Social Media

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Places to Go, People to (Virtually) See

A writer or illustrator's platform involves social media. Mastering social media can be difficult, but these articles can help you navigate the terrain. Also, check out our section on Marketing & Creating a Platform.

Handy Tools

Social Media Image Resizing Tool 

72 Free Image Sources for Authors

Social Media In General

On Social Media, Moving Needles, and an Act of Blind Faith

Writing Your Author Bio is a Challenging Writing Task



Join our KIDLIT411 Facebook Group to connect with other children's writers and illustrators

Why (Most) Authors Don't Need a Facebook Page


Debbie Ridpath Ohi's Twitter Guide for Authors & Illustrators  

Twitter for Writers Part 2 with Corey Rosen Schwartz - how to reach librarians and teachers on Twitter

Twitter Hashtags Writers Should Follow When Seeking a Literary Agent

Inside Book Twitter's Final(?) Days (article from Jan 2023)

Twitter Alternatives

Mastodon: Is it a Good Alternative to Twitter?