Tag Archives: social media

A Few Things You Need to Know About Me #MondayBlogs

Hello, dear Reader, and Happy Monday (or whatever day upon which you are reading this).  I thought it would be good to share a few things you should know about me.  Now, if you’ve been following my blog for a … Continue reading

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My New Mantra: “I’m Too Old For This” #MondayBlogs #2old4this

As too many of you know, I struggle with keeping up with social media.  I often feel overwhelmed with the tsunami of memes, messages, Likes, Invites, and other cacophonous clatter that greets me whenever I go to the feed of … Continue reading

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To Be Continued …

Hello, dear Reader, and you may wonder what the heck the title of my post can possibly mean.  Well, I have a confession explanation.  I don’t have a post to post today.  I’ve spent the weekend working on a course … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Review: Kindness Wins by Galit Breen

I’m on a roll, dear Reader.  Two different kinds of review in two weeks!  Amazing what a few days away from the day job can do for a writer.  My vacation has not been all writing and reading, as I’ve … Continue reading

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Not Too Late to Give Your Support

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
There’s still 11 days left to reach the goal of 100 supporters.  We’re at 44 and it’s been that way for the last 2 days.  So I ask again for people to click on…

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Getting Real About Writer’s Burn Out and Social Media Demands

I have been going through what Cate has so neatly described in her post: I’m burned out. In my case, my day job has become more demanding which means: (1) I have less time during the work day to sneak-peak … Continue reading

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My Top Facebook Tips for Authors

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
As promised, after the success of My Top Ten Twitter Tips: Marketing for Writers, which a lot of people said they found helpful (I was so glad to hear that from…

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… if ye don’t like it, just switch it off… Life’s far too short to bother with daftness… #TBSU…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…the miracle of the instantaneous communication world I’m now plugged into is that this ol’ Jurassic can hardly go to the washroom minus the Blackberry without feeling bereft… the immediacy of the 24/7 cable news…

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Internet and Hyperconnectivity

My conversation with Rajiv on hyperconnectivity continues.  I began to comment and once again found myself going on at length.  Here’s part of my comment to Rajiv’s post: “I’m starting to wonder if there is generational difference with hyperconnectivity.  I … Continue reading

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