Archive for January, 2009

More praise for podcast novels from Time

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

You’ve gotta love this title: Podcasting Your Novel: Publishing’s Next Wave? It’s from Time.com, a company that can’t seem to get enough coverage of the changing face of publishing. We’ll take it. In this new article, the author explores the careers of J.C. Hutchins, Mur Lafferty, and Scott Sigler. It also promotes the hell out […]

Celtic-style bum-rush the charts!

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Time for another BUM RUSH THE CHARTS! On Feb. 1st (this Sunday): purchase The Fox by Arlene Radasky and The Mark of a Druid by Rhonda R Carpenter from Amazon.com via these links. Notice that word AND. Yes, of course you can purchase either of these books, but Arlene and Rhonda are hoping that fans […]

Scott Sigler on a possible future of publishing

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

You know that Scott hit the NY Times Best Seller list a few weeks back. Recently, he was interviewed by fellow podiobook author Travis Heermann. The text of the interview covers a wide range of topics, from author-branding, writing horror & biological sci-fi, plus a glimpse of where Scott sees the publishing industry heading: My […]

Time Magazine is singing new New Publishing tune

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

There’s a great story on Time.com that talks about the changing face of book publishing. It’s been widely reported and/or speculated that the print industry is dead or dying. Is it? …publishing isn’t dying. But it is evolving, and so radically that we may hardly recognize it when it’s done. Literature interprets the world, but […]

The Zombie Chronicles nominated for zombie award!

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Reposted from James Melzer’s blog on the Community section of Podiobooks.com. I am pleased to announce that The Zombie Chronicles has been nominated for a DEAD LETTER AWARD by the fine folks at MAIL ORDER ZOMBIE! The DEAD LETTER AWARDS celebrate the best in zombie movies and media from 2008 and TZC is nominated in […]

Ancient Prophecy, Book 3 of the Targa Trilogy

Monday, January 26th, 2009

The third book in Richard S. Tuttle’s Targa trilogy is now starting up: Ancient Prophecy. Ages ago, elves and dwarves unknowingly migrated between Universes via a Junction. Jenneva and Egam believe they have found a Junction and plan a trip with Alexander to test the theory and investigate the origins of the elves and dwarves. […]

The Prophet of Panamindorah, Book III Fire and Flood

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Abigail Hilton has built up quite the following with her fantasy series The Prophet of Panamindorah. Now the third book is out — Fire and Flood: Nothing unites old enemies like new ones. This is especially true for the inhabitants of Panamindorah as they begin to set aside their differences to fight their true enemies. […]

Podiobooks 2.0 Will Be Open Source

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

I’m happy to announce that the next iteration of the Podiobooks.com codebase will be an open source project, released under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. We’re redesigning the system from the ground up, taking lessons learned from the last four years and folding them into a fresh batch of binary goodness for all you folks to […]

Hard Boiled Headline

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Greg Crites is back. This time it’s with a story he’s not hiding with the “Adults Only” titles. It’s called Hard Boiled Headline: And what is this novel about you ask? Is this more nonsense? Uh, no… yeah… maybe. Heh! If you are looking for Dunkin, or Devlin, or Gabe—this is not it. This book […]

Boone Barnaby is COMPLETE!

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Yes, I know we just started releasing episodes yesterday. Regardless of that, Joe Cottonwood has posted the last three episodes in Boone Barnaby. Now you can nab all 11 episodes at your leisure!