All My X’s Live in… The Former Twitterverse?

Greetings from the Lake of the Ozarks! It’s the last week before school starts, and I’m hanging out here with my family. I mostly wrote my newsletter–out today–before we left town Saturday, but finishing up the last few details on that and this blog post today while working in this lovely room is not a…

Read more »

Social Media Tips for Authors: Twitter

In February, I started a series sharing how I’m using social media to promote my upcoming debut, YOUR LIFE HAS BEEN DELAYED. So far I’ve covered: Create a social media calendar Graphic resources Today I’m going to dive into the social media platform I’ve used the longest: Twitter! I joined Twitter back in November 2008…

Read more »

Social Media Tips for Authors: Graphic Resources

Last month, I kicked off this series sharing how I’m using social media to promote my debut book by talking about my social media calendar. I originally envisioned the next post would be about how I use a particular platform, but I realized there’s another important factor to cover first: In this very visual world,…

Read more »

Social Media Tips for Authors: Make a Social Media Calendar

On my last release countdown post, I asked if anyone had specific behind-the-scenes questions leading up to publication, and I received a question about how I’m using social media to promote my book (thanks for asking, Natalie!). Since I feel like this question is too big for a single post, I’m going to tackle it…

Read more »

Dear 1995 Michelle

For the month of September, I participated in daily prompts on Instagram and Twitter with other members of of my debut group, the21ders, to introduce ourselves–and books, of course!–to the world. (You can also visit our website, www.the21ders.com, for info on all the amazing books coming out next year!) The final prompt of the month…

Read more »

My New Website Is Live!

My new website is live at www.michelleimason.com! The website was designed by Jenny Medford at Websy Daisy, and I’m so excited to share it with all of you! She took a list of random things I like and created a fantastic design that fits me perfectly. I hope you’ll visit the site and explore a…

Read more »

Coming Soon: A New Website!

Since 2021 and the release of my book is rapidly approaching–let’s all be honest, we’d all like to time travel at least six months ahead, right?–I’ve hired a web designer to create a new website for me! Many authors are much more talented than I am and are able to create something on their own,…

Read more »

My 8th Blogiversary! With An Indie Bookstore Giveaway!

Tomorrow marks eight years of blogging for me, but I’m just going to celebrate today since I’ll be busy with weekend activities then. (Yes, I do know which day it is 🤣.) I wasn’t quite as active with the blog during the second half of 2019 due to a lot of life happenings, but since…

Read more »

Author Life Month on Instagram

Hi, friends! Sorry I’ve been absent here on the blog. My best friend’s been in the hospital since early December, and I’ve been spending a lot of time with her. If you would like to read her story, her family is sharing it on this GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/chrissy-stricker. But I did want to check in…

Read more »

30 Books in 3 Months Reading Challenge

Hello, friends! I know I’ve been sparse here on the blog, but this broken foot really messed with my schedule over the past six weeks. However, the end is in sight. Next week I get to start wearing regular shoes again. Yay! One thing that didn’t lapse during my recovery was reading, thanks to plenty…

Read more »

Happy 7th Blogiversary to Me! With a mystery signed book giveaway!

Today marks the seventh anniversary of my blog. I’ve made a lot of changes to the blog in the past seven years, starting out with a focus on middle grade, finding my writing voice in young adult, querying for many, many years and sharing that process. I foresee this blog changing again as I approach…

Read more »

10 Random Facts About Teen Me

Yesterday I came across a post with ideas to liven up your blog. And I figured: why not? It’s a fun change from reviews and writing updates. One of the prompts was to share ten random facts about yourself. Since I write young adult books, I’m going to tweak it a bit and give you…

Read more »