Monday, January 29, 2007

Coffee House to Go - January 29, 2007 - Round Table

Coffee House to Go episode #19b.

ESC! Magazine's monthly Podcast for writers and the Small Press community featuring readings of poetry, short fiction, interviews and reviews as well as featured music from independent bands and musicians.

Round Table Discussion:

In TWiT (#79 link), novelist and tech writer Jerry Pournelle made some very interesting comments about the book publishing business, copy protection and the "mid-list" author.

In this episode of Coffee House to Go, our panel discusses these issues ... and more.

Special Guests:

LB Sedlacek - Poet, Publisher of poetry chapbooks over at Assume Nothing Press, Blogger and Editor and Publisher of The Poetry Market E-zine and, of course, a regular contributor to the news segment of this podcast.

Bob Potter - Communications Instructor, Novelist, Short Story Writer

With special thanks to Leo Laporte, Jerry Pournelle and the TWiT Gang.

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Read More:
> Jerry Pournelle
> Assume Nothing Press
>> "Peripheral Visions"
>> "Average Bears"
> The Long Tail (Wikipedia)
> Chris Anderson
> Leo Laporte
> Henry David Thoreau - "Walden"
> Stephen King - "The Plant" (Wikipedia)
> Dan Brown
> John Grisham
> Richard Paul Evans - "Christmas Box"
> / Bob Young (Wikipedia)
> Barnes and Noble
> Project Pulp (Closed?) (OLD:

Music Played in this Episode:

"Almost Everything" by Uma Floresta

"Lonesome Trails Part Two" by Rob Potter

"Santa Claudia" by Simpatico

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  • I have greatly enjoyed this round table. I have a question that seems was touched on but not really explored. The audio rights include also say "Radio Dramatizations". What is a difference from an audio book and an audio dramatization? How would this affect the small press?

    By Blogger WNDR Wolf, at January 31, 2007 at 8:50 AM  

  • Now that I look at that I see that is really a different topic all together.

    By Blogger WNDR Wolf, at January 31, 2007 at 8:51 AM  

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