Category Archives: social media

Like Scarlett Said

I’ve been working on a family history off and on for the last year, more off than on. I’ll work feverishly on dates and names for a few days and then get distracted by experimenting with chalk paint or rearranging … Continue reading

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Text or Visit?

“I hope you can think of something to write about,” my husband said as he left this morning. “Are you kidding?” I asked. “My mind is a jumble of things I want to write about. The problem is getting it … Continue reading

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Seas the Day?

Yesterday, I blogged about Serving Up Memory, the anthology written by the Camden Writers.  Now we’re thinking about exactly what kind of book we want to publish this year. Although there are lots of ideas floating around, so far the … Continue reading

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Working on Focus

Focus Jayne, Focus. Focus is my word of the year, the word that’s supposed to be a guiding force in my thinking and behaving. When I remember it, the term works like a charm. Today I’m thinking of how focus … Continue reading

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Happy Reading

  Since I believe that good readers make good writers, I’ve been doing quite a bit of the former lately. I’ve been doing a little writing every day too, but since I’m a bit unfocused this afternoon, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Get a Website, Get a Website!

In our writing group, we’ve often talked about how to get one’s work out there without becoming annoying. How can a person market his or her book, jewelry, or photography business without hitting people over the head? To be honest, … Continue reading

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Algorithms and Popularity Lists

For the past couple of years, I’ve been a part of a writer’s group with a mission and an agenda for every meeting. We begin by talking shop about the goings-on in the state organization, SCWW, and then we chat … Continue reading

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Would Carl Sandburg Like Facebook?

Social media is a mixed blessing. While it gives us a way to reach out and link in, it can also be a potential source of stress. Should a would-be author use Tumblr, Facebook, Linkedin, or what?? The choices are … Continue reading

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Social Media Bandwagon

Attendees at yesterday’s SCWW Symposium learned quite a bit about the necessity of marketing one’s work. Whether the writer self-publishes his work or has a contract with a major publisher, he still has to “hawk his wares.” For the first … Continue reading

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LinkedIn or Goodreads?

I’m experiencing a little media overload. In fact, I’m so overwhelmed by all of my social media options that sometimes I sit paralyzed, fingers poised to type in an address but uncertain where to go first. Facebook is my favorite. … Continue reading

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