Tag : Social Networking and Writing

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How much money should you spend using social media? Social media can be a leech, in terms of time needed, to get “seen” by the people who matter most to you, your readers.  Living a Life of writing has been around as a blog or website since 2008, but I’ve only been active on two …
What is a hidden cost of self-publishing? The time and energy it takes to write and publish anything worthwhile.  That’s one example which is a hidden cost publishing. It’s not a bad cost, but there are others which can be more deadly to a writer who wants to succeed. There are both financial and emotional …
It’s not uncommon for a self-published author to want to promote their newly published book in some way- oftentimes too much. Most authors, if they are self-published or not will say that one of the most important things that they need to do is promote their books.  Enter social media.  It’s not that hard to …
Tips on the social networking ins and outs of Twitter and how they can make you a successful writer                This month we have been talking a lot about using Twitter in various important ways to increase your success as a writer. The thing to remember, however, is that …
There is something to be said about writing for long periods of time, but the reverse holds true as well there is something to be said about writing for short periods of time. It depends on the writer and their personality. Some things need to be written in a short period of time, and this …
A part of the challenge of being a beginning writer is I have a lot of illusions.  One of them is that you need to physically see people to know or to get a chance to have book sales, or a way to improve the writing I already do. A writer needs to make connections …
Writing is supposed to be ‘easy.’  Writing is supposed to be ‘fast.’   The people who say these things are not writers by any means or they are not patient about the art and process of writing a book.  After all if writing was as easy as publishing a book in one or two days, …
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