Twitter is a great place to promote creative work. But how does it work? For the novice blogger or would-be member of the Twitterati that constant stream of bits of news and goss., those confusing hash-tags, the whole intensity of the Twittersphere can be off-putting. Yet Twitter remains the number one place for creatives to [...]
Words by Mike Ryder. It started in September 2007. I had just quit an engineering degree to start a BA in English with Creative Writing at Brunel. At the time, I wanted to be a writer. I already had experience writing a few (unpublished) novels, and had done a fair bit writing for various newsletters [...]
Memes are everywhere. They make us feel stuff #grumpycat. Do stuff #blacklivesmatter. And vote for stuff #fakenews. But what are they, where do they come from, and where are they taking us? Prof. William Watkin has all the answers, but not necessarily to the questions you wanted to ask. He is a #memeweaver.
There are over a million blogs posted every day. Blog is the shortened form of Weblog and was originally a kind of online diary recording the thoughts of an individual. But in the last decade Multi-Authored Blogs (MABs) have developed into income generating businesses, Huffington Post is probably the most famous of these but in [...]