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Quick Link: Sometimes You Have to Break the Rules on Social Media

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I admit it, this post freaked me out. Committing to social media pushes my buttons and I need a lot of baby steps to get there.  On the niche site Social Media Just For Writers, guru Frances Caballo shares what she has […]

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Quick Link: Adjusting your Vision: Linking Author Identity and Author Brand

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Clay Gilbert posting at Writers And Authors has some great thoughts on how to improve your brand. This is especially good reading for new authors trying to get established, although more experienced authors will find some good information they just might have […]

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Quick Link: Social Media Content Tips for Authors – What to Post

Quick Link: Social Media Content Tips for Authors – What to Post

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I don’t know how someone who has such a busy life that there is no extra time can also have such a boring life! One of the reasons I am bad at social media is I don’t like my pictures and I […]

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Quick Link: 14 Facebook Live Ideas for Authors

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So you know how I always talk about baby steps. Well doing a Facebook Live event is too much of a big step for me, but if you are braver than I am or further along in your journey then Rachelle Gardner […]

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Quick Link: How Pinterest Can Help Writers Write Better

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I love Pinterest. It is a great place for inspiration and help. Just be warned, it is very addictive and very easy to lose a lot of time there. At Live Write Thrive, guest poster Piers Golden shares how Pinterest can help […]

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Quick Link: The Do's and Don'ts of Naming Characters

Quick Link: The Do’s and Don’ts of Naming Characters

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is so cool I had to share it! At well-storied, Kristen Kieffer hosts a Twitter chat group that discusses all kind of things writing. This particular example is about naming characters and she has a transcript because we can’t build a […]

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Quick Link: What’s More Important: Author Websites or Social Media?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. At Jane Friedman, Jane discusses a subject near and dear to my heart – author websites. This should not be an eithor or subject. Having an author site is like having a home. It lets people know who you are and where […]

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Quick Link: Social Media for Authors Like, Lurk, Linger

Quick Link: Social Media for Authors Like, Lurk, Linger

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Over at Shelly Hitz, she discusses the different types of social media personalities you are likely to have. Or be. So are you a liker, a lurker, or a linger? Depending on the day and the site, I could be any of […]

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Quick Link: What Social Media Groups Are and How To Use Them

Quick Link: What Social Media Groups Are and How To Use Them

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So you already know that you need social media to help spread the word about your titles, but have you heard of social media groups?  They are a great way to connect with people and help you stand out. Each social media […]

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Quick Link: 6 Ways for Indie Authors to Use Goodreads to Network

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This post from Barb Drozdowich on the Self Publishing Advice Center from ALLI has reminded me about how neglected my poor Goodreads page is.   Everyone talks about Facebook as the best for your dollar marketing tool, but Barb suggests you also give […]

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Quick Link: Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts

Quick Link: Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Over at Romance University, new blogger Cecelia Mecca shares her tips on how to simply your social media to do list. ~ * ~ Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts by Cecelia Mecca  Welcome first time poster Cecelia Mecca with her […]

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Quick Links: Author Blogs: 5 Bad Reasons for Authors to Blog and 5 Good Ones

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I LOVE this post by Anne R. Allen! In my day job, you know the one that pays the bills, I develop WordPress sites for people.  I still get people who think that if they put a post or two, the world […]

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Quick Links: Organic Marketing by Kristan Higgins

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I love this post from Romance University! Marketing is a very important part of being an author. But you don’t want to turn into one of those people who everyone tries to avoid at a party because all they do is try […]

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Quick Link: Using Twitter to Make Powerful Connections as a Creative Professional

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s social media post is all about Twitter, a great way to connect to people 150 characters at a time. Posting at Jane Friedman, Daniel Parsons explains the best way for authors to use Twitter. ~ * ~ Using Twitter to Make […]

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Quick Link: How Authors can Utilize Facebook Live

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Want a great tool to boost your social media reach and be able to interact with your fanbase? Alan Parks from Indies’s Unlimited gives a great tutorial on how to use Facebook Live. ~ * ~ How Authors can Utilise Facebook Live […]

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