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Friday, February 12, 2010

Matt Costello and Vanessa Franklin/Ninjagirl82 on Game Writing and more at Youtube.com

The writer of loads of games like Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End for X box 360 !!!!! and written novels and screenplays and loads. [And yes, he, too, despite what job HR types ask about, says he has LITTLE TIME TO PLAY games, since he's CREATING them.]

Matt Costello How 2 write video games, 2009

The Game of Writing Games (Story and Games) with Matt Costello Pt 1/3, 2008

The Game of Writing Games with Matt Costello Pt 2/3, 2008

The Game of Writing Games with Matt Costello Pt 3/3, 2008
Writing for a video game part 1 by Vanessa Franklin/Ninjagirl82, 2007

Writing for a Video Game Part 2, 2007

Writing for a Video Game Part 3, 2007
Video Game Industry : How to Write Video Game Scripts from GameRecruiter

Video Game Industry : Job Descriptions for a Video Game Designer

Video Game Industry : Qualifications for a Video Game Designer

Video Game Industry : About Game Design Software
[Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a large number of games and related media entirely over the internet, from small independent efforts to larger, more popular games. Steam is set apart from similar services primarily by its community features, completely automated game update process, and its use of in-game functionality.

There are over 1,000 games available on Steam, and in January 2010 Valve announced that it had surpassed 25 million active user accounts.[3] It regularly services in excess of two million concurrent users.[4] Although Valve never releases sales figures, Steam is considered by its competitors and clients to be the market leader, controlling an estimated 70% of the digital distribution market.[5]

Many major publishers have catalogues on Steam, including Electronic Arts, Activision, 2K Games, Ubisoft, THQ, Sega, Codemasters, LucasArts, id Software, and BioWare.--Wikipedia http://store.steampowered.com/]

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Video Games and Sex


Here! Here!

A must see.

--Neale Sourna

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An Answer to the Frustration of REAL Publishing at LinkedIn.com

Perhaps the real questions are do you want to wait a year or two to find an agent, and another yr or 2 to get an editor, and then a publisher?

Oh. Your editor just quit and you're agent's a dink. And you have to start over. How many years of your life will that take?


You get all your ducks in order and get that brass ring REAL publisher, that drops your book off market and makes it nearly impossible for anyone to buy--the very same year it's published!

These things are what I saw in my research before publishing, and also that many of the "self-publishing houses" had/have atrociously bad contracts. They are my books not theirs, if they wish to lease fine, if not, then a quick release of a few weeks should be doable.

You will be doing a lot of your marketing no matter who publishes it, but if you want to be certain it's out there long enough [takes about 5 yrs? for a Christmas Box or Joy of Sex] to become the next author-published goody that hits HUGE,.

So, you may consider joining we the author-published [also known as self-published and POD]. But, author publisher is cleaner, truer, and hasn't the baggage.

Check out the great contract at www.InfinityPublishing.com and call [I think it's still 877-BUY BOOK] and ask for their SAMPLE BOOK which is a perfect bound sample of the actual POD/print as they're purchased that they'll print for you with all the info to your questions. Their contract--if a huge house pick you up--can be released without any fuss, and within a few weeks. Not years.

And/Or invest in your own isbn's [www.isbn.org / www.bowkerlink.com] and upload to Ingram's www.LightningSource.com which prints and/or distributes pretty much all the big REAL publisher books and ebooks, as well as mine, to most booksellers online and brick and mortar.

And they don't stiff you with a ton of books to get waterdamaged in the garage or basement. You can order at cost and they'll ship for you to whoever needs to see your book, when you're marketing.

But they fulfill all bookseller [Amazon, BN, etc] orders without you, if you like. I like. I love.

All this requires learning more entrepreneurship skills and coordinating or doing your own editing, layout, and packaging.

All of my releases are still growing, and I'm set up now that if I want to write story or text, do layout, cover, and upload to them and have it go on sale within the same week. No. No bull....

Do look check them out, because putting your energy into--as the man said above--a dying system may not make you any happier.

Do you want to publish? Believe me the validation is there when you see your properties on sale across the net worldwide, and when you get your royalties, monthly, if you make sales.

Instead of 2-4 times a year from the majors, I believe it is.

This way is much work but there is much satisfaction and peace of mind, as well. And the years you spent chasing NYers or whomever, who by the way have been putting out badly edited and researched books, too, for a decade or more, have NOTHING to say about author publishing. Highly frustrating.

They are the big marketers nothing more.

So, you could use those years to learn epublishing and get your publishing company or a consortium group together and work on your books as a group.

Neale Sourna

www.PIE-Percept.com [publishing]
www.Neale-Sourna.com [author site]

www.LightningSource.com [national and worldwide print and distribution--ebooks (Adobe PDF/EPUB, MS, Palm), print books of all binding, interior color, and distributes to the new airport POD book kiosks]

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Monday, February 08, 2010

My Guilty Romances with Keanu Reeves, Lovers, and Writing

My Guilty Romances with Keanu Reeves, Lovers, and Writing

By Neale Sourna (Guest Blogger)

I write erotic fiction, both soft and hardcore, and sensuous and romantic game texts, and do so boldly. And even call my writing consulting site Writing-Naked.com, because I love writing, love to write, and love to have written—and yet I find, repeatedly, a middle class, middle American, Midwest, working class vibe of, “Hm, writing, that’s not REAL work, a REAL job you can do with pride, tell your grandma, and pay all your bills with.”

Like I had total pride and all my bills paid back when I was a secretary / executive assistant / office manager or retail salesperson or whatever. Absolutely not.

And my mom and grandma know what I write, even if they don’t read it.

They” never leave you alone, nor does the noise in your own head, except unless you can prove you can afford to live in Anne Rice’s mansion, Stephen King’s gothic estate, or give the forever waving and REAL jobless Queen of England a run for her pound Sterling by being “Harry Potter’s” multimillion, writing mum.

And, probably, even then, you’ll have to tell yourself—until you believe it, too, and then some—that sitting on your bum, writing “little stories,” especially “little, romantic and erotic stories” IS REAL. And a guilt-free occupation.

That it’s more than okay.

That it’s really a breath of air filling your lungs, and a thing that keeps you sane.

Or, maybe, that’s just me.

And what does this have to do with Keanu...? http://lisabetsarai.blogspot.com/2010/01/my-guilty-romances-with-keanu-reeves.html

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Lisabet Sarai's Beyond Romance: I Believe...Some Words to Ponder

Monday, February 8, 2010

I Believe...Some words to ponder

This was sent to me by an old friend, but I thought it would bear sharing... I Believe... That just because two people argue, doesn't mean they don't love each other.. And just because they don't argue, doesn't mean they do love each other. I Believe... That we don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change. I Believe... That no matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that. I Believe... That true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love. I Believe... That you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life. I Believe... That it's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be. I Believe... That you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them. I Believe... That you can keep going long after you think you can't. I Believe... That we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel. I Believe... That either you control your attitude or it controls you. I Believe... That heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences. I Believe... That money is a lousy way of keeping score. I Believe... That my best friend and I can do anything, or nothing, and have the best time. I Believe... That sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down, will be the ones to help you get back up. I Believe... That sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel. I Believe... That maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had, and what you've learned from them.....and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated. I Believe... That it isn't always enough to be forgiven by others.. Sometimes, you have to learn to forgive yourself. I Believe... That no matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief. I Believe... That our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become. I Believe... Two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I Believe... That even when you think you have no more to give, if a friend cries out to you........you will find the strength to help. I Believe... That credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being I Believe... That the people you care about most in life are taken from you too soon. As another friend recently wrote: He who dies with the fewest regrets wins. Warmly, Lisabet

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Download PROMO Sample of "Neale Sourna's CuntSinger"

"Neale Sourna's CuntSinger--Cunnilingus: How to Give Head (Oral Sex and Eating Pussy), for Giving Women Orgasms of Cuntlicious Joy!"

Did you know that:


So, do you know how to PROTECT HER...?

* * * * * * * *

You have a tongue and fingers, but is she really getting her FULL SATISFACTION from your lovemaking...?

Can you tell if she's satisfied, by more than her "yes" or "no" [if she's not too shy or fibbing]...?

How can you tell from HER SILENCE when she's REALLY SATISFIED...?


Do you know the ways to help her when she believes oral sex--especially cunnilingus--is "gross," "icky," or whatever...?

Do you know HOW TO COAX HER to enjoy your oral lovemaking...?

**If you none of these, or know some and want to learn more, so YOU'LL BECOME A BETTER, MORE POWERFUL LOVER--keep reading, my friend....



--Neale Sourna

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