Month: October 2013
You are in a Halloween Horror Movie…
This came from one of my nephew’s friends on Facebook.
You are in a horror movie on Halloween, the first ten people in your chat are: (No cheating!!)
Cries like a baby:
The one who trips while running in the woods:
First to go missing:
Murdered saving you:
Survives by faking death:
Has a solid survival plan nobody listens to:
Spends all the time looking for Twinkies:
Turns into a zombie:
Everyone suspects is the killer:
Is really the killer:
Think of peopel you have read or written (characters of your own creation) where would each fit on the options provided?
Pencil Pushing People
Are you still a fan of the pencil or do you only write in pen (or keyboard)?
Does Penmanship Still Count?
We type on the keyboard and now and then pick up a pen for a quick note. Not so long ago we were more likely to hand write than pull out a typewriter to bang out a note on that keyboard. Older typewriters require some force behind fingers.
I miss hand writing. I keep noticing how much less controlled and sloppy looking my handwriting is becoming.… Read the rest
Only Seeing What you Want to See – The Forer Effect
I didn’t know there was a name for this. Advertisers use this a lot, but we all fool ourselves and believe something just because we want to.
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The Forer effect refers to the tendency of people to rate sets of statements as highly accurate for them personally even though the statements could apply to many people.
Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Authors I Have Liked
This post is a place to share the books and authors I really have enjoyed. I follow most of these writers on Twitter as well. I like to see how their writing routine works – when they’re actually writing and not just talking to hopeful writers. I also hear about what they are working on and what’s coming next in the series.… Read the rest
What’s Missing from this Blog Post?
This is the header and details from a blog post I was reading today (October 4th, 2013). I created a screen capture of the title and details of the post, below you can see a partial image which was included with the post.
So… can you find something important missing from this post?
Read and look carefully.… Read the rest
Bring Your Favourite Historical Character to Life on Twitter
You can find real celebrities on Twitter (with the checkmark after their name).
But, you can also find dead celebrities, famous people and others created by someone with an interest in history or just having a lot of snark. I also follow a few who post from the point of view of people living in a specific period of time, like Victorian women.… Read the rest
Create a Blogger Wiki to Promote Your Content
Note: This was originally written for HubPages and the writers there.
When you write content on a site like HubPages you want it to be found by people interested in reading about your topic (niche/ genre/ subject matter). But, it can feel like you’re alone in a vast ocean, standing on a rock, jumping up and down, waving and waving without anyone noticing you at all.… Read the rest