Monthly Archives: May 2012

Review: Son of the Shadows

Son of the Shadows is the sequel to Juliet Marillier’s Daughter of the Forest.  It continues on with the same flavor as the previous book, but starts a generation later.  Instead of following Sorcha’s story, this time she follows the … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Commergence

Do you want to take a look at a surprisingly good introductory trailer? The first thing you probably noticed after watching this trailer is that it’s short!  There’s very little to it, which is part of the reason it works … Continue reading

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Taking That Risk

Marketing involves putting yourself out there.  You’re declaring to the world (or, at least, to the portion of the world that might actually care) that you’re a writer, that you’ve told a story, and that you’re looking for readers.  In … Continue reading

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Review: Daughter of the Forest

Daughter of the Forest is an epic fantasy novel with a mix of sweet romance and bitter-sweet Romanticism added for flavor.  The story follows a pattern more often see in classic English literature than in contemporary works.  Sorcha, the main … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Purpose-Driven Trailer

This week, I’m featuring a trailer for the Black Science Fiction Society’s Genesis: An Anthology of Black Science Fiction Book 1, in order to take a look at the purpose-driven trailer.  This trailer was produced by purpose-driven organization selling a … Continue reading

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The Truth in the Story

A lot of marketing nowadays borders on fiction.  A lot of marketing crosses the border and runs amok on the other side of the truth.  Though you write and sell fiction, this isn’t the kind of marketing you want to … Continue reading

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