Episode 320 – POD book layout with John McCarthy

Join the robots as they talk with an expert on what goes into laying out your book. John McCarthy walks us through the pitfalls of getting the interior of a print project just right.

Some further insight on the subject can be found in this interview with Jane Friedman.

You can reach him at SurfsideCity@gmail.com to do your POD layout for a very reasonable sum. Remember, don’t be that guy. Make your book look like a pro did it.

We also mentioned the following in the show:

The Book Designer — Practical Advice to Help Self-Publishers Build Better Books
Draft2Digital (though I couldn’t remember the name at the time)
Cover Critics
Lousy Covers


Episode 319 – Looking At Writing From Another Point Of View

Join the Robots as they discuss the use of first and third person in fiction.


Episode 318 – The Amazon Hachette War

Join Paul and Terry as they discuss the Amazon Hachette dispute.


Episode 317 – The Balticon Recap Episode

Join the Robots as they talk about Balticon 2014. What did they accomplish and what are they doing next.

Terry apologizes for the quality of his audio. Google didn’t want to let him in and he was on a phone. The issue has been resolved.

Terry also recommended Deposit Photos as an inexpensive place to get stock images.