FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

John McCain’s Little Golden Book

john-mccain-kidsbook.jpg

Eat the Press correspondent Rachel Sklar didn’t just go to Meghan McCain‘s book party Monday night, she took pictures of just about every page of My Dad, John McCain, the twentysomething blogger’s new children’s book. “What I find interesting about this book is the timing of its publication and how closely it resembles campaign literature,” Sklar writes—something of an understatement, when you see the full through-line. If the Republican National Convention isn’t sticking these pages up on the jumbotron in the main auditorium between acts, they’re missing a perfect opportunity…

(And, yes, you’re right: “Little Golden Book” is currently a Random House brand. But it was launched at Simon & Schuster, Meghan McCain’s publisher, back in 1942.)

Mediabistro Course

Memoir Writing

Memoir WritingStarting January 7, work with a published memoir writer to tell and sell the story of your life! In this course, Wendy Dale will teach you how to create your story around a marketable premise, hone your narrative voice, write a memoir with a solid structure, and sell your memoir before you've even finished writing it. Register now!