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Questions 252: Where Credit is Due – Nonfiction

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Cheyenne asks: “When and how do I credit contributors in nonfiction?”

Resources mentioned:
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Questions 249: Contracts, Republishing, and Expanding

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Cain asks:
“What are the general dos and don’ts of republishing work that’s already appeared in anthologies?”

Resources mentioned:
The Copyright Handbook by Stephen Fishman
Some Might Call It Infringement
Chicken Noodle Gravity by J. Daniel Sawyer
Cold Duty by J. Daniel Sawyer
The Man In The Rain by J. Daniel Sawyer
The History of Middle Earth by JRR Tolkien

Questions 224: When to Remove a Book from Market

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Today, Lee asks: “I published a book that’s getting shitty reviews. How do I know when to pull a title?”

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Questions 206: Series vs. Standalones and Discovery Writing

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JR asks:
“How long do you expect the trend for people preferring series over standalones to continue?”

Also, Terry Mixon joins us to speak (briefly) about discovery writing. Check out his book Empire of Bones.

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Questions 201: Series vs. Episodic vs. Standalone

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Caine asks:
“What’s the difference–in packaging and content–between series and standalone or episodic books, and which is more advantageous to write?”

Books and films discussed:
The Xanth Series by Piers Anthony
Incarnations of Immortality Seriesby Piers Anthony
Bio of a Space Tyrant Series by Piers Anthony
Black Mirror