How to Stalk Publishing Professionals on Social Media in an Appropriate Way

SOURCE: Writer’s Digest

“What Is Appropriate Social Media Stalking?

First things first, let’s define stalking, because that’s a loaded term. Stalking means to follow a person or animal closely without being seen or heard. It’s often used as a hunting term, but honestly, I know many people who use social media this very way: They friend or follow people and then silently stalk them, maybe giving an occasional like or share.

There’s nothing wrong with this sort of stalking on social media if you’re using it to do a couple things:

    1. Learn how the business of writing works in general, and…
    2. Learn the wants and needs of said publishing professional specifically.”