Column by Peter Derk October 2, 2014 (5) comments
Chelsea Cain was involved in a minor Facebook dustup. Let's clear the air and settle another, long-overdue score.
Interview by Max Booth III July 2, 2014 (1) comments
Christopher Moore stops by and talks writing, marketing, and the importance of research.
News by Peter Derk June 18, 2014 (10) comments
Jeanette Winterson, author of 'Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit', angered many Twitter followers after posting a picture of a rabbit she killed and ate.
This Is The Single Biggest Mistake Indie Authors Make While Promoting Their Work—And It Needs To StopColumn by Rob Hart June 13, 2014 (21) comments
Retweets are not currency. Followers are not currency. If you want to sell your book, then stop doing it so damn wrong.
Column by Taylor Houston April 10, 2014 (41) comments
These ten social media terms are ready for the reaping.
Column by Phil Jourdan March 14, 2014 (10) comments
When you're overwhelmed and insecure about your writing, and you focus on your image as a writer instead of your work, it's time to say "fuck it" and take a step back.
Column by Kelly Thompson January 21, 2014 (4) comments
After eighteen months I head back to Kickstarter with my new novel. Find out why and what I hope will be better — or at least different — this time around.
News by Nathan Scalia
Amazon's Goodreads recently passed the 25 million member mark.
Column by Jessica Meddows
There isn't a legal moratorium on social media - laws that apply to writing still apply on channels like Facebook and Twitter. But what can't you say? And what rights do you retain?
News by Dean Fetzer October 25, 2013 (11) comments
The novelist is at it again, sticking his oar in about digital media — he shared his views in a recent interview.
Unprintable: The LitReactor Podcast Episode 17 - Reader/Author Interaction and the Goodreads ControversyPodcast by Joshua Chaplinsky
News by Dean Fetzer
The controversial author has launched his own channel on the popular video site — what’s the world coming to?
Column by Daniel Hope July 22, 2013 (4) comments
You'd think Goodreads groups would be primarily focused on books, authors, and the craft of writing, but you'd be wrong. They touch on some of the strangest interests the Internet has to offer.
Column by Cath Murphy
Writers have a problem with brevity, which is a shame because Twitter doesn't let you waffle. Here's how to make the stern mistress of 140 characters work for you.
Column by Richard Thomas May 23, 2013 (4) comments
Here are some quick tips for growing your brand and enhancing your image.
News by Christopher Shultz May 17, 2013 (1) comments
Like GoodReads? Like Tumblr? Wish they'd have a baby? Well, you're in luck.
Column by Kimberly Turner February 28, 2013 (7) comments
Is Twitter's inescapable deluge of 140-character blurbs massacring English as we know it or pushing us to write tighter, more concise copy?
News by Dean Fetzer February 6, 2013 (1) comments
The popular author is teaming up with the mobile phone giant to produce a reader-generated calendar ‘powered’ by social media.
News by Emily Rose Lathrop February 2, 2013 (6) comments
Got a favorite book that's ready to fall apart? Don't throw it out, snap a picture of it and you could win prizes!
Column by Phil Jourdan January 31, 2013 (24) comments
The creative potential in social media platforms is obvious, but what about the other side? Phil Jourdan looks at the way Twitter can encourage new ways of thinking critically about the arts.
News by Dean Fetzer
Toronto-based storytelling site Storybird launched in 2010 and now has over two million members.
News by Dean Fetzer December 12, 2012 (1) comments
Developed by an out of work video game developer, Ownshelf is the social network aimed at sharing eBooks.
Column by Erik Wecks
A successful marketing campaign used to mean a prized place in the front window of a bookstore. Now authors have to find new ways to get their books in front of prospective readers on the internet.
Column by Kelly Thompson August 6, 2012 (6) comments
Two weeks after a successful Kickstarter campaign for my novel, 'The Girl Who Would Be King,' I'm here to tell you about my experiences - what worked, what didn't, and a few things I'd recommend.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 6, 2012 (16) comments
Is Jonathan Franzen gunning for Andy Rooney's '60 Minutes' seat? During a speaking engagement last night, he admitted that he finds Twitter "unspeakably irritating." Naturally, it spawned a hashtag.