Monthly Archives: August 2012

Twitter For Authors – Retweet Do’s And Don’ts

I’ve done a number of Twitter For Authors posts, and there’s apparently something I haven’t covered, or at least not in enough detail, and that’s the retweet.  When I first started using Twitter, I had no idea what kinds of … Continue reading

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Sue Grafton, Indie Authors And Stupid Comments

By now most of you have probably read something about Sue Grafton and her comments about self-publishing and indie authors (I is for Ignorant: How Sue Grafton Hates Indie Writers – love that title).  I read the original interview of … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – City That Never Sleeps

This week in The Best of Film Noir, we’re taking a look at the movie, City That Never Sleeps.  As Eddie Muller, a film noir expert, says: Any movie that is narrated by the city itself earns special honors for … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – To Promote Or Not To Promote

We indie authors face tough challenges.  No one knows who we are or anything about our books.  We try all kinds of different things for book promotion.  But does promotion really work?  I’ve read some fascinating posts about the topic … Continue reading

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Welcome Indie Author James Neal

I like to feature indie authors or those published by small presses because indie authors can use all the publicity they can get :).  This post features talented writer James Neal, whose latest book is Threads of Deceit.  Read on … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – D.O.A.

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re taking a look at another classic in the film noir genre, D.O.A.  Released in 1950, D.O.A. was directed by Rudolph Mate, and the film has a frenetic plot that keeps you … Continue reading

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Continuing Facebook For Authors – Posting Guidelines

Boy, there is nothing like a family crisis, car trouble, job-hunting, adopting two kitties and more to keep me from being able to write and blog.  Well, I am back, continuing my Facebook For Authors series.   If you’ve missed the … Continue reading

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