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6 Steps to Creating an Audio Book

In Podioracket Episode 31 Kenn Crawford joined us to talk up Death Hunt have a listen to him talk about one of his books. You want to know how to produce a professional audio book? Kenn is now doing a podcast to help the beginner do it right the first time. Subscribing to PodioRookie is as easy as 1,2,3 and the […]

So You Want to be an Author

Now there is a 6 week class you can take that will teach you the ins and outs of becoming an author. ePublish Unum created by Evo Terra and his partner Jeff Moriarty have just opened the first class to the public. It is an online class with only 6 people in each session. The […]

How to Find Places to Publish Short Stories

This blog first appeared at our own H.E. Roulo’s personal blog and is being reprinted here at reader request. Writers looking to be published often ask how they can find markets for their short stories. The very best site I’ve found for learning about anthologies and other publishing opportunities is duotrope.com. There, they let you search, […]

Fireside Chat Part 7: Search Engine Optimization, Google Insight

This is the final part of Brian Rathbone’s very helpful 7-part Fireside Chats. Learn about Search Engine Optimization for your book’s site, helpful websites, Google Insight and much more. Listen now download the episode or subscribe to our feed. In Summary Rathbone dropped technical tips, shared links to freeware that he’s used to publish, and shared […]

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Podioracket Episode 61 Editing Plus with Brian Rathbone Part 6

Our Fireside Chat–about all things publishing related–continues as Brian Rathbone delivers the sixth part of the series. Listen now download the episode or subscribe to our feed. In the 6th part of the series Brian continues his discussion of editing, publishing, GoodReads, people to make contact with, and print on demand. Get his Ebooks on […]

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Podioracket Episode 60 Fireside with Brian Rathbone Part 5

Ignore Nothing. Brian covers a myriad of topics while opening the floor to questions from the audience. He covers E-Publishing for Kindle, Amazon, Nook, Kobo, Barnes and Noble as well as Smashwords. Then he moves on to Pub It, how Amazon works for authors, and how to price you book. Finally he talks about formatting, print […]

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Podioracket Ep 59 Bookcovers and open forum questions (Fireside part 4)

Open Forum Questions Listen now download the episode or subscribe to our feed. Brian Rathbone continues his fireside chat for authors. In this episode: How to put your book up on Kindle. Your digital rights More about cover art-Photo shop and free software like photoshop. How to get stock photos you can use for a cover […]

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Podioracket Episode 57 Fireside with Brian Rathbone Part 2

  Listen now to part two of Brian Rathbone’s Fireside Chat download the episode or subscribe to our feed.   Part 2 Give it to them free and then they will buy it… In this episode: More about engaging fans and building a lasting platform. Book scan = cash register sales of print books. How to […]

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Ep 56-Fireside with Brian Rathbone Part 1

Just because you don’t think it will work doesn’t mean it won’t  Listen now download the episode or subscribe to our feed. We are so lucky to have this 7 part series to give to you this summer. It is filled with fabulous information and resources. Brian Rathbone hosted a writer’s workshop at the Forest […]

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The Gearbox- Writing skills checkup

Alex White, the author of the The Gearheart, shares a new guest blog post. Guest blog post The Gearbox: Overstatement by Alex White on Apr.22, 2009, under The Gearbox Hey, everybody! Welcome back to The Gearbox- the weekly writing column where I tell you how to write what I want to read. I realize that a […]

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