With the upgrade to the new blog look (which I love, thank you to Parsley & Sprouts), I’ve had to confront a question, and a fact. The fact is, I’m trying to learn techno-stuff/techno-speak as I go, and I know I’m often several steps behind — okay, okay — maybe several laps behind the younger [...]Read more »
Posts tagged 'Social media'
Women write. Women read. Women buy books for book clubs by the thousands and sit together and discuss their choices. But apparently women writers face the same issues in writing as in nearly every other profession open to them: men dominate the field. The web has been swirling with comments about the disparity for months. [...]Read more »
Having trouble keeping up with the must reads that fly by in Twitter-land about the literary world? Joseph Owens has solved your problem with his “Tweeted literary news roundup 02/02/2011 (via Category Thirteen)” He’s done our work for us and we bow to his hard work. Thanks for the literary news recap, Joe! A selected [...]Read more »
I was the gray-haired lady in two creative writing classes last year, taught by the marvelous author, Larry Watson. Times have changed, most noticeably in classroom distractions. I watched kids texting during class, surfing the web, most noticeably, chatting on Facebook and I judged, scoffed and felt a bit superior with my old-fashioned pen and [...]Read more »