I’m writing this to let all my fans, friends and family know that I am all right. I know several of you have been wondering what’s up. I have gotten your cards, phone messages, and emails but have just been SO BUSY. I kept thinking things would slow down and then I could get in touch. Well, things haven’t slowed down and it doesn’t look like they’re going to anytime soon. Let me tell you why…
I went to Africa this summer for nearly a month. I did get around to posting a few pix on www.terrancezepke.com under ‘I Dream Of Africa’. I thought I would do more but that doesn’t look likely, at least not any time soon. Two days after I got back to the U.S., we launched my new website. So there was a lot going on with finalizing content and then learning how to navigate my new site so that I could use it. BTW, doesn’t it look great? I love it! Since I write about so many different subjects, it was important to properly segregate them. Yet I wanted the content to be easy to find and the site to be simple to navigate. Did you see the Halloween countdown in Ghost Town? So many fun features…
Right after that, I got thrown into the deep end with social media. ‘Team Terrance’ told me I wasn’t doing enough in this area. Darn, I was hoping no one would notice! So, despite the fact that I said I would NEVER go on Twitter…I am now on Twitter. Guess that proves that you should NEVER say NEVER, huh?
I have to admit that I do like doing social media in snippets (under 140 characters works for me!). So please follow me as I offer ‘Today’s #terrancetalkstravel Tip‘ on @terrancezepke
I have added ‘Terrance’s Trip Pick of the Week‘ on my TERRANCE TALKS TRAVEL blog and am aiming at a balance between once-in-a-lifetime trips and cheap travel deals. Hint: This week’s trip–Downton Abbey!
You can check out my travel show, Terrance Talks Travel: Uber Adventures on my site, iTunes, and Blog Talk Radio.
I am now writing THREE BLOGS: Terrance Talks Travel, Mostly Ghostly, and A Writer’s Journey. Since we’re in the summer season, I’ve been doing a lot of writing for Terrance Talks Travel but soon it will be time for lots of Mostly Ghostly news. You don’t want to miss any of it! And year round I’ll be posting about how to write, publish, and sell your book.
To promote all this new stuff and my latest book, A GHOST HUNTER’S GUIDE TO THE MOST HAUNTED HOTELS & INNS IN AMERICA, I am offering a FREE TRIP contest. This kicks off in just a few days. So exciting!
On top of all of this, I am co-hosting a new podcast, A WRITER’S JOURNEY: From Blank Page to Published, with my dear friend and fellow writer, Sara Whitford. We have recorded and posted the first two of this writing series. I think the next one will be done sometime this week. You can subscribe to it on iTunes or catch it on www.sarawhitford.com or click on podcasts on my homepage. FYI: Sara designed my awesome new website and cool podcast logo.
Yes! I am already planning my next trip and trying to squeeze a little writing in whenever time permits! I am working on three books right now (in every stage from conception to nearly done)!
The best way to keep up with me and to get notifications about the FREE TRIP contest is to subscribe to my once-a-week e-newsletter. Just enter your email address here (you can unsubscribe at any time).
Got to get back to work. Stay tuned…