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What is Your Blog About?

What is your blog about? What do you talk about, when you talk about blogging? What’s your niche? Your brand? Why would people read you? Someone I know and respect asked me these questions last week, and I was stumped. My blog is a bit of everything: author interviews,  my writing life, travel, issues of…

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How much time do you spend on Social Media ?

I’ve recently read a few articles of social media and the writing life, and this has affected the way I think about both. One of them is  ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia : There is growing concern that as well as addicting users, technology is contributing toward…

How Do Notions of Privacy Affect your #Writing and Life ?

Like many others of my time, I spend a fair chunk of my real life online. I’ve been mulling about Privacy, abut our private and public selves. About who we are, who we project ourselves as, about how much of our privacy we cede away to the notions of convenience, entertainment, and security. Our governments…

How do You Reduce #SocialMedia Angst?

Editing has exhausted me this entire week. Add to the fact that I was unwell and still don’t feel a hundred per cent and there’s this tendency to droop and focus on gloom and doom. My social media feed full of news of carnage, aggressive conversations without nuance or patience, and stories about leaders, who…