Lessons from Friends & writing a book in public
Hello storytellers! We are SO EXCITED that some of you have volunteered to co-host Twitter Spaces with us in the coming weeks. There are so many cool sessions in the works and we can’t wait to share them with you.
Got a topic you can’t shut up about? Let’s host a Space together! All you need to do is reply to this email or slide into our DMs ;)
Speaking of Spaces….
Upcoming Twitter Spaces
May 20: Cracking TikTok’s Algorithm for Faster Growth with Seth Godwin
TikTok can be scary. But Seth Godwin has mastered the ins and outs of the platform’s algorithm to achieve quick and sustained growth. In this session, he’ll be sharing his secrets with us. You don’t want to miss this one.
News from the Community
Danny Miranda scored a killer interview with Noah Kagan. We can’t wait to listen to the full episode!
Ash Lamb hit 20K followers on Twitter. That means 20K+ people are now enjoying his thoughtful and gorgeous art. We love it.
KP is leveraging the power of community to write a book in public. And it works: two publishers reached out to him in less than an hour. Congrats, KP!
Do you have news you’d like to share with the community? Send it our way and we’ll add it to the next newsletter.
Things you should know about
Lessons from the cast of Friends: Did you know that each actor on the main cast of Friends still gets paid $20 million per year? Workweek’s Adam Ryan explains how they could swing that and how creators could apply a similar tactic to their content.
How to make it as a writer: Getting attention for your writing can be tough. Having built an audience of more than 200,000, Dickie Bush has some advice on getting started, growing and so much more. If you read one thing today, let it be this thread.
Just for fun
For those of you who love pop culture (let’s face it, that’s probably every one of us), with an intellectual bend, check out The Take. These two ladies deconstruct examine artistic tropes we find in film and music through a fresh, modern cultural lense. Highly recommend.