Instagram For Authors: Using Hashtags

Let's start off the new year with some good, practical, social media stuff. Yay!  You can refer back to my Instagram For Authors post if you want to refresh yourself on the basics. For now, I'm going to assume that you've at least clicked around on some social media and have seen hashtags, even if you don't [...]

A Three Step Path to Acceptance When Your Partner is Not a Bookworm Too

I’m sitting on the couch, laughing because this part of the Terry Pratchett book is hilarious. In some place like a library or coffee shop I would get strange looks, maybe a smile. From my partner . . . not even a glance. He’s so used to it he’s learned to tune it out. We've been [...]

Platform

The conundrum I'm facing today: Writers need a platform. For a platform, they must seduce people into caring that they exist and write books. To seduce, they must interact and self-promote. Follow my blog with Bloglovin (AKA Bloglovin' says I have to do this if I want my blog on their site.) Not everything you [...]