Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Few Undiscovered Indie Authors Update

Just a quick note on the progress of my grand experiment.  If you didn’t read the first post, Wanted: A Few Undiscovered Indie Authors, it explains my plans to do some marketing through traditional radio.  Things have been progressing nicely … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Odds Against Tomorrow

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re looking at a great movie, Odds Against Tomorrow.  This great movie has the distinction of being the first film noir with a black protagonist, Harry Belafonte.  This is a heist that … Continue reading

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Twitter For Authors – To Tweet Or Not To Tweet

Twitter For Authors – To Tweet or Not To Tweet.  As Shakespeare said, that is the question.  Once you’ve got your killer profile set up (read Twitter For Authors – Your Profile – Do This, Don’t Do That! for more … Continue reading

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Twitter For Authors – Your Profile – Don’t Do That, Do This!

Twitter For Authors – my new series.  I spend a lot of time learning about effective marketing along with marketing tips and tricks, and I’m quite frankly astounded at what I see people doing, or not doing, on Twitter, that … Continue reading

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New Book – The Maltese Felon Plus A No Cost Book For You

Drum roll, please :)… I am delighted to announce the release of the third book in my Reed Ferguson mystery series: The Maltese Felon Reed’s back with a dose of humor and film noir that will keep you turning pages. … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Act of Violence

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re looking at a great film, Act of Violence.  Many critics and film noir aficionados consider Act of Violence to be an almost perfect example of noir, and also a very disturbing … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – High Sierra

This week in my best of film noir series, I’m talking about another great movie with Humphrey Bogart.  As my regular followers know, I write the Reed Ferguson mystery series.  My intrepid hero, Reed, loves film noir and his favorite … Continue reading

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Writers Workshop – Editing And The Godfather

As I continue my series on the writers workshop and The Godfather, I’m going to take a look at editing.  Ah, editing, the one thing many writers hate.  And for good reason.  It’s not fun to see your words get … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Night And The City

This week in the best of film noir, I thought we’d jump across the pond and look at a classic film that takes place in London.  Night And The City is the story of a hustler named Harry Fabian who … Continue reading

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