Episode 311 – Talking Still Water With Justin R. Macumber

Join the Robots as they talk with Justin R. Macumber about the April 22, 2014 release of his new horror novel Still Water.

Also, we just found out we had a Wikipedia page.

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Episode 300 – Robots! Write! Inspiration And Rambling with Justin Macumber

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This week’s episode is brought to you by the Loft Literary Center. The Loft Literary Center, located in Minneapolis, is one of the nation’s leading literary nonprofits and offers a wide array of online and in-person creative writing classes for all levels and genres. Online classes are offered seasonally, so all you need is Wi-Fi to learn from experienced writers and transform that creative spark into a piece of art.

Join the Robots in welcoming back their Dark Overlord Justin Macumber. We have a nice rambling conversation about his doings and inspiration.

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Episode 291 – Justin Says Goodbye

This week the Robots chat one last time with Justin before he heads off for a much needed sabbatical. He started the podcast over six years ago, and he’s glad that it will continue in his absence. The Robots are dead, Long Live The Robots!

Justin’s Website
Justin’s personal Facebook page
Justin’s author Facebook page
Justin’s Twitter page
Justin’s Amazon page

And let’s all welcome Scott Roche to the podcast! He will be taking the infamous third chair. Here’s hoping it doesn’t blow up as it has before.

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Episode 290 – Reviewing Ready Player One

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This week’s episode is brought to you by the Loft Literary Center. The Loft Literary Center, located in Minneapolis, is one of the nation’s leading literary nonprofits and offers a wide array of online and in-person creative writing classes for all levels and genres. Online classes are offered seasonally, so all you need is Wi-Fi to learn from experienced writers and go from blank page to completed story.

This week the Robots talk about Ernest Cline’s debut novel READY PLAYER ONE. We talk about what we liked, what we thought could have been improved, and what we learned from it. Enjoy!

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Episode 289 – It’s A Thriller Night

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This week’s episode is brought to you by the Loft Literary Center. The Loft Literary Center, located in Minneapolis, is one of the nation’s leading literary nonprofits and offers a wide array of online and in-person creative writing classes for all levels and genres. Online classes are offered seasonally, so all you need is Wi-Fi to learn from experienced writers and go from blank page to completed story.

Tonight the Robots talk about thrillers. Is it a genre or a style, what are the elements you have to have, and should you plan or can you pants it? We hope you enjoy the conversation.

And make sure to pick up your copy of Paul’s GC: ANCIENTS today! You get a beautiful hardback book, PLUS the ebook, PLUS the audiobook, all for $35! You can’t beat that deal with a baseball bat! Go now!

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Episode 288 – Keeping Our Eye On The Prize

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This week’s episode is brought to you by the Loft Literary Center. The Loft Literary Center, located in Minneapolis, is one of the nation’s leading literary nonprofits and offers a wide array of online and in-person creative writing classes for all levels and genres. Online classes are offered seasonally, so all you need is Wi-Fi to learn from experienced writers and go from blank page to completed story.

This week the Robots get together to talk about staying motivated and inspired, but along the way we also meander around several other topics. We hope you enjoy it.

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Episode 287 – Reviewing Oath Of Swords

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This week’s episode is brought to you by the Loft Literary Center. The Loft Literary Center, located in Minneapolis, is one of the nation’s leading literary nonprofits and offers a wide array of online and in-person creative writing classes for all levels and genres. Online classes are offered seasonally, so all you need is Wi-Fi to learn from experienced writers and go from blank page to completed story.

This week we FINALLY discuss the book Terry asked us to review back about five years ago, David Weber’s OATH OF SWORDS. Along the way we also talk about genre tropes and whether or not they should be avoided. We hope you enjoy!

If you’ve not read OATH OF SWORDS, but would like to, right now Amazon has it available for FREE! Click on the book and get it now!
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And our next book to review is READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline:
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Episode 286 – Brainstorming The Bastard

This week Justin and Paul sit down to help Terry brainstorm his next great work – a galaxy spanning space opera about a bastard or something! Come, listen, and enjoy.

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Episode 285 – An Argument For Self-Publishing

This week the Robots sit down to chat about the publishing industry, and more specifically self-publishing. A great deal has changed in the past few years, and the gatekeepers are nearly out of a job. Let us know what you think? Enjoy!

Items mentioned during the show:

Word Tracker app for iOS

The Magic Spreadsheet (used by Mur Lafferty and many other writers)

The Arcane Society Files

The Business Rusch: A Career Versus Publication

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Episode 251 – Serial Fiction With No Added Sugar

This week the Robots have a good old fashion roundtable discussion about serializing fiction. Why would you, what do you have to gain, and what are some tips on doing it right? Listen and enjoy!

Here are three erotica serialized story authors Terry wanted to make sure people could check out to see how it’s done.

Sara Fawkes

Christa Wick

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Also, don’t forget that our new book review is “14″ by Peter Clines. On Kindle it’s available for $2.99! Well worth it.

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