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10 Tips for Authors on Using Social Media from a Literary Agent

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10 Tips for Authors on Using Social Media from a Literary AgentAs a literary agent, I’m lucky enough to go to a lot of writing workshops, where I usually dish advice about one of two things: query letters or social media. When it comes to social media and publishing, digital platforms have a special place in my heart.

After all, Twitter played a big role in how I got discovered for my first publishing job, when the lovely team at Quirk Books reached out after noticing the brand I’d cultivated for myself. I also found author Samira Ahmed via a Twitter pitch event, and after signing her as a client and selling her debut, Love, Hate & Other Filters, it went on to become a New York Times bestseller.

So yeah, I’m a bit biased. But I’ve seen the good social media can do for a career firsthand.

So, let’s spend a little time together talking about how you can use social media as an author. Because the work starts long before the book sale — and it’s not all about selling books, despite what you may have heard.

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4 Comments

  1. Reblogged this on DSM Publications and commented:
    Check out this helpful post from the How to eBook blog with 10 tips for authors on using social media from a literary agent

  2. Reblogged this on adaratrosclair and commented:
    Insightful tips for authors paving their way to success — from a literary agent! 🙂

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