Episode 324 – Adverbs, Edits, and Unlimited

Terry and Paul discuss everything from adverb abuse to Kindle Unlimited.

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Episode 323 – Prologues and Epilogues

Join the Robots as that talk about prologues and epilogues. What they are, when they should be used, and when they shouldn’t.

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Episode 322 – Flashbacks, Tenses, and More!

Join the Robots as they talk about flashbacks, tenses, and whatever else comes across their minds.

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Episode 321 – Writing in Shared Worlds with John Mierau

Join the Robots as they talk with author and podcaster John Mierau about writing in a shared universe. We talk about his shared world anthologies Walk The Fire and May The Ferryman Take You.

Visit his site to see what he’s up to at http://ServingWorlds.com.

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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

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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.

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Episode 318 – The Amazon Hachette War

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

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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.

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Episode 316 – Authors And The Convention Experience

Join the Robots as they talk about authors and the whole convention experience.

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Episode 315 – Discoverability: Pricing And More

Join the Robots as the discussing pricing and how it affects discoverability.

Also, go buy Paul’s new book, The Street. Seriously.

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