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Twitter Chats For Writers

To see a compact weekly overview, see Writer Twitter Chats: Week At A Glance. To see the list organized by day, tag, and alphabetical, please see Index: Twitter Chats For Writers. If you notice any errors or missing info, please let me know - thanks!

Tuesday
Mar222011

#blacklitchat

#blacklitchat: Monthly chat featuring books by black authors. Day varies.

Also see #blackbookchats. Website: http://blackbooks.blogspot.com/

Moderator: @BernadetteDavis

Tuesday
Jul132010

#bookmarket

#bookmarket: Thursdays 

Book marketing chat.

Moderators: Carol Corbett and Claudia Hall Christian.

EST: 4 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#Faithlitchat

#FaithLitChat: A weekly faith-based discussion of Christian books, writing & CBA market. Tuesdays from 6-7pm PST (9-10pm EST). Follow @FaithLitChat for more info.

Tuesday
Aug102010

#FLitChat

#FLitChat (Fantasy Literature) hosted by @MireyahWolfe, details at http://fantasylitchat.ning.com/

Welcome to #FlitChat!

Each Saturday, we hold a chat on Twitter, using the hashtag #FLitChat (Fantasy Lit Chat) at 7-7:30pm (CST). Topics vary each week. To have some control over what we talk about, there is a weekly poll that you can vote on for which topic is talked about the next week. :)

Hope to see you here or there!

~Mireyah

Tuesday
Jul132010

#followreader

#followreader: Fridays

#FollowReader is a weekly discussion on Twitter for the bookish community, lightly moderated by @KatMeyer and @CharAbbott, who provide a new topic each week. Kat and Charlotte alternate moderating duties on Fridays from 4 - 5pm EDT, Kat is moderating from 4 – 5 pm on Fridays, but the #FollowReader hashtag is used all week long to bring excellent ideas and discussions to the table.

PST: 1-2 pm MST: 2-3 pm CST: 3-4 pm EST: 4-5 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#fridayflash

#fridayflash: Every Friday. Writers write/post flash fiction. Readers comment and RT. See this post for more info.

Thursday
Oct072010

#IBCchat

From Rachel Thompson, about the Indie Author Book Chat:

Our #IBCchat will be weekly, starting Tuesday October 12, 4:30pm PST (California time) and every week thereafter at the same time on Tuesdays.
 
Carolyn at @WritingNoDrama will be the lead, with the moderators myself @RachelintheOC or @kaitnolan . We'll use #TweetChat so folks should log in there & type in #IBCchat. Our handle is @IndieBookIBC. Our link to the website is long at this point (link is also below on original email). (We just bought the domain indiebookcollective.com so it's not up yet....  http://web.me.com/craftycmc/IBC/Home.html but at least it gets you to the site. Here's the bit.ly version: http://bit.ly/cyUmuB

Starting Tue Oct 12, every Tuesday:

4:30 pm PST (California time)

Tuesday
Jul132010

#JournalChat

#JournalChat: Thursdays

Moderated by: @journalwriter7. Follow @JournalChat for schedule changes and announcements. " If you keep a journal or would like to get started, you’re welcome to join me on Thursdays to talk about the benefits, techniques, and types of journals we keep. -- Dawn Herring"

Thursdays

PST: 11am -12 pm MST: 12-1 pm CST: 1-2 pm EST: 2-3 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#journchat

#journchat: Mondays PST: 5-8 pm MST: 6-9 pm CST: 7-10 pm EST: 8-11 pm

Looking for more details re: this chat. If you know any, please post below! Thanks.

Tuesday
Jul132010

#kidlitart

#kidlitart: Thursdays

Weekly chat for illustrators, pb authors & author/illustrators. Topics announced in advance via @kidlitart. Hosted by Bonnie Adamson and ( @BonnieAdamson) Wendy Martin (@lyonmartin).

PST: 6-7 pm MST: 7-8 pm CST: 8-9 pm EST: 9-10 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#kidlitchat

#kidlitchat: Craft & business of writing for young people, board books up through YA. Topic or topics announced at the beginning of the chat. Moderators: @gregpincus, @bonnieadamson

Tuesdays

PST: 6 pm MST: 7 pm CST: 8 pm EST: 9 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#LitChat

#litchat: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Mission is to connect readers with books and authors. Moderator: @litchat. Transcripts on blog. PST: 1-2 pm MST: 2-3 pm CST: 3-4 pm EST: 4-5 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#memoirchat

#memoirchat: Every other Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST. Moderator: @alexisgrant For writers of memoir.

Tuesday
Jun192012

#MGlitchat

What:

#MGlitchat is a weekly Twitter chat focused on writing middle grade fiction and nonfiction.

When: 

The chat is held weekly, Thursdays at 9pm EST.

Who: 

The chat is organized by eight middle grade writers (and avid readers). But we aren't here just to watch ourselves tweet! Please join us -- everyone is welcome! You can see the list of weekly topics on the blog sidebar. If there's a special topic you'd like us to cover, let us know!

More info: http://mglitchat.blogspot.com

Tuesday
Jul132010

#pblitchat

#pblitchat: Mondays "Picture Books Only is the blog home of the Twitter chat group #pblitchat. Dedicated to all things picture books, Picture Books Only will bring you a transcript of the #pblitchat each week as well as other literary treats. Come and visit again soon for a peek at what’s on offer. Sorry – no middle-grade or YA novels allowed. It’s Picture Books Only around here!" Follow @pblitchat for more info, or see http://picturebooksonly.wordpress.com/. PST: 7 pm MST: 8 pm CST: 9 pm EST: 10 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#poetry

#poetry: Thursdays

We talk poetry. Readers, writers, and all others encouraged to join. Moderator: @gregpincus.

Thursdays - PST: 6-7 pm MST: 7-8 pm CST: 8-9 pm EST: 9-10 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#poettues

#poettues: Discussion of poetry with @robertleebrewer, usually beginning around 10am EST.

Tuesday
Jul132010

#scifichat

#scifichat: Fridays

Moderated by: @DavidRozansky. Follow @scifichat for schedule changes and announcements.

PST: 11-2 pm MST: 12-2 pm CST: 1-3 pm EST: 2-4 pm

Tuesday
Jul132010

#ScreenwritingSaturday

#ScreenwritingSaturday. Saturdays (all day) Moderator: @UncompletedWork

Tuesday
Jul132010

#scribechat

#scribechat: Thursdays

A weekly chat for fiction writers to network, share solutions to writing and publishing challenges, get inspired and enjoy a laugh.

Blog: The ScribeChat Review (for Schedule, Topic Posts, and Transcripts)

Thursdays
PST: 6-7 pm MST: 7-8 pm CST: 8-9 pm EST: 9-10 pm

Moderators: @LiaKeyes