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

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?