University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Using Podcasts to Launch a Book

John August shares strategies for using podcasts to launch a book, using his own extensive experiences creating different kinds of podcasts. John August is the author of the Arlo Finch series and co-hosts the weekly Scriptnotes podcasts. He also maintains a popular blog at

John August

John August is a screenwriter and a novelist. His screenwriting credits include the live-action "Aladdin," "Go," "Frankenweenie," "Corpse Bride," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," and both "Charlie’s Angels" movies....

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