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Saturday, June 11, 2011

This week in the Indie Spotlight

This week's Indie Spotlight Featured Authors and Books for June 6 - June 12 http://www.theindiespotlight.com/ Monday: Steve Thomas - An Exercise in Futility Tuesday: Linda Acaster - Torc of Moonlight: Special Edition Wednesday: Jim Mosquera - Escaping Oz Thursday: O'Neil De Noux - SLICK TIME Friday:... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Who Gets the Flag?

Poetry time from the Patterson's abyss of emotion (sorry folks, but...) Because the Don't Tell, Don't Ask Policy is about to be repealed, I was moved to poetry: Who Gets the Flag? - for the tens of thousands of gay men and women who have shared in protecting our freedoms, but did so by sacrificing... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Mash-UPS

I guest blogged at the Independant Author's Forum this week http://pugetsoundspeaks.com/ Topic: Mash-ups and Cross Genre Authoring. Edward C. Patterson Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 18, 2011

10,000 Books Sold

I just sold my 10,000th Book across all my titles. I want to thank all my readers, fans, supporters, reviewers and future readers. Edward C. Patterson PS: New Book Coming in a few weeks. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Patterson Novel Wins Red Adept Indie Award - 2010

I am please to announce that No Irish Need Apply has won in the Red Adept Annual Indie Award - 2010 in the Miscellaneous Genre Category. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0012NOW44 Red Adept Reviews: http://redadeptreviews.com/ Edward C. Patterson Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Holiday Message

A Holiday Message from The Indie Spotlight Once a year, humankind gathers, no matter what belief they subscribe to or what oppression they have suffered, to exchange good will and the gift of life. Many traditions have captured the essence of this habit, from a simple toast to a riot of celebration.... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon 83

free indirect discourse when the author narrates a character's point of view, most frequently as postulated thought. i.e Rutabaga Jones often thought that Victor was a vagabond and sometimes expressed it in public. Edward C. Patterson Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 13, 2010

A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon - 82

ambivalent point of view this is a false start point of view weakly presented at the beginning of a chapter where a character, usually already situated, is the point of view. However, when the scene gets going, another character is declared the point of view. This is effective when the author wishes... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon - 81

Stock character a repeated characterization across the entire literary tradition. Examples are the precocious child, the witty waiter, or the femme fatale. When a stock characterization becomes central to a work, it is usually referred to as an archtype. Edward C. Patterson Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 10, 2010

A Reader's Guide to Authoir's Jargon - 80

third person omniscient POV (Head Hopping) a Point of View (POV) rarely used today, but popular during the 19th century, where the author head hops from character to character. It can be disorienting to the reader and is mostly used by true master's of their craft, or in abstract novels or passages.... Sign in to see full entry.

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