Join NaNoWriMo’s Grant Faulkner on our BookBaby Twitter chat April 22nd

BookBaby Twitter chat

Grant Faulkner, Exec Director of National Novel Writing Month, joins us for a Twitter chat about life after Camp NaNoWriMo this Wed, April 22nd, from 4-5 pm ET!

This Wednesday from 4-5 pm ET, we will host a BookBaby Twitter chat discussing all things Camp NaNoWriMo, including how to stay motivated, discover inspiration, and successfully navigate the transition between a completed manuscript and a published work. Author and Executive Director of NaNoWriMo Grant Faulkner, along with other literary friends, will be joining us. You are invited to add your voice, questions, opinions, and experience to the conversation.

To participate, simply tweet during the scheduled time using the #BBchat hashtag!

If you are not completely familiar with Twitter but are interested in participating, check out this blog post for a Twitter primer.

Many of you may recognize Grant’s name from his position as the Executive Director of NaNoWriMo, a position he has held since 2012. He is also the co-founder of the lit journal 100 Word Story and cooperative co-founder of the Flash Fiction Collective. Grant received his B.A. from Grinnell College in English and his M.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. He has been published in such publications as The New York Times, Poets & Writers, and Writer’s Digest, among others. He recently released a collection of one hundred 100-word stories, Fissures, via Press 53. To learn more about Grant, visit his website.

Join us for the chat to learn more about his strategies and recommendations for authors, as well as others sourced from our extensive literary community.

#BBchat guidelines:

  • Log in to Twitter a few minutes prior to the chat and enter #BBchat in the search box. (TweetChat and TweetDeck are great Twitter tools to use when following the chat!)
  • Follow @bookbaby from the Twitter account you plan to use for #BBchat.
  • Introduce yourself, stay on topic, and feel free to retweet (RT)!
  • Make sure you use the #BBchat hashtag in any of the tweets you are posting to the chat, otherwise they might be missed!
  • Have fun!

A transcript of the discussion will be posted shortly after the conclusion of the chat. If you have any topic ideas you would like to see us cover in the future, please let us know in the comment section below. We look forward to hosting more of these events in the future and welcome your ongoing participation!

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  1. […] For the April edition of our #BBchat Twitter chat, we asked a few of our authors and literary friends from around the world, including Grant Faulkner (Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month) for his thoughts on the Camp NaNoWriMo experience and how to stay motivated as a writer. We prefaced this month’s BookBaby Twitter chat with some initial pointers to get the conversation started, as well as a brief biography of Grant, which you can check out here. […]


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