Nichole asks: What is your take, is Sci-fi/Fantasy mostly a genre guys read? Will being a woman writing a guys’ genre be a detriment to sales? Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien Starship Troopers by Robert A Heinlein The Forever War by Joe Halderman Song of the Lioness by Tamora …
Nichole asks: What are some ideas for building a reader base?
Nichole asks: What is your advice for writers conferences? How can you get the best out of them if you are not a presenter? I plan to go to my first this summer. Writer’s Conventions: Are They Worth It?
Nichole asks: You mentioned high paying markets in episode 935. What are highest paying markets and how do you find them? Ralan.com
Nichole asks: “How important are pre-sales, and what is the benefit?”
Nichole asks: I’m thinking of submitting my short story to publications both in the US & abroad. Any recommendations? Resources Mentioned ralan.com Playing the Short Game by Doug Smith
Nichole asks: Any thoughts on choosing your pen name if you write somewhat whimsical sci-fi/fantasy? Resources Mentioned: Torchwood Number of the Beast, Robert A Heinlein
Nichole asks: If I wanted to do my own audiobooks, what would you recommend? What did you do to train to be able to have a really good voice? Resources Mentioned: Making Tracks Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
Nichole asks: Where can I find audiobooks, other than Audible? audiobooksnow.com audiobooks.com scribd scribl.com
Herb asks: Does indie publishing mean there might be a market for long-form poetry? How do I find it?