Tag: etiquette

  • Rules of Facebook Etiquette for Authors

    A few weeks ago, I put out a call for topic ideas so that I could make sure I’m answering real¬†questions and concerns on my Social Media Monday series. Somewhat to my surprise — because I honestly had¬†no idea¬†this was even an issue — I¬†received a¬†request from blogger Kelsey (Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf)¬†for a post on…

  • Authors Behaving Badly (Or, What NOT to Do on Goodreads)

    The other day, I witnessed¬†an exchange on a Goodreads group that made me cringe and left me¬†baffled. An author (we’ll call him Writer) had posted his new release on a group forum…not once, not twice, but¬†thirteen¬†times. In the space of two hours. In clear violation of the group rules, and¬†on¬†the wrong topic thread on the…

  • Online Etiquette Faux Pas: Have your say!

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article with tips for¬†online etiquette. The response (here and on Twitter and LinkedIn) was overwhelming, leading me to realize¬†that I’ve touched on a rather sore spot with many people (writers, readers, and bloggers alike)…and making me wonder what etiquette faux pas I’ve missed that others have experienced.…

  • Basic Online Etiquette for Authors

    I find myself chagrined. A couple of weeks ago, another author posted a comment on one of my Social Media Monday posts, in which he thanked me for the information¬†and then proceeded to tell me he thought I would like his book and I should check it out at ‘x’ buy link.¬†I was, to put…

  • A Writer‚Äôs Guide to Book Blogger Etiquette

    In the course of two book releases over the last six months, I have been privileged to ‚Äėmeet‚Äô many wonderful book bloggers who have reviewed my books, allowed me to guest post, interviewed me, and participated in my online book tours. Did the blogger always like my book and give me a positive review? No.…