Okay, so maybe not the dark side, but I am returning to Twitter after nearly a nine month absence. I left Twitter last fall because the politics and general toxicity of the platform became too much to handle.  With very few exceptions, there are no shades of gray in the Twitterverse. Everything is black and […]

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It’s been 22 days since I started my social media sabbatical.  With only two exceptions (Tattoo’s engagement and Intrigue author Paula Grave’s death) I have not been on Facebook or Twitter.  I’ll confess I did stay on Snapchat until January 4, but that was to follow my son and his fiancé’s vacation photos.  I logged […]

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This morning, I was telling my friend that I’ve lost confidence in my writing. I used to have great confidence.  Then two things happened: I sold my first book, and social media exploded.  At first I loved Twitter and Facebook.  They put me in touch with friends I hadn’t talked to in years, they kept me on […]

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