Internet Tips

FACEBOOK aka Junior High

  I’m on Facebook because I got an email from a friend who’s an Episcopal Bishop inviting me to visit his page.  Since he ‘s a bishop of course I clicked into Facebook to visit his page for heaven’s sake . But here’s the thing – once you get into Facebook there’s no way out.…

THE HARO RESPONSE: Be Careful What You Wish For

     My friend, fellow writer/UCLA teacher and marketing guru, Jennie Nash (www.JennieNash.com)  told me about a wonderful website for networking: HARO (Help a Reporter Out). You can visit as a writer looking for gigs or as a journalist looking for information. I logged on first as a writer to check things out and then…

About Agents

Last month in a Q and A session at a book signing, someone asked about agents and  I promised to write a post about the subject. It’ll be short.  Agents are not interested in your personal essays, short stories or poems. If you don’t have a book, you don’t need an agent. And even if…

FYI: If You Want Feedback On Your Writing

Thanks to a reader of this site, Sarah Morgan, I’ve discovered The Internet Writing Workshop a place to submit your work and to get free feedback on it.  They also offer an ongoing forum for discussion of all genres and help with all aspects of writing. Check it out at:  www.internetwritingworkshop.org   Or go to…