Tagged: social media

Social Media in YA Books

Elise Watson is studying on the Publishing MA course at University College London In 2014 Facebook had more than a billion users and Twitter had... Read more

Spring's disinformation debut goes to Atlantic in three-way auction

Atlantic has won a three-way auction for Among the Trolls by Marianna Spring, the BBC’s first specialist disinformation and social media reporter. ... Read more

YA writers under 'pressure' to do BookTok, LBF hears

YA authors should avoid the “pressure” of doing BookTok to simply sell books, the London Book Fair has heard. ... Read more

Dawson, Bennett and Page support Independent Bookshop Week with Hachette

Hachette and its authors, incuding Juno Dawson, Brit Bennett and Libby Page, are championing indie booksellers in a social media campaign to support Independent Bookshop Week.... Read more

Ishiguro warns of 'online lynch mob' stifling young writers' creativity

Nobel Prize-winning author Sir Kazuo Ishiguro has revealed concerns that young writers are “self-censoring” to avoid an “anonymous lynch mob that turns up online and... Read more

New Yorker short story triggers 'record-breaking' response

A short story about an awkward, troubling sexual encounter has gone viral, drawing a "record-breaking" number of online views. Read more

Harkable's Francis: 'authors must take up challenge of social media'

Authors must “take up the challenge” to excel at social media, building communities around their work, while publishers must build “meaningful digital experiences powered by... Read more

Amazon enhances Kindle sharing

Kindle users can now share quotes with specific friends through social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, Amazon has revealed.  Users of the Amazon... Read more

Publishers stress authenticity is key to social media success

Publishers should help authors to identify their digital skills, but social media is “not the most important thing”, writers and industry insiders have told The... Read more

Penguin Platform will target teen audience

Penguin Random House UK is hoping to engage with 16-19 year-olds with targeted teen content across social media platforms. The publisher, which closed its online... Read more

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