Announcing #TwitterFiction Festival: Bringing Fiction to Life with Twitter

Penguin Random House, AAP and Twitter are partnering to create a unique five-day social media event

Submissions are now open for the 2014 #TwitterFiction Festival!Share your idea and you could be featured alongside 20 published authors from across the industry like Crown Publishing Group authors Anthony Marra (A Constellation of Vital Phenomena) and Jim Gaffigan (Dad Is Fat).

Submissions will be reviewed by a committee of publishing professionals, and a selection will be chosen as official participants. Anyone and everyone can jump into the festival with the hashtag #TwitterFiction. The goal? To take over Twitter with stories and poems, fictional ideas and characters.

Have a great idea for #TwitterFiction Festival? Head over to http://twitterfictionfestival.com to submit your thought-starters. Don’t forget to follow @twfictionfest for all things Twitter fiction, as well as festival updates.

In the meantime, whenever a fictional thought pops into your head, share it with #TwitterFiction. Check out this TED Talk from Andrew Fitzgerald at Twitter to learn more about fiction on the platform.

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