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Twitter Fiction

How One Author Used Twitter To Write A Thrilling Choose Your Own Adventure Story

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts

When Twitter announced that it would allow users to create two-question polls, the news was met with the usual groaning aversion (remember the star-t...

Here's How You Write A Short Story On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts

"For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn." So goes Ernest Hemingway's famous six-word story, which, in spite of being perfectly compact, manages to...

Fiction in New Forms

Electric Literature | Posted 02.04.2013 | Books
Electric Literature

While writers may welcome the Oulipian challenge of crafting prose fit for a tweet, Twitter isn't the first outlet for experimental publishing. And it likely isn't the last.

Read Our Exclusive Twitter Story And How Readers Reacted As It Unfolded

Posted 11.13.2011 | Books

Author and "Evil genius" Daniel Sinker, best known for his tweets as @MayorEmanuel, tweeted a new short story exclusively on our Twitter feed @HuffPos...

Tomorrow: "Evil Genius" Tweets An Exclusive Story Only On @HuffPostBooks

Posted 11.12.2011 | Books

Tomorrow Today an "evil genius" ( according to Chicago Tribune) will be creating an exclusive story - on our Twitter feed, @HuffPostBooks. It's goi...

'Twitterature': U Chicago Undergrad Duo Inadvertently End Western Civilization With New Book

Emmett Rensin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Emmett Rensin

Although some suggested with absolute certainty that Shakespeare and his ilk were surely rolling over in their respective graves, "Twitterature" remained highly anticipated. And then it happened.

Twitterfiction On The Rise: Neil Gaiman Tweets Short Stories

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For Neil Gaiman, it began with a disconcerting image of a girl spoken to by her reflection in a mirror. For Melvin Burgess, it was a mother told by a ...

Rick Moody Delves Into Twitter Fiction

Wall Street Journal | Alexandra Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This week, author Rick Moody has been experimenting with Twitterfiction -- he is tweeting a short story over the course of three days, posting a new s...

HuffPost Twitterature Contest: Your Favorite Books In 140 Characters Or Fewer (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It can be tough to find time to finish a book these days. Enter Twitterature (Twitter + literature): the great works of literature retold in 140 ch...