Vance Bastian

Vance Bastian

Backstory Outtakes: Beneath the Fiction
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Anecdotes and articles from the life of a storyteller and publishing professional.
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Bio
I write fiction and narrate audiobooks. I'm also a founding host of the WROTE Podcast (WRitten On The Edge) where we give voice to all LGBTQ storytellers and genres. I love dogs. I'm allergic to cats,...
Genre This – Romance
Answers for Authors Genre This - Romance I've interviewed over 80 authors for the WROTE podcast. I've self-published. AND... I'm a production editor for a...
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Data Collection Equals More Readers
Originally sent to the Listener Insider Mailing List on August 18, 2016. Sign up on the right to receive these in your inbox! I've interviewed...
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Social Book Discovery
Answers for Authors Social Book Discovery? I've interviewed over 70 authors for the WROTE podcast.  I've self-published. AND... I'm a production editor for a small,...
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Are You a Minion or an Overlord?
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Guest at a Book Club
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The Self-Pubber’s Earnings
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Advances, Royalties, and You
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It’s All in the Contract
Originally sent to the Listener Insider Mailing List on July 28, 2016. Sign up on the right to receive these in your inbox! I've interviewed...
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Marketing the Self
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Covers with Staying Power
Originally sent to the Listener Insider Mailing List on July 14, 2016. Sign up on the right to receive these in your inbox! I've interviewed...
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How a Managing Editor Keeps it All Organized
How a Managing Editor Keeps it All Organized
Originally sent to the Listener Insider Mailing List on July 7, 2016. Sign up on the right to receive these in your inbox! Answers for...
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Retooling, and Answers for Authors
Retooling, and Answers for Authors
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Writing with the Hound, part 1
Writing with the Hound, part 1
It’s Day 9 of National Novel Writing Month. There’s a gigantic Irish hound chewing on a knotted rope across the room from me. Not just...
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2015 October Platform Challenge: Day 31 – Leave a Comment
This came into my inbox: 2015 October Platform Challenge (link). I almost deleted it. Almost. Then the voice on my left shoulder (we'll call him...
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2015 October Platform Challenge: Day 30 – Step Away for Your Writing
This came into my inbox: 2015 October Platform Challenge (link). I almost deleted it. Almost. Then the voice on my left shoulder (we'll call him...
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2015 October Platform Challenge: Day 29 – Join Another Social Media Site
This came into my inbox: 2015 October Platform Challenge (link). I almost deleted it. Almost. Then the voice on my left shoulder (we'll call him...
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Bio

I write fiction and narrate audiobooks. I’m also a founding host of the WROTE Podcast (WRitten On The Edge) where we give voice to all LGBTQ storytellers and genres.

I love dogs. I’m allergic to cats, but find them endlessly fascinating.

I love my gym time. As in, I actually love challenging myself to get stronger. Conversely, my inner introvert is terrified of locker rooms. FML.

If I could be any supernatural archetype I’d be a… werewolf shaman, a wizard, or a mischievous sidhe. Can’t pick just one. Sorry.

I love D&D, Superhero RPGs, and video games based on those two genres.

I also like guys. If you ever find a gay superheroes in D&D video game – hook me the mother-truckin’ hell up.

I swear in my fiction. I may eventually drop an f-bomb on this site. Until then, I’ll try to keep it a little clean.

I’ll probably fail to keep it clean.