About Nina Badzin

Nina Badzin is a writer and blogger who lives in Minneapolis with her husband and four children. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines, as well as the Huffington Post's books, parenting, religion, and technology pages. In a strange turn of events, Nina has become the go-to gal for Twitter advice. This confuses her parents and her husband to no end. She tweets at @NinaBadzin and blogs regularly at http://ninabadzin.com. You can find her on Facebook, too.

Recent Posts by this author:

  • Twitter Lists to the Rescue
  • Resolve to Tweet Better in 2013
  • 7 Ways Twitter is a Writer’s Endless Holiday Party
  • How to Tweet so People Will Listen
  • Simplifying Twitter: Be a Person, Not a Brand
  • The Art & Science of Twitter. Part 2: The Art
  • The Art & Science of Twitter. Part 1: The Science
  • Me, Julia Roberts, and The Pie in the Sky

  • Twitter Lists to the Rescue

    New Twitter users (and even seasoned ones) complain about the sheer amount of tweets demanding attention all at once. It’s a valid concern with one good solution: TWITTER LISTS! The good folks behind Twitter.com designed a way for us to separate the people we’re following into categories. Once you have created  lists and slotted the […]

    Resolve to Tweet Better in 2013

    The purpose of my Twitter series on Writer Unboxed has been narrowly focused since the beginning. First, I wanted to help you come across as an interesting, nuanced person  (as opposed to a salesperson). Second, but no less important, I wanted to help you connect with other interesting, nuanced people. With those two goals in mind, […]

    7 Ways Twitter is a Writer’s Endless Holiday Party

    ‘Tis the season for office holiday parties. But if you’re a writer without a day job, you might feel left out of this dreaded sacred tradition. Do not worry, writers! Twitter is the holiday soiree that never ends. What’s more, the same rules of etiquette expected at a holiday party apply to Twitter. 1. Don’t […]

    How to Tweet so People Will Listen

    Last month we discussed two strategies that work for writers on Twitter. #1. Be a person. #2. Connect with other people. Of course those two goals are easier said than done. You’ll see so many writers tweeting links to their Facebook pages, their Amazon links, and every single review that mentions a positive word about their work that […]

    Simplifying Twitter: Be a Person, Not a Brand

    This is Nina Badzin’s first official post with us as a monthly contributor and WU’s own Twitter expert. Welcome, Nina! Enter the search terms “Twitter tips” into Google and you’ll find approximately 918,000,000 results. So why would Writer Unboxed bother adding to the mix? One primary reason: To teach you how to use Twitter as a […]

    The Art & Science of Twitter. Part 2: The Art

    Yesterday guest Nina Badzin walked us through the science of Twitter–basics and tricks that can help you make the most of Twitter from a technical standpoint. (Missed the post? Click HERE.) Today she’s back with us to discuss some of the finer points of being a Twitter-user. How to use it wisely, and have fun […]

    The Art & Science of Twitter. Part 1: The Science

    Therese here. Today’s guest is Nina Badzin, who’s here today–and tomorrow–to talk with us about Twitter. (Basics today, technique savvy tomorrow.) Nina is not only an aspiring novelist and inspired Twitter Queen (@NinaBadzin), she was one of our quarter-finalists in our search for an unpublished writer to contribute to WU back in 2010. Since that […]

    Me, Julia Roberts, and The Pie in the Sky

    Therese here. Today’s guest is Nina Badzin, who was one of the quarter-finalists in our search for an unpublished contributor for the blog. Since our search, Nina has had a story published by Sleet Magazine–“Son”–which was also nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Other fiction credits include works in Literary Mama, Scribblers on the Roof, Talking […]