Ian asks: Can you walk us through your workflow and toolkit, from start of writing to finished book?
Robert asks: What should I look for in covers and cover art, and how do I make sure my next cover is awesome?
Mark asks: “What are the basic steps involved in publishing my own books?”
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How to Succeed in Evil by Patrick McLean
Making Tracks: A Writer’s Guide to Audiobooks and How to Produce Them by J. Daniel Sawyer
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Robert asks: “Are new genres created by innovative authors, marketing, social trends, or something else?”
The Hardy Boys
The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do by J. Daniel Sawyer
Tom Swift Jr.
Have Space Suit, Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein
Melisa asks: “What are your thoughts on using Ingram Spark vs. KDP Print for paperback editions?”
“Has Kitty finished her book on LaTEX layout yet?”
Ian asks: “Do audiobook listeners, narrators, and producers have any tricks to adjust pacing, either on playback or during creation? Does writing with audiobooks in mind change the way you write?”