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The Motivation Behind Writing More Fiction

I have a notepad - two, actually - that contains the novel I’m working on. Draft one was done in Evernote but it’s...well...it’s a first draft. As soon as I finished it, the moment I typed the last period, I knew there were a multitude of problems with it, chief among them that it felt… Continue reading The Motivation Behind Writing More Fiction

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HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification

Finally finished the course and now am HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certified.

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2016 Movies Watched

Note: This doesn't include any older movies I rewatched, just ones I saw for the first time in 2016. The Trip to Italy The Big Short The Master Moonrise Kingdom The Hateful Eight Ex Machina The One I Love While We're Young Spotlight Welcome To Me Compliance The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Inside Llewyn… Continue reading 2016 Movies Watched

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2016 Albums Listened To

Note: This doesn't include anything old I pulled up or artist marathons I engaged in, just new albums enjoyed. Miranda Lambert - The Weight of These Wings The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome Bon Jovi - This House Is Not For Sale Jimmy Eat World - Integrity Blues Saint Motel - saintmotelevision The Pretty… Continue reading 2016 Albums Listened To

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2016 Books Read

Note: This does not include anything I reread. There weren't a lot in that category, but this is just new books read in 2016. The Pacific - Hugh Ambrose Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition - Daniel Okrent Alive - Scott Sigler Still Alice - Lisa Genova Star Wars: Aftermath - Chuck Wendig… Continue reading 2016 Books Read

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Movie Marketing Madness 700

This morning's Movie Marketing Madness: Doctor Strange column was the 700th such post I've written. That's 700 movies I've analyzed, to some extent or another, the marketing campaigns for. Some have been just a few hundred words, others have been a few thousand. As always, I've tried to bring a point of view while also… Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness 700

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Wednesday Video

https://youtu.be/vUL76zBav9o

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Year One of Movie Marketing Madness 3.0

A little over one year ago I decided to restart Movie Marketing Madness. I was, quite frankly, feeling the itch to do so again, primarily because I wanted to regularly write something unique and didn't just want to keep doing the same "Here's what I think about the latest social media news" type of posts.… Continue reading Year One of Movie Marketing Madness 3.0

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HubSpot Email Certified

One of the my goals for my time after the recent...unpleasantness...was to increase my skill set. I was really good at a number of things but could be better at others. So the first thing on my To Do List was to explore an area I'd dabbled in but never really learned much about: email… Continue reading HubSpot Email Certified

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Making Some Changes Here…

I've been mulling some changes in focus and where I put my efforts and have made some decisions that are going to be of interest to like five of you, but whatever. First, I'm going to change up my Movie Marketing Madness TinyLetter distribution. Instead of copying/pasting the full MMM columns into the email I'm… Continue reading Making Some Changes Here…