A hobby that I have enjoyed over the past couple of years is wine tasting and hanging out at local wineries! I find it a great way to relax and take my mind off the pressures that life often presents.
Don’t write-off the local library just yet! The more creative libraries are finding ways to adapt to this new digital ebook world.
Being a small business owner, I know that I need a presence in the world of Social Media. My problem, I don’t know what that means or how to determine if I’m getting any benefits from being there!
A number of these strategies could be modified to promote books, signing events, special book giveaways…as authors we need to be more creative in marketing ourselves!
I agree whole-heartedly with Mr. Kerpen. In this age of digital communication and self-publishing there seems to be a disconnect: “reality” writing should not translate into poor grammar, poor spelling, or just plain poor!
I keep reading articles about how ebooks and self-publishing is beginning to level off. According to this article it just isn’t true!
I’m not even close to the most savvy computer person, nor do I understand what someone with one of these job titles actually do, but thought it was interesting reading!
Last week Carol and I had coffee with some writer friends and the conversation turned to TV programs that we actually enjoyed watching over the “mindless” reality TV options. The comment that raised my eyebrows was that the preferred viewing method was to take in an entire season of episodes in one or two sittings. This left me trying to figure out how I’d carve out 8, 10, or 12 hour blocks of time to accomplish this approach. Based on this article, it’s not as uncommon as I thought!
Gutsy move by Mark Coker to try to predict what 2013 holds for us writers!