Another extempore episode this week thanks to all the overtime. More Aisuru updates, including the hardback finally being available and that hinted at Giveaway, some quick remarks on Indie ReCon, and a little internal look at dealing with professional envy.
Goofed a bit and sort of overlooked doing the episode earlier this week! But it’s here now, so after catching you up on playing Final Fantasy X and revising Aisuru, let’s talk books! Specifically I talk a bit about why I’m really liking the manga series My Love Story!! before going into the main topic – a full discussion/review of Write. Publish. Repeat. The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant, hosts of the Self Publishing Podcast.
With Aisuru still out in the wild, but due back soon, I’m at an in-between time with the writing so this week’s ramblingish episode features remarks about my new goodies, the new Zenbi Press logo, this weird in-between time stuff, and of course my video game playing.
Covering a variety of topics in today’s extempore episode including the conclusion of the YouTube situation, an apology for the MailChimp snafu, the next PS3 game I’m playing (spoiler alert: Final Fantasy XIII-2), Amazon’s abandoning the Breakthrough Novel Award for the Kindle Scout program, the Sterling and Stone Colonist Summit, and my return to working on Deviations. And still managed to keep it short(ish)!
For the start of season three, after a bit of venting on issues with WordPress and a doing plug for the newsletter, I discuss some of the potential contenders for the 2R position, i.e. my second novel to be released after Aisuru comes out in a few months. After reviewing some of the more unlikely choices, I focus on my top contenders for deeper thoughts on both. This episode finishes up with a bit of a bonus – a reading of the current (very rough) first chapters of both of these options! Suffice to say, this one is a long […]