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27 Jan

Very good notes about Social Media and its importance in what we’re doing. Thanks Joya and Kourtney!

Kourtney Heintz's Journal

Thank you, Kourtney, for inviting me to your blog today to chat about social networking and why Twitter and Facebook are essential writing tools. It’s great to be here and fun to be talking about such an interesting topic.

Published, or unpublished, an internet presence is essential for writers in this fast-paced world. Twitter and Facebook accounts enable writers to connect with other authors, share rejection woes, release joy, and connect with readers.

How social networking sites help writers:

1. The most important reason for writers to have social networking accounts is because editors and agents want to know you will be able to help promote your book. Often, they will require you to include your social networking links in your query letter.

2. Social networking gives you the opportunity to network with other authors. Often authors post requests from their publishers on Twitter and Facebook pages and spread the…

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Posted by on January 27, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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  1. Joya Fields

    January 27, 2012 at 8:57 am

    Thanks for reblogging this post. Hope to see you on the social networking sites! 🙂

     
  2. Kourtney Heintz

    January 27, 2012 at 6:45 am

    Thanks for the reblog! Delighted to know you enjoyed the post so much. Joya did a great job and I loved having her guest post. Best of luck with your social networking and promotion. 🙂

     
 
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