Creators Cast

News:
What passions do you have that pass Lisa's Ice Cream Test? Let me know!

Today's Chat:
Lindsay Buroker is a full time author. Her two best known series are Emperors Edge and Dragon Blood though she’s got a ton of others. She's also one of the co-hosts of the Sci-Fi Fantasy Marketing Podcast!


To learn more about Lindsay head over to http://www.lindsayburoker.com/

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Check out my photos from my visit to Austin, TX's graffiti wall:
www.scottking.info

Today's Chat:
Lindsay Buroker is a full time author. Her two best known series are Emperors Edge and Dragon Blood though she’s got a ton of others. She's also one of the co-hosts of the Sci-Fi Fantasy Marketing Podcast!


To learn more about Lindsay head over to http://www.lindsayburoker.com/

 

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Lisa and I had a blast at BGG.Con and I give an overview of what the convention is like.

Today's Chat:
Bryan Cohen is the creator of the hit YA series “Ted Saves the World." He also does a podcast called The Sell More Books Show, he has dozens of books focusing on creative writing, and just recently he launched a description writing service called “selling for authors."

To learn more about Bryan head over to http://bryancohen.com/

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News:
I'm back and I share what it was like to have a booth at BGG.con!

Today's Chat:
Bryan Cohen is the creator of the hit YA series “Ted Saves the World." He also does a podcast called The Sell More Books Show, he has dozens of books focusing on creative writing, and just recently he launched a description writing service called “selling for authors."

To learn more about Bryan head over to http://bryancohen.com/

Direct download: CC_069-_Bryan_Cohen_1.mp3
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News:
My newest book, "Genie vs. Djinn" is out! You can pick it up on Amazon, Kobo, iTunes, and Nook! This is most likely the final book in my Zimmah Chronicles series so now is a great time to pick up the trilogy and discover a world with genies, djinns, and world warping magic.


Today's Chat:
Board game designer Matt Leacock is back!


To learn more about Matt head over to http://www.leacock.com/

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News:
Matt Leacock's newest game, Pandemic Legacy is epic and a must buy for any gamer. We aren't even halfway through the season and have been floored by it. If you haven't already, make sure you pick-up a copy.

Today's Chat:
Matt Leacock is a board game designer known for Pandemic, Roll through the Ages, Pandemic: The Cure, and Thunderbirds. He's here to talk about how he broke into the gaming industry and what it was like to co-design Pandemic Legacy with designer Rob Daviau.


To learn more about Matt head over to http://www.leacock.com/

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News:
I'll be attending BGG.Con on November 18th through 22nd in Dallas. If you are at the convention make sure you stop by my booth on Wednesday the 18th! I'd love to meet some of you listeners in person.


Today's Chat:
Comic book creator Ryan Estrada is back!


To learn more about Ryan head over to http://www.ryanestrada.com/

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News:
If you know of anything cool to see in Fredericksburg, TX or anywhere in the Texas Hill Country, hit me up on twitter (@scottking) and let me know!


Today's Chat:
Ryan Estrada is a world traveler and comic book creator. His work has appeared in the award winning Flight anthology, he's run hit Kickstarters, and he has never shied away from his passion for creating and story telling.


To learn more about Ryan head over to http://www.ryanestrada.com/

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Today's Chat:

Author and entrepreneur Sean Platt returns to talk about his writing process!


To learn more about Sean head over to http://sterlingandstone.net/

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News:
Roll for It on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Roll-For-It-Purple-Edition/dp/B00E3S8K84/

Rodney Smith's "Watch it Played" video on how to play Roll for It:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2VQmcLKecY


Today's Chat:
Sean Platt is one of the three head honchos at Sterline and Stone, an indie publishing studio. He has written a bunch of books on his own and is writting partners with both Dave Wright and Johnny Truant. In the past year his books have topped the charts at all the major retailers and he is one of the co-host of the very popular "Self Publishing Podcast."

To learn more about Sean head over to http://sterlingandstone.net/

Direct download: CC_063-_Sean_Platt_1.mp3
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News:
Chris' 5,000 WPH App:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/5-000-words-per-hour/id991383053?mt=8


Today's Chat:
Chris Fox returns to share his writing process!

To learn more about Chris visit him at his site: http://chrisfoxwrites.com/

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News:
For your chance to win the All-New Kindle Paperwhite, head to: 

http://www.scottking.info/blog/giveaways/kindle-paperwhite-giveaway/

The contest ends on October 16th, 2015 at 8pm so make sure you visit before then!


Today's Chat:
Chris is an iOS app developer but in the past year he has been making the transition into becoming a full time author. His debut book “No Such Things as Werewolves” released just about a year ago and in that time he’s written several sequels, branched into non-fiction, and has an entirely new scifi series on the way.

To learn more about Chris visit him at his site: http://chrisfoxwrites.com/

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News:
My book "Mermaids vs. Unicorns" releases tomorrow!

Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/Mermaids-vs-Unicorns-Chronicles-Adventure-ebook/dp/B011M976EA/
Kobo: https://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/mermaids-vs-unicorns
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/mermaids-vs.-unicorns/id1019543012?mt=11

If you didn't read "Cupcakes vs. Brownies" then visit your favorite ebook dealer and pick it up for free!


Today's Chat:
Science fiction author Tobias Buckell is back to talk about his writting process!

To learn more about Tobias or to follow him online head over to his website at: http://www.tobiasbuckell.com/

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News:
You can sign-up for the World Wide Photowalk here:
http://kelbyone.com/photowalk/

It's free, fun, and meant for anyone who likes taking photos.


Today's Chat:
This week I sit down with science fiction author Tobias Buckell. Tobias is a New York Times Bestselling author and has been nominated for a both a Hugo and a Nebula. Dozens of his short stories have been published in magazines and anthologies. To check out some of his work head over to his website at: http://www.tobiasbuckell.com/

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News:
Got a moment of zen in your creation process where you don't stress and are at peace with what you've created? I want to know! Email me: scottking@scottking.info


Today's Chat:
Isaac Vega the Lead Game Designer and Art Director for Plaid Hat Games is BACK. This time we are talking all things ASHES: RISE OF THE PHOENIXBORN! Ashes is one of my favorite games to be released this past summer and in this episode Isaac shares the secrets behind his design process as well as what inspired him to design the game.

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News:
You can checkout Rodney Smith's indiegogo for Watch it Played here...
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/watch-it-played-season-5


Today's Chat:
This week I sit down with Isaac Vega. Isaac is the Lead Game Designer and Art Director for Plaid Hat Games. He is best known for being one of the designers of Dead of Winner, for designing Bioshock Infinite: Seige of Columbia and for designing this summer's hit card game, Ashes: Rise of the Phoenix.

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Chris Michaud from the Flip the Table podcast is back! Not only does he walk through how he and the other cast members record each show, but he also particpates in the first ever solo version of WRONG SCATTERGORIES! Don't miss this episode!

You can listen to episodes of Flip the Table here:

http://tableflipsyou.blogspot.com/p/podcast.html

 

 

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Chris Michaud from the Flip the Table podcast joins us to share the deepest darkest secrets about the the otherside of gaming. In this episode, Chris talks about how the podcast was founded and why he and the other cast members decided to focus on retro games.

You can listen to episodes of Flip the Table here:

http://tableflipsyou.blogspot.com/p/podcast.html

Direct download: CC_055-_Chris_Michaud_1.mp3
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Suzanne is back to talk about everything GenCan't. In this episode she explains the origins of the online convention as well as talks about what it is like to plan a virtual convention.

To get involved with GenCan't visit:

http://www.gencant.com/

 

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Suzanne is a YouTuber for the Dice Tower network. She best known for being the go-to person for mobile board games and contributes segments for Board Game Breakfast and Board Game Blender. She also created and manages the very popular GenCan't an online virtual board game convention.

To learn more about GenCan't visit:
http://www.gencant.com/

 

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Game designer and publisher Ignacy Trzewiczek is back! This time he's sharing his process for designing games as well as the publication cycle at Portal Games.

Find out more about Ignacy and Portal Games at: http://portalgames.pl/

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This week I chat with board game designer and publisher Ignacy Trzewiczek. Ignacy is the founder of Portal Games, a Poland based company that used to specialize in RPG's but now focuses soley on board games. He is best known for designing Imperial Settlers and Neuroshima Hex but is also behind such awesome games as The Witcher Adventer Game and Robinson Crusoe.

Find out more about Ignacy and Portal Games at: http://portalgames.pl/

Direct download: CC_051_-_Ignacy_Trzewiczek_1.mp3
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Ajna Adams:
Ajna Adams the social media manager for Kelby One and this week she is back! She's got great advice on how she handles Kelby One's accounts as well as tips for how you can better manage your social media and brand.

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Creators Cast Survey:
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Ajna Adams:
This week I talk with Ajna Adams. Ajna is the social media manager for Kelby One a large company that deal with photography eductation. Kelby One produces weekly web shows, two large annual conventions, online classes, and live seminars. As the social media manager Anja is on the front lines making tweets, gaining likes, and keeping an eye out for what's hot and what's not in social media.

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Creators Cast Survey:
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Sandra Tayler:
Sandra Tayler is back! This time around she is chating about her process in working with an artist on her picture books as well as discusing the ins and outs of layout books and graphic novels while dealing with printing, shipping, and distribution.

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Creators Cast Survey:
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Sandra Tayler:
This week I chat with Sandra Tayler. Sandra has written two children's picture books, published two essay books, and has several middle grade novels in the works. In addition she runs the behind the scenes buisness side of the very popular webcomic Schlock Mercenary.

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Matt Riddle is back! This time he shares with us the process that he and Ben Pinchback use when designing and developing a game as well as some useful tips on how to pitch to a publisher!

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This week I chat with game designer Matt Riddle. Matt is the co-designer of Fleet, Eggs and Empires, Floating Market, and a bunch of other games that are soon to be released. 

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Ben Pinchback back! This time he shares with us the process that he and Matt Riddle use when designing and developing a game as well as some useful tips on how to pitch to a publisher!

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This week I chat with game designer Ben Pinchback. Ben is the co-designer of Fleet, Eggs and Empires, Floating Market, and a bunch of other games that are soon to be released. 

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Author, podcaster, entrepenour Joanna Penn is back! This time she shares the inner workings of how she plans and writes her books as well as discusses some of what it takes to publish and market them.

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This week I sit down with New York Times and USA Today best selling author Joanna Penn. Best known for her supernatural thriller novels, Joanna has also made a big splash on the indie scene and has been a strong proponent of self publishing. Her podcast, The Creative Penn, is a top rated show and she's published multiple books aimed at helping writers learn the marketing and business side of publishing.

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Kazu Kibuishi is back to discuss his comic making process. From conception to publication, we focus in on how he has been able to produce a new Amulet graphic novel for the past seven years, which is no easy feet.

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This week I sit down with comic creator Kazu Kibuishi. Kazu is best known for his hit graphic novel series Amulet, but in comic circles his other books Copper, Flight, and Daisy Kutter are just as revered.

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Novelist Matt Forbeck is back to discuss his written process. We cover how he actually writes his novels as well as what its like to work with licensed properites like Halo, Dungeons and Dragons, and Magic the Gathering.

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This week I sit down with novelst and game designer Matt Forbeck. Matt is a NY Times best selling author who has written over 28 novel and has designed over 200 games. His newest release "Halo: Bloodline" is just one of the many tie-in novels he has written over his career.

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Cartoonist Stephen McCranie is back to discuss his writing and drawing process for making comics. Specifically we focus in on how he managed to crank out so many pages of "Space Boy" in such a little amount of time.

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This week I sit down with cartoonist Stephen McCranie. Stephen is best known for his graphic novel series Mal & Chad and recnetly won the $30,000 Webtoons contest with his new comic "Space Boy."

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John Arnold of Handelabra Games is back to talk about the producion cycle of gaming apps, with a focus on what it was like to develop the Sentinels of the Multiverse digital game.

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This week I sit down with Jon Arnold of Handelabra Games. John is the Vice Presdient and the lead coder for the development studio, which is best known for producing the digital app version of Sentinels of the Multiverse. 

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Chaz Marler is back to talk about how he writes and films Pair of Dice Paradise!

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This week I sit down with youtuber Chaz Marler. Chaz is a board game reviewer and comentator best known for his channel Pair of Dice Paradise.

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Dawn Griffin, the cartoonist behind Zorphbert & Fred, is back to talk about tabling at comic conventions, her writting & art processes, and about the amount of work it takes to self publish a book!

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This week I sit down with graphic designer and cartoonist Dawn Griffin. Dawn is best known for her comic Zorphbert & Fred & for being the artist on the Abby's Adventures books. 

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Garrett is back to talk about what its like to produce a podcast as well as talk about the industry as as speculate on the video game media industry as a whole. If you ever wanted to know about esports, casting, and the future of gaming then this is the episode to listen to!

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This week I chat with Garrett Weinzierl. Garrett is a podcaster and Blizard Fanboy, but in the good kind of way! His podcast cover the full gambit of games published by Blizard though Angry Chicken, his podcast dedicated to Hearthstone, has become his breakthrough hit.

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Rodney Smith of "Watch it Played" returns to give a run through of how he produces his rules videos and play through series. If you ever wanted to know how much work it takes to record and shoot a web show then this is the episode to listen to!

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This week I chat with youtuber and photography educator Rodney Smith who is best known for his web series "Watch it Played." In addition to the work he does for his own channel, he is also hired by publishers to produce videos that explain the rules to board games. 

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Photography and writer Nicole Young returns to talk about her process in planning a book, shooting it, writing it, laying it out, and marketing. If you ever wanted to know what goes into planing a non fiction book this is the episode to listen to!

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