Ottaline Wallace Happy Ed Balls day! It’s celebration time, as today marks the tenth anniversary of its birth. For the past decade, a very niche and underground #edballsday subculture has been thriving, […]
The revolution that the world has seen in terms of communication and media is unparalleled in any other era in history, suddenly everyone has access to limitless entertainment and stories at the tips of their fingers, and more importantly, most of it is free.
Beth, or BooksNest as she is known online, is a successful book blogger who recently grew her Twitter account to 10,000 followers. BooksNest often reviews young adult fiction, though branches out into other genres too. I spoke to Beth about why she loves blogging and what she has gotten out of it.
by Sian Erskine With a 280-character limit, a series of tweets is not the first place you expect to find great literature. But the production of serialized fiction isn’t new — look […]
Jemma Carr On June 13th 2017, author Stephen King was blocked on Twitter by US president, Donald Trump. Fellow author, J.K. Rowling came to his aid by promising to provide King with […]
Samantha Hurley In The Death of the Author, Roland Barthes asserts that the figure of the author should be completely detached from the works that they create. I propose that Tao Lin’s […]
Jess McElhattan Creative writing isn’t one of the first things we associate with Twitter, but maybe it should be. The tweet thread allows someone to create whole narratives in bursts of short […]