SPRT #161 – Forming Good Habits and Banishing Negative thoughts as a Writer

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Steve Scott and Barrie Davenport from the Authority Self-Publishing podcast join us this week to help us form good habits and banish those pesky and soul-destroying negative thoughts that we sometimes–often–have as writers. We hope that they can teach us how to declutter our minds of the evil phunk so we can fill it up with what’s important and more helpful to us as indie authors and publishers.

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SPRT #160 – Let’s talk Superheroes with author Lucas Flint

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Lucas Flint does not exist. Well, not really. He’s the pen name of author Timothy L. Cerepaka. By day Timothy writes fantasy novels but at night his alter-ego writes and publishes Young Adult Superhero fiction. Why did Timothy decide to take on an alias? What inspired him to write superheroes and why YA? Is the combination a market worth writing in? We found out all that and more on this episode!

SPRT #159 – Justin Sloan: video game writer, novelist and screenwriter

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Justin Sloan’s writing credits are a little eclectic. He’s written video games including Game of Thrones and Minecraft. He also writes children’s fantasy and supernatural stories as well as military fantasy. Then there’s the screenplay he wrote that one time. And last, but by no means least, the non fiction series on creative writing–a number of them with an emphasis on military veterans breaking into the creative industries. Obviously the man has a lot to talk about and we’re going to pick that large brain of his on the podcast.

SPRT #158 – Roundup of Indie Publishing News and Stuff – 1 September 2016

SPRT #158 – Roundup of Indie Publishing News and Stuff – 1 September 2016

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Welcome to the Roundtable Roundup, our monthly podcast (first Thursday of the month) where we invite a guest or two to join us live to discuss the previous month’s news and views from the self-publishing and indie industry.

Romance author Zoe York joined us tonight to discuss:

– Penguin Random House still claiming that subscription services are hurting authors
– Joanna Penn’s strategy for getting on a bestseller list
– Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author taken to court by Hachette

SPRT #157 – Jasmine Walt did it! Her Multi-Author Boxed set made the USAT and NYT Lists and here’s how…

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It was 30th June when we last talked with New Adult and Fantasy author Jasmine Walt. She told us she was gunning for both the New York Times and the USA Today’s Bestsellers lists and… she did! Her and several other authors in the multi-author boxed set she put together–and then Shadow Born made it on there too!. So of course we asked her to come back on the show and share how. From approaching other authors to bundling them together and setting up a pre-order, right through to finding out the good news.

Not too shabby for an author whose first book was published on Christmas Eve 2015, huh?