Monthly Archives: July 2012

Twitter Basics by Rochelle Melander

As we continue our social media summer, I will be taking the next month to talk about the three big social networking sites—Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn—and how you can make use of them as a writer. So let’s start with … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Books on Spirituality by Marjorie Wilbur

Don’t you just feel it? The need to pause and reflect without anything tweeting or beeping or ringing at you? I do. For more years than I can count, I have started my day with a spiritual book. My children … Continue reading

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Use these Questions to Create Your Social Media Strategy

Toby Keith has a hilarious song titled, I Wanna Talk About Me. In the song, he runs through all the things he talks about with this friend including: “The polish on your toes and the run in your hose/And God … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Small Press Books by Peg Rousar-Thompson

Welcome readers and writers. Nearly every Friday this summer, the Write Now! Coach blog is hosting guest posts on what writers read. Today’s post comes from writer and Southport Press editor, Peg Rousar-Thompson. In June, Peg attended the first annual … Continue reading

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Beyond Writing About Writing: Five Blog Content Ideas for Authors

Beyond Writing about Writing: Five Blog Content Ideas for Authors by Rochelle Melander Don’t focus on having a great blog. Focus on producing a blog that’s great for your readers. –Brian Clark “You’re not going to blog about this, are … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Don’t Bother Me, I’m Reading by Rochelle Melander

Writers Read: Don’t Bother Me, I’m Reading! by Rochelle Melander Once I get settled into a book, I hate to leave it for anything including cleaning up spilled milk (isn’t that a nice looking spill?), walking the dog, finding lost … Continue reading

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Take Your Blog from Blah to Breathtaking in Six Easy Steps

Take Your Blog from Blah to Breathtaking in Six Easy Steps by Rochelle Melander I watched a bit of the Olympic trials for gymnastics on television. I noticed that the best athletes made their sport look easy. They jumped, flipped, … Continue reading

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Three Key Features of Successful Blogs by Rochelle Melander

Last summer, I researched blogs for my book tour. I spent hours reviewing potential blogs, creating a blog spreadsheet with blogger names and contact information, and developing relationships with fellow bloggers. This year, I’ve added several blogging series to my … Continue reading

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