Monthly Archives: November 2012

Indie Authors, Simon & Schuster And Vanity Presses

For those of you who haven’t heard, Simon & Schuster is partnering with Author Solutions to help indie authors who want to self-publish.  It’s a called Archway Publishing.  David Gaughran has a great post on why indie authors should run … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – White Heat

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re looking at a film that many would say isn’t film noir…but as you will see, it is.  White Heat, released in 1949, stars James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, and Edmund O’Brien.  White … Continue reading

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Indie Author Marketing – Get a Blog, Right? Wrong…

Did that title get your attention?  Let’s face it, indie author marketing is tough work (indie author marketing success even more so).  And so many indie authors will tell you that you need a blog for effective marketing.  Well, yes … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – More Triberr Tips

As we all know, it’s critical for indie authors to blog effectively, but it can be difficult to find an audience and grow your blog.  Many indie authors use Triberr in order to do this.  I know that Triberr is … Continue reading

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More On Amazon Reviews And Indie Authors

Okay, by now I’m sure you’ve all heard about the stink with Amazon reviews and how it’s affecting indie authors.  I’ve read a lot of blogs, Facebook groups, twitter feeds and more about this hot and controversial topic and here’s … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Thieves’ Highway

This week in The Best of Film Noir, we’re taking a look at Thieves’ Highway, a 1949 movie starring Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, and Lee J. Cobb, and directed by Jules Dassin.  I picked this movie because, as I write … Continue reading

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