Thursday, 7 January 2016

Of Templars, towers and adulterous princesses

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Medieval paparazzi would have had a field day...Of adulterous scandal in 14th C France”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — Once upon a time…No; that won’t work. After all, the story I’m about to tell you is not a fairy tale complete with a happy ending. Rather the reverse actually. And it all began – or so those blesse...

Watch Peter Capaldi Thank Fifty Fans for Birthday Wishes | Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Watch Peter Capaldi Thank Fifty Fans for Birthday Wishes: Andrew Reynolds is a writer at Kasterborous Doctor W...”
www.kasterborous.com — There’s just no limit to Peter Capaldi’s generosity when it comes to Doctor Who fans but this latest offering to his devoted following is particularly sweet. YouTuber Beth Axford and a group of over fifty Doctor Who fans rallied together to send Capaldi a birthday video message for his 57th birthday bash last April and...

What I've Learned After 3 Years...

Tina Frisco
Tina Frisco says “What I've Learned After 3 Years... via @Storyreadingape
thestoryreadingapeblog.com — First: A big thank you to the Storyreading Ape for allowing me to bestow my knowledge . . . Nope. Couldn’t write that last part with a straight face. You see, I went full-time author in December of...

SumoMe, free tools to grow your website traffic.

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “123 ways to get traffic to your site and a free spreadsheet to help you pick the best one. By @sumome:”
sumome.com — 123 Ways to Get More Website Traffic: A Sumo-Sized Guide - Examples, details for each tactic, and a spreadsheet to help you decide the best traffic channels to go after

SLChoi on Twitter

Arla Dahl
Arla Dahl says “Beautiful and poetic.”
twitter.com — “Underneath was the cleansing scent of fresh dew. The smell night gets before it tips into morning when everything is fresh & new. #1lineWed”

Human-machine superintelligence can solve the world's most dire problems

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “Human-machine superintelligence can solve the world's most dire problems”
phys.org — The combination of human and computer intelligence might be just what we need to solve the "wicked" problems of the world, such as climate change and geopolitical conflict, say researchers from the Human Computation Institute (HCI) and Cornell University.

My Tottering TBR: Focus on Food

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “This had me salivating :) My Tottering TBR: Focus on Food via @LislAK
Today is sort of relaxing even though I’ve been doing some editing—my own and someone else’s—perhaps because it’s sort of rainy, I’m kind of of sleepy and I didn’t eat at the desk …

Murder in "Utopia,, by Bryan Perkins

Alex Hansen
Alex Hansen says “Murder in "Utopia,, by Bryan Perkins: as fascinating as it is confusing.”
In perhaps the most bizarre way I've ever convinced myself to crack open a book, the blurb for Murder in "Utopia,, hooked me with, of all things, a damn haiku: Who am I t…

Building Loyalty Among Readers Online

Tina Collins
Tina Collins says “Building Loyalty Among Readers Online”
There are three classic methods for building a loyal following of readers online: 1. Provide something of value. Are you an expert? Can you share some of your expertise? Are you fu…

Review Blitz for Raising Hell by Jen Winters

Jen Winters
Jen Winters says “We are excited to do a Review Blitz for Raising Hell by Jen Winters. See the form below for dates and details. We...”
We are excited to announce Jen Winters' newest novel Raising Hell being released on March 1st. ARC copies will be offered in exchange for an honest review on February 9th. Th…