Browsing Archive: May, 2011

How to Write a Good Twitter Story

Posted by Gayle Beveridge on Friday, May 27, 2011, In : Twitter 

A twitter story must be written within the 140 character limit imposed by that medium. That’s around twenty five words; but is it really enough to tell a tale. The answer, a resounding yes, is evidenced by the growing number of people taking up the twitter fiction challenge. Without wanting to apply rules to constrain this literary art form, I thought we might take a moment to talk about what makes a good twitter story.

A story should have a beginning, middle and an end, albeit that may be...


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How does a Writer Gain Followers on Twitter?

Posted by Gayle Beveridge on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : Twitter 
I've been asked how a writer gains followers on twitter and I'm happy to share what I have learned so far, along with a number of useful links. 

Your posts should not be a stream of self promotion; to receive you must first give. I endeavour to post one twitter story every day, through which I maintain a presence and offer something to the readers.  Don't post too much to Twitter at once; there have been spirited discussions about how much is too much with many suggesting the line be drawn at ...

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