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Dead Robots' Society
Writers talking about writing.
Writers talking about publishing.
Writers talking about life.
Authors Terry Mixon and Paul E Cooley interview, babble, and usually cover a number of disassociated topics.
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February 2014 Episodes:
  • Pub Date: Feb 26, 2014
  • DRS Episode 305 - The Business Of Publishing - Production Scheduling
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  • This week the Robots talk about the challenges and pitfalls of scheduling your production. And, of course, the rewards.

    This is loosely based on a an essay on the subject by Dean Wesley Smith that can be found at http://www.deanwesleysmith.com/?p=11312.
  • Pub Date: Feb 19, 2014
  • DRS Episode 304 - Reviewing Horns by Joe Hill
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  • This week the Robots fight off Skype bugs to dig into Horns by Joe Hill. Join us as we suss out where it works and where it falls flat.
  • Pub Date: Feb 13, 2014
  • DRS Episode 303 - Interview With Tyler Palmer Of Patreon
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  • Join the Robots as they talk with Tyler Palmer, Vice President of Operations at Patreon. They discuss the unique method of fostering patronage the company offers in a wide ranging talk that offers some insight in how it might benefit authors.

    As the show intro says, there was a technical issue that caused Terry's voice to not be recorded. He apologizes for that. As Scott hosted the show and it would be a major scheduling issue to redo the interview, Paul edited out the silences and made things as comprehensible as possible. Again, our apologies.
  • Pub Date: Feb 04, 2014
  • DRS Episode 302 - Being A Career Writer
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  • The Robots return to talking about business. This time we're laying the foundation for a series of episodes on business. The start of that is to know what it means to be a career writer. In this case, as in many others to come, inspiration is drawn and quotes are made from the business writing blog of Kristine Kathryn Rusch. You can read the specific post linked below. Do yourself a huge favor and go start reading.



    Paul was just on Mythwits. Go check him out.


    Also mentioned was The Copyright Handbook by Nolo Press. A must have reference.