Category: promotion

Direct Knowledge

What I’ve learned from a year of pitching… So one question that comes to me is that if I’m going to have to do most of the promotion anyway, why would I give the publisher 85%? For what? The imprimatur of a “real” publisher? Let’s cut out the middlemen and the gatekeepers. And for me, the freedom to write what I want to, design the presentation, and launch it promptly is as important to my creative process as getting paid.

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Guide to owning a website

Ok people this is like knowing about your bank account. It’s time to learn. You need to keep track of lots of different usernames and passwords. This is an introduction to url, hosting, wordpress, and coding, so you know what’s what.

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Sharing your latest idea

Here’s the not-so-pretty truth that I’m sure you already are starting to know. It’s NOT about whether your idea is new and innovative. It’s about

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What’s twitter about?

I was initially attracted to twitter and joined up years ago because I like to write and, as Audrey Lorde says, “poetry is economical”. But

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