Sci-fi and Self-Publishing with James R. Wells–Episode 112–August 2 2016

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Summary: On episode 112 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with award-winning sci-fi author James R. Wells. We discussed:<br> <br> * what “caving” is and how to get started;<br> * his path to publication;<br> * his debut novel, <a style="color: #000000;" href="">THE GREAT SYMMETRY</a>;<br> * pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing;<br> * creating a cover for a self-published book;<br> * what we liked about THE MARTIAN;<br> * 3 books, 2 people, and 1 life change that impacted his writing career.<br> <br> Plus, on “Today in Writing,” happy birthday to James Baldwin.<br> About our guest:<br> James R. Wells writes about the intersection of humans and the natural world. A life-long caver and outdoor adventurer, he has explored and mapped new passages in many of North America’s great caves. When not writing or with family, James can be found in a cave, on a mountain, or anywhere else outside.<br><br> James is the great-grandson of pioneering science fiction author H.G. Wells.<br>