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 310 – Reviewing Lion’s Blood by Steven Barnes

Join the Robots as they review Lion’s Blood by Steven Barnes.

Show teaser is for John Mierau’s podcast Farlost, which you can find at http://johnmierau.wordpress.com.

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Episode 309 – Exploring Science Fiction

Join the Robots as they explore what science fiction as a genre.

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Episode 308 – Flashing With J.R.D. Skinner

Join the Robots as they talk with author J.R.D. Skinner about podcasting flash fiction and a whole host of other goings on.

For his stories, go to http://flashpulp.com.

For his expanded universe, check out http://skinner.fm.

You can find him on Twitter @JRDSkinner.

Finally, you can find his Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/theflashmobsters/ and his page at https://www.facebook.com/SkinnerCo.

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Episode 307 – Death and Taxes

Join the Robots as they talk with Terry’s wife Donna about authors and their taxes.

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Episode 306 – Social/Political Commentary

Join the Robots as they look at how to do social and political commentary. And how not to do it.

They mentioned an article on symbolism by authors that you can read here.

They also mentioned how author Philip Roth wasn’t considered a credible source by Wikipedia about a novel he wrote. Read the article here.

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Episode 304 – Reviewing Horns by Joe Hill

This week the Robots fight off Skype bugs to dig into Horns by Joe Hill. Join us as we suss out where it works and where it falls flat.

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Episode 303 – Interview With Tyler Palmer Of Patreon

Join the Robots as they talk with Tyler Palmer, Vice President of Operations at Patreon. They discuss the unique method of fostering patronage the company offers in a wide ranging talk that offers some insight in how it might benefit authors.

As the show intro says, there was a technical issue that caused Terry’s voice to not be recorded. He apologizes for that. As Scott hosted the show and it would be a major scheduling issue to redo the interview, Paul edited out the silences and made things as comprehensible as possible. Again, our apologies.

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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 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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