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Here, I will give advice, opinions, news, and helpful links for those who wish to break into the world of fiction writing. This podcast will be mostly about breaking into the science-fiction genre and the comic book industry.However, anyone who seeks clear and uncomplicated advice on how to jumpstart a writing career will need to listen to this show on a regular basis.

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Here, I will give advice, opinions, news, and helpful links for those who wish to break into the world of fiction writing. This podcast will be mostly about breaking into the science-fiction genre and the comic book industry.However, anyone who seeks clear and uncomplicated advice on how to jumpstart a writing career will need to listen to this show on a regular basis.

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Very Insightful

By Artstix - Nov 17 2016
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For anyone who wants to learn about the comic book industry.

Awesome, informative podcast…

By J.Rose Da Poet - Nov 30 2011
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iTunes Ratings

7 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
2
0
0
1

Very Insightful

By Artstix - Nov 17 2016
Read more
For anyone who wants to learn about the comic book industry.

Awesome, informative podcast…

By J.Rose Da Poet - Nov 30 2011
Read more
More Please!!!
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WRITING FOR ROOKIES

Latest release on Dec 15, 2015

All 27 episodes from oldest to newest

Writing for Rookies #27: The Perils of Waiting for Permission

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This episode discusses the foolhardy attitude some writers possess in regards to waiting for approval or permission to create their material. Brandon gives hard advice about being a self-starter.

Dec 15 2015

27mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 26: Cosplay is not Consent - Sexual Harassment in the Comic Book Scene

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In this episode, Brandon discusses what men can do to be allies to women and to help change the culture of sexism that sometimes runs rampant through the comic book scene. There is a need for men to engage in the discussion and become active listeners and take action when necessary.

Feb 17 2014

47mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 25: Interview with FAKE ID author Lamar Giles!

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Brandon interviews YA author Lamar Giles about his upcoming novel FAKE ID from Harper Collins. Lamar discusses his influences, his inspirations, the number of times he re-wrote his query letters and the struggles with getting an African-American male lead character past the industry gatekeepers.

Jan 17 2014

48mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 24: The Two Brandons Answer Your Questions!

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The Two Brandons answer fan-submitted questions about the creative process and finding collaborators for graphic novel projects. Honest, straightforward dialogue about the business!

Nov 25 2013

56mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 23: The TWO BRANDONS discuss the "Summer of Meh" in Movies

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Brandon Easton and Brandon Thomas discuss movies we loved and hated during the bloated summer of 2013. We get serious about geek expectations, the failures of screenwriting and what the future may hold for genre cinema in general. This two-hour juggernaut is well worth your time!!!

Sep 12 2013

1hr 56mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 22: The Two Rules of Hollywood & Nobody Reads Scripts Anymore!

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Brandon discusses Ron Marz's article regarding professionals accepting scripts at major conventions and dishes the dirt on the two rules of Hollywood: 1) No one gives a shit about you, 2) Everyone assumes you're a liar. Give it a listen. It could make all the difference in your writing career.

Jun 29 2013

17mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 21: Are Modern Geeks Entitled Whiners? (a.k.a. Critique vs. Cynicism)

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Brandon Easton wonders if geeks in the 21st century have become too spoiled and therefore ungrateful about all the wonderful movies, TV shows and books currently available? Have we lost the ability to enjoy anything?

May 02 2013

43mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 20: The Two Brandons talk Comix, Clone Wars and Zombies...

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Join comic book creators Brandon Easton and Brandon Thomas as they discuss the developments with COMIXOLOGY and indie distribution and their thoughts on STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, THE WALKING DEAD and ARROW.

Apr 05 2013

56mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 19: The Two Brandons interivew JOE ILLIDGE!

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We welcome the illustrious former Milestone/DC Comics/Archaia Entertainment editor Joe Illidge to discuss the recent high-profile departures from DC Comics, the aborted plans to kill John Stewart, and the recent creative team announcement for Quantum & Woody. Not for the faint of heart!

Mar 28 2013

1hr 13mins

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WRITING FOR ROOKIES Episode 18: The Two Brandons talk Comic Book Favorites

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Comic book creators Brandon Easton and Brandon Thomas discuss their favorite comic book series and what they look for when checking out new, unknown indie titles.

Mar 20 2013

1hr 8mins

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