Writers Don’t Need Social Media – LitReactor

I came across this post recently, and I've written at length about utilising Instagram (HERE | HERE | HERE ) and Twitter for book marketing etc., so I was intrigued to read the converse argument. As it turns out, it's quite compelling... The is from a post on LitReactor. Social media. We hate it, but … Continue reading Writers Don’t Need Social Media – LitReactor

Road To A Horror Comic – January 2021 – And Fitting Things Into A Crazy 2021 World

Just get me to the drawing I think I may have missed a month somewhere along the line, but I didn't stop working towards this end goal! In fact, I have had a chance to review my output recently - in all types of creativity - and I'm noticing a worrying fact: there are not … Continue reading Road To A Horror Comic – January 2021 – And Fitting Things Into A Crazy 2021 World

A ‘Best Of’ To Start The New Year

Well it's not my first post of the year but I wanted to get this out in January 2021. What follows is a list of links to some of my more popular posts of the last couple of years (I was MIA May '19 - Sept'20) along with a brief description of what you can … Continue reading A ‘Best Of’ To Start The New Year

How to Win at Instagram Hashtags for Authors

To conclude my series on promoting yourself as an author on Instagram (read PART 1 read Part 2), I want to get on to hashtags. Do I really need to tell you about #hashtags? They are the lifeblood of the social media post. They are the mechanism by which you can categorise your posts. They … Continue reading How to Win at Instagram Hashtags for Authors

How to Maximise Instagram Engagement For Authors [Long Post]

Last week I wrote a post extolling the virtues of Instagram and why, as authors, it is a worthwhile platform to be on, as far as social media goes. Hopefully I convinced you to give it a try if you haven't already, or perhaps I gave you some ideas of things to work on to … Continue reading How to Maximise Instagram Engagement For Authors [Long Post]

Using Instagram to Promote Your Book [Long Post]

Please forgive me for being late to the party, but I have recently joined Instagram. What took me so long you ask? Well, it's just not something I had ever considered as being helpful in my goal of promoting my work. It's mostly photo sharing, so it won't be useful in that goal. Right? I … Continue reading Using Instagram to Promote Your Book [Long Post]