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Twitter Guide For Authors & Illustrators > Site Admin > Where else can I find useful info for writers & illustrators about Twitter?

Index of topics: Main Twitter Guide For Writers & Illustrators page. To go back to my blog for kidlit/YA writers and illustrators, see Inkygirl. You can find me on Twitter at @inkyelbows (focus: writing and illustrating children's books) and @DebbieOhi (livetweets, chat, photos, personal ramblings). Also see my list of Other Useful Twitter Guides For Authors And Illustrators and Twitter Lists of: agents who represent kidlit/YAkidlit/YA editors, children's book art/creative directors and K-12/teen librarians on Twitter.

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Other Sources Of Twitter Info For Writers & Illustrators

At this point there are many, many Twitter info pages and guides for writers and illustrators out there. The list below includes some of my favorites.


Twitter Tips For Authors - from The Fiction Desk. "Be yourself, not your book." Some succinct, excellent advice in this piece.

Strategic tweeting for authors - by Alan Rinzler. Do's and don'ts about book marketing.

Top 5 Twitter Tips For Children's Book Authors & Illustrators: from Kids Can Press on CBC Books. Before you start tweeting, ask yourself WHY you want to use social media.

Social Networking For Authors: Tips On Using Twitter Effectively: by Joanna Penn. "Decide on your niche and stick with it."

The Writer's Guide To Rocking It On Twitter: by literary agent, Molly Jaffa. If you're querying, Molly advises against tweeting about rejections you've received so far.

Twitter Tips For Writers: from Five Scribes. I strongly agree with their advice NOT to hashtag #every #other #word.

Getting Started On Twitter: A Quick Guide For Kid/YA Writers - by Mitali Perkins



A Beginner's Guide To Twitter For Illustrators - by Christina Forshay on Simply Messing About

Twitter chat with Penguin art director, Giuseppe Castellano - Giuseppe (@pinocastellano) frequently posts #arttips on Twitter.

Top 5 Twitter tips for children's book authors and illustrators - CBC Books

5 Power Ways For Illustrators To Use Twitter Favorites


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Twitter and the Book Trade: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly - by Ben Johncock

Last updated on January 17, 2015 by Debbie Ridpath Ohi