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As many of you may know we took over the twitter chat #indiechat. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify.
This week on #indiechat we will have Maria Cootauco of Wattpad (@Maria_Wattpad) to talk about how authors can use Wattpad to share their stories and create a reader base. Miral Sattar (@miralsattar) will be hosting from the BiblioCrunch twitter account (@BiblioCrunch)!
About our Guest:
Maria Cootauco is a Community Engagement Manager at Wattpad. She manages relationships with high-profile writers like Margaret Atwood and Vincent Lam and oversees transmedia partnerships with beActive Media, Sony Music and Smokebomb. Maria studied English Literature at the University of Western Ontario.
Lover of books. CEO & founder of Bibliocrunch. Love storytelling in all its forms. Formerly TIME. I'm a new media entrepreneur who has worked in the media industry for 11 years. My mission is simple – to innovate the publishing industry with technology. My company has been featured in BBC World News, Money Magazine, Bloomberg, Consumer Reports, Forbes, WSJ, MediaBistro, PBS, Columbia Journalism Review, The Next Web, Publishers Weekly, and a bunch of other places. Bibliocrunch was also selected as The Next Big Thing in media by the Paley Center. I also used to run a popular South Asian culture blog called Divanee. Before I ran my own company and became a mom, I used to be on the board for several literacy organizations, and wrote a LOT more. Hopefully, when things are calmer I can go back to that! :)