Mind Sieve 5/29/17

Memorial Day

Let’s remember and give thanks to all those serving in the armed forces who’ve died to keep us safe and our way of life intact.

Fan Fun

Fun music video Hubby shared with me! Fergie – A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)

It’s Gonna Be Okay – The Piano Guys w/Sir Cliff Richard. Very upbeat song. They do look like they’re having fun! lol.

Marvel’s The Defenders Trailer – misfit team of awesome! Sweet!

Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger Official Trailer – yes! Loved that comic!

Social Media/Author Platform

3 Simple Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Make Your Book a Best Seller by Matthew Turner – some popups but not bad. Another post that infers I need a clone. With a full-time job and writing, there’s no time for all this stuff. 🙁

Writing

Be Specific! How to Get to the Point in Everything You Write by Grammarly – some basic but super important items. 🙂

Forget About Being a Good Writer (And Do This Instead) by Jeff Goins. Some helpful insights. 🙂

Mind Sieve 5/15/17

Morning all!

Going to try to do a full post. Wish me luck!

FanFun

Symphony of Science – Onward to the Edge! Hubby shared this with me. Once the song starts, it’s just too cute!

Something else he sent me. These solar panel roof tiles from Tesla look awesome! 🙂

Despicable Me 3 “Minions Prison Trailer” and more. Like a musical! lol.

IT Trailer 2 (Extended) – Okay, that is one creepy looking clown! o.O

Social Media

Facebook Video for Marketers: Strategy for Future Success – I need clones. So many clones…

Introducing Instagram Stories – they disappear in 24 hours if you don’t move them to the feed. Not sure of the point of it?

Writing

Want To Grow As A Writer? Transform Your Critique Group by Writing Coach at the Writers Helping Writers Blog. Some excellent points in the article!

Have a great week ya’ll!

Mind Sieve 4/17/17

Morning!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Official Teaser – better story writing, better story writing, better story writing, please!!!!!

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Oh this was lovely. Get a hanky before watching!

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Trailer #2 – just looks better and better! Sweet!

Thor: Ragnarok Teaser Trailer – ROFL! Looks gorgeous, too! Nice!

Baby Driver Trailer 2 – looks manic! But the driving! Sweet!

Have an awesome week! Hopefully, I will survive mine. 😛

Mind Sieve 3/27/17

Not expecting to get far, but better something that nothing. No? 🙂

Work is still insane! I’m so behind on so many things at work and for writing. Wheee!

Wonder Woman – Official Origin Trailer – I’m really looking forward to this!

Justice League Official Trailer 1 – Looks awesome! Brand new trailer. Sweet!

Middle Earth: Shadow of War – I thought it was a movie trailer, but it’s a game trailer. Still, darn impressive video!

The Handmaid’s Tale Official Trailer – oh my! This looks good! And disturbing!

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Trailers 1 – 3 – though it seems more like 5. But the first two at least are NEW! So excited for this! 🙂 And Kurt Russel! Nice! (Nathan Fillion, too! Though he’s not in the previews :))

Okay, I better stop. Have a great week!

Mind Sieve 2/27/17

This will probably be a short one. But better short than none? 🙂

Fan Fun

Something About This Biscuit – by Pastor Fred. Very cute! They played it on the radio, so I hunted it down to share with ya’ll. 🙂

 

Avengers: Infinity War First Look (2018) – should be exciting!

 

The Discovery Official Trailer – looks bizarre!

Hope you have a quiet and productive week! I’m hoping for the same! Heh heh

 

Mind Sieve 2/6/17

Morning, all!

Well, looks like it will be another quick one this week. Sorry!

If you’re in Dallas/Ft Worth next weekend, make sure to check out ConDFW! First SF/F Convention for me for 2017! Lots of fun guests and peeps. This year’s Guest of Honor is RACHEL CAINE!  Woot!

Fan Fun

This was the intro cartoon for a recent animated film (Drawing a blank!) and is was so lifelike and so utterly ADORABLE! Ran across it and had to share! Piper from Disney Pixar.

Ghost in the Shell Super Bowl Spot Trailer + has new and old scenes. Saw the anime movie recently, the fight with the guy in the water came straight from it. Looking forward to this!

Simon’s Cat – Looking For Love (A Valentine’s Collection). So cute!

This Beautiful Fantastic Official Trailer 1 – looks like it might be fun. 🙂

 

Have a great week!

Mind Sieve 1/30/17

Morning!

Short one this week as I had to log into work on Sunday. Boo!

Planetarium Trailer – looks funky!

Brimstone Trailer – looks harsh! Dang!

King Arthur Official Trailer # 2 – There’s a short one and then a longer one in the same video. Magic looks spiffy!

Have a fun week!

Mind Sieve 1/23/17

Happy Monday!

Fan Fun

The LEGO Batman Movie Trailer #5 – uh oh, a ton of villains!

Logan Trailer #2 – looking forward to it!

Wonder Woman Trailer #2 – Can’t wait!

Social Media/Author Platform

Facebook Community Development: How to Cultivate Loyal Fans by Michael Stelzner – I need like 10 clones now. Lol.

 

Writing

The Ultimate Guide to Pitch Writing by Jami Gold. Just in time! The edit for “Alien Redemption” is done so I need to start shopping it. 😛

5 Things Psychology Can Teach Writers by Angela Ackerman and Tamar Sloan.

 

 

Mind Sieve 1/2/17

Morning, all!

The weather has been flip-flopping here for weeks. Head colds and sinus issues have been prevalent. Ugh.

Despicable Me 3 Trailer #1 – YES! And an 80’s themed bad guy. ROFL!

Rogue One Moments Only True Fans Understood – I caught a lot of these but not all. So fun!

Taboo Trailer BBC One – could be interesting!

Starcraft Movie Trailer – oh my!

Stay healthy out there!

Mind Sieve 12/12/16

Morning, all!

 

Fan Fun

War for the Planet of the Apes Official Trailer – ooooh!

Spider-Man: Homecoming Official Trailer #1 – this is going to be messy! lol.

Ghost in the Shell Official Trailer 1 – sweet! Hope they try to keep it close to the manga. Woot!

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Official Trailer – Teaser – sweet!

 

Social Media/Author Platform

How This Author Got 10,000+ Preorders As A First Time Self-Published Author by Book Marketing Tools.com. They make it sound so easy. *cry*

 

Writing/Writing Life

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Writers — 2016 Edition by Jami Gold (Some cool stuff in here! :P)

5 Ways to Discover & Develop Our Voice by Jami Gold.

 

Have a great week!