Two consecutive wrap-ups? I’m as surprised as you are! Here’s what I got up to last month..
October is my FAVOURITE month of the year. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not huge on Halloween as a holiday. I don’t decorate the house, I’m allergic to raw pumpkin and my years of stumbling home drunk in a slutty witch costume are long dead.
No, I love October for the scary vibes! The colder days and darker nights are perfect for reading and watching all the new horror releases. Continue reading “October Wrap-up & Book Haul”
Find an answer to this one question and you’ve got the key to unlock all the rest.
As a blogger one thing that often worries me is variety. I love the freedom of writing about whatever I like, whenever I like, but how much effect does this have on my traffic and follower count? Continue reading “The Big Blogging Question”
I recently listed my top ten favourite modern horror authors. I based my choices entirely on my own reading history and content opinion.
The very first thing to strike me as I created this list was;
THEY WERE ALL MALE AUTHORS. Continue reading “Halloween Heroines; A Spotlight”
Social media etiquette and me!
It’s been over a year since I joined the world of Twitter. I use my account as a hobby, it contains none of my family or IRL friends. I find this gives me a certain freedom to express myself and the ability to block/unfollow at my leisure.. which is why you’ll find me on Twitter rather than Facebook.
FB is where I go to see old work colleagues rant about local news, get useful reminders of family birthdays or laugh at the ridiculous memes my friends have tagged me in. Sure sometimes it’s fun, but mostly it’s mind numbing– I love these people but we do not have the same interests at all!
Twitter is a different beast. On Twitter I follow those I find interesting, whose opinions I often agree with, whose recommendations I trust. To get the very best out of my Twitter feed I have developed a few of my own rules.
Some were taken from the unspoken Twitter etiquette I’ve learned and others developed along the way..
Continue reading “The Following Game”