I’ve been ruminating on why I’m so drawn to social media and on what I hope to get out of using it. We writers are continually being told by those in publishing who know about these things that we should build our “platforms,” cultivate our audience, even before we have a book to sell. Certainly … Continue reading Why blog? Why tweet?
August is a transition month, when my children's summer vacation comes to a close and I try to remember how to be productive in a silent house. The kids have settled into their new school routines now, but I haven't yet settled into my new routine as a so-called "professional" writer and editor. Back in … Continue reading What’s Going On — August 2013