Mike Stackpole has an asteroid named after him... Asteroid 165612, discovered in 2001, joining Phil Plait and a handful of other skeptics with asteroids as namesakes.
Proof we are starstuff after all?
Interview: New Media Rockstar Scott Sigler joins Mike, Summer and Mike to chat about his newest hardcover release, INFECTED. He talks about the interest of Crown Books in experimenting with using free content to promote sales of the print version, with free e-book version available for a few days prior to the print release, as well as the podcast version of the book being released again.
Will this convince the old line publishers to be more flexible with this kind of marketing strategy? We can only wait and see.
Hopefully you already got the free PDF download that had been in the feed since last Friday.
Voicemail: Darcy's Dad has a few questions about the FarPoint and Third Life Books Castles in Second Life; Trucker Overdrive comments on the literary world's snubbing of scifi, and misunderstood what the analysis was focused on; Ziv from Israel with comments on the Prince Caspian trailer and Christianity in the Lewis books brought up in their podcast; Divorced Geek with comments on husbands not knowing what things may or may not intimate with their wives.
Is there such a thing as being discrete in a voicemail? Discuss.
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