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New Website!

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Good afternoon everybody! Hope you’re having a good weekend. My weekend has been okay, I guess. But I do have some good news to share.

Wicked Good Publishing has a new home website. Right now it’s kind of bare bones, but we’re working on improving it. If there’s something you want to see, let me or Austin know. And we will be more than glad to try to accommodate it!

As of right now it’s just a look at the books that Austin and I have written as well as a quick meet the team page that links to our Amazon biographies. We are certainly going to add more to it.

In the mean time, check it out and let us know what you of the site.

Later this week there will be a State Of Sales update for the month of July as well as a new Top 5.

This week in the CKCCOnline Spotlight is a podcast all about music. Check out the J-Bunny’s Music Hub.  Every week there’s a new musician interview.

Have a good one everybody!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day (2017)

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone. I hope you all have the Luck Of The Irish today. Even if that means starting your day with some Lucky Charms.

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A lot going on here. I’ve been talking with Austin Graves about his follow up to The Heart Wants What The Heart Wants. We definitely have some big plans going on over here. Plus in addition to my children’s novel, I have plans for another book to be written as well. So yeah, things are looking up over here.

I started a new marketing campaign on social media recently. I’m hoping to get a few more buys with it.

The Time Traveler's Journal

Each book has it’s own quote. So look for them all over my social media accounts. Let me know what you think!

As far as the Children’s anthology, I started writing an outline for one of the stories and it definitely helped me get my thoughts out. So work is progressing quite nicely with it.

It kind is amazing how much life can change in a year or two. Two years ago I recorded the first podcast for Two Dudes, Brews & Books. We churned over several great podcasts over the year and a half that it was up and running. Good times.

Well that’s it for updates for the week. I will keep you posted as I reveal more. This weekend will be a new top 5. Any ideas for one? Shoot me a tweet at @Trel67 or my Author page on Facebook. Have a good one everybody!

 

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Welcome back to another edition of my Personal Top 5. Each weekend I post a top 5 of a random category. We’ve discussed music and television so far. Today’s topic will give you something to fight the endless boredom, especially of a long drive. I’m going to give you my list of top podcasts to listen to.

Normally, I do the top 5 and just add a few honorary mentions without a write up of those mentions. I will not do that for this one. Because there are two podcasts that deserve a little bit of attention that are special to me.

So the first honorary mention goes to the Club Kayfabe Wrestling Podcast. Co hosted by Chris O’Mealy, Dan Peck and Glenn Kukan (replacing Pat McDermott), the Club Kayfabe is all about the latest news and reviews about the world of professional wrestling. I’m partial to this podcast because I’m an regular contributor to the podcast as well. It’s a lot of fun to listen to. If wrestling isn’t your thing, check out one of Chris’s other podcasts. Talkin’ Talkies is a cool movie review podcast. He also does the Jersey Rain podcast where he interviews every day normal people about some of the cool things going on in their life.

And I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t talk about my own podcast that I host every week with my writing partner Jeremy Croston. Every week we talk about a topic ranging from books to pop culture to beer and sports. We even get serious every once in a while with what we call a Hot Topic Button Discussion. You should totally check out our podcast.

5) Fat Man on Batman – Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin talk about pop culture and comic book stuff. Sometimes it’s in front of a live studio audience, sometimes it’s in one of their houses. They are a good comedy team that play well with each other. I haven’t listened to a lot of these podcasts, but the ones that I’ve heard I’ve enjoyed.

4) The Nerdist Podcast – Chris Hardwick was once only known as that guy that was on the game show with Jenny McCarthy back in the day, but now he’s a big time podcaster and a stand up comedian. Along with his co hosts Jonah Ray and Matt Mira, their guests range Anthony Mackie, Jodie Foster, Sir Patrick Stewart, and Fred Savage. The interviews are silly, but they can get a little in depth depending on the guest.

3) Christopher Titus Podcast – Every episode starts off with a bit of comedy bit called the Armageddon Update. Titus is a comedian by trade. Then Bombshell Rae (his wife) and Fetus the intern talk about what’s happening in the world. It usually centers around one topic until we get Bombshell’s Bombshell news! He is absolutely hysterical. His rants and raves are amazing! You are guaranteed to laugh! That’s a promise!

2) Talk Is Jericho – Even though Chris Jericho is known as a wrestler, he is an all around great performer. And what I like most about the podcast is even though Jericho is a wrestler, he has as many non wrestlers as they do wrestlers. He’s had everyone from Dennis Miller to William Shatner to Josh Gates (check him out)

1) Hollywood Babble-On – Kevin Smith is back, this time with Ralph Garmin live in front of a studio audience. They have a lot of different segments from Sh!t that Should Not Be,  HBO Headlines, How Big is Liam Neeson’s cock, to Hitler in the Movies. Garmin does some pretty funny impressions for segments as well. I’ve never not laughed at the podcast. Some segments do get a little long. That’s my only complaint with it.

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Welcome to another Word Count…. wait, nope. Welcome to another regular edition of my blog!

A lot to talk about right now. First The Time Traveler’s Journal has been returned by 3 of the 5 beta readers. Reviews have been all positive which makes me even more anxious to release it. Speaking of releases, the official release date will be announced in just a few days. In fact, there will be a book trailer coming soon to give you just a sneak peak of the book with the official release date. Look for that this weekend on the Two Dudes, Brews & Books youtube page. Wait? You didn’t know we had our own Youtube page? For shame! Check it out right here!

In addition to that, there will be a new scene posted tomorrow to get the word out about the upcoming release!

This week also marks the 1 year anniversary of the Two Dudes, Brews & Books podcast. So this week will be an awesome one. Check it out on Podomatic and Itunes as well.

Have a good one everybody!

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Podcasts

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Good Sunday evening everybody. Hope you’re having a good one. It’s weird that there’s no football on this Sunday. I mean sure there’s the pro bowl, but that barely counts right? I could just never really get into it. I love the Pro Bowl draft, but the actual game itself? Not so much. But hey, we get the Super Bowl in just 7 days.

Since there’s football today, I thought maybe I’d give you something else to do with your time. It is a shameless plug but you can’t blame a guy for trying can you?

For those that don’t know, I’m a co-host of a podcast. It started as a way to sell books but it has evolved into more than that. They are short podcasts, usually. My co-host and business partner Jeremy and I talk about a variety of topics. Everything from sports to pop culture to books and food and drink.

We decided to switch it up a little bit last week and started a Hot Button Topic podcast as well. Normally we’re all about having a good time, but switched to a more serious topic. It’s something we won’t do often, but every once in a while we want to show a little more serious sides to ourselves.

What did we discuss? Politics! More specifically the front runner for the Republican Party, Mr. Donald Trump. Please give it a listen. And let me know what you think!

TrumpCast

For a more fun podcast, we also did a usual fun podcast the day before when we discuss the perfect food for your Super Bowl Parties for next week.

Super Bowl Foods

Let me know what you think about these podcasts. If you like what you hear, go ahead and hit that subscribe button. We do weekly podcasts. And soon we will be having a few guests joining us.

Have a good one everyone!