LINKS AND RESOURCES:
The Mars Run (The Pirates Series Book 1)by Chris Gerrib
Pirates of Mars (The Pirate Series Book 2) by Chris Gerrib
The Night Watch (The Pirates Series Book 3)by Chris Gerrib
Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse)by Jim C. Hines
Mechanical Failure (Epic Failure Trilogy Book 1) by Joe Zieja
Dune by Frank Herbert
How to Write Pulp Fiction by James Scott Bell
John Scalzi's Whatever
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Contact C.G. Cooper
"I’m a writer because I was a geek before being a geek was cool."
"Someone other than your mother has to read your book before you send it out into the world."
"If you’re a writer, history’s your raw material you use to make your stories."
"My hobby in the summer when school was out was to pedal my bicycle down to the library and read."
"There’s a lot of snake oil salesmen in this business. They’re telling you ‘give me money and I’ll make you famous,’ but that’s not how it works."
[01:39] How reading a bad book pushed Chris to write his own book
[03:11] The quirkiness of science fiction, combining innovative themes with odd characters
[07:12] Prologue from “The Nightwatch” read by author, Chris Gerrib
[10:38] The poetic irony of the negative reviews left on Chris’s novels
[17:47] A word of advice for writers just getting started
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