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What Joyce Carol Oates Teaches on Twitter

Joyce Carol Oates is one of the most celebrated, successful, and prolific authors of our time. But did you know she is also prolific on Twitter? Yes, that’s right, JCO is all over Twitter and makes a regular habit of instigating controversy there, as well. Over dinosaur hunting, no less.

But a couple years back, she went on a tweeting spree intended to share her advice on writing. As both an esteemed author and teacher, she is someone worth listening to. And can you really resist the easily readable nature of tweets? They apply to all types of writing, no matter your medium, genre, style, or intentions.

Here are ten tips on writing from Joyce Carol Oates via Twitter:


Becca Borawski Jenkins
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Becca Borawski Jenkins is an editor, writer, and writing coach. She is currently the Managing Editor at both The Whole Life Challenge and StrongFirst. She specializes in building authority and readership through high-quality content. She also coaches private clients, does developmental editing for non-fiction book projects, and ghostwrites for a variety of story-telling projects she can’t tell you anything about (but that are super, super fun).
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