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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#TwitterFiction Festival: The Last Lesson.

An exciting announcement to start the new week: I’m going to be a part of the 2015 #TwitterFiction Festival! I’m super pumped about the opportunity to combine two of my favourite things: tweeting and writing! There are so many great writers involved with the festival and I’m totally stoked to be part of it. So what’s my contribution going to look like? Well, I’m going […]

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