Friday Focus: Five Tips for Writing Twitter Fiction.

This Friday Focus will look at Twitter, that lovely short medium which requires succinct styling to get a point across smoothly. Last week I took part in the #TwitterFiction Festival, which was a blast. During three one-hour tweeting sessions, I sent out a total of 600 tweets telling the story of one of my characters from the Empire. I already wrote a preliminary list of things […]

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The Last Lesson: Introducing the Cast.

In two days my #TwitterFiction goes live, and this is a short introduction to the cast!   The Narrator (@The__Narrator): The guy pulling everything together. The Narrator will be filling in the gaps and telling the story of The Last Lesson from Qan’s perspective. Qan (@_Qan_): The main character of The Last Lesson. A young man from Khalím in the Eastern Empire, Qan arrives on the […]

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Some Lessons from Writing for the #TwitterFiction Festival.

569 tweets. That’s how many tweets I’ll be popping out from eight Twitter accounts on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week for the #TwitterFiction Festival. From 6 – 7 PM AEST each day, I’ll be telling the story of Qan and The Mentor. I’ve been writing the story whilst on holiday without my trusty laptop, and it’s certainly been a challenging experience. Since some of […]

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#TwitterFiction Festival: When I’ll be in Action.

Great news! The official schedule for the 2015 #TwitterFiction Festival has been released! You can check it out here. As previously mentioned, I’ll be telling a story in three parts. I’ve been lucky enough to score primetime hours in Australia, from 6-7pm AEST. Of course, if you’re in the States, you’ll be able to catch me from 4-5am… so here’s to the night owls! So […]

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