Voicemail: Sean from Edwards AFB uses an MP3 recorder to help his writing process, since he seems to get inspired while driving; Trampas wonders if the Nook Color may just be the first of a new wave of color e-readers; Trampas asks if a writer needs to get clearance to use real world products in a story; Trampas wonders how to make a female villian believable without falling into cliched tropes
Listener Review: Web Genii brings us a review of Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn.
Voicemail: Anthony in Alabama comments on apps, Apple's iPhone, Google's Android and Chrome and the direction moving forward; Jason from Alaska asks if the shift from copying books by hand to using the new printing press echoes the hue and cry in today's arguments surrounding electronic publishing; RL Ferguson calls in an update on his NaNoWriMo project, a YA fantasy available at http://colbyjack.net; Shane in Sydney is concerned about rumors around publishers putting ads inside ebooks (we need written product placement instead)
Voicemail: Jason from Wisconsin weighs in on the argument over writers making money from their work, in print and electronically, which leads to a discussion on the pros and cons on MFA programs, and the ways they shun genre fiction; Monica updates her NaNoWriMo project; the Everlasting Crow completed his NaNoWriMo goal of 50k words; Sean from Edwards AFB wants to hear more about Mike M rewriting one of his old self-published stories, and wants to know what the thoughts are on including meta materials and extras online for books
Mike S throws out a challenge to Mike M and Summer to get their stalled projects jumpstarted, and asks listeners to join in and finish a story, so we can all work on projects together.
See the first post in our Project Write series, and we'll keep each other updated
Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know!
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