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It's a super-double-bonus episode this week! Dave Robison of the Roundtable Podcast stops in yet again to help Ben brainstorm an idea (to see more like this, don't forget to check out the Roundtable Podcast). THEN they tackle the ever elusive topic of finding the theme in your writing (Lou Anders gets a massive shout-out here...thanks, Lou!). Enjoy. WRITE!

Direct download: 01-26.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 8:23am EDT
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2K to 10K by Rachel Aaron

Posted By Ben

A great book for any writer wanting to make the transition to author. I've always loved Rachel's advice, and it's nice to have a "greatest hits" compilation all in one book along with the added bonuses. The editing stuff was probably the highlight: something to look forward to when I actually do get around to finishing a project. Recommended highly for anybody that wants to tell stories for a living.

5 out of 5

Category:Book Reviews -- posted at: 5:39am EDT
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Dave stops by as we prep for NaNoWriMo to talk about his podcast, the Roundtable Podcast (Roundtablepodcast.com); if you're prepping for NaNo too, you should check it out. We also meander in the conversation a bit to talk about some random stuff. Then Guiilermo ends up trapped in an episode of the Twilight Zone. Enjoy. Write!

Direct download: 01-25.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT
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Luke talks to the guys about learning from others. This could mean emulating (or out right stealing from) an author you like, or learning to avoid doing the things you dislike about other authors. And, yes, we do get into some authors we like and dislike. Enjoy. Write!

Direct download: 01-24.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT
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