Literary Music Lessons: Dialogue and Tenacious D


Many songs emulate an emotional feeling. There may be a story. However, not all songs incorporate actual dialogue, i.e. words exchanged by characters. Comedic rock duo Tenacious D created one of the most quotable songs of all time. And they did it while including hilarious dialogue. Is it the greatest song of all time? No, but… Continue reading Literary Music Lessons: Dialogue and Tenacious D

NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CRAWLING


Search, it’s the tactical way to get people to see your website, your blog. If you missed the first entry about Keywords, you can catch up on the first entry on the necessities of search by clicking here. The second element that you have to understand about search is crawling. It’s getting into technical terminology.… Continue reading NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CRAWLING

Nerdy Things Publishing Accepting Anthology Submissions


NERDY THINGS PUBLISHING is proud to announce the first anthology to benefit a not for profit organization. Get published and help a well deserving group in the process.

Denver Comic Con Schedule


Last year was my first at Denver Comic Con as an attendee, this year I’ll be there as a panelist, moderator and to mark the official release of The Writer’s Conquest: Establish a Brand. ALL WEEKEND you’ll be able to find me in Author’s Alley. I won’t be far from the Umbrella Corps or Xfinity areas.… Continue reading Denver Comic Con Schedule

BOOK RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT – The Writer’s Conquest: Establish A Brand


The Writer’s Conquest blog started in 2008. That first year mustered a depressing 164 views. However, after years of posts and hard work there are over 2,000 followers of this blog as well as thousands of unique visits per year. It’s been validating to see that people need marketing advice as writers and creators. Now it’s… Continue reading BOOK RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT – The Writer’s Conquest: Establish A Brand

MUSICAL LITERARY LESSONS: SETTING AND METALLICA


Setting: It’s a central element to a narrative. Without it, readers get confused. They don’t understand the mood of the book. Worst case scenarios the reader can’t even tell where or when they are in the narrative. That’s why today’s musical literary lesson comes from one of Metallica’s iconic pieces. This lesson on setting is… Continue reading MUSICAL LITERARY LESSONS: SETTING AND METALLICA

NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: KEYWORDS


You want people to find your site, your social media, and web content. Otherwise, there is no point. You’re just talking to yourself. Which brings us to the first lesson in a six-post series called “Necessities of Search.” In this series, we’ll unravel the most important elements you’ll need to gain a stronger foothold of… Continue reading NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: KEYWORDS