Help Authors Be Social on Social Media

Great post from Bethany House on how authors use social media to connect with their readers! What are your favorite ways to interact with authors?

Bethany House Fiction

Pretend I’m a Christian fiction author sitting down to host a focus group made up of you and a few of your reader friends.

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After offering you coffee and chocolate chip cookies (no, it’s not bribery; it’s hospitality) here’s what I want to know:

One: How have you seen social media used by authors in a way that really worked for you? (You can list the types of posts that get you to comment/click, give an example of something creative and fun you’ve seen an author do, or go in basically any direction you want with this.)

Two: If you knew an author was really busy with deadlines and only had time to interact with readers in one way, what would you suggest?

Three: What is something about the way authors sometimes use social media (or the way they phrase things) that annoys or bothers you? (No names, please…just general…

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