Please, for all that is true and right, tell me that you have entered in the massive bookish giveaway from the 12 authors of The Society of YA Storytellers.
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With this week’s topic, I needed to do my research. And here are the results in easily digestible chunks…My Top 10 Best Blog Tactics from other blogs.
10. Help a Sister Out – (advice by iFabbo) If you see something on another blog that is useful, re-blog or re-tweet it. Your followers will appreciate that you are helping them find others of interest.
This week the YA Author Club talks about social media. I had to include the graphic above. I ran across this a year ago and keep a copy by my desk. It makes me smile.
I’m lucky to have a couple of friends that are social ninjas. I can go to them from time to time for advice. And that’s my advice to you. If you don’t know what you’re doing. Find someone who does. Every network has its own set of unspoken rules. Breaking those rules can harm your reputation online.
I’m also a bit of explorer (actually it’s more of a mindless wanderer thing); whatever (more…)
One of the coolest things I’ve done as a writer was last Fall when I participated in LM Preston‘s Facebook Party for the release of The Pack. I hosted a couple of hours from my laptop in the bleachers while waiting for my son’s football game to start. I laughed so hard I cried as we played games like Who’s your favorite Kick-butt Heroine? and Caption this Pic.
So when L.M. told me she has just released her newest book, I had to give her a mention. It’s a YA summer romance. I’m luvin’ the cover. Looks like a good one. Check it out at
Congrats to fellow YA Author Club contributor HEATHER SUTHERLIN on the release of her latest novel, WANDERING.
When you’ve traveled between worlds, there’s nowhere left to go but home. Rory has never been so cold in her life. But the biting wind only reminds her of another pain that grows more intense with each passing day. Each night Jaron’s beautiful voice sings in her dreams, (more…)
Cindy C Bennett was born and raised in beautiful Salt Lake City, growing up in the shadows of the majestic Rocky Mountains. She and her husband raised two daughters, two sons, and a plethora of pets without wandering far from the fold. They’ve now added two beautiful daughters-in-law to their family. In addition to writing YA fiction, she volunteers her time working with teen girls between the ages of 12-18, all of whom she finds to be beautiful, fascinating creatures that constantly inspire her stories. She developed a love of writing in high-school English, when a teacher introduced her to (more…)