Hashtags for Authors and Writers

Posted 20/03/2017 by tiffanyshand in Marketing, Social Media / 4 Comments

Every author or needs to know about social media nowadays since it’s one element of your author platform. Twitter is a great social media platform to connect with both readers, publishers and other authors, but you need to know the right way to use hashtags correctly or they’re just a waste of time.

You can check out my other post for getting started with Twitter.

If you’ve been using social media platforms for a while, you’ve probably noticed hashtags floating around, but it’s important to know how to use them correctly or you’ll just be wasting time.

Here is a list of essential hashtags for writers and authors.

For the writing community:

  • #AmWriting
  • #AmEditing
  • #WordCount
  • #PoetTues
  • #WriterWednesday (or #WW)
  • #WritersLife
  • #YALitChat
  • #LitChat (every M/W/F)
  • #BookMarket
  • #ScriptChat (Screenwriters)
  • #PoetTues
  • #WritingParty
  • #IndieAuthors
  • #WriteChat
  • #NaNoWriMo
  • #WANA (We Are Not Alone community)
  • #PBLitChat (Picture books only)

Genre and General Book Hashtags

#book
#novel
#nonfiction
#fiction
#paperbacks
#short or #short #story or #shortstories or #shortreads
#litfic (for literary fiction)
#histfic and #histnovel (used for historical fiction)
#urbanfantasy or #uf
#fantasy
#womensfiction
#scifi or #science #fiction
#romance
#paranormal (used for books like Amanda Hocking’s)
#crime
#suspense
#kidlit
#cookbooks

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I'm Tiffany Shand. A writer, blogger, editor and online entrepreneur. I'm the author of the urban fantasy Excalibar Investigations Series. I write paranormal romance and non-fiction books for authors.

Posted 20/03/2017 by tiffanyshand in Marketing, Social Media / 4 Comments