Tag Archives: Twitter

A Few Things You Need to Know About Me #MondayBlogs

Hello, dear Reader, and Happy Monday (or whatever day upon which you are reading this).  I thought it would be good to share a few things you should know about me.  Now, if you’ve been following my blog for a … Continue reading

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8 reasons why a Writer should join twitter. On the shortest day of the year a celebration of writing short

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
I know writers and readers who embrace every kind of social media but still can’t stand the thought of twitter. I wrote this two years ago on another blog and I still think it’s…

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In Over My Head … With Social Networking

To start off this post, please vote in the poll here and then read my post.  Please also share by reblogging, tweeting, etc.  Thanks a bunch 🙂 I think I’ve gotten in over my head. Maybe because I’m such an … Continue reading

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… if ye don’t like it, just switch it off… Life’s far too short to bother with daftness… #TBSU…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…the miracle of the instantaneous communication world I’m now plugged into is that this ol’ Jurassic can hardly go to the washroom minus the Blackberry without feeling bereft… the immediacy of the 24/7 cable news…

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Twitter Terms and Literature

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The word ‘tweet’ – meaning to post a message or item of information on Twitter – has this month (June 2013) been added to the Oxford English Dictionary or OED. In honour of this occasion, we thought we’d…

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We the Paparazzi

In some venues, the freedom to tweet, tag, or snap is being denied.  Clubs are denying entry to anyone who takes pictures of other groups at the club and then posts them to Facebook.  A storytelling venue prohibits tweeting during … Continue reading

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An American Tradition Is A New Literary Market

The Saturday Evening Post has “revamped” and is looking for new fiction.  With the dwindling newspaper and magazine market, this is a bold effort by the Post.  Hopefully, readers will be rewarded by good, fresh writing.  Click here for the … Continue reading

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Back to the mundane: Twittering

No, I’m not going to bash Twitter.  The application, like Facebook, is great in and of itself.  But how these apps are used begs the question of mundanity.  See Matt Bai’s essay in today’s New York Times:  “The Chatty Classes.”   … Continue reading

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Can Facebook please all its users all the time?

I’m starting to think that it’s not Sunday unless the New York Times has an article on Facebook.  This week’s story gives a pretty balanced view of the latest controversies with the young whipper-snapper, the absolute latest being Facebook’s lovely … Continue reading

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A Kick-Ass Tool for Writing

Here’s one of the side benefits of Twitter:  The discovery of writing tools proven to do what they profess to do:  get you and keep you writing.  (Is it OK to have two colons in one sentence?)  Check out Dr … Continue reading

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