The Social Media Dilemma

While social media venues (Facebook, Twitter, in particular) were originally touted as perfect communication tools for family and friends living far away, these forms of communication have turned into Pandora boxes of communication.

Seeing pictures of far-away friends and family always fills my heart with joy. For anyone living away from their roots or special friends, they understand this gift. But if gone unchecked, this “gift” can suck you dry emotionally. Consider how social media has changed our lives.
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How Writers Can Survive the War Against Social Media

The war against Social Media is strong. And I understand where all this energy comes from.

I read hatred oozing from posts daily. Many people I know are leery to share an opinion because by doing so it automatically paints a target on their account for the venom to be aimed at them.

Yet writers are encouraged to build a platform and use Social Media. So what’s an author to do?

Edie Melson’s latest post hits it out of the park with a fresh perspective on how writers can survive this battle.

There is hope. Social Media does not have to be a dank, dark, place of ugliness. It’s our responsibility to share good and stay focused. Thanks, Edie