SW 007 - End of Year Accounting for Writers

January 14, 2019

Should you hire an accountant? Maybe not. I'm using one, but I talk about why and what questions you might ask yourself before making the decision.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Revolt of the Public by Martin Gurri

Blackfish City by Sam Miller

Future of Violence

Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

Joe Solari's Youtube Channel

Subscribe to my Youtube Channel so I can give it a name! (I have one subscriber... you could be number 2!)

Thanks for listening.

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SW 006 - Should You Join a Writing Group?

January 6, 2019

In this episode I talk about some things I wish I had known when I first joined a critique group. Should I have joined an accountability or mastermind group instead? How do critique groups work and what are some common pitfalls you might need to look out for?

Mentioned in this episode:

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Keystroke Medium Podcast

Quick Sips Reviews

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Thanks for listening! See you next week.

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The Speculative.Work Podcast 005 - Goals for 2019 and Atomic Habits

December 31, 2018

Everybody loves a goals show! Let's throw down the gauntlet for 2019 so I can look back and either be pleased with my progress or shed tears in my beer.

I talk about production, health and financial goals for 2019, as well establishing a strong author brand.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Word Count Tracker (excel doc download)

Thanks for listening!

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The Speculative.Work Podcast - A reading from the Proteus Bridge by James S. Aaron

December 24, 2018

Here's a reading from the Proteus Bridge (2018). This is the first chapter in the novel. (Warning, a very frustrated parrot drops an F-bomb.)

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Speculative.Work Episode 003 - Feeling Overwhelmed as a Creative

December 16, 2018

Episode 3 - In this episode I talk about some strategies I've used to not feel so overwhelmed when taking on a new project. I focus mostly on writing a novel, but these techniques apply to any project.

As always, if you have any questions, shoot me an email at james@jamesaaron.net. Thanks for listening!

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The Speculative.Work Podcast Episode 002

December 8, 2018

Episode 2 - A bit more on resistance, series plotting, character-based plots, using templates and learning from other genres.

Books mentioned in the podcast:

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A Reading from Vesta Burning

December 3, 2018

James S. Aaron reading from the latest Legends of the Sentience Wars book, Vesta Burning, available now on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited (https://amzn.to/2PbPMu4)

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The Speculative.Work Podcast Episode 001

December 1, 2018

Episode 1 - Getting my feet wet, talking about creative resistance, getting a jump on the new year, accomplishments for November 2018 and goals for the next week.

Full notes at Speculative.Work

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