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Bringing Up Baby

Launching a virtual world, ahem, ‘experience’, it’s easy street. Just ask Pottermore’s Charlie Redmayne who revealed exclusively on The Naked Book that his site had shifted £1m worth of Harry Potter e-books after three days. But don’t be fooled. As Anna ‘not virtual’ Rafferty, m.d. of Penguin Digital, explained – launching a web-world is like […]

Love & The Law Go Hand In Hand

Former President Jimmy Carter is sued by a pro-Israel group for writing a book they don’t like, with serious implications for all writers… how e-book royalty rates are screwing authors…  an under-the-table copyright grab by a major publisher… and on this Valentine’s day, how the law affects romance writing! Download the show as mp3 file […]

Scott Sigler, Superstar

Scott Sigler is widely acknowledged to be the first New York Times best-selling novelist to have used the new medium of podcasting to build a large online following by giving away his self-recorded audiobooks as free, serialized podcasts. His loyal fans, who named themselves “Junkies,” have downloaded over seven million individual episodes of his stories […]

Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

Today there’s another chance to hear the entire interview with author Geoff Dyer, who the Daily Telegraph has called “the best living writer in Britain”. And Zadie Smith believes “his prose is the equal of anyone in the country – a national treasure.”  On the eve of publication of his fourth work of fiction, Jeff […]

Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives – David Eagleman

Today there’s another chance to hear our entire interview with author David Eagleman. His book Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives has been widely praised by the likes of Philip Pullman, Brian Eno and Stephen Fry.  David’s own background is unusually broad – by day, he heads the Eagleman Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine […]