Justin, Terry, Scott, and Paul discuss the pros and cons of killing main characters.
We also talk about the tragic passing of our friend P.G. Holyfield. You can make a donation to help his daughters and to cover some of his medical expenses at http://www.gofundme.com/pgfund.
Jake Bible joins Paul, Terry, and Scott to discuss his writing process, the insanity of turning out a book a month, and his tendency to use insane characters. Check him out at http://jakebible.com.
Scott and Terry talk about endings, with the usual meandering through a few more subjects.
Check out Scott’s podcast short story at the Melting Pot Podcast.
Terry went on the AuthorCast podcast with David Wood and Alan Baxter.
Also, once again, check out Terry’s new science fiction novel.
This week, the guys talk with author Hugh Howey about authorearnings.com, KDP Select, and KDP Unlimited.
Also, check out Terry’s new science fiction novel.
Finally, Author Edward Lorn is hosting a campaign on Indiegogo to fund the editing of his latest work after some unexpected medical problems. Give him a hand.
Join the Robots as that talk about prologues and epilogues. What they are, when they should be used, and when they shouldn’t.
Join the Robots as they talk about flashbacks, tenses, and whatever else comes across their minds.
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.
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)