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Social Media, manners and conspiracy theory

Social media can be a pleasure or a pain. It can bring out the bitch in a person, or invoke the angel. It can make or break people’s careers. It is a living, breathing beast and judging from what is currently happening on Twitter regarding the recent RITA/RWA book awards, it invokes emotions and conversations[…]

#Bookland Adventures

So much is going on in #Bookworld at the moment.  Let’s do a quick recap of what’s happening out there. I’m not an expert and these opinions below are what I’ve gleaned from the posts knocking about on the web. It’s a bit of a long post but then, there’s a lot to talk about.[…]

Bob Dylan had it right when he said the times they are a changin…

Batten down the hatches. I’m going in.  I’ve been giving a lot of thought recently to the way we as authors promote. You might have noticed all the posts on my Facebook profile. http://www.authormedia.com/why-traditionally-published-authors-should-not-pay-for-marketing/ I get this. I truly do. And there’s a huge element of truth in Reason #1 which has always been a[…]

2018- My Year Ahead

2017 was an amazing year in some respects, and awful in others, both from a personal standpoint and a world view. I’m not one to dwell on what’s been before, because I believe it’s self-defeating. Instead, I focus on the future and live day to day, because, honestly, that’s all any of us can do.[…]

LGBTQ Community Plea to Facebook

QUICK UPDATE ON THIS The petition is live and kicking and we are already over 800 signatures in 24 hours. Please join us if you feel the same way ? Thank you https://www.change.org/p/susan-mac-nicol-equal-facebook-standards-applied-to-lgbtqi-community/ Long post ahead. And be warned, you may see some images you don’t want to see:) There’s been a growing trend with[…]

Fighting Back – A Civilised Revolution

I think we can agree that we in the LGBTQ writer community are sick and tired of Facebook and its crazy algorithms that APPEAR, mind I say APPEAR, to be to the detriment of the genre with some leaning towards the dreaded h***phobia word. It’s time to fight back. We don’t know whether it will[…]

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