With a little help from their five intern candidates, Bryan and
Jim took on a massive news week in the world of self-publishing.
After thanking their new patron Nora Femenia (and her book The
Silent Marriage http://bit.ly/silmarr ) Chris Fox dropped by the show
to discuss the results of his 21-Day Novel Writing Challenge. Chris
and the guys discussed tips on book marketing examples, the costs
of editing, and productivity heat maps. The temporary trio examined
7 big stories, including Kobo’s expansion to Turkey, backwards
copyright law proposals, trad pub algorithms, podcast TV
adaptations, branded content on Facebook, Wattpad’s new
entertainment endeavor, and the Amazon Advantage program. This
week’s Question of the Week: Are you going to shell out $99 a year
to join the Amazon Advantage program? Why or why not?