When Writers (and their fans) become BULLIES and TROLLS

I'm a self-published author. I published my first Steel Goddesses novel via CreateSpace. CreateSpace makes it easy to format manuscripts and design covers. I chose my cover photo from a website that offers stock photos at reasonable prices. The first edition of Steel Goddesses was published in 2009. The second, revised edition (with more content …

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80’s metal bands are touring in 2015!

The 80's have come and gone, but metal bands keep on keepin' on!  “Classic” metal bands touring in 2015: Aerosmith Anvil Bang Tango Bret Michaels Bullet Boys Cinderella Def Leppard, Poison & Cheap Trick Dokken Enuff Z’Nuff Europe George Lynch Stephen Pearcy Tom Keifer KISS KIX Motley Crue Pretty Boy Floyd Pretty Maids Ratt Sebastian …

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Out of hibernation (or… breaking through writer’s block)

It's been quite a while since my last entry, but as I haven't really been publicizing this website or my social media, for that matter, I doubt many people have missed the drought here at SG. Truth is, I've had writer's block since last March. Recently, I had the honor of chatting with a number of …

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Is NaNoWriMo the cure for writer’s block? (Plus – links my fave self-published authors who DON’T have writer’s block)

I've been suffering from a case of "writer's block" for a while now. Aside from the scripts I write for my day job as a TV talk show producer, everything else I've tried to write has come out jumbled, boring and not worded very well. I've started and re-started writing "SG2" a number of times …

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Ann on “Northwest Convergence Zone” radio show at 5pm tonight!

I'm excited to join the band Mechanism on the radio show "Northwest Convergence Zone" tonight (Sunday, May 26) at 9pm to talk about "Steel Goddesses" and next Friday's fundraising concert at Louie G's to benefit relatives of Mechanism singer Ryan - who died in a tragic house fire in Idaho.Mechanism will perform at the show, …

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Awesome concert raises more than $40,000 for Superstorm Sandy victims!

CONGRATS to Jon & Marsha Z, Old Bridge Metal Militia, Rock 'n Roll Heaven and everyone who took part in this epic concert and donated to a truly worthy cause. I hated missing it-- and loved all of the photos people posted. What a walk down memory lane. xoHere's the official press release from Adrenaline …

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