How to Use Twitter like Margaret Atwood: Social Media Advice for Writers

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If you’ve never read any of the amazing novels, poems, essays, or tweets by Margaret Atwood—it’s time!

And yes, I said “tweets.” Atwood has built a huge Twitter following (huge for a writer) and she’s used it in really creative ways to keep her readers engaged.

In this video clip, she gives a few hints about how authors can use Twitter to ask questions of their fans, promote their books, and get typing-vegetables to lambast political candidates on their behalf.

 

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Chris Robley
Chris Robley is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer who now lives in Portland, Maine after more than a decade in Portland, Oregon. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in POETRY, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Magma Poetry, and more. He is the 2013 winner of Boulevard's Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2014 recipient of a Maine Literary Award in the category of "Short Works Poetry."

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