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alma-katsu's picture
Jun.20.2013
In this week's news for writers: getting a million 'likes' on Facebook and a potentially very helpful new feature on Facebook for discoverability; the lengths one authors goes to for publicity; avoiding pitch fatigue; George Takei is outed for hiring a ghost writer for his social media. Publicists...
alma-katsu's picture
Apr.08.2013
You may know that in my other life, the one where I'm not a novelist, I'm an expert in emerging trends and technology for a major think tank. I spend a good deal of time scanning through technology news, particularly about emerging media. On a typical week, I probably see a handful of stories of...
alma-katsu's picture
Jul.23.2012
I promised to write a little bit about the social media panel I moderated at THRILLERFEST, the annual conference of International Thriller Writers, the association of writers of thrillers, mysteries and suspense, which was held in NYC last week.  This was an industry panel, not an...
alma-katsu's picture
Jul.23.2012
I promised to write a little bit about the social media panel I moderated at THRILLERFEST, the annual conference of International Thriller Writers, the association of writers of thrillers, mysteries and suspense, which was held in NYC last week.  This was an industry panel, not an...
nina-amir's picture
Mar.27.2012
Lately I've been spending a lot of time on planning. Like a lot of writers, I set out to simply write. My degree in magazine journalism turned me into an editor as well as a writer.  And when I was asked to edit a book for someone, I became a book editor as well as magazine editor. I later...