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Twitter for Writers

Microblogging can help you build an audience, meet people, and sell your work

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  3. Twitter for Writers (15:00) 15:00 FREE!
    First, you'll learn the basics of Twitter and some of the key vocabulary you'll need to know. Then we'll show you how several fiction and non-fiction writers use Twitter to promote their work and events, share their inspirations, and build community around their writing.

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All writers should be tweeters. Twitter is a great way to get some words out into the world and make yourself heard. We’ll start with Twitter basics for beginners, then visit with some of the best writer-tweeters around.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to:

  • Promote books, articles, blogs, and other writing projects
  • Promote events like readings or conferences
  • Build an audience and show publishers that you’re serious about your author platform
  • Log your inspirations and document your writing process
  • Meet other writers and editors
  • Share your thoughts and let people in on your life as a writer

We’ll show you how some of our favorite writers use Twitter in all kinds of interesting ways.

We’ll also talk about what NOT to do on Twitter, point out some recent microblog controversy, and help you stay out of trouble.

So give it a shot—you’ll be tweeting like a pro in no time.

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