Ep 3.11 - Live with Josh and Scott

March 28, 2018

Josh and Scott take questions for the live audience and talk goals and process!

Our scheduled guest, Yudhanjaya Wijeratne had some internet issues this morning and was unable to make the show, we will be scheduling him for a later episode.

This episode of LIVE! Is brought to you by: Bloodlines by Richard Fox and Josh Hayes

Terra Nova broke free of the Ultari tyrants, but the colony’s struggle to survive has just begun.

Governor Ken Hale and his expedition brought technology to the Canis Major galaxy that will change the balance of power forever, and the Ultari will stop at nothing to take it for themselves. The colony needs allies, and with no other options Hale sends Chief Kit Carson on a first contact mission that will either shield their vulnerable world or invite its swift destruction.

This fast-paced sequel to Terra Nova takes readers on an action packed thrill ride of discovery, mystery and strange new worlds.

Book link:

http://www.amazon.com/Bloodlines-Terra-Nova-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B079NY7ZYK/

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Ep 3.10 - LIVE! with Dave Chesson

March 28, 2018

On this episode, Dave Chesson, the host of the Book Marketing Podcast and creator of Kindlepreneur, joins us to talk about successfully utilizing Amazon’s algorithms by using keywords to get your book in front of your target audience. This episode is packed full with essential information for any author or publisher!

Links

https://kindlepreneur.com/

https://kindlepreneur.com/book-marketing-101/

 

This episode of LIVE! Is brought to you by: Into the Breach by Jonathan Yanez and JR Castle

You know that “We come in peace” thing? Apparently, they didn’t get the memo.

Frank and Marine Space Corps One find themselves across the galaxy in a WWE smackdown with the legions of a boss-level villain.

But the party’s just getting started.

He donned the mantle of a celestial knight to impress a girl, well, an empress. Now destiny’s calling in a debt.

A lightning-paced military fantasy full of outlandish comedy and impossible situations that will have you hailing for these Marines from the get go. For fans of Green Lantern and the Stargate Universe.

For a good time, click the Buy link above. Come on, you know you want to.

Book link:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07B91XJ2C/

 

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Ep 3.09 - LIVE! with Jamie Davis

March 16, 2018

Today Jamie Davis, author of the urban fantasy series Extreme Medical Services, and the fantasy series Eldara Sisters and Broken Throne and lit RPG Accidental Thief series he co-wrote with his son, joins the show. Jamie Davis is a nurse, retired paramedic, author, and nationally recognized medical educator who began teaching new emergency responders as a training officer for his local EMS program. He loves everything fantasy and sci-fi and especially the places where stories intersect with his love of medicine or gaming. He’s been writing since 2014 and today he joins us to talk about his writing journey!

Today’s episode is sponsored by: The Event by Nathan Hystad

The ships came at dawn.

Dean’s wife is dead. Her last words: When the ships come...wear the necklace.

Then the ships arrived.

Cities all around the world reported strange alien vessels descending. Some saw them as the heralds of a new age; others fired everything they had at them. All were taken as the beams lashed down and drew them into the sky.

Dean was left behind, seemingly the last man on Earth.

A trail of clues left by his dead wife guide Dean on a perilous journey across America and beyond, to learn the truth behind the mysterious ships and save humanity from its doom.

But not everything is as it seems.

The Event is the epic first novel by Nathan Hystad, creator of the bestselling Explorations anthology series.

Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079LZR278

The sequel New Threat: The Survivors Book Two is out April 2nd

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Ep 3.08 - LIVE! with Nick Cole and Jason Anspach

March 6, 2018

Today long-time favorites of the show, Nick Cole and Jason Anspach return to update us on their wildly successful Galaxy’s Edge project. We talk about how the original project has changed since they were originally on the show in Season Two and where it’s going from here.

Josh and Scott finally reveal their Super Secret Projects and as per usual, when Nick and Jason are on the show, the mayhew and shenanigans abound.

Links:

The Galaxy’s Edge Series: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079PZV6SM

Nick Cole’s Website: https://www.nickcolebooks.com/

Nick Cole’s Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Nick-Cole/e/B004W47QXE/

Jason Anspach’s Website: http://www.jasonanspach.com/

Jason Anspach’s Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Jason-Anspach/e/B012DQ3BCM/

Today’s episode is sponsored by: The Event by Nathan Hystad

The ships came at dawn.

Dean’s wife is dead. Her last words: When the ships come...wear the necklace.

Then the ships arrived.

Cities all around the world reported strange alien vessels descending. Some saw them as the heralds of a new age; others fired everything they had at them. All were taken as the beams lashed down and drew them into the sky.

Dean was left behind, seemingly the last man on Earth.

A trail of clues left by his dead wife guide Dean on a perilous journey across America and beyond, to learn the truth behind the mysterious ships and save humanity from its doom.

But not everything is as it seems.

The Event is the epic first novel by Nathan Hystad, creator of the bestselling Explorations anthology series.

The sequel New Threat: The Survivors Book Two is out April 2nd

Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079LZR278

 

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Ep 3.07 - LIVE! with Kacey Ezell and Marisa Wolf

March 6, 2018

Today, best-selling science fiction author Kacey Ezell returns the show to talk about her new novel Assassin with her co-author Marisa Wolf! Kacey has written several short stories set in Chris Kennedy and Mark Wandrey’s Four Horsemen Universe. Kacey has been writing since 2009 and Marisa since 2017 and today they join us to talk about their writing journey.

Links:

Website: http://www.kaceyezell.net/

Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Kacey-Ezell/e/B0195040QU/

Today’s episode is sponsored by Price of Freedom by Michael Anderle and Craig Martelle

Humanity’s greatest export – Justice.

Space is a dangerous place, even for the wary, especially for the unprepared. The aliens have no idea. Here comes the Bad Company.

On Earth, parents told stories about the devil to frighten children. But devils exist and from time to time, they find their way here.

Terry and Char, take the Bad Company’s Direct Action Branch into combat to rid a world beyond the borders of a new incursion. All it will cost is the inhabitants’ most advanced technology, a miniaturized power supply that will revolutionize the Etheric Federation.  

Nathan wants it, badly enough that he’s made the mission non-negotiable. Terry’s hands are tied as he takes the team into the hot zone.

Join Terry and Char as the War Axe delivers the team to a planet well outside of Federation space where they have to convince the local aliens that the Bad Company is from the government and they’re there to help.

Join the Bad Company as they fight an enemy from their worst nightmares.

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*NOTE: If cursing is a problem, then this might not be for you.

Book link: http://www.amazon.com/Price-Freedom-Expansion-Kurtherian-Company-ebook/dp/B079WZN9D8

 

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Ep 3.06 - AMA with Scott, Chuck and Ralph

March 6, 2018

- The guys share what they’ve been up to recently
- Congrats to Scott for breaking into Amazon’s Bestseller list!
AMA Questions:
- Ken McClellan: How do you find time to write with a full-time job?
- Ken McClellan: How do you find time to read while working a full time job and still have time to write?
- Terrye Tombs: Best tips for getting out of a writing slump? 14:55
- Josh Hayes: How do you press through when writing gets tough? 16:00, 19:20
- Kalene Williams: How do you deal/cope with the after-publishing blues? 12:34
- Jamie Glover:
As an artist, I often look back at work I've done in the past and Think, 'Gee, I could do so much better nowadays'. Do you find the same is true with writing? 32:33
As writers, does that experience make you more perceptive of progression & improvement in the writing of your peers and colleagues?
- Logan Scott: Do you find it hard to write short stories after getting used to writing novel-length stories? 37:36
- Guy Anthony DeMarco: Is it acceptable to start a novel with a gerund in the same sentence as a split infinitive using an unreliable narrator through second person POV? 44:47
- Jonathan Yanez: How do you guys keep track of all the details in your world’s 3 and 4+ books in a series? 46:58
- Craig Martelle: Who is your favorite author conference director and when will he get his black stroker shirt? 51:45
- Ellen Campbell: What does Scott have against contractions in dialogue? 52:08
- J Clifton Slater: 1:01:00
How much research do you do?
What is your favorite subject to research?
- Fafafabigben: What's the worst bit of advice you've received? 1:05:34
- Hank Garner: When you're writing in a new genre, did you do anything to get yourself in a new mindset for that new genre? 1:10:43
- How desperate are you for your book series to go to film? 1:13:34
- Bill Frisbee​: Are there any books you have written but NOT published and why? 1:16:15

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Ep. 3.05 - LIVE! with Stephen Allan

February 9, 2018

Today, young adult fantasy author Stephen Allan joins the show to talk about his own unique take on epic fantasy. From short stories, through pen names, to his rebranding under his own name, Stephen talks about his Kastori Chronicles and War of the Magi series and how he got started writing in several different genres. He’s been writing and publishing since 2014 and today he joins us to talk about his writing journey.

Links:

Website: http://stephenaallan.com/

Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-Allan/e/B00GXATAAW/

Today’s episode is sponsored by DARKLANDING by Scott Moon and Craig Martelle

Outlaws: Assignment Darklanding #3

How does a train robber take down an automated supersonic bullet train? A frontier world. One Sheriff. And all the action one Spaceport can't hold. Unrefined ore is moved by a state of the art mono-rail from the mines to the spaceport. It's never gone off the tracks. Until now.

What kind of crew is crazy enough to mess with SagCon's investments? Who has the training and the tech to pull off this kind of heist? Unprocessed ore is difficult to remove from the planet, but maybe there's another reason for a crack unit to hit the train. Thad is on his own to figure out the crime and bring the perps to justice, even after a SagCon Special Investigator shows up. The SI has his own agenda, and it has nothing to do with the train robbery.

Where will the tendrils lead? Solving the crime may not bring peace and order back to Darklanding...

Fans of Firefly, Bonanza, and Tombstone will love this space opera / western and all the characters that make the story great. Join us on the latest journey through Darklanding.

A new episode every 18 days!

Links:

Outlaws: Darklanding 4: https://www.amazon.com/Outlaws-Assignment-Darklanding-Scott-Moon-ebook/dp/B0797BS9ZQ/

Darklanding Series page: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0798QD746

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Ep 3.04 - LIVE! with Hank Garner

February 3, 2018

Today speculative fiction author and host of the Author Stories Podcast Hank Garner, returns to the show! He’s interviewed some of the most prolific and successful authors of our time, as well as the hosts of this show. His novel 7th Son of a 7th Son is scheduled for re-launch here soon as well as a brand new science fiction series The Nibiru Gate.

Find all of Hank’s books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Hank-Garner/e/B00IPISPCO/

Check out and subscribe to the Author Stories Podcast: https://hankgarner.com/

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Sci-Fi Shenanigans Podcast with Chris Winder and JR Handley!

Join JR and Chris every week as they talk about everything science fiction, including author interviews, new and interesting technologies, new ideas and more!

Find them at: http://www.sfshenanigans.com/

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Ep 3.03 - LIVE! with Christian Kallias

January 22, 2018

Today best-selling author of the Universe in Flames series, Christian Kallias, joins the show! Christian shares his experiences completely “pantsing” his 10 book series and creating his own covers for the project. Christian has been indie publishing since 2015 and today he joins us to talk about his writing journey!

Find all of Christian’s books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Christian-Kallias/e/B0104NYKH6/

Christian’s Artwork: https://www.christiankallias.com/artworks

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Ep. 3.02 - LIVE! with Jonathan Yanez

January 18, 2018

On today’s show we have best-selling author of the War Wolves, The Archangel Wars, and The Elite Series, Jonathan Yanez, joins the show! Known for his urban fantasy, Jonathan recently started a collaboration with Justin Sloan writing their own sci-fantasy with the War Wolves series, he’s been writing and publishing since 2012 and today he joins us to talk about his writing journey!

Find all of Jonathan’s books on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Jonathan-Yanez/e/B00BZWHYBK

This episode of LIVE! is sponsored by Guy Anthony De Marco’s Solar Singularity: An Interface Zero 2.0 Novel

A NOVEL SET IN THE UNIVERSE OF INTERFACE ZERO FROM GUNMETAL GAMES

Dubbed Interface Zero by those who created it, the Tendril Access Processor—or TAP—downloads the Global DataNet and Hyper Reality directly into the minds of billions of users across the solar system, bringing the world an unparalleled level of interconnectivity, and danger. Malware plagues the Deep, and hackers manipulate the Tendril Access Processor to upload malicious viruses, to steal secrets, and even the identities of the unwary.

And that is only the beginning.

In 2088 a massive solar flare disrupts Earth's satellite network, leaving the world in chaos as all TAPs malfunction simultaneously. Hyper Reality overlays are indistinguishable from the physical world, and global riots make the whole world a war zone.

Amidst this madness, two AIs go to war, using humanity as their pawns.

But your copy here: https://www.amazon.com/Solar-Singularity-Interface-Zero-Novel-ebook/dp/B077SN6HY2/  

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