Characteristics of Twitter Fiction

Rough draft of Jennifer Eagan’s Twitter Fiction Story “Black Box” 


Characteristics of Twitter Fiction

·      A story told via a twitter tweet/feed

·      140 characters or less (including spaces)

·      May contain complete or fragmented sentences

·      Contains imagery, language the appeals to the senses

·      Acts as a “stand alone” idea, meaning it makes sense by itself, BUT

·      Might be one in a series of tweets telling a story.

·      Uses the hash tags #twitterfiction #twister #vss #140novel

 
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