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#1 C. Taylor

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 05:49 AM

Thought this might be useful to those venturing out to use Twitter. Here's a rundown of the basics to get you started. http://www.fromthewr...or-writers.html

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 10:32 AM

Oooh, this is great! One of my summer projects is to start using Twitter and to re-do my website. She also answered a question I had posed to people on another site: Do you use a "handle" or your real name on Twitter? Real name it is then (since that is my writing name as well).

Thanks for sharing this.

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 04:22 PM

Glad to hear you found it useful, Jeanne! I was really surprised about each tweet giving you a hit on google, so it worked out great that I'd used my pen name for my twitter account. :biggrin:

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Posted 17 September 2016 - 05:29 AM

Great helpful link! Thanks!

 

I use my real name for Twitter and all social media which is also the name I write under so that readers can find me. Of course that now means everyone who knows my name and can use the Internet can also find my Twitter, for better or worse. My landlord just told me the whole apartment building reads my Twitter which I loved.

 

If you want to be a writer who is read, be your honest self, use your real name, and dive in. Just remember, Twitter as as public as yelling something in the middle of the street so filter out anything you don't want becoming public record. Twitter isn't a diary. Anyone can read it. Never forget that. But once you get used to that it can be used to your advantage to promote your work, as it should.


Website: https://andreaklambert.com
 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AndreaLamber

 

GoodReads Author bio: https://www.goodread....Andrea_Lambert

 

Amazon author bio: https://www.amazon.c...ine_cont_book_1
 
JET SET DESOLATE from Future Fiction London on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co...t/dp/0578016257

 

LORAZEPAM & THE VALLEY OF SKIN: EXTRAPOLATIONS ON LOS ANGELES from valeveil: http://www.valeveil.se/posts/196
 

HAUNTING MUSES from Bedazzled Ink on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co...e/dp/194383752X

 

WRITING THE WALLS DOWN: A CONVERGENCE OF LGBTQ VOICES from Trans-Genre Press: http://trans-genre.n...the-walls-down/
 
THE L.A. TELEPHONE BOOK, VOL. 1 from ARRAS.NET: http://www.arras.net/?page_id=658

 

 





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