Thank you for the overwhelming response to our survey last week. We had almost 100% confirmation that we should continue this feature. So you are stuck with it!
Publicity Calendar for 2012 – EVERY author should download this PDF and see if there is something they can capitalize on! This is a brilliant resource.
Write for Your Audience – An excellent article from a YA author on the challenge of writing for the market or writing for the acquisitions editor!
Publishers Should Publish Fewer Titles and Monetize Their Backlist – Mike Shatzkin, again, makes everyone think twice about the publishing industry.
The Writer’s Note Taking Tool for 2012 – I use this program every day. Indispensable.
Cell Phone Interrupts Symphony – I love this story. Hurray for the conductor!
Click through to view this great infographic on “Who is an Average Facebook User?”
The average user has 229 friends, of which 22% are from high school, 12% are co-workers, 9% are from college and 3% they only met once. In 2008, the average user was 33. Two years later, the average user was 38, five years older.
Compared with other social networks, Facebook users are the most engaged. Fifty-two percent visit Facebook daily, beating out others for daily visitors, such as Twitter(36%), Myspace (7%) and LinkedIn (6%).