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Apr 19, 2018

On this week’s episode, Zach and J. flip the script on their Choose Your News segment, putting J. in the driver’s seat and having him read headlines to Zach. And in the main topic, they go over their favorite productivity tools.

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News Links:

The Skull and Bones of YouTube

https://goodereader.com/blog/digital-publishing/authors-can-take-advantage-of-piracy-via-youtube

5X the Fire and Fury

http://money.cnn.com/2018/04/13/media/a-higher-loyalty-publisher-book-sales/index.html

AI – Amazon Internet

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/17/17249090/amazon-internet-web-browser-app-android-india

Amazon vs. Comic Book Man

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/comics/article/76598-comics-retailers-are-optimistic-despite-market-changes-sales-declines.html 

Interesting but not newsworthy:

https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/04/red-hot-chili-peppers-bassist-flea-is-publishing-his-memoir-this-fall/

 

Our Favorite Tools:

Slack - http://www.slack.com

Google Drive - http://drive.google.com

J.'s free Google Calendar and Gmail guide - http://theauthorcopilot.com/calendar

Scrivener - https://www.literatureandlatte.com/

Bookfunnel - http://www.bookfunnel.com

Vellum - http://www.vellum.pub

Draft2Digital Formatting - https://www.draft2digital.com/blog/draft2digital-introduces-professional-quality-ebook-templates/

Dragon Dictate - https://www.nuance.com/dragon.html

Grammarly - http://www.grammarly.com

Zach’s Noise Canceling Headphones - https://amzn.to/2JVWvH7

Zach’s Ergonomic Keyboard - https://amzn.to/2Hc1QZb

Zach’s Ergonomic Mouse - https://amzn.to/2Ha1ZfC

Zach’s iPad Keyboard Case - https://amzn.to/2H9ZwWv

Zach’s Laptop Cart - https://amzn.to/2qJ0nCl

Other Links:

The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield - http://books2read.com/u/4NRKg6

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts by Ryan Holiday - http://books2read.com/u/3yZq1Z

Write to Market: Deliver a Book That Sells by Chris Fox - http://books2read.com/u/4NRMjG

The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne - http://books2read.com/u/49PEvW

Authors on a Train - http://www.authorsonatrain.com
Sell More Books Show Summit - http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit