Here’s Your Sign: Developing A Marketing Plan For A Book To Find An Audience

Your Book Is A Roadside Attraction It says a lot about an area and the people that occupy it when they put up signs like this. Same with websites, social media accounts, and advertising – we can think of each of those things as these weird little signs that can point potential readers in ourContinue reading “Here’s Your Sign: Developing A Marketing Plan For A Book To Find An Audience”

Twitter Is A Strange Tool For Geospatial Analysis Of Emotion

The Sentiment Tool Previously, when I discussed onemilliontweetmap.com I left off a feature from my discussion. Today, I’m going to show you why. Time for The Sentiment Tool. To get an idea of how people feel about a certain keyword or hashtag you can look at how it is being used in association to theContinue reading “Twitter Is A Strange Tool For Geospatial Analysis Of Emotion”

Twitter Is A Strange Place For Global News Insights

At any given time the major cities around the globe are lit up on the Twitter activity heat map. They don’t sleep, but you’ll see after 5 PM things start to get busier for countries that run on a Monday through Friday work schedule. For those of you losing your minds over that last statement,Continue reading “Twitter Is A Strange Place For Global News Insights”

Quarantine Writer’s Block Short Story by L.H. Westerlund

I’m excited to share the winning short story composed by L.H. Westerlund written for the contest associated with Quarantine Writer’s Block: Exercise 1. This short story seized an every day object sitting on the desk and turned it into a curiosity adventure. Enjoy! It looked inconspicuous. It looked like a hair accessory, that was theContinue reading “Quarantine Writer’s Block Short Story by L.H. Westerlund”