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Tattoo – Review

April 28, 2011
Tattoo – Review

I finished the podcast version of “Tattoo”, a novelette by Paul E. Cooley, on the way to work this morning. It’s available both at the author’s site and at Podiobooks.com. I listened to it from the latter’s feed. I’ve made no secret, Paul is one of my favorite “new” authors. It’s been a pleasure having …Read the Rest

Blogging And Keywords

April 25, 2011
Blogging And Keywords

When Flying Island asked me for a follow up article on Keywords, I had to get some clarification. You wouldn’t think that keywords is a major topic, but in the realm of blogging and SEO [Search Engine Optimization] they are a major way of being found by your audience. Keyword Basics As an author, you […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty-three: The Rise of Steampunk

In episode thirty-three we talk about what steampunk is and if it’s on the way to the mainstream.   Guests: Philippa Ballantine Tee Morris Zach Ricks Jeff Hite Scott Roche Doc Coleman JP Losier Laura Nicole Mentioned: Geist Balticon Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences What is steampunk? Sucker Punch’s Nazi Zombie clip Dr. Grordborts Ministry of […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty-Two: Tromping Tropes!

In episode thirty-two we focus on tromping tropes in the fantasy genre.
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Guests:
Paulette Jaxton
Zach Ricks
Jeff Hite
Scott Roche
Doc Coleman
Mentioned:
Geist
Metamor City
Dragon Moon Press
Balticon
Promos:
Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences: Tales from…

The Best Author Blog

April 14, 2011
The Best Author Blog

Today’s guest post is brought to us by Allison Duncan aka @svallie. You can find her blog at http://allisondduncan.com/ where she… Well, we’ll let her tell you. Today she let’s us know how to improve our author blogs and truthfully, even if you’re not an author, if you have a blog there some good advice […]

Help Wanted: Copyeditor/Proofreader

Things at Flying Island Press are hopping and in order to take some work off of the backs of our slush readers/editors and to put out a better product we’re putting out the call for a copyeditor/proofreader. Pay/Fringe Benefits: I want to put this right up front. This is not a paying gig. None of […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty-One: Translating Comics

In episode thirty-one we talk adapting comic books/graphic novels to different media.
Guests:
Blake M. Petit
Zach Ricks
Jeff Hite
Scott Roche
Doc Coleman
Mentioned:
CXPulp.com
BackIssueBin.blogspot.com
Evertime Realms
Get Jeff a new mic stand.
Incubato…

Galley Table Episode Thirty: The Cloud

In episode thirty we talk about what “the cloud” does for writers and readers.
Guests:
Zach Ricks
Mike Plested
Jeff Hite
Jeff Lane
Scott Roche
Laura Nicole
JP Losier
Mentioned:
E-book Pricing
Amazon Cloud Drive
Dropbox
Plain Text Review
JR …

Galley Table Episode Twenty-Nine: Be Mighty!

In episode twenty-nine Zach talks with Mur Lafferty about her successful Kickstarter campaign, building community, “overnight” successes, and BEING MIGHTY! RAWRRR!!
Guests:
Zach Ricks
Mur Lafferty
Mentioned:

Trailer:
Explorers: Beyond the …

Galley Table Episode Twenty-Eight: E-book Pricing

In episode twenty-eight we tackle e-book pricing.
Guests:
Zach Ricks
Veronica Giguerre
Jeff Hite
Doc Coleman
Scott Roche
Mentioned:
Zach vs Nate
The Secret World Chronicle
Baen Free Library
E-book Pricing vs. Revenue
MegaCon
The Keepers
A Midsummer Nig…

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