07/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Neil Gaiman On Authors Blogging: 'Connect, Don't Network'

"Use your blog to connect. Use it as you. Don't 'network' or 'promote.' Just talk," says author Neil Gaiman, winner of the Twitter category at the inaugural Author Blog Awards given last month in London. Gaiman is among the most popular authors on Twitter, with 1,467,539 followers as of yesterday, May 3. It should also come as no surprise that Gaiman's novel American Gods was announced as the first selection for the #1b1t -- that is One Book, One Twitter -- book club starting this week.

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