Libraries – How to Get Your Book into Them

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Libraries Getting into Libraries Libraries are the unsung heroes of the American (and other countries’) educational system. They are where people look for jobs, listen to lectures, or teach themselves all sorts of things. They are also a marvelous home for your newly-published book. Connections First of all, you probably can’t just write to or […]

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Creating a Facebook page

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Creating a Facebook page How do you go about creating a Facebook page? Pages versus Groups Why do you want one over another? Why does it matter? Groups, as might be expected, allow for more discussion. However, everyone is on a more or less equal footing in terms of presenting content. And if that is what […]

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Social Media and Writing Part 3

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Social Media Writing Part 3 Social Media Writing Part 3? Well, it’s more like Social Media and Writing Part 3. Good lord, I do write when I get going, eh? These posts are related to a Chuck Wendig post on these topics. When we last left, I was talking about some things not to do. Here […]

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Social Media and Writing Part 2

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Social Media Writing Part 2 Social Media Writing Part 2? Er, I mean Social Media and Writing, Part 2. More about the Chuck Wendig blog post, and my take on it all. Recap Let us return to our discussion. In the first part of this post, I talked about the current state of social media, more […]

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Social Media and Writing

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Social Media Writing Social media writing? No, I mean both of them. Not the combo. Social media and writing go together. Kind of. I read Chuck Wendig’s post on the two and I want to comment on it. Basic Info That Can Help Anyone (Really!) Let’s start with the basics. Social media will not save […]

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Advertising on Facebook

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Advertising on Facebook Have you tried advertising on Facebook? It’s easier and more affordable than you might think. Keep in mind that Facebook is constantly A/B testing (e. g. checking to see if any new layouts or color schemes, etc. will make you click more), so these instructions might be a little out of date […]

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Demystifying Twitter

February 17, 2018 9 Comments

Demystifying Twitter What can Twitter do for you, the independent writer? What’s the big deal about 140 characters? Twitter is essentially a microblogging service. You broadcast your thoughts to the ether. Some of those thoughts, to be sure, are more interesting than others. Many of us know someone who tweets about everything in their lives. […]

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Reinvention

February 17, 2018 1 Comment

Reinvention Reinvention for fun and, hopefully, some profit? Moving Onward and Upward Reinvention is such a lonely word, isn’t it? We are so used to being one way, and the world is used to it, too. But then there we go, screwing it all up. I mean, changing it up. Oops, I mean, improving ourselves. […]

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The Future of the Lonely Writer

February 17, 2018 No Comments

The Future The future? Well, more specifically, I mean the future of the Lonely Writer website. Wait, what? So as some readers may recall, I started this website as my capstone project at Quinnipiac University. I needed the project in order to graduate with a Master’s in Science in Communications (social media). Well, graduation happened in […]

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Lonely Writer

February 17, 2018 2 Comments

The Lonely Writer Are you a Lonely Writer? Independent writers can sometimes be rather lonely indeed. You can feel as if it’s just you in a sea of promotions, prompts, social media, and writer’s block. I’m here to help you. I am getting my Master’s degree in Communications (social media), and this is my capstone project. Yeah, […]

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