Friday, April 02, 2010

How author Margaret Atwood uses Twitter

"So what's it all about, this Twitter? Is it signaling, like telegraphs? Is it Zen poetry? Is it jokes scribbled on the washroom wall? Is it John Hearts Mary carved on a tree? Let's just say it's communication, and communication is something human beings like to do." --Margaret Atwood

More and more writers are finding interesting ways to promote themselves and their works on social networks, even the most established writers have jumped on board including Margaret Atwood.

She recently wrote about her experience with Twitter for the The New York Review of Books/NYR blog.

According to ShopBrief: "While promoting her book "The Year of the Flood," author Margaret Atwood took her publicist's advice and opened a Twitter account, quickly accumulating more than 33,000 followers. More than just being a platform for promoting her work, the service has helped her establish connections with her fans, Atwood writes"

Read more at about her twitter experience here. You can follow Margaret Atwood on Twitter here.