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BTG025 Peeve Wars, Cambridge Talk, and Great Podcasters

Yes, believe it or not, it’s a new Behind the Grammar podcast and video. I’m making a card game called Peeve Wars. If you’d like to play an amazing card game based on pet peeves illustrated as little monsters, visit http://FundAnything.com/peevewars to learn more and help me make it happen. I also tell you about [...]

BTG 012 Manuscript Contests, Salinger, and More

This is an audio podcast. The link to the audio file may be at the bottom in some cases. Links Mentioned in This Podcast Wall Street Journal article about manuscript contests Authonomy.com Writing Excuses podcast Wired article, “The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell” Time article about Salinger

BTG007 Interview with Seth Harwood, Author of “Jack Wakes Up”

In this podcast Mignon interviews Seth Harwood, author of “Jack Wakes Up.” Seth is a trained writer, who teaches writing at San Francisco City College and Stanford. He is known as one of the leaders in online book marketing and his novel “Jack Wakes Up” came out in May. We talk about * the plot [...]

BTG005 Are Movie Studios Killing Podcasting?

SALINGER UPDATE Publishers Weekly article Associated Press story (I’m now pondering the difference between an article and a story.) PODCASTING Movie studios are posting single clips as podcasts. The worst offenders: Underworld — 1 MP3, last updated in April Street Fighter — 1 MP3, late updated in late June* Fired Up — 1 MP3, last [...]

Podcasting Is Alive and Well

A podcasting company called Podango announced a couple of days ago that they’re going under (rudely giving all their podcasters just three days notice — during the holidays — to back up and move their files). And now a few people in the industry are wringing their hands that podcasting is dead. The Quick and [...]