A talk and interview show with host, author Gerald Everett Jones, and guest authors, publishers, and book promoters.
GP830 - Free Speech and Self Expression
Host Gerald Everett Jones and his co-hosts Cheyenne Cockrell and Thomas Page have a roundtable discussion about responsible debate and the free flow of information. What are the limits on self-expression? #amwriting #selfpub #podcast For example: Does it mean total freedom? What about "Fire!" in a crowded theater? Is there a difference between gossip and slander? Libel? Plagiarism? Fair use? How might satire and parody be an exception? Fan fiction? What about PC labels? Rights to privacy for the deceased?
AB801 Preacher Fakes a Miracle - Preview
Our show host, author Gerald Everett Jones, reads from the second book in his Evan Wycliff Mystery series, Preacher Fakes a Miracle. The event at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena was sponsored by the Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC). #mysterythriller #booklovers #amwriting #selfpub #podcast getpublishedradio.com
AB809 Choke Hold Audiobook Preview
The medical examiner said Hank Ellis died of heart failure from the stress of being arrested.
In his own home.
The city settled, the finding never changed.
These days they often just copy this finding for each new death by choke hold. The coroner's task is to determine whether the person died of a natural causes or "at the hands of another." The heart attack finding points to natural causes, which gets the killer off the hook.
GP810 How Should Authors Go Forward? with Smith Publicity
Host Gerald Everett Jones and cohost A. G. Billig talk with Mike Onorato, VP of Smith Publicity, about what's changed and what hasn't in the head-spinning, noisy marketplace of book promotion. #selfpub #amwriting #booklovers
GP809 Writing a Memoir
It's not surprising that many first-time authors want to do their memoirs. And memoir is an extremely popular genre with readers these days. Our host Gerald Everett Jones talks with cohost journalist Cheyenne Cockrell about how to navigate the choppy waters of such reality-based stories. #amwriting #selfpub #podcast
The memoir Gerald wrote with Rebecca Schaper - The Light in His Soul: Lessons from My Brother's Schizophrenia - was #1 Amazon Hot New Release when it was released in 2018.
GP808 Challenges and Answers
In a spirited Q&A session, show host Gerald Everett Jones and co-host Cheyenne Cockrell debate questions and concerns from aspiring authors and self-publishers. What's the difference between a situation and a story? What's the difference between literature and entertainment? Should books and movies carry messages? What is the world's shortest novel? #amwriting #selfpub #podcast
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