Twitter Thursday #1

Posted August 15, 2013 by Kathy in Twitter Thursday / 7 Comments

Twitter Thursday is a weekly meme to share some of the exciting news from this weeks Twitter.  I have only been blogging for about 2 weeks and I am amazed at all the information you can find on Twitter.
I’ve had a personal Twitter account which I only followed 30 (to be honest I was “cyber-stalking” my favorite shows and actors!). But with my blogger account I am now following over 150 (bloggers, authors, and publishers) and I can’t believe the amount of tweets I read through each day!  So it can be overwhelming but I am posting some of the great tweets I found from this last week!

The following tweet had me jumping up and down – it was a RT from one of my favorite authors, Kresley Cole!! I was so excited but my daughters just gave me the “you’re so weird Mom” look.  So I said to them “how would you feel if Justin Bieber or One Direction replied to your email or tweet?” My girls replied “Ohhh!” but went back to giving me that weird look lol.

Fun! RT @NookbksNmore: Check out my blog for my first Saturday’s Series Spotlight on #ImmortalsAfterDark @kresleycole http://t.co/6tDavco1M4
— KC (@kresleycole) August 10, 2013

This tweet is from another one of my favorite authors, Rachel Van Dyken.  Her latest book Ruin was released on August 12th and the first 2 weeks of sales will be donated to her uncle’s medical bills. Her beloved Uncle Jobob is in his final stage of cancer, which has left his family in debt from medical expenses.  Ruin is dedicated to her uncle, mother in law, cancer survivors and families who have lost loved ones to the disease.  So please check out her book at Barnes & Noble or Amazon

1st 2wks sales go towards my uncle’s medical bills! Ruin by Rachel Van Dyken http://t.co/xNbPSh9pxf via @amazon
— Rachel Van Dyken (@RachVD) August 13, 2013

I have met so many incredible bloggers this past week. I’m learning so much from them and they have also introduced me to so many new authors.  Check out Crystal in Bookland blog for her interview with author Erin Albert.  Her debut novel, The Prophecy, will be released November 2013!

Go check out author interview with @ErinAlbertBooks & a mini blurb revealed from her upcoming book! Leave her some ♥ http://t.co/F5X1YrLVwo
— Crystal in Bookland (@crystalbookland) August 15, 2013

 And there are great giveaways on Twitter!! Check these out from Closed the Cover:

#Giveaway by @authorllcollins! http://t.co/wlK4igqae2 E-book and the chance to get your name in her next novel!
— Closed the Cover (@ClosedTheCover) August 15, 2013

Check out my new @RoomToRead fundraiser giveaway co-hosted with @book2buzz and @gobookyourselfx! http://t.co/D6PA6t18yu
— Closed the Cover (@ClosedTheCover) August 15, 2013

My last tweet is from Esconced in YA !  Last week I participated in my first Twitter party and it was so much fun!!  So mark your calender for August 20th for another fun night featuring A Tale of Two Centuries author Rachel Harris:

Don’t forget! #ATOTC Twitter Party August 20th, 7pm CST with tons of prizes and chat with me and @RachelHarrisYA !
— Ensconced in YA (@cka1981) August 15, 2013

This was my first Twitter Thursday meme, so what do you think?  Should I keep it?  Thanks for your input!! 

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7 responses to “Twitter Thursday #1

  1. Definitely keep it! I think I like Twitter Thursday! I might do this one with you. Did you create this meme or is it from another blogger? Thanks for including me. 🙂
    Ashley (Closed the Cover)