My Abysmal Facebook Promotion Ad

My Abysmal Facebook Promotion Ad


Last week I posted that I was going to try out a Facebook ad to drive traffic to my Amazon page where my book was listed at a Kindle countdown price of .99 cents. I’ll have to admit…I had high hopes. Well, I quit the ad yesterday. I’d spent a little over $100 after about … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Not So Fantastic Four

New Podcast Up: Not So Fantastic Four


Well, we saw it…and it wasn’t HORRIBLE…we guess. Ryan and I discuss the new Fantasic Four film and what writers can learn from it. There are many lessons in this podcast from characterization to plot development to sustaining a threatening villain. Fantastic Four had none of these and we break it down for you from … Continue reading

How I’m Using Facebook Advertising

How I’m Using Facebook Advertising


Well, The Terminarch Plot has been available for 6 weeks and my sales are pretty dismal.  I’m undaunted, however.  Recently I was paid for an editing job and that gave me some capital to throw at the problem. Rather than throw money around willy-nilly (which would be irresponsible) I decided to spend some time doing research … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Antman’s Shrinking Plot

New Podcast Up: Antman’s Shrinking Plot


In this reformatted episode we take a different approach to the podcast. We decided from here on out to pick a pop culture film or book or comic book and spend the podcast discussing that piece from a writer’s perspective. Today we decided to discuss the recent Marvel offering “Antman”. It led to some lively … Continue reading

5 Tips To Becoming A More Conversational Writer

5 Tips To Becoming A More Conversational Writer


In my profession I read a host of work by writers who have a difficult time with voice.  I’ve never really had any problem with expressing voice in fiction, but non-fiction writers could benefit from being more conversational unless they are writing formal essays. Nobody likes to read someone drone on and on without the … Continue reading

Ye Olde Bookstore: Mind the Dust


Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
Prague National Library (According to a site) Try the place next door if you’re looking for coffee.  Oh, you wanted a book.  Kind of young, so I wonder if you know what a book is.  No, it isn’t the stuff they put into your brain these days.  Not exactly. …