Dawn: Can I actually make a living self-publishing without spending my life promoting?
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
The Creative Penn
Lawrence Block newsletter
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
Caine asks: “What can a content creator expect from the content producer/owner in a work-for-hire arrangement?”
Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene
The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon
Tom Swift by Victor Appleton II
Manhunt by James Patterson with James O. Born
Tom Clancy Power and Empire by Marc Cameron
The Patriot Attack by Robert Ludlum (sort of)