Blogging & Social Media
Don’t mention your novel, because someone might get offended
I've been on MySpace and Facebook since 2004 or so. I can't count how many spam accounts sent me friend requests on MySpace; you know the kind: you add them, and then they comment your page with some advertisement or a link to some website where you shouldn't go, then you have to delete them from your friends list. That's a bad thing, but telling your real online friends that you've written a book should be okay, no matter what forum. On THIS website, I would love to see it become an EXPECTED thing for members to alert us all when they've uploaded something. I see a lot of interesting people on this website who have NOT put anything on the site for us to read yet. I go to their profiles because we have common interests; it says they're a writer, but there's nothing there to read yet. I'm not complaining, but hey, I want to KNOW when they get something up for me to read, so please, here, of all places, on a writers' forum, let's make it okay for them to tell me. Oh, by the way, I've written a book, lol.