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  • 02:02

    TRICKS AND STIPS IN GRUDGE RACING

    in Automotive

    BLOGTALK RADIO TOPIC: GOING OVER THE TRICKS AND TRADES AND STIPS IN GRUDGE RACING TO ELIMINATE THE BS THAT COMES WITH IT. TO BE MINDFUL OF WHAT YOU LOCK IN TO KEEP DOWN CONFUSION THAT WILL LEAD TO ALTERCATIONS. HAVE A SPECIAL GUEST "THE GODFATHER" WILLIE "DOG" TO HELP ELABORATE ON WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHILE LOCKING IN YOUR RACE!!!!! CALL IN AT (347)-637-2811 5/19/15 9PM. TO SPEAK WITH THE HOSTS OR THE SPECIAL GUEST, PRESS 1 TO BE TAKEN OFF MUTE AND BE HEARD. IN RESPECT TO THE PEOPLE LISTENING PLEASE KEEP THE BACKGROUND NOISE TO A MINIMUM OR WE WILL MUTE YOUR MIC.

  • 00:16

    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Rivet Your Reader

    in Current Events

    Writers Tricks of the Trade explores the business and craft of writing with co-hosts Morgan St. James and Dennis N. Griffin. Guests are people who have "been there and done that." In other words, authors, editors, public relations people, publishers and more who share their tips, techniques and frequently stories about the industry when it comes to the business and craft of writing. This episode covers what it takes to create those "can't put down" books. This is a re-broadcast of the first show in the series, so live call-in is not available. Morgan, as the author of 12 books in publication and over 600 articles about writing and Dennis with 16 books in publication and multiple TV and radio broadcasts, share their thoughts and experiences with information for everyone from the novice to the published writer.


    Writers Tricks of the Trade airs on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm PST - 9:00 EST. All shows are archived for future listening as well.


     

  • 01:19

    Cobia Fishing - Tips, Tricks and Tackle

    in Sports

    Today's target species COBIA:


    Are you interested in catching more Cobia? Tune in as the PointClickFish.com Team talks with Captain Noah Lynk and Chasin Tails Outdoors Bait and Tackle Shop about fishing for Cobia on the North Carolina Coast. We will talk about Cobia Fishing - Tips, Tricks and Tackle!


    Call (347) 884-9117 or email questions during our LIVE show


    Tweet at us:


    @PointClickFish


    Enjoy!

  • 00:33

    F IS FOR FACTS - Writers Tricks of the Trade - Episode 12

    in Writing

    In the old Dragnet show, Sgt. Joe Friday used to say, "The facts, ma'am, only the facts." But when a writer is creating a book or story part of their process is making sure to check facts,particularly when they are setting out a particular set of circumstances. If you get it wrong, some of your readers will know and possibly spread the word. The internet is a wonderful source of information, but if you can't find what you want, let your fingers do the walking. Once you've figured out who might have the information you need, pick up the phone and call. It might be a friend, or the public relations division of a police department, hospital, public entity or any number of possibilities. When Morgan St. James was writing "Betrayed," she needed to know what would happen in the late 1950s if an inmate in an Illinois prison was beaten to a point where they had to be on lifesupport. The information was not readily available on the internet, so she called the public relations department at the prison in Illinois and discovered her answer, The Public Relations officer researched her and called back with the information that the policy had changed over the years. What would have happened now, wasn't the cae then. Back then the inmate would have been kept in the prison infirmary. So, St. James was able to portray the scene correctly for the era.


    Okay,let's assume you've got the facts, details and any other pertinent information. How much does your reader REALLY want to know? Are you overwriting and boring them with details fans of your genre really are not interested in?Is the technical information much more than they care to read? Do they want the story to just keep moving?


    In a lively discussion authors Morgan St. James, Dennis N. Griffin and Eric James Miller will share their knowledge and experience when it comes to, "Just the facts, ma'am."

  • 00:38

    WRITERS TRICKS OF THE TRADE - USING CHARACTERS' PROFESSIONS IN UNUSUAL WAYS

    in Writing

    Selecting professions for your characters and deciding how they would act under a given set of circumstances is one of the most important decisions a fiction writer can make. Will they respond in a way normally expected of someone trained to do what they do? Will they go “over-the-top” or perform in a scared or devious manner? Each reaction is the basis for an entirely different story. Whether it is positive or negative, once the theme choice is made, the character still operates under the umbrella of their profession. 

  • 00:37

    WRITERS TRICKS OF THE TRADE - USING CHARACTERS' PROFESSIONS IN UNUSUAL WAYS

    in Writing

    Selecting professions for your characters, and deciding how they would act under a given set of circumstances, is one of the most important decisions a fiction writer can make. 



    Will they respond in a way normally expected of someone trained to do what they do? 
    Will they go “over-the-top” or perform in a scared or devious manner? 


    Each reaction might become the basis for an entirely different story. However, once the theme choice is made, even if they act strangely, unexpectedly or inappropriately, the character still operates under the umbrella of their profession, whether it is positive or negative.


    Morgan, Denny and Eric explore what happens with the same set of circumstances when the character reacts in a way that is not typical to their profession. The story changes and one scenario can be played out many ways. Ninja hairdresser, anyone?

  • 00:34

    Writers Tricks of the Trade - F is for Facts Episode 12

    in Current Events

    In the old Dragnet show, Sgt. Joe Friday used to say, "The facts, ma'am, only the facts." But when a writer is creating a book or story part of their process is making sure to check facts,particularly when they are setting out a particular set of circumstances. If you get it wrong, some of your readers will know and possibly spread the word. The internet is a wonderful source of information, but if you can't find what you want, let your fingers do the walking. Once you've figured out who might have the information you need, pick up the phone and call. It might be a friend, or the public relations division of a police department, hospital, public entity or any number of possibilities. When Morgan St. James was writing "Betrayed," she needed to know what would happen in the late 1950s if an inmate in an Illinois prison was beaten to a point where they had to be on lifesupport. The information was not readily available on the internet, so she called the public relations department at the prison in Illinois and discovered her answer, The Public Relations officer researched her and called back with the information that the policy had changed over the years. What would have happened now, wasn't the cae then. Back then the inmate would have been kept in the prison infirmary. So, St. James was able to portray the scene correctly for the era.


    Okay,let's assume you've got the facts, details and any other pertinent information. How much does your reader REALLY want to know? Are you overwriting and boring them with details fans of your genre really are not interested in?Is the technical information much more than they care to read? Do they want the story to just keep moving?


    In a lively discussion authors Morgan St. James, Dennis N. Griffin and Eric James Miller will share their knowledge and experience when it comes to, "Just the facts, ma'am."


     

  • 01:35

    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Marketing Your Self-Published Book - Episode 13

    in Writing

    We are delighted to have author/musician Jon D'Amore back as our guest. So many authors today are making the choice between traditional and self-publishing that we thought it would be very helpful to have Jon discuss why he opted to self-publish his humorous yet edgy memoir, and as an added bonus he will read an excerpt from his book.


    Jon successfully published and marketed "The Boss ALWAYS Sits in the Back" and will share factors that entered into making the decision to self-publish and what he did relative to publicity and promotion.


    "The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" isn't just another mob story. It's a suspenseful, exciting and entertaining account of one of the greatest scams to hit Las Vegas...a scam that's never been exposed before. One that Jon became involved in as a young man.  This scam changed history and gambling laws across America forever!


    He tells the story from his viewpoint as a young musician who grew up in that world...and from the words of his Godfather, an underboss who told his story before he died..."The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" details the demise of the mobsters who ran northern New Jersey.


    Listen live, or listen to the archived show, but don't miss it.

  • 00:58

    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Marketing Your Self-Published Book - Episode 13

    in Writing

    Pre-record for airing on Wednesday May 13 at 9:00 EDT


    We are delighted to have author/musician Jon D'Amore back as our guest. So many authors today are making the choice between traditional and self-publishing that we thought it would be very helpful to have Jon discuss why he opted to self-publish his humorous yet edgy memoir, and as an added bonus he will read an excerpt from his book.


    Jon successfully published and marketed "The Boss ALWAYS Sits in the Back" and will share factors that entered into making the decision to self-publish and what he did relative to publicity and promotion.


    "The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" isn't just another mob story. It's a suspenseful, exciting and entertaining account of one of the greatest scams to hit Las Vegas...a scam that's never been exposed before. One that Jon became involved in as a young man.  This scam changed history and gambling laws across America forever!


    He tells the story from his viewpoint as a young musician who grew up in that world...and from the words of his Godfather, an underboss who told his story before he died..."The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" details the demise of the mobsters who ran northern New Jersey.


    Listen live, or listen to the archived show, but don't miss it.

  • 00:16

    Taxes 101: Tips and Tricks from Patrice Washington

    in Finance

    For many Americans, tax season is the most dreaded time of the year. Despite its bad rep, it's also the perfect chance to take the pulse on certain money habits and recommit to a healthier financial future. From making little spending changes to finding out if your family is eligible for free tax services to maximizing your refund, financial freedom is closer than you might think.


    Personal finance guru Patrice Washington built her own fortune, lost it in the recession and reinvented herself to find monetary success once more.


    I was lucky enough to chat with Patrice about tax time this year and how to change your behaviours for personal financial success!


    Originally posted on pegcitylovely.com: http://pegcitylovely.com/2015/04/tax-time-tips-tricks-patrice-washington/


     

  • 00:31

    OPEN HOUSE TIPS AND TRICKS HOW TO LEVERAGE THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.

    in Real Estate

    Hosted by NJ Real Estate SUPER AGENT Mia 'Mimi" Williamson, Author of "BUY SELL HOLD" will help buyers, sellers and investors stay abreast of housing market trends. Mimi gives tips and negotiating tricks to help buyers and sellers alike navigate through this unqiuely challenging real estate climate. 


    Mia Williamson is a top performer in her local branch office, who has made a name for herself among investors in the state of NJ. She provides workshops for first time home buyers and mentors a group of new agents. She is the founder of 100 Black Women in Real Estate and The NJ 100 - both professional social clubs for real estate agents in NJ. 


     


    OPEN HOUSE TRICKS AND TIPS: This is the prerequisite to the SUPER AGENT program