As social media intrudes on the once-lonely profession of writing, are we regressing to, God forbid, high school behavior?
It's a "Like Me" world, quips Orange County Register columnist Autumn McAlpin, who wryly notes that writers may need to start tweeting for the Pulitzer.
Humorist Beth Bartlett observes, "If you want in on the publishing party, it's strictly BYOM: Bring Your Own Mob. Agents and editors want to know how many will drink your particular Kool-Aid and buy the book, so the more published clips, blog hits and social media followers, the better."
Read their essays and more on our blog. Find out why we selected nationally syndicated columnist Saralee Perel as "Humor writer of the month." Hint: She wrote her own obit.
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