Dragon Page “Cover to Cover”
June 30, 2014 Leave a Comment
Mike and Mike talk more about the fight between Amazon and Hachette, continuing from Show 468 and including comments from your feedback via Facebook.
They talk more about how different authors are taking sides, how the monies are being distributed differently now than before, the different options available to authors (with publishers and going self-published) and things authors should be doing to sell their books and sell themselves. [Read more...]
Dragon Page Reviews
The Martian is a decent hard Science Fiction novel and I certainly didn't regret reading it. I just wish there was more substance to the protagonist's side of the story. [Read more...]
More “Cover to Cover” Episodes
February 2, 2009 4 Comments
Daniel Suarez joins C2C this week to talk about his book, Daemon and the unusual journey to publishing that the book took: from rejection to self-published to grassroots blogger word of mouth to an article in WIRED to a mainstream publishing house to a Hollywood option for a film adaptation.
Daniel talks about how this experience helped him gain some insight into how publishers view projects, and the online marketing strategy spearheaded by his wife Michelle, and how that directed and organic marketing approach gained a momentum of its own. [Read more...]
November 6, 2008 2 Comments
Discussion: Mike, Lorrie and Mike chat about Burned by Ellen Hopkins -- about the impact of the book, and how she'd want to talk to a kid about after they've read this. The style is unique and Lorrie loved the unique way of telling the story (in a journal-like fashion), but the continual parade of bad things happening to the main character, Pattyn, and the bleak and vaguely veiled implications of the ending disturbed her, of how it might affect a teen who'd read the book without having an outlet to talk with someone about.
The discussion turns to the different levels of coping skills, in both adolescents, teens and adults, and possible ways to handle things when you observe warning signs of destructive or self-destructive behaviors. [Read more...]