Category Archives: Industry History

Questions 433: Podcast Recs and the Future of Publishing

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Melissa asks: Where do you think the indie publishing industry is going in the next 5-10 years? And what are your favorite podcasts?

Resources Mentioned:

Podcasts
Stackpole The Secrets
Writing Excuses
You Should Be Writing
LibriVox
Decoder Ring Theater
Lowell’s Morning Walk
NPR’s Planet Money
NPR’s Freakanomics
NPR’s Marketplace
EconTalk
Creative Futurism
Geopolitical Futures
Bible Geek
Lovecraft Geek
Waking Up
Hardcore History
Common Sense
Benzinga Strategies
Peter Diamandis’ Exponential Wisdom

YouTube Channels
UT Liberal Arts
Naval War College
WGBH Forum
Yale Courses
Center For Fiction

Questions 312: Writing To Market–The Rant!

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Robert asks:
“You’ve talked about writing to market before. How about the full-on rant?”

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Questions 310: The Viability of Erotica

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Herb asks:
“Can writing erotica be a viable career path?”

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Resources Mentioned:
Selena Kitt
Fifty Shades of Grey

Questions 283: All About Pulp

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Charles asks:
“What’s the big deal about pulp? What did the pulp writers do right? What did they do wrong? What can we learn?”

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Resources:
The Rocketeer
The Knife Slipped by Earl Stanley Gardner
The Case of the Backward Mule by Earl Stanley Gardner
The Pulp Jungle The Definitive History of the Pulp Era
The Invaders Plan by L. Ron Hubbard
The Robert Silverberg Science Fiction Megapack
Doc Savage: The Sinster Shadow by Kenneth Robeson (Lester Dent)
The Girl With the Deep Blue Eyes by Lawrence Block
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Alaska by James Michner
Exodus by Leon Uris