Bruce Byfield visiting at Guest Blog - page 5

Wonderful to have Bruce Byfield commenting on my webpage. His opinions give us a rare combination of thoughtful and lively. Byfield is a well known blogger and writer in the world of software and open access information.His own blog appears at:  https://brucebyfield.wordpress.com

While his blogs are often controversial, I find I agree with most of what he says. He’d be delighted if someone wrote him and disagreed.

 

 

 

 

New Book Trailer

New Book Trailer

I’ve spent a fascinating couple of hours working with a professional to produce a book trailer, a mini video.  https://vimeo.com/164040238 I tried to do it on my own and it was not particularly interesting or effective. This one is much better. It’s missing a comma,…

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The ubiquitous social media for authors

The ubiquitous social media for authors

I realize all authors need a social media platform. Publishers look for it; readers look for it. No one yet has shown me how to communicate about the last book when my mind is on the one I’m presenting writing. I attended an instructional workshop (another one)…

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First Book Trailer

First Book Trailer

This trailer is on a trial program. I would like comments on what would make it better. You can do that on my Facebook page if you like. http://ow.ly/4mK0Rm You can run the program with this address: Thicker Than Blood: ADptive Parenting in the Modern…

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Writers with pedigree

Writers with pedigree

  I wonder how writers would be described if they were listed in a book of pedigree like the American Kennel Club. Writer: generally self-absorbed, well-able to spend many hours alone so easy to leave while you go to work,  comes in various colours, sizes…

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Great book for Middle Grade Kids

Great book for Middle Grade Kids

Heart of a Champion by Ellen Schwartz  (Middle grade) Set in Vancouver, BC in the 1940s in the Japanese community Heart of a Champion  follows the experiences of a nine-year-old Kenny (Kenji) Sakamoto as his family is subjected to the racial prejudice of the times,…

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