Monthly Archives: February 2013

Indie Authors – More Bad News If You Use Amazon Select

As many of you indie authors who read this blog know, I’ve become very ambivalent about Amazon’s KDP Select program.  It seemed a great thing at first, but then came algorithm changes in the spring of 2012, more changes through … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir And Oscar Trivia

This week in the Best of Film Noir, I thought it would be fun to visit the Oscars again (if you missed it, my post last year, Best of Film Noir and The Oscars, highlighted where some great film noir … Continue reading

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A New Nephilim Book by Actor Lee Wilson

The Nephilim don’t get much press on this blog, but I’m changing that, at least for the moment.  I was delighted to be contacted by actor and author Lee Wilson (South of Southern).  Lee has written a book about the … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Narrow Margin

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re examining a movie that I just watched for the first time, The Narrow Margin.  And quite frankly, I was blown away by this movie.  Starring Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, and Jacqueline … Continue reading

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Writers Workshop – Oops, My Participle Is Dangling

This Writers Workshop post is covering a pesky, irksome thing called the dangling participle, or dangling modifier.  Now, I can just hear some of you grumbling…you hate grammar classes.  Hello, you’re a writer so you need to get this right … Continue reading

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Indie Authors, Barnes & Noble and The Future of the Kindle

When it comes to writing and selling books, indie authors have a daunting task.  Along with all it takes to produce a book (the writing, cover, editing, author platform, social media, marketing strategies, etc.), it behooves us to keep up … Continue reading

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