How I use Instagram as a writer

how I use Instagram as a writer

I’ve been on Instagram now for four or five years and the platform has changed massively over that time. We have an algorithm, our engagement and reach is a lot less than it used to be and there is the introduction of adverts into our feed.

Yet - despite all of that I still think Instagram is a great place to be as a writer or an author.

Instagram has encouraged me to call myself a writer, it has driven me to ‘up my writing game’, it has created opportunities, given me confidence to try new things (like YouTube and Patreon) and introduced me to a wonderfully supportive community.

So despite sometimes feeling incredibly frustrated by the app there are still many advantages. In the following video I talk more about the way I use it to push myself as a writer and to grow an engaged community.

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