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Episode 63: Justin Sloan

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Justin SloaneEpisode 63, release date Monday 15th May, 2017

Justin Sloan is a video game writer, novelist, and screenwriter.

He studied writing at the Johns Hopkins University ‘MA in Writing' program and at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Professional Program in Screenwriting.

Additionally, he has published short fiction and poetry.

Justin was in the Marines for five years and has lived in Japan, Korea, and Italy.

He recently gave up his day-job to go full-time as an author.

Find Out More:

1) Justin's website: http://www.justinsloanauthor.com/

2) Follow Justin on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JustinSloanAuthor

3) Follow Justin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/justinmsloan

4) Justin's Goodreads profile: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/9772692.Justin_Sloan

5) Justin's Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Justin-Sloan/e/B00OJPAM0K

6) The Creative Writing Career website: http://creativewritingcareer.com/

7) Justin's YouTube Channel ‘The Sloan Zone': https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7-f7OkD-MudUjBLINdRdIw

8) Justin's podcast: http://creativewritingcareer.com/

9) Blog interview with Justin: http://yudhanjaya.com/2017/04/justin-sloan-interview-the-road-to-150000-words-a-month/

Talking Points:

1) Justin's job-quitting announcement:

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2) Justin's YouTube channel introduction:

3) Justin's work with military veterans: https://creativewritingcareer.wordpress.com/category/military-veterans/

4) Brandon Sanderson is one of Justin's favourite authors https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brandon-Sanderson/e/B001IGFHW6/

5) Book promo sites:

Book Barbarian http://bookbarbarian.com/

FreeBooksy https://www.freebooksy.com/

Booksends http://booksends.com/advertise.php

6) Story beats explained https://timstout.wordpress.com/story-structure/blake-snyders-beat-sheet/

7) Michael Anderle, one of Justin's writing partners https://www.amazon.co.uk/Michael-Anderle/e/B017J2WANQ

Michael's 20booksto50k Facebook group is highly recommended https://www.facebook.com/groups/781495321956934/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-this-book-is-brought-to-you-by/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Monday 12th November Shaun Stevens - self-published fantasy author here.

Monday 19th November Tim Lewis [Take 2] - moving from fiction to non-fiction and how to set up a great non-fiction launch here.

Monday 26th November Clare Lydon [Take 2] - creating a major breakthrough as a writer of lesbian fiction here.

Monday 3rd December Alissa Grosso - writing YA and non-fiction here.

From Monday 3rd December, interview episodes revert to monthly.

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