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Sterling & Stone is the creative home to Sean Platt, David Wright, and Johnny B. Truant. We write horror and sci-fi at Collective inkwell, everything at Realm & Sands and stuff for our children under the pen name Guy Incognito.

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SPP195 Multi-Sense Storytelling and Expanding Your Reach with Cameron Drew

[audio mp3http://sterlingandstone.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/SPP195Multi-SenseStorytellingandExpandingYourReachwithCameronDrew.mp3"][/audio] Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, the guys talk to Cameron Drew, who works for a company that allows writers to create soundtracks for their writing – not just music but multi-layered sound. Want immersion? This is how you get it,…

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SPP194 Goals, Resolutions, and Kicking Ass in the New Year

[audio mp3="http://sterlingandstone.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/SPP194GoalsResolutionsandKickingAssintheNewYear.mp3"][/audio] Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, the guys talk about their goals and resolutions for 2016. Dave was strangely enthusiastic. Something cool: Sean’s new fav book is ‘Level Up Your Life,’ Johnny’s is the Smarter Artist Summit and his new Fitbit,…

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SPP193 Social Media Mastery with Tara Jacobsen

[audio mp3="http://sterlingandstone.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/SPP193SocialMediaMasterywithTaraJacobsen.mp3"][/audio] Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Social media has been something the guys at Sterling and Stone haven’t pursued a lot, but that’s changing. The value of social media is obvious, so today, they talk with social media expert Tara Jacobsen. Are…

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Sterling & Stone FM

Led by Sean Platt, David W. Wright, and Johnny B. Truant, the S&S FM network covers such topics as creativity, the craft of writing, and groundbreaking information on how to run your business as an independent author. Sterling & Stone FM is the one-stop podcast destination for readers of smart indie fiction and serious indie authorpreneurs.

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SA95 Describing Your Story in a Sentence

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Right-click here to download the MP3 The Smarter Artist – Sterling & Stone It’s called the elevator pitch. Can you distill your story into a compelling sentence? Today Sean shares a fun exercise to make you better at describing your book. Why does it matter? Great descriptions sell books, and even get you better placement […]

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Welcome to Sterling & Stone, home to Johnny, Sean and Dave—knows around these parts as "the architect," "the artist," and "the alchemist."