Monthly Archives: February 2012

Beyond The Blog Basics – Secrets For Your Blog Title

As we continue looking at blog basics for the indie author, I thought I’d do another post on blog titles (if you missed it, read Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title for critical information about your … Continue reading

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Best Of Film Noir And The Oscars

So, it’s that time when Hollywood gets all dolled up and congratulates itself for the films produced in the previous year, so I thought the best of film noir series should have something to do with the Oscars.  Love or … Continue reading

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A New YA Adventure!

Permit me to jump ship (ha ha, you’ll get why in a minute) from my usual posts to announce the release of my new book!  I am so excited about this book I can hardly stand it.  The book is … Continue reading

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Writers Workshop – Character Development in Fiction

Character development in fiction is a critical part of making a story come alive.  Create great characters and readers will keep turning pages.  Create poorly developed characters and you risk your readers throwing your book away.  So what are some … Continue reading

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Further Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Blog Post Best Practices

In my blog basics series, we’ve covered the importance of your audience, your layout, how to use pages and in the last post, Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title, we covered why the title of your … Continue reading

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The Best Of Film Noir – This Gun For Hire

This Gun For Hire.  Talk about getting right to the point.  In the best of film noir, I’ve chosen a great piece of noir that many see as a one of the most important early works in the genre.  This … Continue reading

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Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title

As we continue to examine blog basics, I noticed that someone on Triberr made a point that many of the posts being submitted had very vague titles (if you don’t know about Triberr, read Indie Authors – How To Use … Continue reading

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For Indie Authors – More Triberr Training

As more indie authors use Triberr to try to gain a following for their blogs, and as Triberr continues to change, more training is in order :).  I also see some rather unfortunate things at play in Triberr that I … Continue reading

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Best Of Film Noir – Criss Cross

The best of film noir continues with another film starring Burt Lancaster (I discussed Lancaster in The Best Of Film Noir – The Killers) and directed by Robert Siodmark (who directed The Killers).  Criss Cross came out in 1949 and … Continue reading

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Nephilim, Anunnaki and Nibiru

Nephilim, Anunnaki and Nibiru – now that’s a title, huh…what the heck is all that?  I’m glad you asked :).  As you know, I’ve written a horror book called Nephilim Genesis of Evil.  This is the first in a trilogy … Continue reading

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