About Annie Neugebauer

Annie Neugebauer (@AnnieNeugebauer) is a novelist, short story author, and award-winning poet with stories and poems appearing or forthcoming in over fifty venues, including Black Static, Deep South Magazine, Fireside, and Buzzy Mag. She's an active member of the Horror Writers Association and webmaster for the Poetry Society of Texas. When Annie’s not frightening strangers with her writing, she’s most likely frightening her husband and their two cats, Buttons and Snaps.

Recent Posts by this author:

  • Ask Annie: The Line Between Self-Promotion and Spam
  • Ask Annie: Meeting People on Twitter, Hanging Out, and Getting Found
  • Ask Annie: Retweeting @Mentions, Building a Target Audience, and Following Back
  • The 10 Most Generic Tweets of All Time
  • The Great Twitter Debate: Should You Follow Back?
  • Everything You Need to Know About the @Reply
  • Twitter Etiquette 101
  • Getting Started on Twitter
  • Should You Be On Twitter?
  • Everything You Really Need to Know About Twitter
  • Twitter: Are You Taking the Lazy Way Out?
  • Everything You Need to Know About the #Hashtag

  • Ask Annie: The Line Between Self-Promotion and Spam

    Today I’m only tackling one question, because it’s slightly involved and also because I feel it’s an incredibly important topic for writers on Twitter. The submitter has asked to be kept anonymous, so some of the details of the writer’s specific situation have been changed or omitted to maintain privacy. Anonymous writes: Hello Annie, Thanks […]

    Ask Annie: Meeting People on Twitter, Hanging Out, and Getting Found

      @AnnieNeugebauer WU Twitter question. Writers “meet” each other on Twitter. How? How do people “hang out” with Tweets? I’m a noob. :) —Abigail Welborn ‏@AbigailFair This is a great question! The answer is simpler than it might seem: they tweet to each other. If you don’t include a handle (a person’s username following the […]

    Ask Annie: Retweeting @Mentions, Building a Target Audience, and Following Back

    Welcome to my first Ask Annie column, where I’ll be answering all of your Twitter questions right here on Writer Unboxed every other month. I’ll pick 1-5 questions each time, depending on the length of the answers. I save all of the questions I receive, so if I didn’t get to yours this time, that […]

    The Great Twitter Debate: Should You Follow Back?

    Apparently I’m a glutton for punishment, because if there’s one topic that could be considered controversial about the usage of Twitter, it’s this one. When someone new follows you, should you follow them back? Some say yes, of course; it’s rude not to. Some say no, why should I? Twitter isn’t meant to be reciprocal. […]

    Everything You Need to Know About the @Reply

    Okay, tweeps and future tweeps! So far in my column we’ve covered getting started on Twitter, the retweet, the #hashtag, and basic Twitter etiquette. Today I’m going to go over the ins and outs of another Twitter staple: the @reply, also known as a mention. (Still not sure if this whole Twitter thing is even […]

    Everything You Really Need to Know About Twitter

    This post probably isn’t what you’re expecting. If you’re looking for guidelines and tips on how to use and get the most out of Twitter, you can view a list of my past posts here. But before you get overwhelmed, don’t worry. This is not a crash-course on everything you could possible learn about the […]