Mind Sieve 2/29/16

Morning!

 

Fan Fun

 

Penny Dreadful Season 3 Teaser – YES!

Taboo Official Trailer – FX Show that is coming. Looks dark!

 

Pete’s Dragon Teaser Trailer – whaaaat? Oh I am there! 🙂 Looks like a more grownup version. No singing either – too bad…

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny – sweet!

 

Social Media/Author Platform

Facebook Launches Canvas: This Week in Social Media by Grace Duffy from the Social Media Examiner. Dang there’s a lot of new stuff this week! Eek!

How to Promote Your Blog Posts on Twitter by Lauren Dugan at Social Times.

 

Writing Advice

Writing Skills: Beginner vs. Advanced by Jami Gold.

How to Make EVERY Page of Your Story Interesting by Alex Limberg at Kristen Lamb’s blog.

 

Have a great week! 🙂

Mind Sieve 1/25/16

Morning everyone!

 

 

Fan Fun

 

Suicide Squad Official Trailer #1 – should be fun!

The Little Prince Official Movie Trailer – man, talk about a blast from the past!

Sing Street Official US Trailer – teenage angst!

 

Social Media/Author Platform

Blogging, Marketing & Social Media: Three Rules I Break & Why by Angela Ackerman at Writers Helping Writers blog. Too true!

Self-Promotion Is Not Mayonnaise Or Clowns by John Adamus at The Writer Next Door. (NSFW) He’s got some good thoughts in here.

 

Writing Advice

Why the Fighting? What World are We Creating for Future Readers & Writers? by Kristen Lamb. Yes! Tell it! I love to get books in every way possible. Why not? Heck, Star Wars and Star Trek? I take both! Why settle for just one way or one thing? Bwahahahaha!

Have an awesome week! 🙂

Mind Sieve 1/18/16

Must remember NOT to update Themes in WordPress. Totally botched some of my css and a couple of features. *cry*

Morning!

 

 

Social Media/Author Platform

 

Author Newsletters: 6 Tips for Smart Strategies by Jami Gold. So behind on mine…Got locked out of MailChimp, too. *groan* (Having more than one Google Authenticator can get messy! Wah!)

23 Tools and Tips for Social Media Marketers by Michael Stelzner – so many tools, so little time!

 

Writing Advice

This Month’s Tip Do You Make Yourself Clear, Part 2: 10 Tips to Make Your Writing Clear by Shel Horowitz – Simple but useful hints!

Thoughts On 2016: Making It Count by Angela at Writers Helping Writers.

That’s all folks! (For this week anyway. :P)

Mind Sieve 12/28/15

Monday is here! Boo!

 

Fan Fun

 

Snow Cat – too cute!

Deadpool Red Band Trailer #2 (Not for the kiddos!)

Storks Official Teaser Trailer – this looks like it will be too cute! heh heh

Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer – dang!!!

 

Social Media/Author Platform

Facebook Takes on Yelp With New Service: This Week in Social Media by Grace Duffy at the Social Media Examiner. Lots and lots of changes going on. Ugh!

3 Essential Tips to Running Your Own Blog Tour [Updated] by Beth Barany at Writer’s Fun Zone.

 

Writing Advice

Does Our Story Have Everything It Needs? by Jami Gold. Great points on her list! 🙂

FiYoShiMo Day 23 – Worldbuilding and Characters by John Adamus at The Writer Next Door.

 

Have a great week! 2015 is about over. Eek!

Mind Sieve 12/14/15

Morning!
Let’s see how much trouble my back let’s me get into… 😛

 

Fan Fun

X-Men Apocalypse Official Trailer – ooh! Should be messy. 😛

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – oho! Arrow is Casey Jones?! lol.

The Legend of Tarzan Teaser Trailer – I can’t resist Tarzan movies! heh heh

Jane Got a Gun International Trailer – western! Looks messy. 🙂

 

Social Media/Author Platform

Facebook Brings Facebook Messenger to Websites: This Week in Social Media by Grace Duffy at the Social Media Examiner. So much to keep track of, argh!

14 Video Tools for Social Media Marketers by Mari Smith at the Social Media Examiner. Ack! Too many options!

 

Writing Advice

Fran Wilde: Editorial Marks, Explained! by Fran Wilde at Terribleminds.com. Too cute!

Discovering Our Writing Processes by Jami Gold. Some totally good advice here!

Wish me luck! And have a great one!

Mind Sieve 12/6/15

It’s MONDAY!

 

Fan Fun

Batman vs. Superman Trailer #3 – Oh yeah! Now we see what the heck is going on. Lex, you are so naughty! 😛

 Star Wars International Trailer 3 – shows a bit more than the one we had before! Tears me up. lol.

Captain America: Civil War Trailer #1 – booyah! This is going to get messy.

 

Social Media/Author Platform

Social Media, Branding & Owning 2016—Because EVERY Day is Game Day by Kristen Lamb.

 

Writing Advice

FiYoShiMo Day 3: Tone is not Mood by John Adamus – some nice info in here!

 

Well more of a post than I have done recently. Wheee!