Showing posts from July, 2012

Independent Authors International

I recently joined iAi, an independent author's group with the very lofty goal of making sure its member's books are suitable for publication.The group's recent press release explains it all:

Authors’ cooperative venture changes the publishing world — again iAi to be a symbol of quality and professionalism in publishingA group of writers, marketers and designers unaffiliated with publishers have banded together to create their own publishing model, “Independent Authors International (iAi).”

The new organization, whose members hail from across the U.S. and around the world, aims to support and legitimize the independent author movement, and bring new voices to readers throughout the world.

“Recently developed technologies like e-readers and print-on-demand make it now possible for individual writers to publish books without the resources of a large commercial publishing enterprise,” says iAi spokesperson, Scott Bury.

“The iAi co-operative will help professional aut…

7 Questions: Voice Pro Mark Moseley

Most of you probably don't know this, but I have a really cool "day job" writing TV animation. As part of an effort to bring a little more of that world to this blog I asked my neighbor, talented voice professional Mark Moseley, if he wouldn't mind answering seven questions about his craft. Thankfully, he agreed (otherwise I'd find it hard not to throw the stink-eye at his house every time I drove by). Seriously though, he's a great guy and I think you'll find him as interesting as I do.

Here now, seven questions for Mark Moseley:

1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. What brought you out to Los Angeles and how did you end up doing voices for animation?

The whole thing, even though it was something I’d always wanted, was sort of a fluke. I’d become a radio DJ when I was still in high school, and after graduation, continued that as a main career path for a while. I used to dream of being a comedian when I was a kid; growing up in a small town in Mississ…

Dragonfriend Author's Birthday Book Giveaway

It's my birthday this month and, super nice guy that I am, I thought I should offer you guys a gift (hey, it's as good an excuse as any to run a giveaway). Click on over to Goodreads for a chance to win a signed copy of Dragonfriend...

Goodreads Book Giveaway Dragonfriend by Roger Eschbacher Giveaway ends July 31, 2012.
See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win