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Twitter Writer Chat FAQ > The Basics > What is a "slow chat"? Where can I find slow chats?


For more comprehensive advice about Twitter, please see my Writer's Guide To Twitter.

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The following are more motivational groups rather than scheduled Twitterchats, but are still a great way of meeting other writers on Twitter. 

By the time you read this, some of these hashtags may not longer be used and others may have cropped up. The following is just a partial list:

#amwriting: Every day See @johannaharness's FAQ. When: anytime.

#amwritingparty: Every day See this explanation. Hosted by saramcclung.

#mommyswriting: RT @quirkywriter: It's official. If you're trying to balance raising kids and writing for them, meet us on #mommyswriting for support.

#writegoal: Every day Post your daily writing goals and get inspired by reading goals by other writers. Founder: @annadestefano.

Other hashtags of interest to writers: #AgentPeeves, #allaboutagents, #askagent (at least every 2 wks, around 11 am EST), #authors, #cdnkidlit, #editing,#fictionfriday, #journchat, #nanowrimo, #pubtip, #RomChat (see info), #storystarters, #tuesbooktalk, #wip, #wordcount, #writetip, #novelists, #womeninpublishing, #wordathon, #WriteRomance (see info), #writers, #writing, #writingparty.

Reminder: Hashtags are useful in filtering Twitter posts, but DON'T OVERUSE THEM. You'll come off as spammy if most of your posts are littered with hashtags. Here's a great post about how to use and not use hashtags.


Last updated on April 2, 2013 by Debbie Ridpath Ohi