Writing is changing with the changes in technology. The discipline enforced by Twitter’s 140-character limit can produce astonishing results. Here we see Tweets from Sean Hill, William Brazill, Maureen Evans and Ben White.
People I talk to look at me strangely when the subject of social media comes up. “Facebook,” someone might say, grimacing. “My kids do that, I think. Not for me, thanks.” A shake of the head. “Well,” I say, “I spend a lot more time on Twitter than Facebook. It’s a great way to meet […]
I’ve heard all the reasons. I’ve listened to the excuses. I’ve tried to convince people that “Twitter doesn’t bite.” In fact, the very first blog post I ever wrote was about how to get your feet wet in the Twitter pond. Okay, I’m a Twitter fan. Outside my blog, that’s where I spend time online. […]
In 2000, screenwriter John Blumenthal self-published his comic novel, What’s Wrong With Dorfman? after his manuscript had been rejected 75 times. (You know, I have to admire a writer who believes in their book that much. I’m not sure how anxious I would be to resubmit my book after 30, 40, or 50 rejections.) In […]
At the BAIPA meeting many people wanted to talk about social media and their use for self publishers who would like to use these powerful networking tools. Most people seemed hesitant to try Twitter. I certainly understand the reluctance but Twitter is actually a fairly simple site that can be used in a variety of […]