Re: [podcasters] The Wish Book - A Holiday Season Podcast Project
- Wow, I am ODing on nostalgia!
I definitely want to do this.
On 10/31/07, Douglas E. Welch - Career Opportunities <douglas@...>
> The Wish Book - A Holiday Season Podcast Project
> A while ago, I came across this site, http://www.wishbookweb.com/, which
> hosts scanned copies of historical Christmas Catalogs from the
> As I was flipping through the site, it brought back some great memories of
> my childhood. As a child, on the cold Winter nights in Ohio, I would often
> sit for hours flipping through the Christmas catalogs, dreaming of the
> things I might receive (but probably wouldn't) for Christmas. For example,
> this is one toy I have remembered since my 2nd or 3rd Christmas in 66/67.
> Bizzy Buzz Buzz. The fact that I can remember the feeling of it in my hand
> after so many years proves the impact that childhood toys have upon us.
> So, starting today, I am announcing
> "The Wish Book - A Holiday Season Podcast Project"
> to be released in November and December 2007.
> Here is how you can participate...
> * Visit The Wish Book site
> * Find a toy or other object that you remember from your childhood * Tell
> a story about the toy or object * In the end, the stories don't have to be
> based on the catalogs. Tell us your favorite personal holiday story is
> Try to include the following information in your recording:
> * Your Name and Home Town Location i.e. Douglas E. Welch from New London,
> * The catalog and page where you found you item (So that others can see a
> picture of it)
> * Your story
> Your story can be whatever you wish -- a real-time discussion with
> "hey do you remember that? Didn't you leave that out in the rain?" to
> structured "I remember this..." type of story. Let yourself go! Tell us
> made this item so special to you.
> * Your contact URL (might as well include some link love in the project)
> If I receive enough submissions for The Wish Book, I will create a daily
> podcast running from Thanksgiving Day through until Christmas or New
> How to send in your audio or video?
> You can send in your audio or video in a number of ways:
> * Call our Listener Line at 818-804-5049 and leave up to a 3 minute story
> * Record your audio or video and email it to douglas.welch@...<douglas.welch%40gmail.com>
> * Mail me a CD or DVD with your story
> * Email me a URL where I can download your audio or video
> Please join me in this celebration of the Holiday Season by sharing your
> PDF Flyer: http://welchwrite.com/blog/pdf/wish-book-project.pdf
> I make computing clear...
> Computer writing, coaching, consulting and seminars
> http://www.welchwrite.com/ -- douglas@...<douglas%40welchwrite.com>
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