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#1 Carissa

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 05:29 PM

If you're on the fence about joining Twitter, or are new to the platform and aren't sure how to make the most of it, I did a blog post today on Twitter for Authors!  (Including lots of important hashtags to follow!)

10 Reasons Every Writer should be on Twitter

 

 


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#2 Zaarin

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Posted 02 July 2015 - 05:13 PM

Thanks for posting this! I hate Twitter--I hate it with a burning, raging, fiery passion. I have social anxiety as part of Aspergers, and Twitter feels like a room full of people to me. But I've been trying to learn to tolerate it as part of my journey to be published.



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Posted 13 July 2015 - 06:04 AM

Great post. Thank you so much. Still getting used to twitter but this is truly helpful


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Posted 03 August 2015 - 10:33 AM

Great post.  Thanks for sharing.



#5 Joshua Conley

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Posted 03 August 2015 - 10:59 AM

This would be a great way to give my Twitter account some direction. My Twitter is typically just a way to tweet what I posted on Facebook as I have seldom taken the time to get to know Twitter on a level beyond personal. The idea that the microblog site could be and is currently utilized by many professionals on a daily basis and is a hot spot for business activity in the literary world never seemed to don on me, I always just used to equate it as the social media for celebrity rubbish. I guess I should take some time and reevaluate the medium.



#6 Andrea Lambert

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Posted 09 February 2016 - 02:05 PM

Twitter is a very powerful tool and it's really helped my writing career. Great article!


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Posted 17 May 2016 - 11:12 PM

Thanks for posting this! I hate Twitter--I hate it with a burning, raging, fiery passion. I have social anxiety as part of Aspergers, and Twitter feels like a room full of people to me. But I've been trying to learn to tolerate it as part of my journey to be published.

Zaarin, I'm Aspergers too and I just can't figure out what to put on it. Like, do I tweet about my toast? I never know what to write on it. ^^'



#8 Bill in Memphis

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Posted 21 May 2016 - 10:03 AM

Just yesterday I wrote a guest post for a friend's blog about twitter being critical to a writer's future. It's more of a very basic explanation of how twitter works, as requested by the blogger, but it makes my point. Here's the link:

 

https://hcplaya.word...liam-alan-webb/


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Posted 15 July 2016 - 09:22 PM

I had a generally negative experience with twitter actually. I've had way to people warp my statements out of proportion and context for my taste. Some of these are published authors too. Apparently being trade published gives you leeway.


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Posted 01 September 2016 - 03:28 AM

On Twitter, never use it.

Well rarely. 


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