Caveat: The following has been gleaned from information in the public domain without the prior knowledge of the author. Consequently, the writer bears no responsibility with regard to accuracy. All information has been interpreted or reproduced ‘as found’. Suzy Stewart Dubot is a prolific author of novels, short stories, essays (published as short stories), and … More Author Spotlight – Suzy Stewart Dubot
As is usual in this website, this topic is being considered from an author’s perspective. In the past, with traditional publishing, an author’s primary responsibility was to write and to occasionally turn up at social, promotional, events and book signings. However, the world has changed and publishing companies are no exception. In modern days the … More Social Media Business Accounts
In a recent post Poll – Usefulness of Competition Notifications followers and readers of this website blog where requested to indicate whether they found notifications of book and writing competitions useful. There has been minimal response therefore, unless there is any dramatic indication to the contrary (the poll remains open), the decision has been taken … More Book & Writing Competition Notifications
Recently in Survey – Preferred Reading Method(s) readers were requested to identify in which format they primarily choose to read. A number of options were presented including the combination of some methods i.e. Paperback + E-Reader; Smartphone + Tablet; etc. The intent for the survey was to gain grassroots insight and to help authors identify, … More Preferred Reading Method(s) – Survey Results
This engaging memoir is the second in the author’s series depicting the life she and her family encountered while on various overseas teaching assignments. In this one, as indicated in the title, they are in Egypt. Though Cairo was their centre, they did travel far and wide within the country. Jill Dobbe has written with … More Kids, Camels & Cairo by Jill Dobbe
In the previous article Online Insecurities the concerns online users generally have and the results of such concerns were highlighted and briefly discussed. This article now looks at how to deal with such insecurities by suggesting some work rounds. Work Rounds The fact someone has chosen to be active online means they DO … More How to Deal with Online Insecurities
Over recent months occasional notifications of writing and book competitions have been published in this website blog. However, in the absence of any feedback, it has not been possible to judge whether readers and followers have found these useful or if publishing such notifications is a good use of resource. Consequently, it would be appreciated … More Poll – Usefulness of Competition Notifications
Ideas on how users may protect themselves while sharing on social media have been previously shared in How to Stay Safe on Social Media however, the issue extends far beyond social media. It is suggested, most digital users, whether active on computer, tablet, e-reader, smartphone, etc., suffer some degree of insecurity in their online activity. … More Online Insecurities
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