The Unwritten Rules of Instagram Etiquette for Poets & Writers

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I’ve had a poetry Instagram account for two years now. And as I’ve watched my account slowly grow, I’ve begun to see other accounts doing things that are a bit rude and, frankly, make me less likely to want to engage with them.

No one tells you how to act on IG; there is no rulebook. However, there are ways to engage politely and kindly, which in turn may…