The uncomfortable draw of social media

Since I recently self-published a novella, I’ve had to engage in social media. At least, more than I did before. This meant getting a Twitter page, a Snapchat account, and increasing my Instagram presence. That feeling of needing to be needed is immediate. I downloaded Snapchat two nights ago, and I found hundreds of people I had lost contact with when they either closed their … Continue reading The uncomfortable draw of social media

What I learned from my first Etsy Sale

I’ve made sales before, and I’ve made Etsy sales before. But those were to family members, or friends. In total, I’ve had about 4 Etsy shops. Each selling something different, whether it be some of the neat vintage pieces I’ve collected or paintings. At the end of the day, I couldn’t get my product in front of people. I tried promoted listings to no avail. … Continue reading What I learned from my first Etsy Sale