So, you consider yourself uber tech savvy. You’ve got this social network thing down to a science. Your facebook page and blog are up and running, your website is a masterpiece of html and css engineering and of course you are a twitter pro. What aren’t you doing to promote your writing?
Well, you could always take it a step further. Or a few thousand steps further like first time novelist Matt Stewart who is releasing his novel…that’s right…140 characters at a time on twitter.
“In an online missive, Stewart called the project a ‘social experiment’ aimed at seeing how people respond to a novel revealed in snippets.
“’I wanted to get my novel out fast and in a way that’ll resonate with the hyperconnected 2009 way of life,’ wrote Stewart, who lives in San Francisco and is a professional marketer.”
Has the world gone to twitter? Not likely. But it’s an interesting construct on exploring new media publishing and marketing techniques.
And there’s more to this story than a simple social experiment.
Read the full article online at Computer World and let us know what you think of this undertaking.