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Twitter Fiction

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...

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...

'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.