Tag Archives: Twitter

Social Media Is A Jealous Mistress

I’ve been out of commission for almost two weeks. After managing to catch the mother of all colds, I wandered through each day in a maze of meds, vapour rub and snotty tissues (TMI, I know). It was all I … Continue reading

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My Blog Is A Cannon

Today I opened my inbox to a rash of notifications from Twitter : 50 new followers so far for the day. Now, my Twitter following has been growing pretty consistently of late (I average 5 – 10 new followers per day, usually) … Continue reading

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How to Deal With Rejection

Another morning. Blurry-eyed and patiently awaiting the buzz I get from coffee delivered intravenously (don’t try that at home!) I powered up the PC and shuffled towards my email inbox. There was much of the usual: notifications from Twitter, a daily report … Continue reading

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The Twitter Hard-Sell

I have a relatively modest following of 500+ on Twitter and my tweeps engage with me fairly often. Twitter is supposed to be a conversation, and there are quite a few tweeps who recognise that. We retweet, we DM, we … Continue reading

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Procrastination is Good!

I was busily working on a new short story to make the submission deadline.  I’d chopped and changed to my heart’s content and the story still didn’t feel quite ‘right’. Eventually, my initial inspired burst of scribbling fizzled with dread at the fact that my … Continue reading

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Twitter for Authors

On checking my Twitter feed yesterday, I found a new mention. A follower had tweeted @KikiTerrell with a number of other Tweeps, accompanied by the hashtag #FF. I was floored. I’m the first to admit that I’m no Twitter expert, … Continue reading

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