Essays

In addition to my short stories, I sometimes write an essay about an issue or problem I've faced.

Manage Your Social Media (Not The Other Way Around)

November 1, 2020 |

As someone who works from home on a computer all day, I need to manage my social media time and not let it manage me. Here’s what I do.

What’s In A Name? Marketing and Duplicate Book Titles

August 5, 2020 |

My first novel shared a title with a much more famous short story. How does the literary world handle duplicate book titles?

Headshot

January 23, 2019 |

The most grueling non-writing part of my author launch is now officially done – the dreaded headshot of my authorly countenance.

Privacy Policy I Wish I Had Used

The Privacy Policy I Wish I Had Used

May 29, 2018 |

Has your inbox been overflowing with Privacy Policies lately? I updated mine, too, but I thought my first draft was much better. Hope you enjoy the Privacy Policy I Wish I Had Used.

Facebook versus small websites

Facebook Versus Small Websites

May 21, 2018 |

Millions of websites around the world rely on the biggest social media platform in the world, but how are they fairing in the battle of Facebook Versus Small Websites? Some info for website managers and creators.

Leaving YouTube One Month later

Leaving YouTube: One Month Later

February 20, 2018 |

Last month, I announced that I was leaving YouTube in response to their changes in the partnership program. One month later, do I still think leaving is the right answer?

YouTube – Quantity, Not Quality

January 17, 2018 |

Today, I received a notice from YouTube that small creators will no longer be compensated. Here is my response.

WordPress Username Security And Author URL

September 13, 2016 |

WordPress username security – Step by step instructions for creating unique usernames and hiding them by changing your author URL without plugins.

Three Ways To Follow D.K. Wall

Social Media

Good

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