Author Archives: Renee Pawlish

About Renee Pawlish

Author of mystery novels, thriller novels, and horror books. Check out Nephilim Genesis of Evil, the Reed Ferguson mystery series, the Noah Winter adventure series for young adults, Take Five, a short story collection, and The Sallie House: Exposing the Beast Within. Renee also offers writing lessons and writing strategies in the Writers Workshop. Twitter: Facebook: Blog: Goodreads:

My Blog Has Moved!

If you are a subscriber to this blog, please go to (if you haven’t) and sign up to receive email updates…I’ve just written a great new post about indie authors and book sales that you won’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Lordy – What A Day! We’re Moving!

I’ve been needing to move my blog to a new WordPress site for some time now, and I finally began this process yesterday – lo and behold, fricking 24 hours later, I finally have the new site up and running… … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Promoting Your Book

As independent authors, or indie authors, you have a challenge that mainstream published authors do not – you are the sole person promoting your book.  I recently read a post by a mainstream published author and one of her comments … Continue reading

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Blog Tour – Featuring My Mystery Series

Hey all, I’d like to take a moment to promote myself 🙂  I am in a blog tour from December 5th through the 16th.  This is a great opportunity to check out my Reed Ferguson mystery series (great crime fiction … Continue reading

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How To Market a Book – Facebook Insights

Promoting your books is just as important as writing the books.  If you don’t believe me, consider my post Guerilla Online Marketing For Authors, where I shared that there were over a million ISBN numbers issued last year along (and … Continue reading

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Writers Workshop – Writing Lesson on Passive Voice

If you’ve been following my recent posts, you know I wrote one called Indie Writers Miss Golden Opportunity.  I talk a lot about learning to write, so I thought I would do some posts about this topic because I am … Continue reading

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Indie Authors Miss Golden Opportunity

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a very controversial post that I titled Indie Authors Are Killing Great Writing.  For the record, I am an indie author with a number of well-received books.  I am also a supporter of … Continue reading

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Double Indemnity – The Best of Film Noir

In my last film noir post, I talked about The Maltese Falcon, considered one of the best film noir movies.  This week I thought we’d take a peek at Double Indemnity, a classic noir movie, ranking up with the very … Continue reading

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Guerilla Online Marketing For Authors

As authors, we have to do a lot to a ton of book promoting.  It’s a tough market out there, and it’s a challenge trying to stand out from the competition.  In essence, we have to do guerilla online marketing, … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Sarah Woodbury

Welcome Author Sarah Woodbury.  She has written a great piece about writing historical fiction.  As I have written a middle-grade historical novel, I was keen to see what insights Sarah has.  Enjoy! Writing Historical Fiction Back in high school, I … Continue reading

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