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by hektorkarl
July 24th, 2011, 10:42 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

As I Wait for Lightning (Or: Stuff I've Been Reading)

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/as-i- ... f-ive.html
by hektorkarl
July 22nd, 2011, 10:31 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Today's post:

Lightning Storms and Bookworms (Or: Electroshock Therapy for the Diddling Artist)

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/light ... ms-or.html
by hektorkarl
July 21st, 2011, 11:25 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

A new start-up runs social media background checks.

What if your platform not only doesn't build a writing career, but also kills the non-writing career?

Building a Platform or Walking the Plank?

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/build ... plank.html
by hektorkarl
July 20th, 2011, 11:23 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Do Your Words Sound Wrong? (Secrets from Science)

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/do-yo ... -from.html
by hektorkarl
July 20th, 2011, 11:22 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Google+
Replies: 32
Views: 7521

Re: Google+

CharleeVale wrote:Ok, well I didn't get an e-mail invite, but on a hunch I went to try to sign up again, and I can now! I'll have to friend you guys. :P

CV
Glad you made it! :)

How do you like it so far?
by hektorkarl
July 19th, 2011, 4:57 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Your Social Media Presence - Share!
Replies: 22
Views: 6197

Re: Your Social Media Presence - Share!

meganstirler wrote:Blog: megastirler.wordpress.com

I've just started getting into social media for writing, so I'm behind in volume!
Just a quick heads up: Your link there is missing an 'n.' :)
by hektorkarl
July 19th, 2011, 2:55 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Google+
Replies: 32
Views: 7521

Re: Google+

CharleeVale wrote:Hmmm....I didn't get it. Maybe try it again? But I don't want to pester you for it.

CV
Ok, I tried sending it again. Maybe it only works if you've set up a Google account?
by hektorkarl
July 19th, 2011, 10:04 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Tidbits on changes in the publishing industry plus reflections on a NYT article that claims "Good spellers are often drawn to poetry and wordplay, while bad spellers, for whom language is a conduit and not an end in itself, can excel at representation and reportage." Are Bad Spellers Better Reporter...
by hektorkarl
July 19th, 2011, 9:20 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Google+
Replies: 32
Views: 7521

Re: Google+

CharleeVale wrote:Where did you send it?

CV
To an email address I got from your blog. I can send it somewhere else, if needed. It has to be sent via email, though.
by hektorkarl
July 18th, 2011, 12:10 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Google+
Replies: 32
Views: 7521

Re: Google+

CharleeVale wrote:Haven't been invited yet, and they're still 'testing' so I can't sign up. But I'd like to try it and see what I think.

CV
I just sent you an invite if you want to check it out.
by hektorkarl
July 18th, 2011, 10:39 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Google+
Replies: 32
Views: 7521

Re: Google+

I like it so far. The ability to have different circles seems promising. I like how notifications show up on my Gmail and Google Reader pages.

I was never a heavy Facebook user, though, so I'm probably less attuned to the potential downsides...
by hektorkarl
July 18th, 2011, 10:17 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

The Guardian declares that "boredom is coming back into fashion."

So We Rode the Boredom Like a Racehorse

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/so-we ... horse.html
by hektorkarl
July 17th, 2011, 10:43 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Your Social Media Presence - Share!
Replies: 22
Views: 6197

Re: Your Social Media Presence - Share!

Wow, that's a lot of sites!

Blog: After Troy (www.hektorkarl.com)
Twitter: @hektorkarl
Google+: http://gplus.to/hektorkarl
GoodReads: Yes, under my name, though I don't use it much.

I think that's about it for me. Feel free to come by and visit. :)
by hektorkarl
July 17th, 2011, 10:34 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

A couple of mini-reviews and a little bit of soccer and YA talk.

Sometimes We Wait for Miracles (Or: Stuff I've Been Reading)

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/somet ... stuff.html
by hektorkarl
July 15th, 2011, 10:37 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 345266

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

HK 101 and Other Things to Make You Extra Healthy

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/hk-10 ... e-you.html