Writers Write, Right?

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Dreamstimefree

My blog has been a little quiet these past weeks, as I’ve been catching up on some writing.

I have seen a few independent writers recently close down their blogging activities on the grounds that they wanted to spend more time with their work-in-progress novels.

Writers write, right?

Well, yes, but… Continue reading

Twitterback

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In a recent post I considered the social network etiquette – the “netiquette” – of Following-back, particularly in Twitter. I’ve now reached that wonderful “critical point” where my Following grows daily without any “marketing effort”.

I do know that this is due to the weight of numbers already Following me, rather than a sudden, global appreciation of my scant published works. However…   Continue reading

FollowBack Mountain?

networks“Build a platform”, they all said, to become famous and influential before you publish your first novel. Market something that does not exist? We used to call it “vapourware”, now it’s “work-in-progress”. But I followed conventional wisdom…

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136 days – how was it for you?

Here we are, day 136 of 2013 (that’s 37% of the year gone). And how is everyone getting along?

So far, it’s been a good year for me, creatively… Continue reading