Monthly Archives: August 2012

LinkedIn for Writers by Rochelle Melander

A year or so ago, while having coffee with friends, one of them asked: “What’s this Linked-up thing I keep getting invited to?” We explained it to her. But I confessed, “I don’t really get LinkedIn. It doesn’t seem as … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Memoir by Peggy Riley Thomson

I devour memoirs. My shelves are stacked with the life stories of people who successfully survived brain tumors (I Had Brain Surgery, What’s Your Excuse? by Suzy Becker) and raised chickens in their yard (Still Life with Chickens by Catherine … Continue reading

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Facebook for Writers by Rochelle Melander

No doubt you’re on Facebook. But, if you’re a writer on Facebook, chances are you are not making the most of your Facebook profile. Or, you’re offending people and losing friends by sharing way too much information about your latest … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Summer Heat by Serena Bell

I’m delighted to welcome Serena Bell to the blog again. She’s here to give us an all-new list of romance novels to delve into. Enjoy! Summer Heat by Serena Bell Last summer, I guest-blogged for the Write Now! Coach about … Continue reading

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Say What? Tweets that Matter by Rochelle Melander

Most days, I can barely find time to write let alone carve out extra time to create clever tweets. I used to worry about becoming the wallflower at the Twitter party, until I realized that listening matters, too. If you’re … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Cookbooks! with Chelsea Bakes

When I’m not writing, teaching, reading, or chasing kids—I love to bake (even in the summer). I was thrilled to discover that Chelsea Kelly, who I know from the Milwaukee Art Museum, is an avid baker and blogger. (Plus, she’s … Continue reading

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Writers: Who will you follow? by Rochelle Melander

Last week, we talked about who to follow on Twitter. Here’s a quick recap of the people you might be interested in following: *Fascinating, intelligent people in your niche. *Organizations, conferences, and other groups in your niche. *Your favorite writers. … Continue reading

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Writers Read Change-Your-Life Books by India Powell

I like books that provide ideas and tools to transform my life. India Powell writes a lovely blog about creating balance in daily life, Lightswitch Life. I am delighted to welcome India to the Write Now! Coach blog to recommend … Continue reading

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