Ian asks: How do you pull in the best influences from film and television into a novel, without mixing in the wrong elements?
Melisa asks: Can you give an example of the same story told with different tone?
Rob asks: Have you answered any questions here for which you’ve since changed your mind?
Melissa asks: Where do you think the indie publishing industry is going in the next 5-10 years? And what are your favorite podcasts?
Stackpole The Secrets
You Should Be Writing
Decoder Ring Theater
Lowell’s Morning Walk
NPR’s Planet Money
Peter Diamandis’ Exponential Wisdom
Rob asks: “Is high concept really necessary for genre fiction?”
Dan Dan the Art Man asks: “Is it better, as a new writer, to start a long, connected series, or write several standalones?”
Kelson asks: “I’ve seen podcasters use free podcasts to generate sales for commercial audiobooks. What would a similar sort of thing look like for books?”
Ed has feedback on the recent episode discussing trends in interactive fiction.