Facebook Reactions Are Now More Valuable Than Likes

by  Meet Edgar.Com They said at the time that reactions would end up influencing their algorithm – and now, they finally are. As you probably know, Facebook assigns values to the actions users take in the News Feed, and adds up those values to determine how many people should see a post. When reactions were … Continue reading Facebook Reactions Are Now More Valuable Than Likes

Why is Harry Potter by JKRowlings so successful?

How do you plot? Or do you? When I wrote my first novella, JET-Exposed fanfiction for Russell Blake's JET  series I followed his direction and plotted. I use an Excel spread sheet and then refer back for each subsequent JET story when plotting the next. I discovered this screenshot of JK Rowling's method amongst over … Continue reading Why is Harry Potter by JKRowlings so successful?

A Thriller – Vanished in the Sun by Lynda Filler (A Review)

One of the best things about being a reader of indie authors is watching them develop and master their craft from book to book. I have been able to do that with Lynda Filler and her Carlos and Mia series, with first Target in the Sun and now the sequel, Vanished in the Sun.Although I … Continue reading A Thriller – Vanished in the Sun by Lynda Filler (A Review)

Beating the Block by Russell Blake

Source: Beating the Block by Russell Blake   Beating the Block 10 February 2017 by Russell Blake Published in: Uncategorized 1 comment I am routinely asked by fellow authors how to get over “writer’s block.” Here are my thoughts, as well as my technique. First off, there is no writer’s block, at least as far as … Continue reading Beating the Block by Russell Blake

Pablo Neruda, on the Intersection of Politics and Poetry, Longreads

In 1970, Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) sat down for an interview with The Paris Review just months before abandoning his campaign for president, running as the Chilean Communist Party candidate. American author Rita Guibert conducted the interview at Neruda’s home in Isla Negra, just south of Valparaiso: Oh, there is no advice to give … Continue reading Pablo Neruda, on the Intersection of Politics and Poetry, Longreads

VANISHED in the SUN Carlos & Mia, 2

"VANISHED in the SUN, second edition of this exhilarating romance thriller series by powerfully engaging novelist Lynda Filler is finally here! Reminiscent of TARGET in the SUN, first edition in the series, ‘VANISHED’ is an exciting and natural extension to the debut novel in which we saw lovers Mia and Carlos ultimately find a new lease on life..."