top of page
  • Writer's pictureLeah Jones

Following the conversation

Yesterday I got a big lesson in how many places a conversation about one object can happen. The conversation, ahem, was about the Chicago Tribune article I was featured in. (Don’t worry, my ego almost fits into my condo again.)

1. On paper or because of paper. I rarely read paper copies of newspapers, but apparently I’m in the minority. I got phone calls during the day from friends, family and family of friends. When I got to my synagogue last night, I found out that everyone at Emanuel reads the Trib. One woman even brought me her copy, in case I didn’t have one yet. Very nice.

2. On blogs. Okay, so far just two blogs have written about it–me and Hugh. But we both got comments–his about my copy of the Blue Monster and mine were mazel tovs. UPDATE: And Esther at the ROI blog and Steve. Insomnie and Real Lawyers Have Blogs. UPDATE 2: And Liz at SOB! Thanks!

3. On Flickr . I put up a few photos so people without access to the print paper could see it (like Jeremiah and more importantly, his wife.) Two of photos generated lots of comments, favoriting and views.

4. On ChicagoTribune.com , there are a few comments on the article.

5. Twitter. I think I got more than these (not trying to slight anyone) but I know I got notes from @randelaw @jackvinson @jrnoded @fitz @1god @cajuntechie @rickmurray

6. And in Facebook. Jeremiah and I posted the link, but so did other people. Some of the posted links got comments, others did not.

I’m sure there are places that I’m not involved that had the conversation too. Amazing how many little pockets of conversation there are about this one article. Okay, people are set to arrive in 30 minutes, so I should be baking and not blogging.

UPDATE: Eric let me know that it went out on the wire and the article is starting to get picked up by other papers in the network. Monterey County Herald.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Stacey Agdern: Hockey, Romance and being Jewish

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zrnxi-1426a5e Stacey Agdern, author of B’nai Mitzvah Mistake, joined Leah to talk about the intersection of writing romance, being joyfully Jewish, and her love

Miss Spoken – Fangirls Forever and HDTGM

Once upon a time, I was a social media manager and I was known to say, “I hate when people make rules about how to use social media and I hate when people don’t follow my rules.” It’s fair to say that

Dr. Christina Meyer loves NKOTB

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pfatg-141c909 Christina Meyer, a musician and practicing physican, joined Leah to talk about her love of NKOTB. We talk NKOTB Cruises, Joey’s solo shows, fandom

Comentarios


bottom of page