Incessant Chatter: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #49

This is my contribution to Ronovan's Weekly Haiku Prompt Series. Thanks, as always, to Ronovan for the opportunity to practice my writing. Here's the challenge this week: The Prompt Words Lock & Gab My Example A lock of your hair Stays silent lips forever Gab secrets no more The following is how the sentences should … Continue reading Incessant Chatter: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #49

Supernatural – An Overview Part 1: The Heroes

Are you a fan of Supernatural? Of course you are, who doesn’t love the Winchester Brothers! I’m over at Comparative Geeks today and tomorrow giving an overview of the show, so pop on over and let’s have a chat. If you didn’t catch my reviews of Daredevil, you can find them here.

Thanks for stopping by.

Mel

Comparative Geeks

supernatural logoSupernatural has been running for ten years, and remains one of my favourite shows. Fact is, there’s a lot to like. Let’s start with the array of supernatural creatures; wendigos, witches, ghosts, vampires, demons, werewolfs, killer clowns – you name it, they’ve had it. The Winchester brothers have come up against urban legends, creatures from folklore, biblical dieties, and have even ventured into an alternative reality or two. Who can forget the time they fell into a world where alternate versions were actors playing the Winchesters in a television show called Supernatural – yep, it takes a moment or two to get your head around!

But it’s about more than the creatures. What we have are two brothers who would die for one another (and have more than once!). They ride around in a kick-ass car, and are thrust into delicious adventures, which keep fans entertained week after week. It’s…

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How to Score Great Amazon Reviews: Resources and More

Thank you, Nicholas, for these excellent resources 😀

Nicholas C. Rossis

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksWith the recent controversy on the issue of reviews, triggered by Amazon’s decision to remove all of Christoph Fischer’s 1,700 reviews, it seems this is the issue of the day.

Contrary to popular belief, Amazon does not require that you’ve bought a book in order to review it. It does ask that you mention in your review if you haven’t, explaining how you came across it (usually with a simple “a copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review” statement at the end).

This myth is based on the fact that Amazon does require that you’ve bought at least one physical item from its shops before you’re allowed to place a review. This is to verify that you’re an actual human, with a valid physical address, instead of a robot, a troll or a spammer. Here’s the story from the horse’s mouth, as reported by Jackie Weger, who…

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