Pinterest yes? Pinterest no? Yes. Yes Pinterest.

Eeeep. Guys.So whenever I make a new blog post, I like to see how it's doing stats-wise. Call it vanity, call it boredom, call it whatever you want--because you know most, if not all, of us do it--but I like seeing the numbers, particularly when they go up.  As with most blogging platforms (I'd assume, anyway...I only use this one), you can go into the settings and view a variety of statistics...how many page views, which posts get the most views, etc. Well, one of the stats bits allows me to see the referring websites, and for the first time, I saw Pinterest among them.Pinterest (which, the longer I look at it, no longer looks like an actual word to me...), if you're living under a rock, is a website that allows you to organize content by "pinning" things from other sites into (or onto?) your "boards" to allow easy access later.  A lot of my friends use it for recipes...
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New Newsletter! Woot!

I've been taking a class on how to self-publish on a shoestring by the amazing Magda Alexander for the past month, and one thing that was discussed was having a mailing list or newsletter.  Readers can sign up to get it, so you can update them on whatever's going on--a new release, contest, etc. So, if you want updates on my writing, publishing, contest and giveaway news, either sign up in the side-bar on the right, or click the link here and sign up.  I'd really appreciate it! xoxo Sarah...
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Tech & the Twitter…

Or should that be "the Twitter" (Twittah...?) as they say over here in the UK?I enjoy social networking.  I have a FB author page, a Twitter profile for me as an author, and this blog. (If you can't click the links, you can also see them in my right side-bar..."like" or "follow," pretty please?)  And anything to consolidate that crap together or make it easier is a good thing.  For example, when I post a blog entry, I have it set up so my FB page automatically makes a post.  Another example: when I post anything on FB, it's linked to my Twitter account, so it tweets for me.  Easy-peasy.  And FB is my favorite to use of all those because of the fun interaction I get to do with the people who have "liked" my page, but I do love me some Twitter on occasion.  The problem is that Twitter's actual website doesn't have the best interface.  You have...
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