Monthly Archives: July 2014

What I was told…

When I was ten years old, I discovered that the books I loved were written by real people. I was told that people made a living writing books and telling stories. So, when Career Day came around, I did my … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: Let the Music Ring!

I just had to watch this one… If you’ve been around here a while, then you’d have picked up on the fact that I love epic fantasy novels. The more books in the series, the better I like it. The … Continue reading

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Marketing is Cumulative

I was recently contacted by a client who is in a jam. This client wanted my help because sales weren’t going the way they were supposed to. This client didn’t want to pay for my help before and really couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Story In My Dreams

I keep having this dream that spills over into my waking life. It involves the power inherent in the number 3, which is a very important number for me and has been since I was 7, but that’s another story. … Continue reading

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Trailer Time: I’ve said this before…

…I’ll probably say it again, but copyright infringement is bad business when your business thrives on your right to copyright. See why: Maybe it’s just me, but seeing text and seeing scenes stolen from other fantasy movies does the following … Continue reading

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Creating Controversy

If you want to get a lot of attention very quickly, piss off loud people who are easily annoyed. Say something for or against homosexuality—the more off-the-wall the better. Say something for or against a particular race—the more stereotypical the … Continue reading

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Being Sensitive to Others’ Sensitivities

We produce our work for our own reasons. Sometimes it is necessary to purposefully offend people in the process. Some artists even enjoy rattling other people’s sensibilities by offending them on purpose. They get a kick out of it. Other … Continue reading

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