You’ve got 24 hours to tweet a scary story
To enter this international writing competition run by the literary magazine The Penny Dreadful all you have to do is tweet a one line horror story with the hashtag #PDHorror. … Continue reading
A book a day for a month — here’s a week of books that made a big impression on me as a child
#BookADay started yesterday, June 1st. Harper Collins want everyone to share a book a day on twitter for the month of June. We can’t wait for #bookaday to get started … Continue reading
You just don’t get it, do you?
Stephen King – who only joined twitter at the beginning of December – used this new method of chatting with fans to discuss cliches in movies. He suggests that the … Continue reading
A chance to write a London murder mystery with leading novelists
I’ve heard of crowd-sourcing in terms of communal fund raising (I contributed recently to the publication of a graphic novel which should be coming out in the autumn) but this … Continue reading
Did you know 80,000 novels are written every day…140 characters at a time
Over 400 million tweets are sent every day – that’s the equivalent of over 80,000 novels. Source Intel photo credit: Vainsang via photopin cc
BRIGHTON FESTIVAL FRINGE are running a twitter short story competition open to anyone participating in the Festival, attending performances and shows, or visiting the Fringe City in the next few … Continue reading
Get writing, get reading, get involved in a creative community WHAT THE DICKENS MAGAZINE
What the Dickens? Magazine is aiming to promote, support and encourage creativity and the arts for both organisations and individuals. And there are now lots of opportunities to be part … Continue reading
DO YOU KNOW the 10 things authors want readers to do?
1. Write an Amazon review. Reviews are a powerful tool that can make a big difference in an author’s sales. Don’t lie. Don’t go crazy about a book you don’t … Continue reading