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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 25: Interview with FAKE ID author Lamar Giles!

Brandon interviews YA author Lamar Giles about his upcoming novel FAKE ID from Harper Collins. Lamar discusses his influences, his inspirations, the number of times he re-wrote his query letters and the struggles with getting an African-American male lead character past the industry gatekeepers.

Posted 01/17/2014 02:38 AM

WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 22: The Two Rules of Hollywood & Nobody Reads Scripts Anymore!

Brandon discusses Ron Marz’s article regarding professionals accepting scripts at major conventions and dishes the dirt on the two rules of Hollywood: 1) No one gives a shit about you, 2) Everyone assumes you’re a liar. Give it a listen. It could make all the difference in your writing career.

Posted 06/29/2013 07:12 PM

WRITING FOR ROOKIES #11: THE NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

Brandon is proud to present the newsletter companion to Writing for Rookies, available for $6.25 at http://stores.lulu.com/brandoneaston—this newsletter expands on the information given in the podcasts with extra links and more recommendations about how to get your writing career started.

Posted 03/06/2009 05:30 PM

WRITING FOR ROOKIES #8: INTERVIEW WITH GEOFFREY THORNE

In this episode, Brandon interviews Geoffrey Thorne, author of STAR TREK: TITAN – SWORD OF DAMOCLES and discusses the ways that new writers can approach science-fiction and the challenges of developing new writers of color in the publishing world. His website: http://betterangelsnovel.blogspot.com/

Posted 07/10/2008 02:41 PM

WRITING FOR ROOKIES #7: INTRO TO SCI-FI PROSE WRITING

In this episode, Brandon discusses the basics of starting a sci-fi short story/novel while also discussing the 5 RULES OF SCIENCE-FICTION WRITING by legendary author Robert Heinlein.

Posted 06/18/2008 05:12 PM