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Comicopolypse: How to Survive the comic Con Experience
by Matt Herring
So you have decided to go to a comic convention! Get ready for a time of fun, fantasy and if you are not prepared... anxiety and anger!
Once again, Matt (Matman) Herring, co host of the Secret Identity Podcast, has come to the rescue! 'COMICOPOLYPSE" is the guide to prepare, plan and survive a comic convention. Matt has been to hundreds of comic shows of all types and sizes and has put together an easy plan to not only survive...but thrive!
Let his fun and relaxed approach get you ready to enjoy the cons more than you ever have before. After all if you aren't a survivor... you're a victim.
"Matman knows comics and knows how to talk comics. And when he talks, he's always got something interesting to say" - John Layman (writer of Detective Comics and CHEW) -
"This is the perfect survival guide and wildly entertaining!" - Billy Tucci (writer / artist of SHI and Sgt. Rock)
"Matt is one of the most positive people I've met in my 15 years of comics." - Joe Kelly (co - creator of Ben 10, writer of Superman, X-Men, JLA and I Kill Giants)
Grab your digital copy now for $4 at Drive Thru Comics!
Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner's Guide to Podcasting
by Brian LeTendre
Are you interested in launching your own podcast?
The world of podcasting is more accessible than ever, but when you’re just starting out, the options available in terms of recording, editing and delivering your podcast can be overwhelming.
Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner’s Guide to Podcasting provides a complete recipe for creating your own podcast. From choosing your subject matter all the way to getting the word out about your show, this guide is aimed at providing simple answers and helpful advice from a podcaster with over seven years of experience producing podcasts about pop culture, writing, design and small business administration.
If you’re interested in starting your own podcast, Making Ear Candy can help you get your new show off the ground and create your own recipe for success.
If you have questions about anything in the book, or just podcasting in general, you can either reach out to me on Twitter, or email me email@example.com.
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SO, WHAT'S IN THE BOOK?
The goal of Making Ear Candy is to provide you with a recipe that covers all aspects of starting your own podcast. The book begins by helping you define your vision for your own show, and then takes you through getting equipped, recording, editing and distributing your show. Conducting interviews, working with sponsors and attending events as a podcaster are also covered, and there's an entire chapter dedicated to hearing from other podcasters and their methods for creating and maintaining their shows.
Here's the list of topics from the table of contents in Making Ear Candy:
WHY DO YOU WANT TO DO THIS?
NARROWING YOUR FOCUS
FINALIZING YOUR FORMAT
EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE AND SETUP
RECORDING REMOTELY WITH SKYPE
YOUR FIRST EPISODE
EDITING YOUR AUDIO
GETTING YOUR SHOW OUT THERE
BUILDING AN AUDIENCE
INTERVIEWS AND GUESTS
SPONSORS AND OTHER PERKS
ODDS AND ENDS
POW-BAM-SELL: The Guide to Comic Book Marketing
by Matt Herring
So you just published your first comic book. Now what do you do? This is a problem all comic creators face, not just you. Let Matt (Matman) Herring, co host of the Secret Identity Podcast help you plan your marketing strategy to help you reach a mass audience. From covers and book quality, to setting up for a show, this book is a must read for those looking to make the comic industry their profession.
Here's some testimonials:
"Matt is one of the most positive people I've met in my 15 years of comics." - Joe Kelly (co - creator of Ben 10 and writer of Superman, X-Men, JLA and I Kill Giants)
"Buy this book or I will come to your house and beat you within an inch of your life." - Jimmy Palmiotti (writer of Jonah Hex and so many other awesome books)
"If you ever wished you could get marketing insight from every comic creator out there, now you can. Matman has organized all the best tricks of the trade in one handy guide." - Chris Giarrusso (creator of G - Man and the guy who put the mini in Mini Marvels)
You can get the digital Version of POW-BAM-SELL right now on Drive Thru Comics for $6.00! Click here to go to the product page.
Matt also has a Facebook page for the book, which you can check out here.
If you're interested in ordering a print copy of POW-BAM-SELL, contact Matt directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. He'll even sign it for you!
Courting the King in Yellow
by Brian LeTendre
If you are a fan of 80's horror movies, H.P. Lovecraft and apocalyptic conspiracies, then this book is right up your alley.
Courting the King in Yellow is a horror story that pays homage to Robert W. Chamber's 1895 classic The king in Yellow. Here's the cover copy:
When Melotte Pharmaceutical moved into the struggling city of Springfield, residents saw it as a godsend.
But while the city’s fortunes appear to be turning around, something sinister is brewing within its homeless population.
Four newfound friends stumble onto a horrific plan for the city, and their lives will never be the same again. Because on Halloween night, a new horror will be coming to Springfield, and they are the only ones who can stop it.
You can get the print and digital (PDF, ePub and Mobi) versions of Courting the King in Yellow right now at Drive Thru Fiction for a total of $10.99! If you want print only, its' $9.99, and the digital versions are $2.99 (for all three together). Click here to go to the Drive Thru page.
You can also get the Kindle version of CtKiY on the Amazon Kindle Store, and the ePub version on the Kobo eBook Store.
To find out more about the book (and the process behind it), check out Brian's blog at www.seebrianwrite.com.
Brian also put together a trailer for Courting the King in Yellow, which you can view below.