Gratitude to the WordPress Book Bloggers

Author, blogger, and one I am honored to call friend, Claire Fullerton, talks about the book industry and where book bloggers fit in. I am touched to be mentioned along with such wonderful bloggers.

Claire Fullerton Author

I’d like to adequately express how much the WordPress book blogging community means to me, so suffer me while I warm up to it. I readily admit I’m the long-winded sort, even when I have an important point.

In this day and age of social media at the center of an author’s career, there is much to reconcile, and there are times I wrestle with keeping a proper perspective. On the one hand–and you’d think this to meet me in person–I  am ridiculously extroverted; I have what author, Pat Conroy, labeled the “Southern sickness” of assuming everyone I meet is my best friend, yet on the other, I am intensely private. I don’t like showcasing myself because it feels like grandstanding, and quite frankly I’m not impressed with myself to the point that I think I have anything of significance going over any other writer. We are all of us…

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8 thoughts on “Gratitude to the WordPress Book Bloggers

  1. I have never considered Word Press like social media with the bothersome intrusion of privacy at times and feel more safe to be honest in my writings there. The element of chance social contact in reading so many WP blogs seems invaluable to any aspiring book writer in these times.

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    1. Awww, you are the sweetest! I think we all appreciate our circle of blogging friends. I’ve met some pretty amazing people through blogging and I appreciate every one of them. Hugs, dear friend. ❤️

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