Welcome to Podioracket.com‘s Episode 50! We thought it might be fun to talk with one of the founders of Podiobooks.com about the new option to become a patron of the free audio book site. Heather Roulo and Rhonda R Carpenter catch up on a ton of news then bring you the long-awaited interview with Evo Terra

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NEWS

Parsec Award Nominations

Parsec Awards nominations are open. Remember to nominate your favorite podcast in each category at www.parsecawards.com. Nominations close on May 31st at midnight.

Escape Eludes Us a Little Longer

A little bad news from James Melzer. He announced on twitter that the publishers have pushed the release of Escape out until March 2012. We know James would like to get the book out there so we wish him all the best on the new release date.

Free Limited Time Offer

Brian Rathbone’s Call of the Herald is flying off ebook book vendors shelves. Get your free copy soon, it is a limited offer from www.brainrathbone.com and then you will definitely want to get the rest of the trilogy here for only $2.99. 

New from Alex White

Alex White has just started releasing his new steampunk novel set in The Gearheart universe called Maiden Flight of the Avenger. Check out this cover then go get your subscription started here. Better yet, buy it on Amazon for only $2.99.

Wicked Women Writers

Wicked Women Writers stories are in and the next step is audio for the coming competition.  The WWW Forum is growing all the time. It is a great facebook group of female authors who take the time to support and encourage each other as well as a great group to get information from about everything from editing to podcasting. If you would like to join the group just let Rhonda know on Facebook.

Coming Up on Podioracket.com

Althought we’re busy celebrating our 50th episode, we haven’t slowed down. We have already scheduled interviews with Ian Rutter, two GothHaus authors, Darusha Wehm, Mark Coggins, and Verna Clay.  And while we are out for summer hiatus you’ll still get great author interviews from Podioracket.com. Brain Rathbone brings us a series of interviews from a writers conferences. Lots of great information for authors and readers alike. Brain Rathbone hit Balticon, microphone in hand. We’ll be sure to also gave you an update on Podioracket Presents – Glimpses coming soon to Podiobooks.com.  

Interview

Evo Terra

Evo Terra founded Podiobooks.com in 2004, an audiobook service that uses podcasting technology to distribute serialized versions of novels, non-fiction books, anthologies and short story collections. He is the co-author of Podcasting for Dummies and Expert Podcasting Practices for Dummies.

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Becoming a Podiobooks.com patron is very simple. Click the button and PayPal will ask you to confirm that you want to give us $4.99 right now, and then again in 30 days. Rinse. Repeat. Over 500 titles. Support Podiobooks by becoming a patron.

Wondering why you should donate to Podiobooks.com? What you should donate and when? Hear the answers in this one-on-one interview with Evo Terra.

 

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