An Indie Author’s Twitter Journey

At the beginning of May I created a Twitter account. Within that first week I gained 12 followers (maybe it was 11). When the confetti settled, I had no idea how to get more. I decided to stroll around the neighborhood and introduce myself. A few clicks later and I had followed some of  my favorite authors: Stephen King (actually, I don’t read most of his books because I get nightmares, but I have great respect for the man, and his talent, and would read his books if I wasn’t such a scaredy cat), Neil Gaiman, Robin Hobb, and Terry Pratchett. It wasn’t until days later that I put two and two together and realized they probably weren’t going to follow me back, no matter how amazing I think I am.
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How Do You Twitter?

My twitting ignorance shows up in the title of this post.

I get the idea of Twitter, I really do. I just don’t . . . get it.

I imagine this vast cyberspace, filled with millions of people all buzzing around. They’re chatting, texting, posting, and tweeting. Information zooms by quicker than any sane person can keep up with it. Read more