Literary agent Kristin Nelson on what she looks for in a potential author’s social media presence
Read the rest of the interview over at Scratch Magazine!
ICYMI today, here’s #NPRBlacksInTech, a lively discussion about getting more black folks in STEM and tech entrepreneurship.
I still get excited by approval and endorsements and emojis. Am I reading too much into gestures that are sometimes nothing more than the touch of a thumb?
I feel like I should say this validation doesn’t even come close to real-life interactions, but I don’t think that’s necessarily true. I enjoy receiving feedback for pictures of my breakfast—not as much as I enjoy getting an A on a paper or a compliment from a friend, but it’s not so wildly different. Every encouragement, big or small, is a boost. I still struggle with feeling shy or uncomfortable in public, and the internet still reminds me that I should say more things out loud. The world is a giant status update waiting for me press enter.