Rebuttal: Why Authors SHOULD Use Social Media

Rebuttal: Why Authors SHOULD Use Social Media

This morning an article showed up in my Facebook feed: Why Authors Should NOT Use Social Media. And I get it. It comes from the standpoint that authors can waste too much time on social instead of actually writing their books. Well, that goes without saying. But to completely dismiss social media all together is…

Pay It Forward [Live-blogging the DFW Writer’s Conference]

Pay It Forward [Live-blogging the DFW Writer’s Conference]

Young adult fiction writer Jamie Harrington talked at the DFW Writer’s Conference about Paying It Forward. Here are some of my favorite points she made: The good thing about paying it forward is that it helps you find the perfect critique partner, builds a strong support system and you might make some real friendships. The…

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Linking Your Blog to Twitter and Facebook…and more! (Part 2 of 4)

Go back to Part 1: Introduction In my last post, I detailed my situation: Trying to set up my blog so when I entered a post, news of the post would automatically be broadcast to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media outlets. Here’s exactly how I did it. To broadcast to multiple social media…

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Linking Your Blog to Twitter and Facebook…and more! (Part 1 of 4)

Anyone who has a presence online knows the power of engaging in social media—whether it be through your own blog, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In or other services. But it’s not long before you discover that keeping up with your social presence on the web can be a full time job! The good news is, there…