Social Media Week & Authors

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“I’m vibrating 24/7 and I hate it.” So said a panellist at Tuesday morning’s Social Media Week session on content overload, and he wasn’t even trying to be funny. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Flckr, YouTube – the list goes on. Yet if you want to be present in today’s world, you have to be present on social media – and this is especially true for self-published authors who want to spread the word and engage with their audience. So how can you make social media your best mate?
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Gay Marriage = Natural Disasters? The Internet Reacts…

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UKIP councillor David Silvester created a storm of his own yesterday when he stated that the legalisation of gay marriage was to blame for all the recent flooding the UK has experienced, claiming David Cameron had acted “arrogantly against the gospel.” Uh-huh. Predictably, Twitter and the internet reacted with UK humour which is the only thing you can do in the face of someone who is clearly bonkers. Just for the record, I get married in May so expect a big gay rainbow over Islington on the 17th. Oh yes, I have the power…
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Five Things I Learnt This Week

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This week, as well as learning not to buy too many Curly Wurlys because the trick-or-treaters might never materialise (dumb kids), my 7 days were also flecked with One Direction (yay!), Angela Merkel, bedroom doom, Spurs and Mercury winner James Blake. Read on, I’ll tell you more…


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