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Social Media for Authors: Week 3 of 4

If you spend a lot of time on social networking sites, are you wasting your time or getting results? Last week in Brazen Careerist’s Social Media Bootcamp course, the focus was on how to answer this question. So far we learned: Week 1’s lesson was to listen to your audience and figure out what they … Read More »

Social Media for Authors: Week 2 of 4

Caveat: This is the week my imagination ran a little wild, dragging me along in a gadarene frenzy behind it. How I got here has more to do with my cart-first nature than with the Social Media Bootcamp course; and how I got back on the horse has everything to do with the quality of … Read More »

Social Media for Authors: Week 1 of 4

One week down, three to go in the monthlong Social Media Bootcamp*. After weeding out some corporate-speak and translating the course into author-speak, three themes are emerging. I’m getting interested in GoodReads as a forum to connect with readers, even though it will take some time to build up that presence, if I choose to … Read More »

Writing guide giveaway

As part of a month-long social media course, I’m running an unscientific study on where readers hang out on the ‘net. What’s in it for you? Well, here’s your chance to win one of five free copies of The Editor’s Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists. http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8265072-the-editor-s-lexicon Head on over to the giveaway page on … Read More »