CREATE A WEBSITE that has a blog feature. I use wix.com that I find easy to set up, edit and add blog posts. The Wix blog feature prompts you to post the entry on Facebook, Linked In and Twitter so you get a lot of bang for your buck. There are a lot of website builders so find the one that fits your budget and abilities. Wix is intuitive so I was able to play around until I figured it out. If you write a BLOG, use pictures as much as possible because they generate more click
I’m going to post what I’ve learned about promoting my book starting next week. But first, let me share advice about writing from one of my favorite authors, Ray Bradbury. (I apologize to the writer that posted this. It came from the webs, but I can't find the post to share the link.)
Were you able to see the moon last night? The sky was so clear from the recent rains that it looked like a 3-Dimensional ball. The blood red and grey of the semi eclipse mixed together and seemed to move like a living marble. That’s not a very poetic description but it’s accurate from where I stood marveling at our moon.
“Chip, Merry Christmas 1996 Spies and Insurance people nobody wants to acknowledge or hear from them until there is trouble." There is a wonderful tradition of inscribing a book you are giving as a present. I enjoy reading inscriptions and this is a favorite. Inscriptions personalize a gift and I recommend it. Besides, generations from now, someone might pick up that book and read what you wrote. When I’m signing my book for a friend or at a book signing, I try to stay presen
“That’s the wonderful and terrible thing about technology. It changes everything.” The Expanse If you are a fan of SciFi, this series is a must see. (Thanks to my friend, the talented composer, Greg Nicolett, for recommending the series.) Of course, if you're into Sci Fi, you’ve already watched Star Trek: Discovery, another terrific series with an outstanding diverse cast.
The French have a saying, "L'heure entre chien et loup.” It means the moment at dusk when you can’t tell a dog from a wolf or friend from foe. I have a family story about a wolf that this photograph reminded me of though the picture is from an earlier time. A year before my Grandfather passed away in 1989, I asked him to tell me stories about his life. He didn’t know where to start so I wrote a list of questions that lead to wonderful rambling stories my mother and I turned i