When it comes to social media, we all have platforms we like and others we tolerate—the latter because we feel a need to be there. Several months ago I abandoned Facebook, a platform I only tolerated. Since then, I’ve been trying to be more selective where I spend my time, and also, to use that … Continue reading Writers, are you using Twitter hashtags for engagement?
Hi, SEers. Mae here hoping everyone had a wonderful Valentine's Day! Today, I'm rolling out a topic that’s dear to my heart—unplugging. In our technology-crazed, social media-driven, always-on-world, unplugging is a necessity. Did you know there is even a National Unplug Day in the U.S.? March 1-2 sundown to sundown has been declared the National … Continue reading How often do you unplug? #writinglife
Hi, SEers! It’s time for another Mae Day on Story Empire. I’m going to preface this post by saying I’m not an editor or expert, but I do make an effort to write tight when composing. Part of that involves eliminating filler words such as that, just, really, very, slightly, and only among others. Most … Continue reading Writing Tight
Happy Friday, SEers! Mae here, with my first cover share of the year. Shari Lapena is one of my auto-buy authors, but when I first saw the book cover below, I had no idea who she was. I spied An Unwanted Guest over the summer while visiting family in North Carolina. I walked into the … Continue reading Friday Cover Share: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
Happy January, SEers! Mae here, with my first post of the New Year, and I’m glad to have you with me. To kick off 2019, I’d like to pose a question. Are you a POV Snob? I was (please note the past tense before you round up pitchforks and torches). Shameful, I know. It’s hard … Continue reading Are You a POV Snob?