Check out my latest author and book feature at Life As I Know It. Thanks to Marlena Smith for a beautiful post.
I am subscribed to The Steve Laube Agency blog because its agents often post timely, useful, and practical articles about writing and publishing. I thought this post on the writer’s platform and its relationship to an author’s books was worth sharing.
I hope you enjoy today’s post by Dan Balow. Click heading below for article.
Help for those confused about using Twitter!
I (Phil, not Zoe) often feel like a social media dimwit, at least when it comes to networking for writing purposes. This is especially true for Twitter. Every time I log onto the site, I look at all these blasts of text people put out there, and I just…don’t…get it.
“I’m eating toast with mayonnaise for dinner today!”
“Religion saves, but coffee gets me up in the morning.”
“I’m excited to read this new book I’m looking at.”
“OMG, my lipstick is the SAME color red as the shirt I’m wearing!”
“I have TEN fingers…on EACH hand!”
I mean, seriously, what in the hell am I reading here? Determined to crack the code/WTF-ery[i] of Twitter, I consulted fellow aspiring writer, Zoe Harrington, for Twitter tips/insight. She’s young and hip, so I figured she must know what it’s all about. Her response…
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