September 27, 2010

A Bloody Sisterhood Take on Social Networking

Last Monday, Angi blogged about her first book signing and mentioned Social Networking (big bad scary words, I know.) That mention combined with a few messages I’ve recently gotten via Social Network sites inspired this blog. I’m one of those people who is on Twitter and Facebook. I chat on yahoo groups. I blog. Sure, I’m a bit of an overachiever, but I know people who are way more places than me. It’s a fact of the job we claim as writers. Like Angi said last week, start early. Even if you’re just an aspiring author at this point, think […]
July 17, 2009

Ten Guilty Pleasures

Guilty pleasures are hard to justify in a tight economy. As a parent, they are sometimes hard to justify period. A comment I heard come out of the RWA is that one of the reasons the Young Adult market is doing so well is that parents buy books for their kids even in a recession. That’s true. I buy all types of things for my daughter that I wouldn’t spend on myself. There are plenty of books out in hardback right now that I am resisting buying despite loving the authors, yet I’ll spend that same cost on a few […]