Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bad Moon Book Trailer

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It’s common now for authors to promote their books with trailers, similar to the coming attractions you see in movie theaters. I see them frequently on author websites or at and Barnes & Noble’s site. Some authors hire professionals. Some do it on their own. I’m a do-it-yourselfer. Before it was released, I made a trailer for DEATH NOTICE that was adequate, but not great. For BAD MOON, I decided to give making book trailers another try. I posted a …

Quick Change

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When I started this blog two months ago, my plan was to be very organized about what and when I posted. I wanted a long-form blog post on Mondays, a Wednesdays With questionnaire filled out by other authors on Wednesdays and something fun for Fridays. It was a good idea, and one that might work for some people. But not for me. Being a writer takes up an insane amount of time. Especially being a genre writer, where an author’s output …

Hitchcock or Disney

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It’s no secret that I’m a diehard fan of the works of both Alfred Hitchcock and Walt Disney. I know, it sounds bizarre. No two men could be more different. Or are they? There’s a lot of humor in Hitchcock’s films, and more heart than he gets credit for. And some of Disney’s most famous works have a delicious dark streak to them. To bolster my argument, I’m starting an occasional feature called Hitchcock or Disney. I’ll post a quote …