People interested in short science fiction and fantasy often ask for help picking an SF/F magazine to subscribe to. After four years of reading and reviewing, Rocket Stack Rank is in a good position to offer some advice, and the start of the year is a good time for it, since people are making (or trying to live up to) their New Year’s resolutions.
January 6, 2019
In this episode I talk about some things I wish I had known when I first joined a critique group. Should I have joined an accountability or mastermind group instead? How do critique groups work and what are some common pitfalls you might need to look out for?
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If you’d take a second to subscribe to my youtube channel, you’ll help me get to a 100 subs so I can set a custom URL, which would be great.
Thanks for listening! See you next week.
December 31, 2018
Everybody loves a goals show! Let’s throw down the gauntlet for 2019 so I can look back and either be pleased with my progress or shed tears in my beer.
I talk about production, health and financial goals for 2019, as well establishing a strong author brand.
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Word Count Tracker (excel doc download)
Thanks for listening!
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December 23, 2018
(from The Expanse, Season 2)
Episode 004 – I take a look at my writing in 2018, accomplishments and changes. I wrote about 600k words, published five books, became an admin with 20Booksto50k and my daughter arrived. That’s some stuff!
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December 16, 2018
Episode 3 – In this episode I talk about some strategies I’ve used to not feel so overwhelmed when taking on a new project. I focus mostly on writing a novel, but these techniques apply to any project.
As always, if you have any questions, shoot me an email at email@example.com. Thanks for listening!
The very talented Andrew Dobell finished a photo shoot with the cover model for my upcoming series Sentience Wars: Solar War One recently, and I got to check out this still. She’s going to get photoshopped into Space Opera awesomeness, but I’m still amazed.
This feels like a milestone. The series has been on audio just about a year now and is still gaining momentum.
Maybe by the time you read this there will be even more? https://www.audible.com/series?asin=B079QPFDX9
James S. Aaron reading from the latest Legends of the Sentience Wars book, Vesta Burning, available now on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited (https://amzn.to/2PbPMu4)