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Thanks Vickie! Will do that! :thankyou
#211 - July 07, 2009, 04:48 AM

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I think I just got twitterfinger from adding all of you.  :)

Feel free to add me too. Here I am: http://twitter.com/HeleneBoudreau
#212 - August 02, 2009, 05:34 PM
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For all you American history buffs, John Quincy Adams (yes, that one) is now on Twitter, courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society! And if you follow him and play nice, he might follow you back! How cool is that!
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h8l_b331wUM03wzuKoT2dXDGIdcgD99S75C80
#213 - August 05, 2009, 03:26 PM

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Is anyone else having problems with twitter today? I've had the account for a while but haven't done much with it. I tweeted yesterday and did some following etc., and today I get a site not responding message.

my twitter name is same as here, lydap
#214 - August 06, 2009, 09:29 AM

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The Beeb reported that Twitter was offline due to a denial-of-service attack. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8188201.stm
 (Although, you know, it just might be all those JQAdams fans trying to follow him..!)
#215 - August 06, 2009, 10:51 AM

Hah!  John Quincy Adams is on twitter.  I love it!

Looking up some of you right now.  My twitter is annemleone.
#216 - August 09, 2009, 01:08 AM
critically-yours.blogspot.com

I've joined the Tweet Train, but have no idea what I'm doing.  So, if you can figure out how to follow me, then I'll figure out how to follow you.  Deal?
I'm elissacruz there as well.  Sorry, not sure how to link to it just yet.

(I've been reading this thread.  RT?  Updates?  Boy, I've got a lot to learn.)
#217 - August 10, 2009, 01:45 PM

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I've joined the Tweet Train, but have no idea what I'm doing.  So, if you can figure out how to follow me, then I'll figure out how to follow you.  Deal?
I'm elissacruz there as well.  Sorry, not sure how to link to it just yet.

(I've been reading this thread.  RT?  Updates?  Boy, I've got a lot to learn.)

Elissa, I searched for you on Twitter but didn't find you there. Maybe it's because the account is new and it takes a little time to show up. But you can post a link to your page just like you would any other website; just copy and paste the link here, like www.twitter.com/lynnekelly.

RT stands for "re-tweet," and it means that you're re-posting a comment that someone else made. Like if someone wrote, "Congrats on your book deal, @elissacruz!" and I wanted to re-tweet that for my followers to see, I would type "RT @username (whoever that original person was) Congrats on your book deal, @elissacruz!" An update is just whatever comment you type, kind of like a status update on Facebook.

To follow someone, just search for their name and click the "follow" button on their page. If you install Tweetdeck on your computer it makes it a lot easier to do everything. Just google "tweetdeck" to find where you can go to download it.
#218 - August 10, 2009, 01:59 PM

lynnek,  THANK YOU!  Okay, so here's my official twitter page:  http://twitter.com/elissacruz

And I will get to work finding Tweetdeck and figuring this out.  Anyone know much about Facebook, btw?  Been struggling with figuring that one out for months!  :eh2
#219 - August 10, 2009, 02:05 PM

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elissa & lydap - that's me following you now (creativedrought). And if you haven't already followed lynnek, you must, you MUST!
#220 - August 10, 2009, 02:50 PM

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I'm pretty sure there are a couple of very helpful Facebook threads in this section of the boards, including how to keep some info private. Rummage around and I'm sure you'll find them!
#221 - August 10, 2009, 03:04 PM

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#222 - August 10, 2009, 07:50 PM

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Followed several of you on this page (I'm chattyanna)! Twitter's giving me trouble, though, so I hope everything went through.

Now, another silly question. Do you peeps follow agents (or editors)? I've followed a few, but somehow I feel like an intruder (as in, here I am, a lowly unpubbed writer stalking you)...or am I just bonkers?  :duh
#223 - August 11, 2009, 01:09 AM

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I've been reading the boards for a few days, but for the most part have been scared to post, so I figure this is as good a place as any to jump in.

I am a twitter-holic. You can follow me at:

http://twitter.com/jamieharrington

the writer friends I have made on twitter are invaluable! If you don't tweet I suggest you start. It seems like a lot of the publishing industry is doing it, and it's a great way to get your name out there!
 :chickendance
#224 - August 11, 2009, 02:34 AM

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Followed several of you on this page (I'm chattyanna)! Twitter's giving me trouble, though, so I hope everything went through.

Now, another silly question. Do you peeps follow agents (or editors)? I've followed a few, but somehow I feel like an intruder (as in, here I am, a lowly unpubbed writer stalking you)...or am I just bonkers?  :duh

I follow whomever looks interesting (agents/editors/authors/funny people). It's a bit different from facebook because you're not intruding on pictures or other personal stuff. I think that's the point. People on twitter usually *want* to be followed unless they make their profile private. And I figure if they don't want me following them, they'll block me.  :banghead

I also try to retweet my twitter friends' news of new books, good reviews, contests etc. That's the great thing about twitter--networking--I also get so many great book recs, it's hard to keep up!

I'm a lot more cautious, friending agents/editors on facebook. I usually wait for an invitation, unless it's my own editor or someone I know well.
#225 - August 11, 2009, 05:30 AM
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I am totally confused by this twitter stuff, but I have an account.  LOL  I'm www.twitter.com/lchardesty    :stars
#226 - August 11, 2009, 07:57 AM
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Thanks Helene, that makes sense! I guess I'll stop shying about and click those "follow" buttons! :yippee

Larissa, followed you! :-)
#227 - August 11, 2009, 11:01 AM

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I'm getting used to twitter too.  I started following a bunch of you today.  I'm nanmarino on twitter.
#228 - August 11, 2009, 02:12 PM
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I'm back on Twitter.

http://twitter.com/lkpluta

#229 - August 11, 2009, 03:20 PM
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I thought I would wait a bit to post here -- to give me time to tweet something interesting -- but it looks like that's never going to happen!

I am https://twitter.com/soniagensler

I went on a brief following spree of people who posted in this thread, and then I got nervous/self-conscious and stopped.  Will return later if I can get my nerve up!
#230 - August 13, 2009, 06:25 AM

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Hi, I am a newbie to this site and twitter, and looking for like minded people to follow/follow me!

www.twitter.com/kcharman

 :smile

#231 - August 15, 2009, 04:48 PM

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RT @bonnieadamson: Join @gregpincus and me for #kidlitchat TONiIGHT (Tuesday), 9E/6P. Writers, editors. of all level of experience share their tips,  offer encouragement. Check it out.

Thanks,
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#232 - August 18, 2009, 04:33 PM

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YA paranormal, sci fi, & fantasy:
GIVE UP THE GHOST
Fallen World series
Earth & Sky trilogy
A MORTAL SONG
http://www.megancrewe.com


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Hi everyone,

My twitter address is @Georgia_McBride

I'm a dork. I should just remove the space in my name! I need space. Grrr. I put it in my name. Grrr.

I think I may be following most of you already. Tweet you soon!

Smiles-
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#235 - August 19, 2009, 08:40 AM

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#236 - August 20, 2009, 12:15 PM
Site - http://sruble.com
Twitter - http://twitter.com/StephanieRuble

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Okay, I think I'm following everyone now. Appreciate your follow backs!! (I'm CreativeDrought).
#237 - August 21, 2009, 06:10 AM


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I joined a few months ago.  So far, so good--occasional glitches, though. http://www.twitter.com/sharifwrites
#239 - September 06, 2009, 08:44 AM

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My independent press is on Twitter

http://www.twitter.com/caseyshaypress
#240 - September 06, 2009, 11:57 AM
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