Tips For Writing A Twitter Novel

Tips For Writing A Twitter Novel

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One of the earliest examples of the novel in English was written entirely as letters from the protagonist, and most new communications mediums eventually end up being used as a structure for fiction (Lucy Kellaway’s Who Moved My Blackberry? is a great example of the email novel genre). Guest blogger Brandon J. Mendelson at TwiTip offers some thoughts on his experience trying to write a “Twitter novel”, The Falcon Can Hear The Falconer, posted one sentence at a time via a dedicated Twitter account. If you’ve always contemplated writing a novel but find the prospect of chapter-by-chapter writing and plotting scary, Twitter’s inherent brevity and built-in audience commentary might be just the tonic. And if you’ve started a volume of social network fiction, share a link in the comments.

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