Episode 312 – Discoverability, A General Introduction

Join the Robots as they talk about discoverability. How do people find your book? Part one of several episodes on the subject.

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Episode 302 – Being A Career Writer

The Robots return to talking about business. This time we’re laying the foundation for a series of episodes on business. The start of that is to know what it means to be a career writer. In this case, as in many others to come, inspiration is drawn and quotes are made from the business writing blog of Kristine Kathryn Rusch. You can read the specific post here. Do yourself a huge favor and go start reading.

Paul was just on Mythwits. Go check him out.

Also mentioned was The Copyright Handbook by Nolo Press. A must have reference.

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Episode 301 – Publishing Quality

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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 as they talk about minimum publishing standards indie publishers should aspire to. This discussion was spawned by two blog posts from author Chuck Wendig about self-publishing not being the minor leagues. And a follow up post.

Self-Publishing Is Not The Minor Leagues

Follow-Up On Self-Publishing: Readers Are Not Good Gatekeepers

The Robots staked out several different perspectives and a vigorous discussion was had. We all agree that indie publishers should do the very best they can and keep learning, but some parts of Chuck’s posts got some strong push back. Perhaps that was the point. If so, it worked.

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DRS Episode 238 – All Roads Lead To Publishing

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The Loft Literary Center, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is one of the nation’s leading literary nonprofits and offers a wide array of online creative writing classes for all levels and genres. Online classes are offered seasonally. To register, visit Loft.org.

Terry and Paul get together to talk about their divergent paths to publishing. There is no right way, only the best way for each individual writer. Come hear what they advise.

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