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Writers on writing. The Dead Robots' Society, a gathering of writers podcasting to other aspiring writers, hoping to help each other along the way to the promised land of publication.

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Writers on writing. The Dead Robots' Society, a gathering of writers podcasting to other aspiring writers, hoping to help each other along the way to the promised land of publication.

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You’ve got to like Squirrels and Tangents

By Nenalynn - Apr 10 2019
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Dead Robot’s Society is my go to writer’s podcast for pearls of wisdom and some seriously funny entertainment. With Terry’s squirrel brain and Paul’s tangents it keeps my attention from beginning to end. If you don’t like unprofessional humor, swear words and the occasional jabs at each other this isn’t the podcast for you. Find a more clean cut professional podcast. But for me this is absolutely awesome. When I am up at 5:30 in the morning getting ready for work these two goofballs help put me in a good mode and get me ready to face the day. Hands down entertaining and informative.

Fantastic show

By travishall456 - May 10 2017
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If you want to know the nitty gritty about self publishing, this is the podcast for you.

iTunes Ratings

75 Ratings
Average Ratings
59
7
3
3
3

You’ve got to like Squirrels and Tangents

By Nenalynn - Apr 10 2019
Read more
Dead Robot’s Society is my go to writer’s podcast for pearls of wisdom and some seriously funny entertainment. With Terry’s squirrel brain and Paul’s tangents it keeps my attention from beginning to end. If you don’t like unprofessional humor, swear words and the occasional jabs at each other this isn’t the podcast for you. Find a more clean cut professional podcast. But for me this is absolutely awesome. When I am up at 5:30 in the morning getting ready for work these two goofballs help put me in a good mode and get me ready to face the day. Hands down entertaining and informative.

Fantastic show

By travishall456 - May 10 2017
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If you want to know the nitty gritty about self publishing, this is the podcast for you.

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Dead Robots' Society

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Writers on writing. The Dead Robots' Society, a gathering of writers podcasting to other aspiring writers, hoping to help each other along the way to the promised land of publication.

DRS Episode 359 - 6 Rules For Writing

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Paul, Scott, and Terry discuss Robert Sawyer's take on Heinlein's venerated "5 Rules of Writing."
See the article here:
http://www.sfwriter.com/ow05.htm

Jun 05 2015

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DRS Episode 396 - Ritualistic Writing

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Terry, Scott (yes, he actually showed up), and Paul discuss topics of routine, rituals, and the science of finding your creative spaces, atmospheres, and etc.

Apr 22 2016

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DRS Episode 499 - 5 Things

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Terry and Paul discuss 5 things they try and avoid in their writing.

Jun 20 2018

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DRS Episode 401- Nora Roberts' "The Obsession"

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Terry, Scott, and Paul discuss Nora Roberts' The Obsession.

Jun 09 2016

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DRS Episode 554 – Interview With Charles E “Chuck” Gannon

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Author Dr. Charles E “Chuck” Gannon joins Terry and Paul to discuss writing, worlds, collaboration, and other insanity.

Jul 25 2019

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DRS Episode 521 - The Multiplot Problem

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Paul asks the question: can you recycle conceits and characters?

Nov 28 2018

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DRS Episode 550 - Common Sense Characters

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Terry rage quits reading a book and Paul finds out why.

Jun 19 2019

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DRS Episode 403–Future of the Show and Other Topics

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Terry and Paul discuss the changes to the show format, B&N’s 3rd impending bankruptcy, and publishing plans.

Jun 23 2016

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DRS Episode 410 - Fear And Loathing And Beta Readers

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Terry and Paul converse about beta readers, a suggested topic from our listeners.

Aug 11 2016

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DRS Episode 406--Arcs of Misery, Elation, Success, and Failure

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Paul and Terry discuss the results of the Hedonometer Project and its analysis of emotional arcs in fiction.

Jul 14 2016

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DRS Episode 490 - Stereotypes and Archetypes

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Terry and Paul wade into the morass of fundamentally linked terms.

Apr 18 2018

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DRS Episode 530 - Setting The Stage

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How do you make that setting pop and help your characters come alive? Terry and Paul pontificate.

Jan 30 2019

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DRS Episode 457 - Growing As A Storyteller

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Paul and Terry discuss growing as a storyteller, how to tackle larger tales, and to not sweat the small stuff.

Aug 03 2017

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DRS Episode 388 - Nuts and Bolts Not Franks And Beans

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Terry and Paul discuss a myriad of writing craft topics and for the first time ever, actually agree on most of them.

Feb 19 2016

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DRS Episode 480 - The Exposition!

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Paul and Terry discuss exposition, what it is, and how NOT to use it.

Jan 10 2018

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DRS Episode 386 - Howie To Be A Writer

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Terry, Paul, and Scott pore over Hugh Howie's essay "So You Want To Be A Writer?". In addition, Terry struggles with living "cheaply," Scott destroys the internet, and Paul wants a singing career.

Feb 06 2016

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DRS Episode 468 - Plot Knots!

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Paul and Terry discuss how to handle plot holes, untying troublesome plot knots, and plots in general. No stories were harmed during the recording of this episode.

Oct 18 2017

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DRS Episode 420 - Attack of the L Word!

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Paul and guest host Charlie Brown discuss and suggest "literary fiction" titles for genre readers and writers.

Oct 19 2016

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DRS Episode 491 -Betas and Side Trips

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Terry and Paul revisit beta readers and take a few detours along the way.

Apr 26 2018

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DRS Episode 239 - Deja  Vu All Over Again With Recurring Characters

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Paul and Terry talk about the trials and tribulations of writing characters that span multiple books. Enjoy.

Sep 10 2012

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DRS Episode 564 - Revising Our Revisions!

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Terry and Paul explore their revision processes and try to find one that works better than what they currently have. *spoiler alert*--they fail.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Nov 28 2019

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DRS Episode 563 - Pacing, Action Beats, Adventure!

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Terry and Paul discuss tricks of pacing, action beats, and, well, yes, adventure.

Like the show? Considering becoming a Patreon patron or purchasing one of our stories and thanks for watching.

Support us on Patreon - http://patreon.com/drspodcast

Paul's Amazon Page - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Nov 21 2019

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DRS Episode 562 - SEQUELS!?!!

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Paul and Terry handle a question from the Facebook group. Beware--semantic wars will now ensue.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Nov 16 2019

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DRS Episode 561 - Paul on pain meds

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Shortly after an appendectomy, and on pain meds, Paul makes the mistake of giving Terry a call...

Nov 13 2019

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DRS Episode 560 - Catching Up

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Paul and Terry play catchup after a several forced sabbaticals.

Nov 05 2019

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DRS Episode 559 - Catching Up

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Terry and Paul return after a forced sabbatical.

Sep 18 2019

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DRS Episode 558 - Universal Squirrels

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DRS Episode 558 - Universal Squirrels

Paul and Terry sleepwalk their way through a variety of topics before settling on universal squirrels. Take a listen to find out what those are.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Aug 30 2019

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DRS Episode 557 - And...more tech support hell

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Paul and Terry meander through a series of topics while Paul attempts not to lose his mind. He might even succeed.

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Support us on Patreon - http://patreon.com/drspodcast

Paul's Amazon Page - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Aug 26 2019

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DRS Episode 556 - More than a few words with Glynn Stewart

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DRS Episode 556 - More than a few words with Glynn Stewart

Author Glynn Stewart joins Terry and Paul to discuss a variety of sci-fi topics including suspense and writing multiple series.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Aug 13 2019

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DRS Episode 555 - Just Call Tech Support

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Paul and Terry discuss space station design, ship design, moons, and other esoterica while Terry tries not to choke.

Aug 01 2019

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DRS Episode 554 – Interview With Charles E “Chuck” Gannon

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Author Dr. Charles E “Chuck” Gannon joins Terry and Paul to discuss writing, worlds, collaboration, and other insanity.

Jul 25 2019

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DRS Episode 553 - Babbling Amidst A Sea of Characters

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We're back! After nearly two weeks of technical issues, the show returns with an exhausted Paul and a far too amused Terry. Enjoy the punch-drunkenness.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Jul 18 2019

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DRS Episode 552 - Incorporation? LLC? WTF? Interview With Joe Solari

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DRS Episode 552 - Incorporation? LLC? WTF? Interview With Joe Solari

Joe Solari -- https://joesolari.com/

Writers generally suck at business. Joe Solari, someone who actually knows business, schools Terry and Paul on what to do and what not to do.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Jul 05 2019

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DRS Episode 551 - Sex Robots, Ethics, Drivelings, and Brain Bleach

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As usual, a flippant remark spawns an episode.

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Paul's new novel "Derelict: Destruction" - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Paul's author page - http://amzn.to/2wm3v9W

Jun 27 2019

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DRS Episode 550 - Common Sense Characters

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Terry rage quits reading a book and Paul finds out why.

Jun 19 2019

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DRS Episode 549 - Malorie Cooper Sees The Future

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Author Malorie Cooper joins Terry and Paul to discuss the Aeon14 universe as well as AI evolution and futurism.

Malorie Cooper - https://www.aeon14.com/

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Paul's new novel "Derelict: Destruction" - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Paul's author page - http://amzn.to/2wm3v9W

Jun 13 2019

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DRS Episode 548 - Sick and Stupid

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Paul has con-crud and is barely conscious. He and Terry stumble through a slew of crazy.

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Paul's new novel "Derelict: Destruction" - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Paul's author page - http://amzn.to/2wm3v9W

Jun 06 2019

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DRS Episode 547 - Who Owns The Content? (GoT)

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After receiving a slew of emails and messages regarding the "Game of Thrones" series finale, Terry Mixon and Paul E Cooley consider the question: "Who Owns The Content?"

[disclaimer: neither of us watch the show]

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Paul's new novel "Derelict: Destruction" - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Paul's author page - http://amzn.to/2wm3v9W

Jun 01 2019

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DRS Episode 546 - Revenge of Archivos!

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Our good friend, bad ass narrator, the man with the voice of melted butter and the energy of an asteroid impact, Dave Robison joins us to talk story, Archivos, and a discount offer for DRS listeners.

Dave Robison and Archivos - https://www.archivos.digital

Like the show? Considering becoming a Patreon patron or purchasing one of our stories and thanks for watching.

Support us on Patreon - http://patreon.com/drspodcast

Paul's new novel "Derelict: Destruction" - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Paul's author page - http://amzn.to/2wm3v9W

May 22 2019

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DRS Episode 545 - Do Androids Dream Of Fleshy Humans?

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DRS Episode 545 - Do Androids Dream Of Fleshy Humans?

What makes your science fiction and fantasy sing? Having different cultures (and/or species) bumping into one another, either through conflict or cooperation. Face it. Everything goes better with Klingons.

Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".

Paul's new novel "Derelict: Destruction" - https://amzn.to/2jJ4yek

Terry's new novel with Glynn Stewart "Bound By Honor" - https://amzn.to/2KpYBiW

Terry's author page - http://amzn.to/2mj8Eua

Paul's author page - http://amzn.to/2wm3v9W

May 15 2019

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