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Month: January 2019

TWJ: Episode 1.11 – “Am I Sabotaging My Own Work?” with Ellen Campbell

January 31, 2019

Editor Ellen Campbell stops by to discuss ways that authors can improve their manuscripts before sending them out to a slushpile.

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Kingdoms of Iron and Stone Anthology Released

January 31, 2019

Keystroke Medium is proud to announce the release of its first anthology, Kingdoms of Iron and Stone. Focusing on sweeping epic fantasy, this almost 400 page eBook features a foreword by NY Times bestselling author Michael J. Sullivan. Edited by Ellen Campbell and Lauren Moore, this is Keystroke Medium’s initial foray into producing high-quality anthologies from […]

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KSM LIVE! Episode 4.04 with Matthew Mather

January 29, 2019

KSM LIVE! Episode 4.04 with Matthew Mather Best-selling speculative fiction author Matthew Mather joins the show to talk about his newest novel POLAR VORTEX!

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The Little Things in Worldbuilding

January 27, 2019

Many beginning authors consider worldbuilding as a need to flesh out an entire city, planet, or even a small spiral arm of a galaxy. They spend countless hours focusing on where to place all of the individual buildings then coming up with a “cool” name for each area. I went through this phase in the […]

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TWJ: Episode 1.10 – Revenge of the Pantsers with Steve Beauleiu

January 24, 2019

Revenge of the Pantsers, or Discovery Writing A discussion on writing from the seat of your pants with author and publisher Steve Beaulieu.

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Lies New Authors Tell Themselves

January 23, 2019

Nothing makes a professional author chuckle like listening to potential writers deciding to get into the field. Far too many think it’s easy to write a book and then have publishing companies dump shipping containers of hundred dollar bills on your front lawn. While this is a theoretical possibility (EL James comes to mind), it’s […]

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KSM Live! Episode 4.03 with Kacey Ezell & Chris Kennedy

January 22, 2019

Episode 4.03 is available for viewing featuring Kacey Ezell & Chris Kennedy discussing writing, collaborations, and working with anthologies. This episode was recorded on January 21, 2019. Enjoy!

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KSM Live! Episode 4.02

January 21, 2019

Best-selling science fiction author Scott Bartlett returns to KSM Live! to talk about his latest series, “After the Galaxy”. Watch it here, on YouTube, on the binge-friendly Season 4 page, or listen to it on Podbean.

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KSM Live! Episode 4.01 Posted

January 21, 2019

Welcome to a new season of Keystroke Medium. We kick off our new year with an hour-long discussion on how to keep your goals in mind when working on your writing. You can watch the video here or feel free to visit the overall season page to binge-watch as many videos as you’d like.

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Podcast & Radio Interviews for Authors

January 20, 2019

Most writers are familiar with general promotional channels including advertising on sites, blog exchanges, social media marketing, and having your own author website. One that slides under their radar is getting interviewed on podcasts and talk radio. Shows like Keystroke Medium will always need new and interesting material to keep their listeners tuning in. If […]

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