Why Bother With Social Media?

Social Media: A phrase that strikes up a series of emotions in each one of us. Some people enjoy using social media sites, thriving on the information they can gather and the contact with others, while others avoid it through fear or a lack of time or motivation. Many people have a love/hate relationship with … Continue reading Why Bother With Social Media?

Lots of Reading: Flash Flood Journal – Short Fiction

Issue three of the Flash Flood Journal, an international flash fiction literary journal, is published today on their blog with some wonderful works of short fiction. I would really recommend reading some of the stories as they are varied in topic, style and genre, and are really interesting. My short story, I.P, is also there … Continue reading Lots of Reading: Flash Flood Journal – Short Fiction

Writing and the Attention Economy

This is a post from http://damiengwalter.com/ It was so good that I thought it was worth sharing. Valuable advice for writers... As a writer you are asking for the most valuable commodity your readers have. Time. Each of us gets a finite portion. No sum of money can buy us any more. And the demands … Continue reading Writing and the Attention Economy

5 Ways to Optimise your Facebook Author Page

Today is the last post of my blog tour for 'Take Me to the Castle.' Join me over at 30 Day Books, hosted by Laura and Brandon, for a guest post on how to optimise your author Facebook page to interact with readers and share your news, reach more people to join your mailing list and add book giveaways. You'll learn about … Continue reading 5 Ways to Optimise your Facebook Author Page