AuthorTube News, Ep 004

Game of Thrones, more like Game of Noes. NaNoWriMo’s here and it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Another Kindle scam? Should Tolkien exist on the shelves? And we’re going to be watching this pot of Barnes & Noble tea.

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This Episode’s Topics

It’s National Novel Writing Month! Did you know why NaNoWriMo happens in November before the podcast?

Sources:
NaNoWriMo Wiki Statistics
https://www.wikiwrimo.org/wiki/NaNoWr…
NaNoWriMo Wiki
https://www.wikiwrimo.org/wiki/Nation…

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B Weiss at the Austin Film Festival disclosed (to the surprise of no one) how much they truly didn’t know about the GOT universe or even how to run the show.

Sources:
Original Twitter Thread: https://t.co/Xa1U3tO0Ne?amp=1
The Game of Thrones Creators Finally Admit They Truly Didn’t Know What They Were Doing
https://www.esquire.com/entertainment…
George RR Martin Thinks He’ll Finish Game of Thrones Series Before Jets or Giants Win the Super Bowl
https://comicbook.com/tv-shows/2019/1…
HBO Confirms Game of Thrones Prequel Series with Naomi Watts Is Dead
https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/10/…

Are self-published blank journals the latest scam on Kindle?

Sources:
Amazon Sellers Are Self-Publishing ‘Blank’ Books — and Turning a Big Profit
http://money.com/money/5657865/amazon…

Elemenopee- The remix of the A-B-C song has it ruined your childhood? Is it that serious?

Source:
New version of classic alphabet song changes “LMNOP” part and infuriates the internet https://www.ktvu.com/news/new-version…

Garry Disher was confronted by readers asking him why he endorsed murder.
Sources:
Being a crime writer doesn’t mean I condone murder. Do I even have to say it? https://www.theguardian.com/books/201…

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author Fonda Lee wonders should the classics share the shelves with contemporary books.
Sources:
http://epicstream.com/news/JakeVyper/…

Cents and Sensibility: The surprising truth about sales of classic novels.
https://slate.com/culture/2003/04/why…

Literature Definitions: What Makes a Book a Classic?
https://www.thoughtco.com/concept-of-…
Publisher Looks To Limit Libraries’ Collection Of New E-Books For Loan To Readers
https://cbsloc.al/361zf5k

Barnes & Noble CEO was fired and he’s suing.

Source:
B&N Pursues ‘Risky’ Move Against Fired CEO
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/b…

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—Upcoming Releases—
At the end of the cast, they gave an AuthorTube Shoutout, where preorders and newly published books by Authortubers are shown some love. In this session:

Alina Popescu is releasing Leave Me, Baby, One More Time on Nov. 27th.
Preorder: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07…

Aphrodite Lee is releasing SHATTERED a Coming of Age story Nov. 30th.
Tagline: Be Careful What You Wish For Because You Just Might Get It
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