By Colorado Review Social Media Manager and Associate Editor Margaret Browne With the emergence of the Instagram poet, the rise of literary Twitter, and intensifying pressure to successfully brand one’s self as a writer and network online, the use of social media to an emerging writer is increasingly necessary and increasingly fraught—especially if you, like me, […]
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Beth Stoneburner On any given afternoon, when not in class or working on school-related things, you will typically find me at home with a cat or two and several social media tabs open on my laptop: Facebook, WordPress, and Twitter. It’s the last one, however, that’s been most beneficial to […]
by Derek Askey, Colorado Review associate fiction editor “Alice Munro was always an overrated writer,” claimed author Bret Easton Ellis via Twitter last week, “and now that she’s won the Nobel, she always will be.” This photo manages to capture only 1/16th of Ellis’ smugness. One has to hand it to Ellis, in the […]
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Lauren Gullion Earlier this week, I wrote here to make my case in defense of Twitter as a viable tool for authors and other literary types. As we move into the weekend, I thought I’d offer up some tips on how we can engage in the social media game without […]
Twitter turned 5 years old this past Saturday (March 19). In recognition of this marker, NPR ran a story covering the platform’s background as well as the role it’s played in recent political movements around the world. But does Twitter play a worthwhile role in the literary world?