Category Archives: New Media

What Should Writers Organizations Do About the Digital Revolution?

At the last writers conference I went to, I had one of those moments that happen to writers where I felt like I was in a movie and the camera pulled back so that I could observe my own life. … Continue reading

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Weekly Writers Round-Up: Week of Oct. 1, 2012

Blogging Looking for duty-free images to use when blogging? After Roni Loren’s game-changing post about getting sued for using unlicensed images on her blog, you’re not alone. Here are three tips from the Book Designer, Joel Friedlander. Writers On Twitter … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of August 27th

Social Media and Book Promotion Writer Lyn Horner on how to, and how NOT to, promote your book on Amazon’s reader forums. On Writers in the Storm blog. Do Facebook ads burn money? On Jeff Bullas’ social media blog.   … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up; Week of June 18, 2012

Social Media Author Toby Neal expresses doubts about blogs, on her blog: via Rachel Thompson, twitter. Literary agent Rachelle Gardner on whether unpublished novelists should be platform-building. Writer Janice Hardy on the great twitter experiment: What do more tweets really … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of June 3rd, 2012

E-Book cover awards from Joel Friedlander of The Book Designer. Why you should have a blogging plan, by Dino Dogan of Triberr. Blogging by Roni Loren. Excellent take by Tom Scocca on how Microsoft Word documents are dying a slow, … Continue reading

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Tips for Being a Good Guest Blogger

In the whirlwind of promoting your own book, a lot of details can get lost. I’ve noticed that writers who are guest blogging or being interviewed on blogs sometimes miss opportunities to promote themselves and their books. Talk to your … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 2/26/12

Older article by writer Mary Willis Walker, who talks about her own process with her name, a subject dear to my heart. Self-Promotion Wildly successful crowdfunding effort for stick-figure comic. (via @JonathanGunson on twitter.) Publishing Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers … Continue reading

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