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The 44 Absolutely Essential Twitter Hashtags you NEED to know as an Indie Author

It has been a while since I have posted to this blog...not that I intend on having lots of's more of an "about me" site as an author rather than a "read my witty blog posts every day" type of a blog.

I have been writing way too much to come on here but wanted to say hello and also to send you a link to a great post by Caitlin Muir over on

As any Indie Author knows self promotion is part of the game and if you 'ain't doing it you 'ain't serious about your career.  A big part of that is Twitter.

Now I am going to be totally honest here; I really don't like to spend hours and hours messing around with Twitter.  Not that I think it's a bad thing, far from it. it's just every minute I spend on there I could be spending on my new story, existing story, a new screenplay or get it right?

So when I see a very helpful post by someone who knows what they are on about and it will ACTUALLY help then…

Interview with Indie House Books

Being an Indie author takes guts.  Why?  Well because you are pretty much out there on your own fighting to fight and trying to be a good author.

So I love guys like Indie House Books whose mission to to help us Indie authors.  I was honored to be interviewed by them recently.  It was a fun thing to do and frankly made me think about many aspects of my writing career.  Here is the link to the interview and the text below.
Interview with Indiehousebooks
A CHAT WITH MATT BELCHERPosted on: February 18th, 2013 by David M.
Assigned categories:IHB Contributor WritesInterviews

Indie House Books is please to present an interview with Matt Belcher. Matt is the author of Mr Personal Development and he graciously agreed to let us ask a few questions that we are sharing with you today. We hope you enjoy what Matt has to say.

IHB: Briefly describe your journey in writing your book.
Matt: I really fell into it rather than using any planned, intelligent process.  I had a bit of…