First, join me in welcoming a site called Write Attitude, put together by some friends from my goal-in-a-month group. There’s a cool opening video on the site, loaded with inspiring quotes and positive vibes. You’ll also find writers’ journey outtakes and some articles on the site’s pages. Well worth a visit.
If you’ve never heard of StumbleUpon, you should really check it out. Register (free), download a toolbar (easy), and specify your interests (writing and whatever else floats your tire). Then “stumble” onto articles that others have already deemed worthy of your attention. Rate it with a thumbs up or down, and your ratings will help draw others’ eyes to the site as well. Kath and I were stumbledupon recently when someone tagged my Unpubbed Writer’s Seven Deadly Sins article, and we couldn’t believe the upsurge in traffic. Literally there was someone visiting from StumbleUpon about every minute, for a week straight. Since my introduction to it, I’ve signed up and tried it and found some great articles such as: [Read more…]