Sleepers Begone!

  I bit the bullet today and deleted my Google+ account. It was a sleeper anyway — a place I rarely visited. My blog posts from here were set to automatically show up there as well as on Facebook, but when I chose where to spend my social media time, apart from here, Facebook usually won out, despite some ofContinue reading “Sleepers Begone!”

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Twitter and the #amwriting hashtag

. Twitter is a concise form of online communication… “bursts of information called tweets, each 140 characters in length.” The Twitter hashtag, #amwriting, is an abbreviation of ‘I am writing’ and is intended to encourage an ongoing conversation within the writing community. To reach the intended audience each tweet needs to include the #amwriting hashtag,Continue reading “Twitter and the #amwriting hashtag”

Writing Insecurities

  On Twitter last night I read DD Shari Green’s tweet, “964 words. Some of them don’t suck.” Then on the Writer Unboxed blog I encountered Debbie Ohi’s delightful cartoon… The cartoon evoked so many comments along the line of, “You must be living in my head!” and “Have you been spying on me?” that aContinue reading “Writing Insecurities”

#amwriting and #nanowrimo

There’s a lot being said about social networking these days – some of it good, and some not so much. I crept into the blogging world a couple years ago to initiate my internet visibility, and since then have discovered many wonderful online friends. Then I was coaxed into the world of Facebook, mostly toContinue reading “#amwriting and #nanowrimo”

Writing Delay Tactics Revisited

Yesterday Rachelle Gardner gave her readers an opportunity to share how they use (or don’t use) social media such as blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc., and how they cope with the resulting time drain. Responses ran from those who interact via blogging but see anything else as a waste of time, to those who utilize everyContinue reading “Writing Delay Tactics Revisited”