June 25, 2013
Christina Hamlett joins host Craig Price to discuss professional ghostwriting. Christina has written over 30 books, 152 stage plays, 5 optioned featured films, hundreds of articles and interviews in her own name but she is also an accomplished ghostwriter. But you might not know that since ghostwriters live behind the scenes, forgoing credit in order to serve their clients. Christina and Craig talk about when you should seek out a ghostwriter, what to expect when you write a book with another person and how to let go of control of your own story to better serve the writing. She also talks about why you should even write a book and relays stories of petty revenge, delusions of grandeur as well as what makes a good potential client as well as the benefits ghostwriters offer to busy or people with an undeveloped skill for the written word (that’s polite speak for “You suck at writing so don’t do it!!”). They also talk about what a ghostwriter does and doesn’t do (it’s kind of an important distinction), as well as the differences between a ghostwriter, a collaborator and an editor.If you’re thinking of writing your own book or hiring a ghostwriter to do it for you, Christina is worth a listen…preferably before you start your next written masterpiece!
Christina can be found at http://www.authorhamlett.com or on her facebook page.
April 2, 2013
Quinn Barrett (@QuinnBarrett or twitter) opens host Craig Price’s eyes to the world of digital publishing. Quinn is the host of the All Thing Digital Media podcast and co-founder of Wise Bear Books, a digital media project management company specializing in getting independent authors and content creators out into the marketplace. She and Craig cover a lot of ground including the technical aspects of eBooks, formatting, why Craig’s book “Half a Glass: The Realist’s Guide” and all its footnotes are stopping it from being digital and even some marketing goals like “What is your book for? Profit or exposure?”. Quinn also talks about the growing advancements in digital books becoming more interactive with video and links. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg!
May 31, 2011
Charles Justiz, science-fiction writer and corporate aviation safety consultant, joins Craig to talk about his book, “Specific Impulse”. They also discuss writing, flying and some cool NASA insights.
Looking for adventure? Try being a USAF test pilot. Dying for some action? Maybe some astronaut training will do. And that’s the bio of the author! Wait till you read the book!
Specific Impulse can be found at Amazon as well as Charles’ site