Instagram For Authors: Using Hashtags

Let’s start off the new year with some good, practical, social media stuff. Yay!  You can refer back to my Instagram For Authors post if you want to refresh yourself on the basics. For now, I’m going to assume that you’ve at least clicked around on some social media and have seen hashtags, even if you don’tContinue reading “Instagram For Authors: Using Hashtags”

A Three Step Path to Acceptance When Your Partner is Not a Bookworm Too

I’m sitting on the couch, laughing because this part of the Terry Pratchett book is hilarious. In some place like a library or coffee shop I would get strange looks, maybe a smile. From my partner . . . not even a glance. He’s so used to it he’s learned to tune it out. We’ve beenContinue reading “A Three Step Path to Acceptance When Your Partner is Not a Bookworm Too”


The conundrum I’m facing today: Writers need a platform. For a platform, they must seduce people into caring that they exist and write books. To seduce, they must interact and self-promote. Follow my blog with Bloglovin (AKA Bloglovin’ says I have to do this if I want my blog on their site.) Not everything youContinue reading “Platform”

10 New Year’s Resolutions: Bookworm Edition

A new year means new books to find, new genres to explore and lots of books to add to your favorites shelf. The possibilities are endless, and that’s the kind of great feeling we could all use right about now. Before you head for Barnes and Noble to redeem your gift cards and stock upContinue reading “10 New Year’s Resolutions: Bookworm Edition”