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Second #TwitterFiction Festival To Take Place March 12-16

Second #TwitterFiction Festival To Take Place March 12-16

Together with the Association of American Publishers and Penguin Random House, Twitter will present its second #TwitterFiction Festival, March 12-16.

Twitter calls the virtual event a “digital storytelling extravaganza,” one that gives writers a new medium for their fiction work and readers the opportunity to read fiction in a cool new way.

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Director Tweeting Crime Mystery Novella On Twitter

People share all kinds of interesting things on Twitter. don’t they? Here’s one to add to your list: Steven Soderbergh (he’s a director) is tweeting a novella as he writes it.

Tweeting a book is nothing new, of course. We told you about Jennifer Egan’s novel, Black Box, that was published one tweet at a time last year – and there have been others (in various forms).

But what’s different here is the story. It’s a delightful little ball of abstraction that will pull you in and (possibly) drown you. Yes, there’s murder involved. And swearing (you’ve been warned).

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Twitter Fiction Festival Live Event This Saturday – And You’re Invited!

Twitter’s Fiction Festival kicked off today. Have you been following along? We’ll tell you a bit more about it after the jump.

But the big news to know right now is this: If you live in the New York area, you may want to join the live Twitter Fiction event this Saturday. It’s being held at the New York Public Library and promises to be a great networking opportunity for writers (and readers!).

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There’s Still Time To Submit Your Idea To Twitter’s Fiction Festival Panel

If you have a novel idea for sharing a story via Twitter, you’ll be delighted to learn that there is still time to submit your proposal to take part in Twitter’s quickly approaching Fiction Festival!

Twitter just selected the panel of judges and will be sorting through submissions this week.

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