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The WRITER 2.0 Podcast is a weekly writing show hosted by writer, editor, and professor A.C. Fuller. Featuring interviews with authors, journalists, and publishing experts, the show will illuminate the writing process, explore the publishing industry, and discuss excellent books. New episodes will be released every Friday morning. About the Host: A.C. Fuller is a former adjunct professor of journalism at NYU. His work has been featured in the Register Star, the Poughkeepsie Journal, and New York Newsday. The prologue to his writing book in progress—WRITER 2.0—won the 2014 San Francisco Writers Contest, non-fiction category. His debut novel, THE ANONYMOUS SOURCE, will be published by Booktrope in the spring of 2015.

The WRITER 2.0 Podcast is a weekly writing show hosted by writer, editor, and professor A.C. Fuller. Featuring interviews with authors, journalists, and publishing experts, the show will illuminate the writing process, explore the publishing industry, and discuss excellent books. New episodes will be released every Friday morning. About the Host: A.C. Fuller is a former adjunct professor of journalism at NYU. His work has been featured in the Register Star, the Poughkeepsie Journal, and New York Newsday. The prologue to his writing book in progress—WRITER 2.0—won the 2014 San Francisco Writers Contest, non-fiction category. His debut novel, THE ANONYMOUS SOURCE, will be published by Booktrope in the spring of 2015.
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Hansville, WA

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The WRITER 2.0 Podcast is a weekly writing show hosted by writer, editor, and professor A.C. Fuller. Featuring interviews with authors, journalists, and publishing experts, the show will illuminate the writing process, explore the publishing industry, and discuss excellent books. New episodes will be released every Friday morning. About the Host: A.C. Fuller is a former adjunct professor of journalism at NYU. His work has been featured in the Register Star, the Poughkeepsie Journal, and New York Newsday. The prologue to his writing book in progress—WRITER 2.0—won the 2014 San Francisco Writers Contest, non-fiction category. His debut novel, THE ANONYMOUS SOURCE, will be published by Booktrope in the spring of 2015.

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@AC_Fuller1

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English


Episodes

Talking Romance and Writing with Emma Scott–Episode 129–March 13 2017

3/13/2017
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On episode 129 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke once again with Emma Scott. We discussed: how she’s improved since writing her first book; her writing process and how it has changed over time; finding your story vs. creating your story; using honest self-critique while avoiding demoralizing self-criticism; whether she can really call herself a marathon… The post Talking Romance and Writing with Emma Scott–Episode 129–March 13 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:45:50


Rest in Peace Roger Hobbs, and Book Giveaway—Episode 128—March 8 2017

3/8/2017
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On a special flashback episode of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, I pay tribute to Roger Hobbs: a brilliant writer, a good friend, and a former podcast guest. Roger passed away in November at the age of 28. I also announce a giveaway of Roger’s books. Long-time listeners may have already heard this interview in July of… The post Rest in Peace Roger Hobbs, and Book Giveaway—Episode 128—March 8 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 01:39:01


“Airplane Books” and Mailing Lists with Nick Thacker–Episode 127–February 14 2017

2/14/2017
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On episode 127 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, I spoke with action-adventure thriller author, and trombone major, Nick Thacker. We discussed: the deadline he gave himself that helped him finish his first book; why he gives away so many books for free; how to decide when to quit the day job; the boost a Bookbub… The post “Airplane Books” and Mailing Lists with Nick Thacker–Episode 127–February 14 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:46:45


Six Thrillers in Three Months with Martha Carr–Episode 126–February 6 2017

2/6/2017
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On episode 126 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, I spoke with journalist turned novelist Martha Carr. Martha has released five books in her Wallis Jones series over the last ten weeks, and has one more set for release soon. We discussed: her early experiences with traditional publishing; why she went indie; why she decided to publish so… The post Six Thrillers in Three Months with Martha Carr–Episode 126–February 6 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:42:44


Transitioning to Full-Time Writing with M.D. Cooper–Episode 125–February 1 2017

2/1/2017
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On episode 125 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Michael (M.D.) Cooper, creator of The Intrepid Saga. We talked about: how he completed 80,000 words in the month of January; his transition into full-time writing; the differences between sci-fi and fantasy; building a sci-fi world; his recent inclusion in the Dark Humanity boxed set;… The post Transitioning to Full-Time Writing with M.D. Cooper–Episode 125–February 1 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:56:36


New Books and My First All-Day Writing Class–5 Updates in 5 Minutes–Episode 124–January

1/27/2017
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On episode 124 of the podcast I offer a brief update. I have a new book out, and two new books available for pre-order, all of which can be found here. My first all-day writing workshop. I’ll be leading it in Poulsbo, Washington on March 18, 2017, and details can be found here. The post New Books and My First All-Day Writing Class–5 Updates in 5 Minutes–Episode 124–January appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:07:08


Kids Books and Ebook Formatting with Hynek Palatin—Episode 123–January 23 2017

1/23/2017
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On episode 123 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with translator, kids book creator, and ebook formatter Hynek Palatin. We discussed: how he got started as a translator; why it’s important to understand book sizes before you start drawing your children’s book; the differences between formatting an ebook and a paperback; the basics of ebook… The post Kids Books and Ebook Formatting with Hynek Palatin—Episode 123–January 23 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:44:44


From 0 to 20+ Books in 12 Months with Michael Anderle–Episode 122–January 19 2017

1/19/2017
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On episode 122 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Michael Anderle, who set out to make $50,000 per year by writing 20 books, and ended up doing a lot better than that. We talked about: why he considers himself a “publisher” more than a “writer”; his original goal, to make $50,000 a year… The post From 0 to 20+ Books in 12 Months with Michael Anderle–Episode 122–January 19 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:35:41


Talking Horror with Robert Pruneda–Episode 121–January 9 2017

1/9/2017
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On episode 121 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Robert Pruneda. We discussed: his suspense-horror novel, DEVIL’S NIGHTMARE (which is free on Amazon until January 11, 2017); advice for authors trying to finish their first book; whether social media works to sell books; his experience working with hybrid publisher, Booktrope; Bookbub promotions and… The post Talking Horror with Robert Pruneda–Episode 121–January 9 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:49:51


Book Marketing in the New Year with Rachel Thompson–Episode 120–January 2 2017

1/2/2017
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On episode 120 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke once again with author and marketing expert Rachel Thompson of BadRedhead Media. We discussed: what she did when her publisher went out of business; building an email list to market your books; why my daughter made fun of my cabbage soup on Snapchat; book marketing trends… The post Book Marketing in the New Year with Rachel Thompson–Episode 120–January 2 2017 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:39:53


Outlining and Historical Fiction with Libbie Hawker–Episode 118–December 19 2016

12/19/2016
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On episode 118 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with historical novelist Libbie Hawker. In a fun, wide-ranging interview, we discussed: her experience with her first agent and why she went indie; how to avoid getting bogged down in research; her experience publishing with Amazon imprint, Lake Union; her methods for outlining a novel,… The post Outlining and Historical Fiction with Libbie Hawker–Episode 118–December 19 2016 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 01:01:04


Bestselling Paranormal Author Rebecca Patrick Howard–Episode 117–December 12 2016

12/12/2016
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On episode 117 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Rebecca Patrick Howard, author of bestselling paranormal novels and nonfiction. We discussed: whether publishing a new book is really the best way to market an old book; why her sales “tanked” this year, and how they’ve recovered; why she burned out and how she recovered;… The post Bestselling Paranormal Author Rebecca Patrick Howard–Episode 117–December 12 2016 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:46:37


Talking Romance and Star Wars with Emma Scott–Episode 116–December 5 2016

12/5/2016
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On episode 116 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with prolific romance author Emma Scott. We talked about: the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One; romance story structure and how it compares with other genres; the hardest scene she ever had to write; her advice for writers just starting out; the pros and cons… The post Talking Romance and Star Wars with Emma Scott–Episode 116–December 5 2016 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:56:34


10-Minute Update–Episode 115–December 5 2016

12/5/2016
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What’s been going on with the podcast, and what’s going to go on with it? This episode should fill you in on a slightly new direction for the show. The post 10-Minute Update–Episode 115–December 5 2016 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:11:58


Talking Historical Fiction with J.L. Oakley–Episode 114–December 2 2016

12/2/2016
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On episode 114 of the podcast I spoke with J.L. Oakley about: pen names; living in Hawaii; historical fiction; her award-winning World War II novel, The Jossing Affair. About our guest: Award-winning author J.L. Oakley writes historical fiction that spans the mid-19th century to WW II with characters standing up for something in their own… The post Talking Historical Fiction with J.L. Oakley–Episode 114–December 2 2016 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:35:50


Books and TV with Drew Chapman–Episode 113–September 23 2016

9/23/2016
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On episode 113 I spoke to screenwriter, director, and novelist Andrew (Drew) Chapman. We talked: marketing budgets for books vs. marketing budgets for TV; his novel, THE KING OF FEAR; the best book-marketing advice he ever got; the biggest issues he hears from his circle of writer friends; traditional vs. self-publishing; whether you should write… The post Books and TV with Drew Chapman–Episode 113–September 23 2016 appeared first on A.C. Fuller.

Duration: 00:54:47


Sci-fi and Self-Publishing with James R. Wells–Episode 112–August 2 2016

8/2/2016
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On episode 112 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with award-winning sci-fi author James R. Wells. We discussed: what "caving" is and how to get started; his path to publication; his debut novel, THE GREAT SYMMETRY; pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing; creating a cover for a self-published book; what we liked about THE MARTIAN; 3 books, 2 people, and 1 life change that impacted his writing career. Plus, on "Today in Writing," happy birthday to James Baldwin. About our...

Duration: 00:56:34


Books and Basketball with Dave Fromm–Episode 111–July 25 2016

7/25/2016
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On a much-delayed episode 111 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with novelist Dave Fromm. We discussed: his brief semi-pro basketball career in Prague; his first book, EXPATRIATE GAMES; the process of working with Tyrus Books; why books are never finished, just published; his new book, THE DURATION. Plus, on "Today in Writing," Bob Dylan goes electric. Who is Dave? Check out this bio from his website: Hi. My name's Dave. I'm a writer and/or a lawyer. I grew up in western...

Duration: 00:33:19


Building a Massive Niche Following with R.K. Slade–Episode 110–June 24 2016

6/24/2016
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On episode 110 of the WRITER 2.0 I spoke with R.K. Slade, whose debut novel just hit #1 on Amazon's New Release list in Teen & Young Adult Music Fiction. We discussed: how he developed a massive online community around marching bands; whether marching band is a sport; why and how he creates memes; how often he posts to engage his audience; why he built a platform BEFORE writing his debut novel; how he decided to write in first-person present tense; geek culture; his debut YA novel,...

The NY Publishing Scene with Susan Shapiro–Episode 108–June 6 2016

6/6/2016
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On episode 108 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Susan Shapiro, a writing professor, publishing expert, and bestselling author. We discussed: her upcoming panel discussion at NYU, Secrets of Book Publishing; how Amazon is viewed in NY these days; the latest from the NY publishing scene; the unrealistic expectations of some self-published authors; student/professor relationships and her latest book, What's Never Said. About our guest: Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing...
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