After extolling the virtues of my favourite writing community platform, Facebook, I would be remiss if I didn’t give proper credit to the social media platform that took my writing community virginity: Twitter. I’ve written several posts on my personal blog about what an awesome tool Twitter can be, but there are some downsides as well, so let’s explore a little, shall we?
I came to writing books late in life after a twenty year career as a successful exhibiting painter living in Belgium. When my maternal grandmother turned ninety, I was forty-nine years old and had just celebrated my twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. My daughter was a freshman at an American university and my son was a senior in high school. And I’d written a novel, my first.