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IP Address Tracing is Not As Easy as Dan Brown Makes Out

IP Address Tracing is Not As Easy as Dan Brown Makes Out | Cyber Scriber | Scoop.it
Dan Brown’s Inferno
Today, I’ve been reading Dan Brown’s latest thriller, Inferno.
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Hollywood and Dan Brown make us think that tracing someone in the real world from their computer's IP address is easy. It really isn't!

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Have I invented a whole new fiction genre?

Have I invented a whole new fiction genre? | Cyber Scriber | Scoop.it
Have I invented a whole new fiction genre? Or have I written a book that no one will read?
One of the golden rules of marketing is to go niche. Or even ‘ultra niche’.
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The advantages and dangers of marketing to too narrow a niche.

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Confessions of an ex-Spam Tweeter

Confessions of an ex-Spam Tweeter | Cyber Scriber | Scoop.it
As a yet-to-publish author, I knew that one of my tasks ahead of publishing my first book was to build an “author platform”.
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How not to use Twitter: a real life example!

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5 Different Applications of Narrative Motif Using the Simple Example of 'Coffee'

5 Different Applications of Narrative Motif Using the Simple Example of 'Coffee' | Cyber Scriber | Scoop.it
Just how much has coffee culture invaded our day-to-day life? If my crime thriller novel, Invasion of Privacy, is anything to go by it’s incredibly pervasive. As I near the end of writing its first...
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Narrative motifs and how they apply to theme, with real examples based on coffee.

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3 reasons why Stornoway is currently a focal point for UK crime fiction

3 reasons why Stornoway is currently a focal point for UK crime fiction | Cyber Scriber | Scoop.it
Has Stornoway – most famous as the town displayed at the top of the BBC weather map (usually covered in clouds) and the capital of the islands of the Outer Hebrides just off the west coast of Scotland — suddenly become a focal point for the crime...
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How Stornoway in the Isle of Lewis is the up and coming centre for Tartan Noir

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Lessons Indie Authors Can Learn From Single-Estate Winemakers

Lessons Indie Authors Can Learn From Single-Estate Winemakers | Cyber Scriber | Scoop.it
I just bought a bottle of wine solely based on its label. According to old guard wine connoisseurs I’ve just committed a major faux pas. Apparently, I should have made sure the producer was of high...
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Independent winemakers and indie authors have a lot in common!

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