art,  I  don't  want  to  seem  a   agyw13 groupie!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:39:02  +0000 an  art  stalker...lol CatTonicTea  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:39:59  +0000 roxiemunro .@agyw13  A  transcript  is  posted  a  few  days  later  on  FB  group  #storyappchat  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:42:23  +0000 Yup.  Always  wired  differently,  lol.  Before  it  all  gets  started  Roxie  want  to  THANK  You  for  putting  so   agyw13 much  of  your  process!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:43:11  +0000 agyw13 thank  you  again,  good  to  know,  will  have  to  check  out  the  group.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:43:38  +0000 Val,  that's  a  good  group  for  you  as  well.  I  know  I've  missed  other  chats.  This  way  we  can  ask   agyw13 questions,  but  it's  all  good.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:47:15  +0000 .@Agyw13  I  joined  last  weeks'  on  blogs  &  one  a  few  weeks  ago  on  librarians.  There's  usually  a   roxiemunro subject,  loosely  adhered  to  ;-­‐))  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:50:27  +0000 sounds  good,  will  have  to  check  them  out CatTonicTea  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:51:25  +0000 I  can  see  I'll  be  spending  some  time  reviewing  past  convos,  especially  where  I'm  blogging  about   agyw13 Oscar  now.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:51:48  +0000 What's  the  general  topic  tonight,  Roxie?  I  can  think  of  a  few  things  Will  could  share,  don't  want  to   agyw13 "SHINY!"  the  convo!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:56:41  +0000 Join  us  for  Twitter  this  hour  for  #storyappchat  -­‐  every  Sunday  from  6-­‐7pm  PT  (9-­‐10pm  ET).   iPad_storytime Tonight's  guest  is:...  http://t.co/pX5QlRjI Mon,  10  Dec  2012  01:58:17  +0000 Hello  everyone! kwiksher  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:00:11  +0000 CatTonicTea Hi  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:00:59  +0000 Hi  guys!  Hi  Will! roxiemunro  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:01:18  +0000 RobinaArt Hello!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:01:21  +0000 Hi  guys! willterry333 artsylliu agyw13 willterry333 willterry333 roxiemunro brooks_jones brooks_jones DeclicKids  #storyappchat Hello!  #storyappchat Hi  Will!  So  happy  to  be  talking  to  you  in  "real"  time  and  right  up  front  THANK  YOU.  #storyappchat Brooks  is  having  a  small  tech  prob  -­‐  is  rebooting...  #storyappchat @agyw13  @roxiemunro  Hi  guys!!!  #storyappchat I'll  ask  a  question:  Will,  do  you  do  all  your  art  on  the  computer?  #storyappchat Welcome  everyone  to  #storyappchat!  We  are  delighted  to  have  @WillTerry333  as  guest  host   tonite  :) @artsylliu  @agyw13  @roxiemunro  @RobinaArt  @CatTonicTea  @kwiksher  So  glad  to  have  you  all   here  for  #storyappchat! @brooks_jones  #storyappchat  hi  ! 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12/10/12

#storyappchat Transcript  for  12/9/12 Will  Terry

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@roxiemunro  Yes  -­‐  I  start  on  my  iPad  using  "procreate"  and  then  email  to  my  desktop  and  then   finish  in  Photoshop...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:05:34  +0000 Hi  Brook  and  Decli!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:06:02  +0000 @DeclicKids  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  So  glad  you  could  stop  by  :) Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:06:09  +0000 Will,  how  many  apps  have  you  done?  Do  you  market  them  yourself?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:06:13  +0000 Excited  for  tonight's  topic  about  Illustrations  for  book  apps  w/  host  @WillTerry333  -­‐   http://t.co/nrBeRP2g      #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:06:58  +0000 I've  got  a  few  of  your  ebooks,  but  not  your  app,  which  looks  like  fun  (I  eat  you).  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:07:24  +0000 @roxiemunro  I've  finished  3  ebooks  and  now  have  my  first  iPad  app  out  there  called  "I  Eat  You!"   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:07:27  +0000 I  tried  to  "get"  Photoshop  for  years,  but  it  took  an  assignment  and  your  courses  for  it  to  make   sense.    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:08:35  +0000 What  file  format  do  you  get  out  of  procreate?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:08:47  +0000 Do  you  have  narration  in  your  app?  Did  you  do  your  own  VO?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:08:56  +0000 Hi  @WillTerry333!  Love  your  work.  Have  you  ever  tried  Brushes  or  ArtRage  for  iPad  for   illustrations?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:09:12  +0000 And  the  explanations  in  your  app  tutorial  are  GREAT,  I  GET  it,  lol.  it's  hard  to  process  everything,   including  jargon.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:09:16  +0000 I  hope  everyone  who  hasn't  yet  will  bookmark  Will's  blog  right  now:  http://t.co/BzWhMnA0  great   source  of  information  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:09:28  +0000 Now  that  I  have  my  first  app  done  as  a  "test"  I'm  going  to  really  focus  on  story  and  making  it   pretty  but  not  too  many  bells..  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:09:55  +0000 I  agree,  Brooks,  I  share  his  blog  posts  to  my  FB  wall  for  that  reason.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:10:22  +0000 @roxiemunro  I  did  my  own  voice  work  -­‐  saving  time  and  money  -­‐  next  app  will  pay  voice  actors...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:10:30  +0000 @willterry333  is  wonderful  in  his  'will'ingness  to  share  information.  So  appreciative!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:10:50  +0000 Among  my  #top10  blog  reads  each  week:  MT  @brooks_jones:  Bookmark  Will's  blog:   http://t.co/42Rei6N8  great  source  of  information  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:11:04  +0000 I  wasn't  clear,  I  know  you  concentrat  on  ipublication,  but  is  your  app  in  Amazon  and  Kobo?   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:11:05  +0000 @staceywng  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Glad  to  have  you  with  us. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:11:30  +0000 We  both  had  bug  books  coming  out  the  same  season  last  year  (but  I  like  yours  better  ;-­‐))  Make  an   app  for  that!!!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:11:31  +0000 @roxiemunro  I  love  @willterry333  's  little  bug  book,  it's  awesome!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:12:39  +0000 @roxiemunro  Haha  -­‐  they  were  just  different  Roxie  :)  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:12:56  +0000 I  have  a  "more  conceptual"  question:  what  is  usually  your  design/idea  process  for  a  storybook?   Story  first?  Characters  first?  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:13:13  +0000 Did  you  "animate"  your  text  as  well,  like  highlighting  when  read  or  having  the  words  appear  when   read?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:13:15  +0000 Have  a  great  VO  producer  here  in  the  NY  area  if  anyone  needs  one.  VERY  reasonable  and   professional.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:13:22  +0000 Nice!  RT  @roxiemunro:  Have  a  great  VO  producer  here  in  the  NY  area  if  anyone  needs  one.  VERY   reasonable  and  professional.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:13:37  +0000 Yea,  mine  is  nonfiction    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:13:47  +0000 @willterry333  blog  at  http://t.co/mKiYP2Rk  is  a  great  resource  for  illustrators.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:14:06  +0000 @kwiksher  I  have  to  think  of  the  story  first  -­‐  if  you  can't  grab  your  audience  with  a  story  I  don't   think  you  will  last...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:14:20  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  Have  a  great  VO  producer  here  in  the  NY  area  if  anyone  needs  one.  VERY   reasonable  and  professional.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:14:22  +0000 Yes,  how  did  you  animate?  Who  was  your  developer?  What  about  marketing,  which  can  be  tough.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:15:03  +0000 @agyw13  I  didn't  highlight  the  text  because  I  used  "Talespring"  and  they  didn't  provide  the  ability   to  turn  it  off...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:15:06  +0000 MT  @willterry333:  @kwiksher  Story  first  -­‐  if  you  can't  grab  your  audience  with  a  story  I  don't   think  you  will  last...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:15:12  +0000 RT  @RobinaArt:  @willterry333  blog  at  http://t.co/D9Oa8DWN  is  a  great  resource  for  illustrators.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:15:20  +0000 @willterry333  @kwiksher  I  think  you  are  right  re  story  driving  the  process...  (hi  everyone!)   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:15:40  +0000 @roxiemunro  Good  question  -­‐  I  used  "http://t.co/JVbykwmQ"  and  they  were  good  to  work  with  -­‐   check  their  website...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:16:05  +0000 I  agree  about  story.  Hard  balancing  bells  and  whistles  and  LITERACY,  I  think  you  do  a  great  job.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:16:18  +0000 So  you  were  your  own  developer?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:16:27  +0000

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#storyappchat Transcript  for  12/9/12 Will  Terry

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@mtechman  Welcome  to  #storyappchat!  Glad  to  have  you  with  us  tonite Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:16:39  +0000 RT  @RobinaArt:  @willterry333  blog  at  http://t.co/hlcyTflp  is  a  great  resource  for  illustrators.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:16:42  +0000 Oh,  okay.  Will  check  them  out.  I  love  my  guys:  OCG  Studios  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:17:13  +0000 You  can  spend  a  lot  of  time  on  bells  and  whistles  but  in  the  end  those  apps  won't  last...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:17:14  +0000 @roxiemunro  I  do  all  my  own  developing  using  @demibooks  Composer  software.  And  I  am  no   developer,  believe  you  me!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:17:51  +0000 @roxiemunro  sort  of  -­‐  Talespring  is  the  publisher  but  the  set  up  there  -­‐  is  that  you  use  their  online   tools  to  produce  the  app  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:17:54  +0000 RT  @staceywng:  I  do  all  my  own  developing  using  @demibooks  Composer  software.  And  I  am  no   developer,  believe  you  me!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:18:19  +0000 My  next  app  will  be  produced  using  Kwiksher  -­‐  love  Alex  and  his  product!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:18:33  +0000 Hello,  everyone!    I  can't  stay  but  will  check  the  transcript  tomorrow.    I  have  missed  you  guys!     Cyndie  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:18:36  +0000 Too  much  not  only  hides  story  but  distracts  and  doesn't  enhance.  Learning  Flash  and  AIR-­‐  such  a   process!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:18:43  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  My  next  app  will  be  produced  using  @Kwiksher  -­‐  love  Alex  and  his  product!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:18:48  +0000 @AppsCurriculum  Welcome,  so  glad  you  could  pop  in  for  #storyappchat  tonite! Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:05  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  My  next  app  will  be  produced  using  Kwiksher  -­‐  love  Alex  and  his  product!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:10  +0000 So  isn't  it  tough  marketing,  Will?  The  usual  kids  book  channels  don't  really  work  well.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:31  +0000 Oh  wow,  never  heard  of  @Kwiksher.  Checking  that  out  for  sure.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:39  +0000 @willterry333  thanks  man!  You  know  I  am  a  huge  fan  of  yours  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:42  +0000 Hi  everyone!  Checking  in  a  little  late..    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:47  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  My  next  app  will  be  produced  using  Kwiksher  -­‐  love  Alex  and  his  product!   #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:19:56  +0000 RT  @kwiksher:  @willterry333  thanks  man!  You  know  I  am  a  huge  fan  of  yours  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:09  +0000 Interesting  to  hear  the  different  methods  used  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:13  +0000 How  DO  you  market,  or  do  the  developers  help  with  that?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:19  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Glad  you  could  join  us  :) Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:20  +0000 Me  too!  Hello  everyone!    #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:24  +0000 @roxiemunro  Yes  -­‐  the  marketing  is  hard  but  that's  why  I'm  going  to  really  focus  on  content  -­‐  I   believe  more  will  share  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:38  +0000 RT  @staceywng:  @roxiemunro  I  do  all  my  own  developing  using  @demibooks  Composer   software.  And  I  am  no  developer,  believe..  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:39  +0000 I'm  developing  my  own  with  Kwik2  @kwiksher,  if  you  can  use  photoshop    you  can  use  Kwik2.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:45  +0000 Hey  will  its  Barry.  Just  curious,  how  does  tale  spring  work  with  the  rights  ownership  and  their   percentage  of  the  profits?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:20:46  +0000 RT  @RobinaArt:  Im  developing  my  own  with  Kwik2  @kwiksher,  if  you  can  use  photoshop    you  can   use  Kwik2.  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:21:20  +0000 @technodesigner  @cnolanart  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Glad  to  have  you  both. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:21:20  +0000 @technodesigner  Very  complicated  question  -­‐  could  talk  about  this  for  an  hour...their  contract  is   much  better  than  it  was  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:21:49  +0000 the  gist  of  a  lot  of  sources,  having  more  than  one  product  is  an  effective  market  tool  as  well.  They   like  you,  they  will  come!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:21:59  +0000 @RobinaArt  How  far  along  are  you  Robin?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:22:16  +0000 My  guys  have  DYO  (Develope  Your  Own)  framework  that  is  great  &  budget-­‐conscious...check  out     http://t.co/ytnu2Fkn    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:22:50  +0000 Really  nice  to  hear  more  "pros"  are  playing  with  Kwik.  You  know  I  will  backup  you,  right?  ;)   #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:22:52  +0000 @agyw13  amen  Agy  -­‐  My  feeling  is  that  over  time  if  you  produce  great  apps  each  one  will  help  sell   the  others  -­‐  income  going  up  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:23:25  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  My  guys  have  DYO  (Develop  Your  Own)  framework  that  great  &  budget-­‐ conscious...check  out    http://t.co/BtPZb6ih    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:23:52  +0000 I  have  about  50%  of  the  illustrations  and  I  have  worked  through  the  tutorials  and  I  have  just   started  developing.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:23:58  +0000 Reason  mainstream  publishers  won't  do  kids  apps  ('cept  licensed/legacy  properties  etc):  lousy   discovery  &  too  costly  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:24:15  +0000 @kwiksher  Thanks  so  much  for  all  your  help  Alex!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:24:36  +0000

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RT  Reason  mainstream  publishers  wont  do  kids  apps  (cept  licensed/legacy  properties  etc):  lousy   discovery  &  too  costly  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:25:06  +0000 I  think  that  will  change  very  quickly,  Scholastic  seems  to  be  aggressive  with  their  edevelopment.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:25:25  +0000 Yes,  Will.  Schools  &  libraries  are  starting  buy  iPads  rather  than  books  ;-­‐//  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:25:30  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro  Reason  mainstream  publishers  won't  do  kids  apps  ('cept  legacy  properties):   lousy  discovery  &  too  costly    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:25:38  +0000 MT  @iPad_storytime  #storyappchat  -­‐every  Sunday  from  6-­‐7pm  PT.  Tonight's  guest  is   http://t.co/HZ9xNvNe  |  I  know  @theStoryElves  will  like  this Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:25:41  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  Reason  mainstream  publishers  wont  do  kids  apps  (cept  licensed/legacy   properties  etc):  lousy  discovery  &.costly  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:25:48  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  Reason  mainstream  publishers  wont  do  kidsapps  (cept  licensed/legacy   properties):  lousy  discovery  &  too  costly  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:05  +0000 @sketchyTech  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Appreciate  you  joining  us. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:13  +0000 @roxiemunro  do  you  think  that  will  change  as  more  std  library  review  sources  cover  apps?   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:16  +0000 Ebooks  are  cheap  and  super  available...interactive  apps  are  a  different  story.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:19  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  Yes,  Will.  Schools  &  libraries  are  starting  buy  iPads  rather  than  books  ;-­‐//   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:21  +0000 When  I  did  school  visits  in  Katy  Tx  a  few  months  ago  -­‐  they  said  kindergartners  are  bad  with   mouse  -­‐  they  try  to  touch  screen  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:50  +0000 LOL,  it's  an  echo  chamber,  with  good  info!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:51  +0000 @agyw13  Yes,  a  lot  of  kids'  app  devs  are  trying  to  create  an  app  "library"  of  their  works...lots  of   quick  easy  apps    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:26:56  +0000 So  true  &  getting  worse!  MT  @Julia_Brannon:  Reason  mainstream  publishers  wont  do  kids  apps  ...   lousy  discovery  &  costly  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:27:20  +0000 @agyw13  Scholastic  may  be  aggressively  moving  into  ebooks,  but  they  aren't  necessarily  open  to   unagented  writers  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:27:35  +0000 @roxiemunro    very  true  -­‐  and  apps  much  more  costly  to  produce...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:27:45  +0000 SLJ,  Kirkus,  PW,  Horn  Bk  all  do  a  few  reviews.  But  they  don't  seem  to  affect  sales  as  much  as  a  few   app-­‐review-­‐only  web  sites.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:27:51  +0000 Will  I  was  amazed  the  delivery  time  for  I  Eat  You.  I  think  a  lot  of  it  is  knowing  the  PROCESS  and   having  clear  ideas.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:28:04  +0000 @brooks_jones  Thanks,  I've  just  had  the  privilege  of  working  on  an  original  children's  book  app,  so   all  very  relevant  to  me  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:28:24  +0000 RT  @agyw13:  I  was  amazed  the  delivery  time  for  I  Eat  You.  I  think  a  lot  of  it  is  knowing  the   PROCESS  and  having  clear  ideas.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:28:27  +0000 @roxiemunro  which  app  review  sites  do  you  think  are  most  influential?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:29:03  +0000 @iPad_storytime  The  cost  is  going  down  from  creating  apps-­‐  but  discoverability  is  exponentially   worse.      #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:29:08  +0000 @agyw13  Yes  -­‐  love  the  fact  that  from  idea  to  produced  app  might  only  be  a  few  months!  BAM!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:29:10  +0000 Yep!  RT  @Julia_Brannon:  @iPad_storytime  The  cost  is  going  down  from  creating  apps-­‐  but   discoverability  is  exponentially  worse.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:30:00  +0000 Have  to  do  quality  work  w/latest  technology  and  superb  assets.  Very  competitive,  &  reviewers   know  the  difference.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:30:02  +0000 RT  @mtechman:  @roxiemunro  which  app  review  sites  do  you  think  are  most  influential?   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:30:21  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  @roxiemunro    very  true  -­‐  and  apps  much  more  costly  to  produce...   #storyappchat  |  agree  but  such  opportunity  to  be  original Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:30:26  +0000 @roxiemunro  Very  good  point  -­‐  I  don't  think  the  bells  and  the  whistles  will  win  out  over  quality   story...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:31:13  +0000 DigitalStorytime,  CommonSenseMedia,  some  dad  educational  sites,  some  mommy  blogs....  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:31:25  +0000 As  far  as  marketing  I  don't  think  it  hurts  to  have  a  good  platform  of  your  own  i.e.  blog,  twitter,  FB,   etc...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:31:52  +0000 it's  more  important  to  get  to  app  reviewers  with  content  in  this  case,  is  it  the  same  kind  of   networking?    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:31:57  +0000 @roxiemunro  What  is  the  largest  driver  of  app  costs?    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:02  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  DigitalStorytime,  CommonSenseMedia,  some  dad  educational  sites,  some   mommy  blogs....  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:05  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  @roxiemunro  Very  good  point  -­‐  I  dont  think  the  bells  and  the  whistles  will  win   out  over  quality  story...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:12  +0000 As  noted  earlier,  studies  show  that  too  many  bells&whistles  detract  from  reading   comprehension.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:43  +0000

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RT  @willterry333:  @roxiemunro  Very  good  point  -­‐  I  don't  think  the  bells  and  the  whistles  will  win   out  over  quality  story...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:52  +0000 Is  iOS  the  only  platform  worth  creating  book  apps  for  or  do  Android  (and  Windows  8?)  have  a   place  too?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:57  +0000 I  plan  to  have  no  more  than  two  actions,  and  highlighted  text  on  Margot's  book,  not  only  because   I'm  learning,  but  distraction  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:32:59  +0000 @artsylliu  If  you  are  looking  to  produce  your  own  app  the  cost  is  in  time  not  so  much  money...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:11  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  As  noted  earlier,  studies  show  that  too  many  bells&whistles  detract  from   reading  comprehension.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:22  +0000 Going  on  now:  #StoryAppChat  http://t.co/ItoMnqWT  with  children's  book  illustrator  Will  Terry   http://t.co/N5W55TPe Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:31  +0000 Yep  RT  @willterry333:  @artsylliu  If  you  are  looking  to  produce  your  own  app  the  cost  is  in  time   not  so  much  money...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:31  +0000 Based  on  my  experience  with  some  apps  made  with  Kwik,  it  is  important  to  promote  the  app  in   social  events  whenever  is  possible  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:35  +0000 @agyw13  @willterry333  @roxiemunro  How  do  you  market  then  a  good  quality  story  in  this   competitive  market?  So  much  out  there!  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:40  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  @artsylliu  If  you  are  looking  to  produce  your  own  app  the  cost  is  in  time  not  so   much  money...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:45  +0000 @TELPmedia  Thanks  for  the  announcement  for  our  #storyappchat  tonite! Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:52  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  As  noted  earlier,  studies  show  that  too  many  bells&whistles  detract  from   reading  comprehension.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:33:56  +0000 Yes  RT  @roxiemunro:  As  noted  earlier,  studies  show  that  too  many  bells&whistles  detract   from  reading  comprehension.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:34:18  +0000 @sketchyTech  I'm  hearing  that  we  shouldn't  be  overlooking  android  markets  -­‐  iOS  is  saturated   more  than  android  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:34:26  +0000 Take  Spark,  the  Shark  for  example.  More  than  1  year  after  released,  it  still  get  media  attention   because  its  "cause"  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:34:30  +0000 Will  you  briefly  spoke  about  the  difference  in  how  Amazon  and  the  Istore  ranks  their  stuff.  how   does  that  help/hurt  marketing?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:35:17  +0000 True!  MT  @roxiemunro:  SLJ,  Kirkus,  PW,  Horn  all  do  a  few  reviews.  But  they  dont..affect  sales  as   much  as  app-­‐review  sites.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:35:23  +0000 @roxiemunro  Reviews  are  exceptional  for  feedback  app  focused  sites  tend  to  bring  in  better  sales   vs  literary  reviews.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:35:39  +0000 @cnolanart  I  don't  think  it's  about  spending  a  lot  of  time  and  money  on  marketing  -­‐  if  it  truly  is  a   great  app  -­‐  it  will  be    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:35:50  +0000 Q.  Big  opportunity  for  a  real  (game)  coder  to  create  a  hardcore  storybook  app  engine?  Are  you   writers/artists  looking  for  one?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:35:59  +0000 VO,  sounds,music  not  so  expensive.If  art  available  (w/animation  spots)  Guess   coding/testing/creating  animations&interactivity    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:36:05  +0000 iOS  is  good  but  difficult  to  get  attention.  Google  Play  usually  means  no  revenue.  amazon  is  the   best  deal  at  this  moment  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:36:12  +0000 @agyw13  I  think  the  differences  are  getting  more  similar...cont..  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:36:20  +0000 With  Nook  coming  close  to  Amazon  (more  expensive  apps,  easier  to  discover,  with  people  willing   to  pay)  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:36:46  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  @agyw13  I  think  the  differences  are  getting  more  similar...cont..  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:37:04  +0000 AND  -­‐  Amazon  just  started  giving  less  sales  points  for  products  listed  at  less  than  $2.99  -­‐  a  real   bummer  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:37:09  +0000 @McFunkypants  Welcome  to  the  chat,  Christer.  We're  delighted  to  have  your  point  of  view   tonight.  :)  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:37:27  +0000 @willterry333  #storyappchat  how  many  story  book  apps  do  you  have  out? Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:37:40  +0000 RT  @kwiksher:  iOS  is  good  but  difficult  to  get  attention.  Google  Play  usually  means  no  revenue.   amazon  is  the  best  deal    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:37:41  +0000 I  agree  would  rather  spend  time  making  another  app  or  two  than  marketing...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:37:56  +0000 especially  as  it  never  goes  off  the  virtual  "shelf".  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:38:16  +0000 @ruBORED  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  So  glad  you  could  stop  by  :) Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:38:24  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  @roxiemunro  Reviews  are  exceptional  for  feedback  app  focused  sites  bring   better  sales  vs  literary  reviews.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:38:40  +0000 @willterry333  I  see  one  of  the  hurdles  is  Google  Play  Store  categories  make  book  apps  hard  to   discover  (Amazon  better)  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:38:49  +0000 Call  me  naive  but  I  really  believe  that  if  you  build  it...and  keep  building  it...and  build  it  some  more  -­‐   they  will  come.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:39:06  +0000

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Having  cross  promotion  between  your  apps  (when  you  have  more  than  one)  is  a  really  good  deal   #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:39:12  +0000 @artsylliu  wish  I  had  remembered  you  are  in  VA  Beach,  was  there  for  #vste12  Sat  -­‐  Tues.  missed   tweet-­‐up  opp!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:39:13  +0000 We  all  want  to  create,  not  to  market.    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:39:27  +0000 RT  @kwiksher:  Having  cross  promotion  between  your  apps  (when  you  have  more  than  one)  is  a   really  good  deal  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:39:52  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  Call  me  naive  but  I  really  believe  that  if  you  build  it...and  keep  building  it...  they   will  come.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:40:14  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  We  all  want  to  create,  not  to  market.    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:40:14  +0000 RT  @kwiksher:  Having  cross  promotion  between  your  apps  (when  you  have  more  than  one)  is  a   really  good  deal  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:40:19  +0000 Android  users  (not  counting  kindle  or  nook)  usually  do  NOT  pay  for  apps.  They  used  with  ad   oriented  apps  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:40:28  +0000 Perhaps  if  reviews  are  so  hard  to  come  by  there  is  more  room  to  dev  a  review  site  of  your  own!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:40:58  +0000 although  having  just  looked  again  I  see  you  can  navigate  to  book  apps  in  Play  store,  I  just  always   used  to  get  stuck  in  eBooks  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:02  +0000 @willterry333  The  problem  is  that  most  apps  are  not  "above  average"  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:04  +0000 Discoverability  being  discussed  in  #storyappchat  Wonder  when  libraries  will  play  bigger  role  in   app  discovery... Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:19  +0000 Me  too!  MT  @willterry333:  Call  me  naive,  but  I  really  believe  that  if  you  build  it...  (and  build  it   well)  ...  they  will  come.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:21  +0000 Think  world-­‐wide.  I  have  two  apps...  game  sells  in  60-­‐70  countries.  The  English  one  in  40.  Unlike   print  books,  bigger  market.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:32  +0000 True  Roxie  not  saying  you  shouldn't  promote,  but  very  successful  (Hocking)  in  self  publish   multiple,  think  it's  the  same.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:43  +0000 @willterry333  What  I  said  didn't  make  sense.    What  I  mean  is...it's  hard  to  create  a  truly   exceptional  app.      #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:41:51  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  Perhaps  if  reviews  are  so  hard  to  come  by  there  is  more  room  to  dev  a  review   site  of  your  own!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:42:10  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  Very  well  said  -­‐  my  RT  isn't  working  darn  it  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:42:36  +0000 RT  @mtechman:  Discoverability  being  discussed  in  #storyappchat  Wonder  when  libraries  will  play   bigger  role  in  app  discovery...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:42:52  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  @willterry333    What  I  mean  is...its  hard  to  create  a  truly  exceptional  app.       #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:42:55  +0000 @sketchyTech  Finished  with  your  app?  Share  the  link,  we're  all  interested!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:02  +0000 I  believe  authors  should,  at  least,  minimally  promote  their  apps:  twitter/Facebook  account,  good   website  and  most  important...  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:03  +0000 ...a  really  good  promo  video.  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:15  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  @willterry333  What  I  said  didnt  make  sense.    What  I  mean  is...its  hard  to   create  a  truly  exceptional  app.      #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:18  +0000 @roxiemunro  #storyappchat  how  are  your  sales  of  apps  compared  to  your  books? Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:18  +0000 Following  DigitalBookWorld  they  say  libraries  hammering  out  the  details.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:20  +0000 Oh  YES!  You  have  to  promote  your  apps,  but  it's  a  lot  of  work.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:43:52  +0000 @brooks_jones  well  since  you  asked  :)  https://t.co/kwizj0dq  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:44:35  +0000 Here's  a  marketing  tip  -­‐  Youtube  -­‐  second  largest  search  engine  -­‐  my  Youtube  channel  is  now   earning  me  money  every  month..  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:44:50  +0000 Apps  vs  books.  Interestingly,  books  sales  decline  after  3-­‐6  months.  My  apps  have  been  going  up  or   maintaining  aft  1.5  years.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:44:51  +0000 I  can't  wait  for  libraries  to  really  jump  into  children's  book  apps!  #tlchat  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:44:55  +0000 I  can't  retweet  the  long  ones,  sorry,  great  info  any  of  my  followers  can  get  it  on  FB  in  transcripts...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:45:01  +0000 I  always  tell  people  buying  kwik:  build  an  app  is  the  easiest  part.  Get  it  into  people's  device  is  the   real  deal.  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:45:04  +0000 RT  @kwiksher:  ...a  really  good  promo  video.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:45:10  +0000 @mtechman  Oh...it  would  have  been  fun  to  meet  up.  What  is  #vste12?  I've  been  away  from   #storyappchat  for  awhile;  now  I'm  back. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:45:23  +0000 I've  got  a  blog  started  specifically  about  process  and  the  characters  I'm  working  on.  Will  let  you   know  how  it  works  out,  lol.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:45:51  +0000 @sketchyTech's  new  app:    http://t.co/cpOa69EZ  #storyappchat  Beautiful! Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:45:52  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  I  can't  wait  for  libraries  to  really  jump  into  children's  book  apps!  #tlchat   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:02  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  Heres  a  marketing  tip  -­‐  Youtube  -­‐  second  largest  search  engine  -­‐my  Youtube   channel  is  now  earning  me  money..  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:04  +0000

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Re  libraries.  Only  a  matter  of  time.  Librarians  are  very  tech  savvy,  and  are  buying  ipads  over  other   devices.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:09  +0000 How  do  you  make  money  using  YouTube  for  marketing?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:17  +0000 Me  neither!  RT  @Julia_Brannon:  I  can't  wait  for  libraries  to  really  jump  into  children's  book  apps!   #tlchat  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:27  +0000 I've  read  of  devs  spending  50%  of  time  and  budget  on  marketing,  the  other  half  on  actually   creating  the  app.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:34  +0000 RT  @kwiksher:    build  an  app  is  the  easiest  part.  Get  it  into  peoples  device  is  the  real  deal.   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:46  +0000 @roxiemunro  #storyappchat    thanks  that  is  very  interesting  to  know Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:46:47  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  Marketing  tip:  Youtube  -­‐  2nd  largest  search  engine  -­‐  my  Youtube  channel  is   now  earning  me  money  every  month.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:47:05  +0000 RT  @roxiemunro:  Apps  vs  books.  Interestingly,  books  sales  decline  after  3-­‐6  months.  My  apps   have  been  going  up..aft  1.5  years.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:47:17  +0000 @RobinaArt  aside  from  the  marketing  benefit  I  get  I  also  make  money  from  the  ads  -­‐  not  a  ton  but   it's  getting  better...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:47:21  +0000 RT  @brooks_jones:  @sketchyTech's  new  app:    http://t.co/PbSn5rm9  #storyappchat  Beautiful!  |   thanks  Scott  Brundage  was  the  illustrator Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:47:21  +0000 You  tube  is  a  great  resource,  for  all  kinds  of  reasons  (supplement  your  videos  with  what's  out   there).  Will  make  some  of  mine.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:47:23  +0000 RT  @RobinaArt:  How  do  you  make  money  using  YouTube  for  marketing?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:47:38  +0000 @willterry333  What  are  your  views  about  apps  v.  lightly  interactive  ebooks?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:48:05  +0000 RT  @McFunkypants:  Ive  read  of  devs  spending  50%  of  time  and  budget  on  marketing,  the  other   half  on  actually  creating  the  app.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:48:24  +0000 RT  @McFunkypants:  I've  read  of  devs  spending  50%  of  time  and  budget  on  marketing,  the  other   half  on  actually  creating  the  app.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:48:37  +0000 @willterry333  You've  used  several  diff.  avenues  to  bring  your  stories  to  readers:  which  ones   would  you  revisit/recommend?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:48:43  +0000 Great  question  Artsylliu,  I  thought  they  were  one  and  the  same...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:49:23  +0000 RT  @McFunkypants:  I've  read  of  devs  spending  50%  of  time  and  budget  on  marketing,  the  other   half  on  actually  creating  the  app.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:49:23  +0000 Similar  to  my  experience  MT  @McFunkypants:  Devs  can  spend  50%  time  &  budget  on  marketing,   other  half  on  creating  app  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:49:29  +0000 Actually,  I  like  to  market  apps!  RT  @roxiemunro  We  all  want  to  create,  not  to  market.     #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:49:30  +0000 @artsylliu  Good  questions  -­‐  I  like  apps  because  I  want  to  do  more  than  what  a  book  can  do...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:49:33  +0000 I  started  last  summer  making  3  apps  with  3  dif  programers  and  all  3  failed  -­‐  because  the   developers  pooooped  out  on  me!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:50:13  +0000 Apps=  more  real  interactivity  (record-­‐yr-­‐own-­‐voice,  games,  much  more).  Enhanced  ebooks  =  light   animation,  some  music,  sounds.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:50:24  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  How  do  you  market  your  apps?  Just  social  media?    #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:50:39  +0000 @willterry333  This  has  mostly  been  my  approach  for  #DigiAdventure.    Keep  on  building,  its   working  so  far,  lots  enjoy  it.  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:50:46  +0000 ...then  I  moved  to  Talespring  because  they  made  online  tools  that  I  could  use  on  my  own...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:50:53  +0000 @Sayaer  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Thanks  for  coming  in. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:51:09  +0000 ...so  Talespring  was  really  easy  to  use  but  also  quite  limited  in  animation  and  tools...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:51:25  +0000 Will  would  you  consider  your  book  I  Eat  You  as  interactive  or  an  app?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:51:44  +0000 Use  my  guys,  Will!  OCGStudios  =honorable,  reasonable,  up-­‐to-­‐date  &  creative!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:52:04  +0000 ...so  I  am  now  using  Kwiksher  -­‐  much  more  complex  but  100  times  more  powerful  -­‐  if  you  can   dream  it  I'll  bet  you  can  do  it  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:52:05  +0000 @willterry333  I'm  intrigued  by  the  meaning  of  "pooooped  out"  in  this  context  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:52:10  +0000 @willterry,  sheesh,  this  is  the  second  chat,  forgive  my  bad  etiquette...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:52:42  +0000 @cnolanart  I  don't  make  apps.  I  just  market  apps  for  devs.  I  use  traditional  marketing  and  a  lot  of   social  media  mktg  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:52:43  +0000 @agyw13  good  question  -­‐  not  really  -­‐  even  though  it  has  animation,  sound,  etc.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:52:55  +0000 I'm  using  Adobe  Edge,  which  is  currently  free.  Its  interface  is  like  Flash,  if  you're  familiar.  Publishes   to  Android  and  iOS  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:53:04  +0000 How  many  would  prefer  to  just  submit  to  small  app  publishers  instead  of  taking  matters  into  yr   own  hands?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:53:25  +0000

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#storyappchat Transcript  for  12/9/12 Will  Terry With  Talespring  I  did  make  a  video  at  the  end  of  the  book  for  people  to  view  and  hear  my  author   bio  page...  #storyappchat MT  @willterry333:  now  using  @Kwiksher,  much  more  complex  but  100x  more  powerful  -­‐  if  you   can  dream  it  I'll  bet  you  can  do  it  #storyappchat @drawbeard  Welcome  to  #storyappchat,  thanks  for  piping  up  and  taking  part! @drawbeard  I  haven't  tried  that  one  -­‐  do  you  like  it?  #storyappchat Some  apps  are  out-­‐of-­‐date  technically/code-­‐wise  before  they  come  out.  Absolutely  have  to  keep   up  w/technology.  #storyappchat willterry333...I'll  ask  you  same  question.  How  far  have  you  got  with  Kwiksher?  #storyappchat @willterry333  Is  Kwisher  more  complicated  than  DemiBooks  composer?  #Storyappchat @drawbeard  I'm  the  Cloud,  if  you're  on  FB  I'd  like  to  be  friends  and  raid  your  brainz!   #storyappchat @willterry333  @roxiemunro  Curious:  if  you  aren't  developing/producing  yourself,  what  is   approximate  cost  of  hiring  developers?  #storyappchat RT  @roxiemunro:  Some  apps  are  out-­‐of-­‐date  technically/code-­‐wise  before  they  come  out.   Absolutely  have  to  keep  up  w/technology.  #storyappchat .@staceywng  But  small  app  devs  aren't  doing  it  for  free...  #storyappchat

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FYI  -­‐  Kwik  is  way  more  complicated  than  Demibooks  and  you  also  need  Corona  SDK  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:55:22  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  I  heard  good  things  about  your  app-­‐marketing  services  from  @demibooks!!  :  )   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:55:24  +0000 @cnolanart  two  different  approaches.  You  can  do  much  more  with  Kwik  but  the  learning  curve  is   a  little  longer  than  demibooks  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:55:52  +0000 @RobinaArt  Not  that  far  yet  -­‐  Kwik  has  to  buy  me  dinner  first  :)  ...I'm  just  starting  but  loving  it..   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:01  +0000 #storyappchat  I  built  my  app  using  InteractBuilder.  They  are  about  to  release  InteractBuilder  3 Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:13  +0000 That's  the  struggle,  lol.  I  haven't  even  got  a  the  string  for  shoe  string!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:14  +0000 @roxiemunro  Au  contraire...  My  little  publishing  company,  http://t.co/SKMqi9dT,  is  accepting   submissions  and  we  don't  charge.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:19  +0000 It's  mutual:  I'm  a  big  fan  of  @demibooks  as  well,  but  I'm  not  as  familiar  with  @Kwiksher.    What  is   the  difference?    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:33  +0000 @roxiemunro  agree  I  had  the  experience  of  starting  just  as  iOS  5  was  arriving  and  by  time  app  was   finished  iOS  6  had  arrived  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:42  +0000 However,  you  don't  need  to  pay  publishing  services  from  demibooks  neither  share  revenue.   #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:52  +0000 @PeepandFriends  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Nice  of  you  to  pop  in  :) Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:56:56  +0000 A  lot  of  the  sticky  wicket  points  for  me  is  who  keeps  the  rights.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:57:26  +0000 @artsylliu  Hiring  devs  can  vary  in  cost  a  great  deal  -­‐  from  100s  to  100s  of  thousands  of  dollars   depending  on  ebook  project.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:57:42  +0000 MT  @staceywng:  My  little  publishing  company,  http://t.co/S5gzGRIK,  is  accepting  submissions  &   we  dont  charge.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:57:48  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  Kwik  runs  as  a  plugin  inside  Photoshop  but  you  have  to  buy  a  subscription  to   Corona  SDK  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:57:51  +0000 Pub  houses  15-­‐50K/app.  Friend's  pub  pd  85K.  But  prof  dev  (like  mine)  can  now  do  for  4-­‐10K,  if  you   contribute  assets.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:57:56  +0000 My  experience  is  animation  for  corporate  education  apps,  which  is  a  different,  #storyappchat   @artsylliu Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:02  +0000 MT  @staceywng:  My  little  publishing  company,  http://t.co/vg23Jnde,  is  accepting  submissions   &we  dont  charge.  #StoryAppChat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:07  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  @Julia_Brannon  Kwik  runs  as  a  plugin  inside  Photoshop  but  you  have  to  buy  a   subscription  to  Corona  SDK  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:29  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  in  kwiksher  you  do  everything  inside  Photoshop  (in  other  tools  you  need  to   import  images...  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:29  +0000 @agyw13  With  Kwik  you  keep  the  rights,  with  Demi  you  keep  the  rights,  with  Talespring  you   share  rights...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:33  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  MT  @staceywng:My  little  publishing  company,  http://t.co/u8SQvYGO  is   accepting  submissions  &  we  dont  charge.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:35  +0000 but  if  rates  are  similar,  you're  looking  at  at  LEAST  $5k-­‐$10k  even  providing  all  the  art.  @artsylliu   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:58:54  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  @agyw13  With  Kwik  you  keep  the  rights,  with  Demi  you  keep  the  rights,  with   Talespring  you  share  rights...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:59:26  +0000 ...then  reposition  every  layer  in  order  to  start  to  add  interactivity.  Also,  your  app  is  always  inside   another  app  (or  you...  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:59:30  +0000 We  have  an  exceptional  post  to  share  this  week,  too:  The  Art  of  Hiring  Help:  Illustrators  &   Animators      http://t.co/ZPuSdRwc  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  02:59:56  +0000

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...need  to  pay  the  tool  developer  a  fee  to  publish  your  storybook.  With  kwik,  you  are  in  charge  of   everything.  Meaning  you...  #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:00:23  +0000 Just  about  to  wrap  it  up  with  @willterry333,  any  more  questions  for  him  tonite?  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:00:24  +0000 Build  your  app  for  you  -­‐  make  it  all  about  what  you  want  and  make  yourself  happy  and  others  will   find  it!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:00:31  +0000 @iPad_storytime  Given  the  costs  to  hire  devs,  it's  probably  worth  learning  how  to  do  it  ourselves!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:00:32  +0000 ...can  create  things  like  in-­‐app  purchase,  multilingual  projects,  etc,  that  other  tools  do  not  offer.   #Storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:00:54  +0000 RT  @willterry333:  Build  your  app  for  you  -­‐  make  it  all  about  what  you  want  and  make  yourself   happy  and  others  will  find  it!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:00:57  +0000 #storyappchat  InteractBooks/Builder  just  launched  a  Kickstarter. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:01:13  +0000 @brooks_jones  @willterry333  Great  chat  this  evening!  Thank  you!!! #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:01:18  +0000 I'm  interested  in  @Kwiksher  b/c  at  some  point  I'm  gonna  have  to  get  serious  about  non-­‐iPad   formats.  Like  now.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:01:41  +0000 Fabulous  conversation!  ;-­‐)))  Thanks  so  much!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:01:48  +0000 Thank  you  all  for  the  great  info  and  food  for  thought!  Have  a  wonderful  evening!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:01:59  +0000 Oh  my  and  hour  has  passed  already!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:02:24  +0000 Great  chat  you  guys  -­‐  we'll  be  back  here  next  week  -­‐  time  flies  when  you're  talkin  apps!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:02:38  +0000 I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software  comparison  chart  blog  post...   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:02:41  +0000 my  first  #storyappchat  and  it  was  great,  thanks  all. Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:02:52  +0000 Thanks  everyone,  especially  @willterry333!!  And  of  course  @brooks_jones!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:02:59  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software  comparison  chart  blog   post...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:15  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software  comparison  chart  blog   post...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:23  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software  comparison  chart  blog   post...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:26  +0000 So  appreciate  @willterry333  for  agreeing  to  take  our  questions  tonite  for  #storyappchat.  Don't   forget  to  visit  his  blog  http://t.co/BzWhMnA0 Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:28  +0000 @staceywng  @kwiksher  I  can  get  you  Alex's  contact  info  if  you  want... #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:32  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software  comparison  chart  blog   post...  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:35  +0000 I  agree  Julia  and  I'm  now  following  you,  Careful,  ask  Will  I  gotta  big  mouth,  lol!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:03:46  +0000  @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software  comparison  chart  blog   post...  #storyappchat   Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:04:08  +0000 Thanks  everyone,  this  chat  has  been  great.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:04:20  +0000 @cnolanart  Thanks,  yeah!  Also  I  agree  with  @Julia_Brannon.  Great  idea.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:04:30  +0000 @agyw13  lol  Agy  -­‐  you're  awesome!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:04:34  +0000 @willterry333  I  just  found  the  teacher  section/video  series  on  your  website.    Looks  great!   #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:05:02  +0000 Thanks  to  all  of  you  for  stopping  by  for  tonite's  #storyappchat!  I'll  have  the  transcript  up   tomorrow  at  http://t.co/PwzChdfi Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:05:12  +0000 Just  call  me  Stalky  McStalkerson  I'm  able  to  paint  again,  so  I'm  happy!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:05:43  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  @willterry333  I  just  found  the  teacher  section/video  series  on  your  website.     Looks  great!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:06:06  +0000 And  HUGE  thanks  to  @iPad_storytime  for  co-­‐hosting  (we  will  see  @DavidBFox  back  next  week).   Have  a  great  week!  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:06:35  +0000 @brooks_jones  thx  for  another  v  interesting  #storyappchat  ! Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:07:14  +0000 Thanks  everyone  for  a  great  chat!  Please  follow  @TELPMedia  on  Facebook  for    app  mktg   tips/news  http://t.co/nGyThf63    #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:07:15  +0000 RT  @brooks_jones:  Thanks  to  all  of  you  for  stopping  by  for  tonite's  #storyappchat!  I'll  have  the   transcript  up  tomorrow  at  http://t.co/PwzChdfi Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:09:19  +0000 RT  @cnolanart:    @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  we  need  an  in-­‐depth  book-­‐app-­‐maker  software   comparison  chart  blog  post...  #storyappchat   Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:11:02  +0000 @willterry333  -­‐  .  I  like  it  a  lot.  It  works  natively  in  HTML5  and  Java,  so  it's  completely  cross-­‐ platform.  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:16:03  +0000 You  can  also  find  @StoryAppChat  on  FB  for  updates  &  to  contact  the  hosts:  https://t.co/hGrP1PwI   ‰ª´  #storyappchat Mon,  10  Dec  2012  03:23:26  +0000