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I started my facebook page a few months after my blog, and it’s really just an extension to it. I felt a little modest about getting setting up my own page at first, but it seemed like the thing to do and it’s also good to keep the writing side of things separate from my personal account.
I mostly post links through and seem to get more comments and feedback there than I do on the actual blog. I think people find it a more convenient way to dip in and out of my posts if they’re already cruising their own facebook accounts. I also ‘share’ the flash and micro fiction stories to my own timeline, and in turn, other people seem to do this as well so it’s nice that they are spreading to a wider audience and potentially drawing more traffic to my site.