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 with New York Times Bestselling Author Scott Sigler about his newest release, Pandemic. The book is officially released January 21st, 2014, but you can click on the cover above and pre-order a copy right now. You can also check out Scott’s production company Empty Set Entertainment.
This audio was provided by Jeff Brackett, so huge thanks go out to him. “What should you look for in a short story contract? What might you hear about your story from readers and reviewers? What should you be doing in terms of social media? Does getting published once help you get published again? Bring your own questions about publishing in the early part of your career. Panelists – Moshe Feder, Vylar Kaftan, David Liss, Michael J. Martinez, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro.
This audio was provided by Jeff Brackett, so huge thanks go out to him. “Self Promotion: Everything You Know About It is Probably Wrong.” Done properly, self-promotion is an important part of building a career. Poorly executed, self-promotion can do more harm than good. How is the conventional wisdom wrong? What are more advisable but underrated neglected approaches?” Panelists are: Julie Barrett (moderator), Gini Koch, Joshua Bilmes, Genese Davis, and Teresa Nielsen Hayden.
Yep, this happened. During Space City Con 2013 the Robots were joined by Charlie Brown and David Wood to ramble about just about everything and nothing all at once. We hope you enjoy this sad glimpse at the DRS.