Posts Tagged “social media”

The Future of the Lonely Writer

The Future of the Lonely Writer

The Future The future? Well, more specifically, I mean the future of the Lonely Writer website. Wait, what? So as some readers may recall, I started this website as my capstone project at Quinnipiac University. I needed the project in order to graduate with a Master’s in Science in Communications (social media). Well, graduation happened in…

Writer Giveaways

Writer Giveaways

Giveaways So giveaways can be helpful when you are first starting out. Because people do not know your writing, they might not be inclined to spend too much on your work. Rather than pricing down to nothing, do one better: give your book away as a prize. Amazon, in particular, makes it easy. And on…

Social Media and Writing Part 3

Social Media and Writing Part 3

Social Media Writing Part 3 Social Media Writing Part 3? Well, it’s more like Social Media and Writing Part 3. Good lord, I do write when I get going, eh? These posts are related to a Chuck Wendig post on these topics. When we last left, I was talking about some things not to do. Here…

Social Media and Writing Part 2

Social Media and Writing Part 2

Social Media Writing Part 2 Social Media Writing Part 2? Er, I mean Social Media and Writing, Part 2. More about the Chuck Wendig blog post, and my take on it all. Recap Let us return to our discussion. In the first part of this post, I talked about the current state of social media, more…

Social Media and Writing

Social Media and Writing

Social Media Writing Social media writing? No, I mean both of them. Not the combo. Social media and writing go together. Kind of. I read Chuck Wendig’s post on the two and I want to comment on it. Basic Info That Can Help Anyone (Really!) Let’s start with the basics. Social media will not save…

Reinvention

Reinvention

Reinvention Reinvention for fun and, hopefully, some profit? Moving Onward and Upward Reinvention is such a lonely word, isn’t it? We are so used to being one way, and the world is used to it, too. But then there we go, screwing it all up. I mean, changing it up. Oops, I mean, improving ourselves….

Interview with EJ Roberts

Interview with EJ Roberts

Meet EJ Roberts EJ Roberts is an all-around indie author reviewer! Today I’m doing something different and handing over the reins to her. She’s from A Drop of Ink Reviews. So take it away, EJ Roberts! Background I am EJ Roberts, the reviewer for A Drop of Ink Reviews. So let’s sit and talk about what…

Teasing Your Work

Teasing Your Work

Teasing Your Work Teasing is a subtle art. It is a lot like a fan dancer’s moves or a shy person’s come-on. Teasing should feel like a movie trailer because that is exactly what movie trailers do.     Teasers are usually a bit longer than blurbs and are meant to generate excitement. They often…

Your elevator pitch

Your elevator pitch

Your elevator pitch We have all heard of what an elevator pitch is. It seems like it is the kind of stuff reserved for overly eager new sales associates looking to make an impression on the big boss between floors. But there is more to it than that. Someone has just turned to you and…

PitMad on Twitter

PitMad on Twitter

PitMad on Twitter Have you ever seen the #PitMad hashtag on Twitter? Why should you care about PitMad? Let’s take a look at what PitMad is. What is #PitMad? It is a quarterly pitch session on Twitter. Essentially what you are doing is tweeting about your work, but it is only on specific dates, and…

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