Essay on Women Writers, Women’s Books

I’m so happy to have an essay up on the wonderful Women Writers, Women’s Books site today!

Reasonable minds can differ whether this constant connectivity is enhancing or ruining our lives, but no one can deny that it’s changing them. A perfect illustration: when I first began corresponding with my pen pal in Germany twenty-five years ago, we wrote each other lengthy letters on thin paper and waited weeks between each dispatch; today we communicate by “liking” and commenting on each other’s Facebook posts. The way that we interact with other humans—something that is at the core of almost every novel, no matter the genre—is being fundamentally altered.

Head over to read the full essay: Like It, Share It, Hashtag It: How to Incorporate Social Media into Your Novels!

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