On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about when should you publish your book in the year?
TwitterChat: When should you publish your book in the year?
The Indie Author Twitter Chat runs for an hour, weekly on Wednesdays, at 8pm UK Time (3pm EST and noon Pacific Time). All you have to do to join in is follow the hashtag #IndieAuthorChat on Twitter.
The chats are a virtual meet-up for the self-publishing community on Twitter. If you're looking to connect with more people in our industry, joining The Indie Author Twitter Chat is the perfect way to start. Network with other authors and self-publishing professionals, learn new strategies and get answers to your most pressing questions from our guest experts.
To take part, search for the hashtag #indieAuthorChat in Twitter during the hour the chat is on and make sure to include #indieAuthorChat in your tweets so other people on the chat can find them.
Next time: Next Tuesday* (one week only due to schedule conflict) we have questions about why you should have a mailing list.
Last Time: Did you miss the summary of last week's Twitter chat about How can you afford to become a writer? You can find that here: TwitterChat: How can you afford to become a writer?
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