Wednesday, May 05, 2010

"Connect, Don't Network": Author Blog Award Winners Gaiman, Benet on Blogging

By Edward Nawotka

Neil Gaiman,(pic righht, Eric Ogden, NYT), with nearly 1.5 million followers on Twitter, and shop girl, blogger and bestselling author Emily Benet took home prizes at the inaugural Author Blog Awards in London last month. Today, they, along with several industry professionals, offer some best practices for blogging and discuss the role social networking sites play in today's publishing marketplace.

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Can Being a Bad Blogger Hurt an Author's Career?

It is received wisdom these days that all authors should be blogging. But is that true? What if an author is simply unsuited to it? Or are incapable of expressing themselves in 140 characters or less? Can being a poor blogger hurt your career?

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