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From the writing desk of award-nominated and award-winning authors and podcasters Philippa Ballantine and Tee Morris comes The Shared Desk, a writer's show that explores collaboration, science fiction, fantasy, and just about anything that catches their fleeting attention spans.
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Episode #73: Something Old, Something New
Sorry for the skip in the weeks. We’ve been kind of busy these past few weeks. Let us bring you up to speed!
00:00 — Introduction
Creeping towards Show #100….
Missed a week here and there, but we are on a….somewhat regular-ish schedule?
Sure, we got some feedback in the hopper, but we’re going to focus on something else…
Pip’s got a new book out! Have you got your copy of Immortal Progeny yet?
Tee’s trying to keep up with writing, but his Dad has not been making things easy…
The K.T. Brisket has been perfected. So we’re waiting for K.T. to come back for another visit!
03:58 — Episode 73: Something Old, Something New
I ask again—have you got your copy of Immortal Progeny yet?
This is her first solo book since Harbinger!
A synopsis…with drop-in’s.
What took this book so long?
Pip goes deep into an epic fantasy locked in a religious war, and two more are coming…
While Pip has been working on Immortal Progeny, Tee gets tapped by Wiley Publishing again!
Podcasting for Dummies, 2nd Edition hit the shelves over a decade ago.
On the third royalty check for this decade-old book, Tee started making calls.
In February, offers were made. In March, contracts were signed.
Coming to shelves in September 2017 — Podcasting for Dummies, 3rd Edition. BETTER. STRONGER. FASTER.
Anyone remember the iRiver?
Updating a decade-old book…
So what happened today? Somebody asked Tee about Billibub Baddings.
Tee’s done with Billi. Here’s why…
But if Tee wants to move forward, why is he going back to Podcasting for Dummies?
What sets The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences apart from Billi or Rafe? More stories, more opportunities…
When working on titles, it’s not about the art. It’s about paying bills. It’s about survival. It’s about business.
A lesson for writers with Elizabeth Bear from Edgar Allan Poe…
Tee doesn’t want to phone it in…and there was a nagging voice Tee was haunted by…
Even Pip wants Tee to get back to DOPE.
A full plate. That is what is going on in 2017—a full friggin’ plate.
Tee is picking a direction. It is forward.
31:46 — Writers Off the Clock
We prefer to be positive in our Writers Off the Clock segment…but we’re talking about Marvel’s Iron Fist.
Was it the whitewashing? Nope. Was it Finn Jones? Nope. (But he did not help his case at all.)
WHO’S TO BLAME? THE WRITERS!
Iron Fist is what happens when a project is rushed.
PROPS TO THE LADIES!!!