Thursday, February 23, 2017

133- Help! It's Too Long!

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Dave and Al return from another hiatus to discuss what to do when your manuscript needs trimming. What do we look for when we need to make cuts? How can we tighten our writing?

New Release- Primordial!


















Also just out- The Dane Maddock Kindle World












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David's Website

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

131- All About Book Covers

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Dave and Al discuss what makes a good book cover, resources, and the design process.


Great resources on book covers from The Creative Penn!


Pimordial, coming in 2017 from Cohesion Press.












Cover by Dean Samed













Dave's first  (awful) book cover.












Al's first (not as bad as Dave's) book cover.

Friday, August 5, 2016

130- "Iron Chef Writing" with Boyd Morrison

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Interview with NYT bestselling author Boyd Morrison, plus more "Stupid Author Tricks" and Dark Tower re-read part 2!

*This is a lengthy episode. The interview with Boyd begins around the 50 minute mark.

This episode's "Stupid Author Trick."

Boyd's Website

The Emperor's Revenge by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison