Authors and Social Media

This article was inspired by some self-posed questions: ‘Do authors have to be everywhere on social media?’ was the instigating question. This morphed into: ‘Do authors need social media?’ and ‘Do authors have to use social media?’ These resulted in this article that will attempt, in measure at least, to address those questions. Before continuing … More Authors and Social Media

15 Twitter and Instagram #Hashtags for Connecting with Authors

As the title implies this article relates to hashtags authors may utilise for connecting with fellow authors. Even the most introverted author will appreciate being part of a likeminded community. The comparative anonymity of online interaction helps those who seriously struggle with public exposure to share and learn. New authors, and some not so new, … More 15 Twitter and Instagram #Hashtags for Connecting with Authors

15 Twitter and Instagram #Hashtags for Connecting with Readers

Anyone who has used social media for a while will be familiar with #hashtags and their purpose. Nevertheless, just in case someone new to social media is reading this, here is a brief overview. Hashtags are a way for users to highlight content as being relevant to defined topics, themes, events, conversations, etc. In effect … More 15 Twitter and Instagram #Hashtags for Connecting with Readers

The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – Editorial Review

This mystery is inspired by a real event though the book itself is fictional. The tale revolves round the lives of three lighthouse keepers and those of their partners back on land. It delves into the psychology of both and effectively depicts what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper and how it feels … More The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – Editorial Review

What is HTML?

Anyone who manages a website, blog, or other digital interface will have encountered references to HTML. But exactly what is HTML? The acronym stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. HTML is the standard language utilised in the creation of web pages. Tim Berners-Lee, a physicist at the CERN research institute (The European Organization for Nuclear … More What is HTML?