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We broke Greg!

7/21/2018
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WE BROKE GREG! He got speechless! Let’s rejoice! We also packed a lot of goodness into this episode: advice and insights left and right! Neil Gaiman talks about the Good Omens show Scalzi's book —- Background music: ‘The Intellect’ by Celestia-music; licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com Martyn's...

Duration:00:55:44

Copyright

7/9/2018
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(Greg’s is loose! He won’t shut up, send help!) We, ahem… Greg talks a lot about copyright, copyleft, the EU Copyright Directive, and more. Martyn, on the other hand, has been writing, and shares insights about his process. The (widely opposed) EU Copyright Directive: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DirectiveonCopyrightintheDigitalSingle_Market News on it’s denial by the EU Parliament: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/article-13-eu-copyright-directive-memes —- Background music: Dreaming...

Duration:01:00:28

Potterwar - with Heather Lawver

6/29/2018
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We have a guest: Heather Lawver, the delightful and wickedly smart veteran of Potterwar. We chat about fandom, what changed and what didn’t, and how today’s fans can learn from the example of Potterwar. Read the story of Potterwar: http://heathershow.com/potterwar/ Heather’s website: http://heathershow.com Say hi to Heather on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LawverSays —- Background music: Dreaming Of Another Life 2147 by The Koala Vert Company; licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:00:57:18

Warner Bros' Harry Potter f*ckup: we can't even...

6/22/2018
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We can't even... 🤬 Greg read an article and snapped his chains… now he’s out in the yard and barking non-stop. Sorry. 😛 With good reason, though. We just can’t fathom the idiocy from corporations and the abuse of fandom. We just can’t. The AP article: https://apnews.com/77daf58afa7f4bf2a45f93a93a59cdc8 Background music: Jazz Brunch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com); licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us...

Duration:00:42:21

Fan-fiction

6/16/2018
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Fan-fiction Greg’s still in the doghouse — barking a lot. 😛 We discuss fan fiction (turns out, Martyn’s a Trekkie! Who knew?) and the benefits (and dangers!) of putting work and passion into them. We also talk about why today’s the best time to be writing fan fiction, the death of originality, and a lot more. Send us your fanfic! We’d love to feature them on the show, and send new readers your way! Background music: Jazz Brunch by Kevin MacLeod; licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:00:40:00

Self-publishing

6/8/2018
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This week Martyn explains the ins and outs of self-publishing. (He’s a talker! 😛) We also discuss the differences of indie creators in writing and other art forms, talk about audiobooks, and how to promote yourself as a self-publishing author. The cover artist for Martyn’s books is H. Leighton Dickson. Find her website at https://www.hleightondickson.com and follow her on Twitter! Background music (because we have that now!) by Ross Bugden Find us on...

Duration:00:39:13

Adaptations

6/1/2018
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We* talk mostly about adaptations: the pitfalls, the mistakes... and found a great writing exercise for you! 😉 *: Greg talks a lot. Sorry 'bout that. Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com Martyn's books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Angels-Blood-Chronicles-Order-Book-ebook/dp/B073DKG8FC/ref=redirmobiledesktop?encoding=UTF8&keywords=Of%20Angel%27s%20Blood&pi=ACSX236SY340QL65&qid=1527234331&ref=mpsa1_12&sr=8-12 Martyn's...

Duration:00:40:53

... in which we have no idea what we're doing

5/25/2018
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Shownotes We started a podcast, because we're writers and we need to procrastinate. And also talk about writing. Come meet us, and listen to our take on writing advice, difference in process, and other things. Links we mentioned: Chuck Wendig's brilliant tweet thread James SA Corey's awesome tweet Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Martyn's books: Amazon Martyn's Twitter: https://twitter.com/maliceunchained Greg's website: https://dinchamion.com Greg's Twitter:...

Duration:00:40:51