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It's been a great week. We did an event at Cameron Village Public Library Thursday evening that drew
about 35 writers. Our panelists were sci-fi fantasy author James Maxey and Baen Publishing contributing editor Gray Rhinehart. The discussion really focused on the nitty-gritty details of how a publisher like Baen
works in terms of acquiring manuscripts, setting pub dates, publicizing and marketing its books, and editing manuscripts to
Then, on Friday, we filmed a new interview at the TV studio for The Artist's Craft to air
on Raleigh Television Network Channel 10 later this fall. Marnie Cooper-Priest and Michael Graziano were directing, and this
interview was with Cynthia Barnett, executive director for the 1500-member strong NC Writers' Network.
Today, I'm driving down to Wilmington, North Carolina to moderate
a panel discussion with three other authors titled "How to Write a Book: From Idea to Completed Manuscript" at Pomegranate
Bookstore for the Wilmington Write to Publish Group.
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Here is the new interview for The Artist's Craft on Raleigh Television Network Channel
10. Directed by Marnie Cooper-Priest and Michael Graziano this episode will air later this fall on Time/Warner cable and features
guests Pam Mosbrucker and Tobin Alder, authors of the book Cyber Gold.
Well, it's been a whirl-wind couple of days. On Thursday evening, I moderated a panel discussion at Cameron Village Public
Library with authors Alexandra Sokoloff, J.D. Rhoades, and Vicki Hendricks. I managed to film the 90-minute discussion with
three cameras and two studio mics, and was able to get the audience of 75 people to sign release forms so that I can use the
My plan is to make a DVD out of this, but it'll take a couple of months to edit
it all together. Nonetheless, when it's done it's going to look very good and sound very good, and it's my first
truly "talk show" teleproduction with mics for the audience and the panelists. I'm really stoked about the whole
Speaking of DVDs, my first "How to Publish a Book, How to Get a Literary Agent" DVD became available on Amazon.com in the past few days. I've already managed to sell one copy, and I haven't even publicized it anywhere yet.
Yesterday, I hosted Episode 3 of The Artist's Craft. Our in-studio guests were Vicki Hendricks and J.D. Rhoades.
Here are parts 1, 2, and 3...