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Welcome to my first weekly mash-up. Hope some of these resonate for you as they have for me.
Do Writers Need Presentation Skills? Jenny Hansen not only provides the answer (yes!), but also gives us some tips and tricks for success.
In How Do You React When Strangers Read Your Work?, Jami Gold talks about the dilemma writers face when gaining a new audience.
Moving forward on Works in Progress is important for writers and in 6 Ways to Supercharge Your Writing, we learn some great tips for making goals while still enjoying the joy of writing.
Social Media Magic
Have you been feeling the pressure to join Google +? Are you freaking out over having to adopt yet another social media platform? Then slow down, breathe and read what Kristen Lamb, author of “We Are Not Alone–The Writer’s Guide to Social Media,” has to say in G+ Circles – Good Idea for Writers or High School Revisited?
As a newbie to Twitter, Julie Isaac’s The Top 10 Tips (+2) for Making the Most of #FollowFriday on Twitter helped both explain the purpose of #FF to me and give best practices.
I am a semi-reformed reality TV addict. I say semi-reformed because while I’ll watch most new offerings at least once, I won’t return–except for the performance shows. The latest show I fell in love with was The Voice, which celebrated talented singers for their singing versus pimped backstories and drama. Here is the recent performance of “Time After Time” by winner Javier Colon while on the show’s tour. I love the pure emotion in his voice.