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SciFi Novel “Blood of Invidia” Worldwide Release Party

Twice the Parties, TWICE the fun on Oct 21st, 2016! The Blood of Invidia Release Party will be a worldwide event. Even thought they can’t be in the same room, technology lets us bridge the distance and bring both authors together for this special, two part, online book release event. Part one of the “Blood […]

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@GrowMyShelf changes HOW Readers find their next book

The problem with @Goodreads, and most other “book library sites” is that they’ve become slaves to the 5 star rating system. One of our favorite movies is “The Incredibles”. Do you remember the bad guy, Syndrome, “Monologuing”? He says something significant as to why we’re building “Grow my Shelf” to combat the 5 star rating […]

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Father and Son authors, that have never met, write novel

For Immediate release: “Some kids build soapbox derby cars with their fathers. My dad and I built an entire universe,” said Morgen Batten, referring to “Blood of Invidia”, the new novel he co-authored with his father, Tom Tinney. While father-son collaborations are nothing new, theirs is unique. They’ve never met in person. Not once. Circumstances […]

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Authors: We’re just gettin’ our “Learn On”

We author’s joke a lot about the NSA checking our browser histories and all of us ending up on a watch list. Why? When a villain in our novel is going commit an evil act, we need to understand the dynamics, pitfalls and effectiveness of that act. We also need to understand how to hide […]

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Using @CrowdFire app to Fight the #FollowMeBack Phishers on @Twitter

Have you been trying to grow your followers on Twitter? Of course. We all do. We’re always looking for another way to connect with potential, and current, fans and readers. Are you a follower or a trend setter? That depends, do you follow more people than follow you? We need to follow interesting folks. Our […]

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Newly Self Published Authors…DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON SCAMS!!! Read and LEARN!

  I received another one of “Those” emails. The ones that are long on promises and WAY short on delivery. So, to shine a light on the cockroaches that have their hands out, ready to take the unsuspecting “newbie Author’s” money, I now preach the word. The Truth. Here ye, here ye, they will produce […]

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Need help setting up your 1st #WordPress Author/Blog Website?

There are plenty of videos and people offering to help, but some people need a crash course, and a little hands-on help, when starting a blog or WordPress site. There are a lot of crazy terms and steps to walk through, in order to do it right. Missing one can be costly. Enter PiR8. (That’s […]

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Guest Speaker at Author Fair In Hartford WI on Apr 20th

I am excited to update you on my guest appearance to the Hartford Library Author Fair. There will be three speakers. I’ll be discussing self- publishing, Science Fiction and my latest writing projects, along with our Crowdfund efforts for Blood of Invidia. You can get a reminder via Facebook by following the event here. I’ll […]

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“Steppin’ Razor 2.0” #fanFic #Cyberpunk Flash Fiction Inspired by #WilliamGibson and #DawidCencora (@GreatDismal & @xXaia)

Steppin’ Razor 2.0 by Tom Tinney ©2016 Steppin Razor 2.0 Pir8 Productions and media (This FanFic Flash Fiction story was inspired by the artwork of DaWid Cencora and the written works of William Gibson. I AM a HUGE Gibson fan. The Sprawl series and Burning Chrome shaped my SciFi tastes for years after I first […]

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Words for a friend,”Our Eternal” by Tom Tinney #amwriting

We write. Mostly for our own amusement, to tell our stories or to vent. If we put enough work into it, some of our musings end up gaining traction. Over time, friends, family and acquaintances come to respect our craft. My best friend for 30 years, LR Salsman,  just lost his wife to ALS. It […]

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