This month, Keith and Paul update the editing process, and we have live audio recorded at the Gaithersburg Book Festival with Keith, Rana, aois21 Creative Bianca Palmisano, and aois21 Chief of Visual Design John Mulcahy.Read More
"Where there are thoughts and ideas, there are stories."
Join aois21 Publisher Keith F. Shovlin, first-time author Paul Dickinson Russell, and first-time cover designer Rana Gainer as Paul's novel The Will of the Magi goes from a story in his head to on sale at an online bookstore near you!
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We’re one short his month as Keith and Paul welcome guests Pablo Sierra and Karen Coca of Walls of Books in Washington, DC, to discuss bookstore events. We go over everything we’ve done wrong in the past and talk about what we can do moving forward, especially with the aois21 birthday extravaganza coming up on Saturday May 13th. Check it out to get some new insight into the world of Indie Bookstores, the community surrounding them, and how to make your event a success.Read More
The Publish Me! Podcast is back with an update on the progress of The Will of the Magi. We delve deep into the imagination of Paul as we welcome aois21 Editor in Chief Corey Parker to get some answers as he edit’s Paul’s fantasy epic. Rana has completed the cover design and Paul is absolutely gushing and you will too. Give a listen as the final book comes together and be ready for it this Summer!Read More
Here we are again with the great and powerful Publish Me! podcast, now with extra host as designer Rana Gainer joins us as a new cohost. Keith, Paul, and Rana welcome Marketing specialist Christine Merser of Blue Shoe Strategy as she helps Paul decipher a launch campaign for his young adult post-medieval fantasy epic fiction book, The Will of the Magi. We also get an update from Rana about the cover design process and some notes from Paul’s beta readers.Read More
Everything is in motion with this episode of Publish Me! as Keith and Paul recap the Indiegogo campaign and welcome designer Rana Gainer as she and Paul plan out the cover design for The Will of the Magi.
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It is the final day of the campaign and we happily reached our goal just prior to Paul's birthday on January 7th. We now sit at 112% of our goal but the campaign ends tonight! Send in your contributions before these perks go away!Read More
We go deep this month as Keith and Paul welcome author Ashley Emma for a discussion of immersive research. Ashley has written several books about her experiences living in an Amish community and shares some her tips and unique knowledge on the show.Read More
We have completed the sixth week of the Indiegogo campaign for the Will of the Magi and we have reached 88% of our total! With that we are at $1,400 and have reached the third target, covering the printing costs of the first run of hardcover and paperback copies.Read More
We have completed the fifth week of the Indiegogo campaign for the Will of the Magi and we have reached 86% of our total! Find the Will of the Magi Indiegogo campaign at https://igg.me/at/aois21.Read More
We have completed the first week of the Indiegogo campaign for the Will of the Magi and we have reached 59% of our total! We have had a new contribution each day of the campaign so far and we still have a ways to go, with the campaign ending on January 21st.Read More
It’s a jam packed episode so let’s get to it as Keith and Paul introduce the cover designer for The Will of the Magi, recap the first two weeks of the Indiegogo campaign, sharing some insight, and talk with Vanessa, Megan, and Lacey, three of Paul’s Beta Readers, giving first thoughts on the first draft of the book.Read More
Thanks to a pair of donations on the lucky 13th day of the Indiegogo campaign, we have reached the second target, thus meeting the minimum level necessary to complete production of the Will of the Magi!Read More
We have completed the first week of the Indiegogo campaign for the Will of the Magi and we have reached 59% of our total!
We have had a new contribution each day of the campaign so far and we still have a ways to go, with the campaign ending on January 21st.
Find the Will of the Magi Indiegogo campaign at https://igg.me/at/aois21.Read More
It’s been a month since Paul shared the news that the book is done, so he checks in with Keith on the early stages of editing and the beginning of the beta reading process. They then welcome new aois21 Creative Thomas P. Athridge to discuss his book American Presidents at War and the many pitfalls he sustained in trying to get the book published over the past 7 years.Read More
There is much rejoicing in this episode of the Publish Me podcast. Paul has some good news and Keith visited the National Book Festival and has the audio to prove it. Big changes are in store for the months ahead, including more guests and an eventual end. Let’s do this people!Read More