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Information Brokers, Future Owners?

Information Brokers, Future Owners?

We are playing a dangerous game, all of us, whether we realize it or not. I’m gonna go beyond the scope of publishing for the next few posts in order to address the entirety of the “information distribution network” of which we are inescapably entangled as content consumers as well as content creators. Try not…

Fantasy Adventure Playlist

Fantasy Adventure Playlist

It’s Time for a Fantasy Adventure Playlist by DMB When my mind needs to escape the confines of my desk, this is the playlist I go with. If you’re anything like me, your body has to remain at your desk for hours every day, but there is no reason why your mind has to. This…

This POV is Only Yours

This POV is Only Yours

As authors, we understand the concept of POV (point of view). When writing a story, the POV dictates the details we share with the reader and the tone we take. Each character in our story would require a unique POV if we chose to tell the story from that character’s perspective. The reason is simple:…

Final Battle Epic Playlist

Final Battle Epic Playlist

A One-Way Ticket to Epic-ville A Playlist by DMB This is the soundtrack I listen to when I need the strength and motivation to keep going even when I know the odds are overwhelming… FREEDOM!!!! Sometimes we need to feel heroic, whether we’re crawling inside the head of one of our characters who knows they…

Creating an Author Brand & Mission

Creating an Author Brand & Mission

There is a lot of talk these days about creating an “author brand.” Raise your hand if you land somewhere between “I’m not exactly sure what that is” and “What the [bleep] is an author brand?” Okay, I see those hands. What exactly is an author brand? There are times, such as when you are…

Assemble Your Pirate Crew (Collaborative Writing)

Assemble Your Pirate Crew (Collaborative Writing)

Pirate Publishing mandates collaboration. The forces we pirate authors oppose are much too organized and relentless for us to hope to succeed in our individual and divided efforts. The Information Dealers are those who proffer human narratives for capital gain. Via social media, journalism, and any form of media they can manipulate via paid impressions,…