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Questions 645: Basic Steps to Publishing

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Mark asks: “What are the basic steps involved in publishing my own books?”

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Resources Mentioned
How to Succeed in Evil by Patrick McLean
Draft2Digital
PublishDrive
Smashwords
Gumroad
Subscribestar
Making Tracks: A Writer’s Guide to Audiobooks and How to Produce Them by J. Daniel Sawyer
The Creative Penn
Gail Carriger
Lawrence Block newsletter
JA Konrath
Scott Sigler
Marie Force

Questions 643: Creating Genre

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Robert asks: “Are new genres created by innovative authors, marketing, social trends, or something else?”

Resources Mentioned:
Nancy Drew
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

Questions 627: Podcast Demographics

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Jeanne asks: “How accurate and/or useful are statistics on podcast listener demographics?”

Resources Mentioned:
Podcast Demographics Report at edisonresearch.com

Questions 559: Work For Hire

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Caine asks: “What can a content creator expect from the content producer/owner in a work-for-hire arrangement?”

Resources Mentioned:
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)