Share Your Work: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon – Review by Jason Griffith

Nerdy Book Club

This past weekend, I was browsing the hipster slogans on the notebooks at Target when I came across this one.  Of course, I had to tweet my response.

There’s no doubt that more craft and sweat went into one of Shakespeare’s timeless sonnets than goes into an average tweet (or even fourteen tweets), but if Shakespeare had a website, I’m sure it would have been linked to every available form of social media, just as I imagine the Bard would’ve taken advantage of indoor plumbing and modern transportation.

For today’s students, teachers, and readers, social media is not used primarily for generating content (though Jennifer Egan and the #Twitterfiction festival have done so in cool ways) but rather, at its…

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