Social Media is a Waste of Time for Writers—Hmmm, Think Again

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We’ve been talking a lot about social media lately and I am always grateful for your comments and thoughts. This kind of feedback not only helps me improve my blog, but my also books, because I get a glimpse of your worries, weaknesses, fears, loves, and strengths.

As a teacher/mentor/expert, it’s my job to address those fears and put you at ease or reinforce when you’re headed the right direction and give you tools and tips to take what you’re doing to another level.

There’ve been some comments that have piqued my attention lately. Namely this notion to give up on social media completely to write more books (out of vexation for the medium and the task).

Oh-kay….

Social Media is a TOTAL Waste of Time

Write more books instead of tweeting or blogging. Social media is a giant time-suck better spent writing great books.

I don’t know how to…

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A New Beginning

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Although I’ve had some previous experience with blogging for some classes throughout college, I’ve never had a blog to personally put my thoughts and beliefs onto the internet. I always thought I’d be like Jenna from the MTV show, “Awkward” doing something like this but over the years I’ve realized how much of a growing passion I have for writing and how I want people to have an idea of what’s going on in my head. Through starting this blog I’m hoping to broaden my horizons through reading and hearing the opinions and thoughts of other people, but also gaining more knowledge about myself. I’m a person that speaks very little but has many thoughts in this mind of mine that’ll pose questions that the normal person would probably never think of actually asking. This is just the beginning, and although my thoughts and post may seem scattered they’re just the thoughts of a girl trying to find her way through life.