I briefly mentioned this in a previous post, but I have to be honest that it’s mildly alarming how many queries I receive that misuse the word “blog.” I’ve seen everything from “the webpostings on your Blogsite” to “your blogspot on your website.” People are personalizing, which is great, but… word people should not be […]
UPDATE: Ack! They restored my feed again to its original state. Please disregard the below post (although please feel free to follow me if you haven’t done so already). As you were. Well, the folks at Twitter are definitely conscientious about dealing with impersonation issues. Unfortunately they didn’t notice my e-mail updating them that I […]
I worked things out with the person who created my Twitter feed, which means… yes. I’ve officially joined the dark side.
Hello! You might have been surprised to notice that there was a Twitter feed started in my name. Well, I was as surprised as you were! If you are the industrious individual who started this feed, could you please shoot me an e-mail? I won’t send the Feds, I promise. And yes, I know this […]
Reader Lauri Shaw pointed me to the website Authonomy, which I had not become acquainted with even though I remember hearing about its launch. Authonomy is, basically, a manuscript ranking system combined with social networking, and it’s backed by Harper UK, who is hoping to use it to find gems among the books that have […]
According to Wikipedia, internationally there were 111 Twitter-like micro-blogging sites in May 2007. Twitter itself has become so popular it’s spawned everything from tweet-managing platforms (Tweetdeck) to Twitter slang – “That’s a fail whale.” So what can authors do with Twitter? 1.) Tweet your book release dates. Especially on the day of release.2.) Tweet your […]