Tag Archives: social media

Committees: October possibility and promise

  “October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” ― Sarah Guillory, Reclaimed   And so October has possibility … Continue reading

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What’s your talent?

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees Do you spend much time on social media? Our Public Relations Committee has been orphaned for several months. The person needed for this fun job needs to love social media as he or she … Continue reading

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Surviving High School, by Lele Pons with Melissa de la Cruz

Social media has become the message in several recent fictional works. The plot of Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, for instance, recounts the development of a commercially successful blogger, with some chapters take the form of blog posts. Surviving High School traces … Continue reading

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The Choice of Grace

What is it? Can you figure it out? It’s undeniably there!  Oh, sorry, but those are the thoughts that run through my head any time I witness Francis engage his people.  A few days ago he actually participated in a … Continue reading

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Putting Marketing in its Place

Over the last few months we have been talking about marketing. It is a necessary evil, but don’t let the evil take over. Each writer has to decide how much and what kind of marketing they are willing to do. … Continue reading

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Marketing – The social rules of Twitter

Now that we have gone over the rudiments of Twitter, let’s talk about the expected behavior of those who use twitter. There are certain expected ‘rules’ of behavior on twitter. I have tried to list them here. I also try … Continue reading

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Were you there? Did you feel the love?

Who were all these people at the CWG Live Conference? Here’s who: My roommate from three years ago. Deanna Klingel and I go back three years when her hotel reservation was wrong and she spent the first night with me. … Continue reading

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Marketing – Understanding Twitter!

I have to admit that the whole concept of a twitter account confused me. How important or helpful could it be? As an older woman, I didn’t see the value of tweeting anyone! As a long-winded novelist who couldn’t write a … Continue reading

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Marketing – Goodreads I

Using social media to promote your work is not only advisable but is also expected today. One of the great media tools is Goodreads. Goodreads was created in 2006 by Otis and Elizabeth Chandler with a stated mission “to help people find … Continue reading

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Marketing – Writing and using Press Releases (for 6/29)

  Many years ago, my late friend and fellow writer Karen Riley taught me how to write a press release. She spent many years in journalism and knew the importance of using press releases in your marketing plan. Journalists are … Continue reading

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