Book publishing shouldn’t be—and isn’t— a competition between genders. The industry is all about finding a marketable, well-written story by an author whose voice deserves to be heard—regardless of gender.
The digital world has opened us all up to a lot of professional advantages, in terms of showcasing skills and networking with other creators. We now have personal websites and portfolios and LinkedIn accounts that may or may not be frequently checked. However, time and time again one of the most informal sites ends up being the most useful for creators: Twitter. It’s already well-known that professionally branding yourself on Twitter can be helpful, but 2016 saw a new trend emerging in how Twitter can be used to uplift minority creators.