Category Archives: social media

My New Newsletter for Writers – Social Media Itis

Hi It’s been such a long time since I wrote a post and for that I apologise. I seem to have succumbed to social media-itis. This is a technical term for having too many social media sites to update regularly. … Continue reading


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Selling Your Book – Five things you should do on Twitter – and Five things you definitely shouldn’t!

Yesterday I had a lovely day teaching How to Sell Your Book with several ladies from around the countryside. Thank you, ladies, you know who you are. Here’s what we talked about as regards Twitter. Twitter is deceptively simple to … Continue reading


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5 Things a Writer Should Never Say on Social Media and 5 Things That They Should :)

If you use sites like Facebook and Twitter as promotional tools, as I do myself, there are certain things you should and shouldn’t say in public.  This is my rather tongue in cheek list of Dos and Don’ts. Dont’s Don’t … Continue reading


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Media Tart

Writers just write books, don’t they? Nope – not these days. Writing them is just the beginning. Then we have to blog, facebook, tweet, go on the radio, get interviewed by journalists and write features about them too. And if … Continue reading


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Social Media to promote your books – does it work?

Write a blog, set up a Facebook page, get a website, Join Twitter, Join Linked-In, and all the other social media sites out there.  Get a public profile. Get a platform. This is what we are told we must do … Continue reading


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