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5 Things: Writers Do on Twitter That Annoy Us All

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I’ve noticed in the several years I’ve been on twitter, and followed many writerly folk, that interactions have changed. Instead of us all sharing our experiences, new behaviors have taken shape. The only interaction you have with anyone is, “Hey, I have a book. Buy it now!” I don’t mind if you tell me you […]

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Share Links Like a Boss

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  So, I love sending people articles I find (which is why I’m going to be adding more of those here) but I’m picky about how they look. I don’t share from feedly because it creates a big word regurgitation that no one will want to read. I like pocket, because it provides previews and […]

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A Rose by Any Other Name, Etc.

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In the last few months, though, I’ve started to feel a little discomfort. Writing is highly personal. I’m not saying I act out the risque scenes in my novels at all, but I do fill every sentence with a bit of my soul. And that, for me, is far more personal. Do I really want to deal with people being able to climb inside my head that way? Not people, reader people or other writers–they get it. But, say, those I come in contact with at work or who attend church with me.

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Piracy on the Internet: You Did Not Just Do That

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post. I’m not going to tell you which one because… okay, let me tell the story first. So, a post. I publish it and it’s not even about anything (as usual). It’s not even one of my posts that people occasionally find useful (like the one on […]

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Friday Mashup 08.26.2011


I am running so late with these, you guys!  I have to be at work in a little over an hour, so I’m just throwing them up here. Look.  Laugh.  Appreciate the seriousness.  Take some blame.  Learn to share with your sister, damn it. The 15 Funniest Autocorrects from July by This just makes […]

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Friday Mashup 08.19.2011


Bringing the visual and video funny and two useful and frugal articles. Comic Flowchart on How To Deal With Internet Arguments by Scott Beale (via Sonya Thomas and Lory Manrique-Hyland): A flow chart. So, if you do engage in the insanity of arguing online, you know what comes next. If Male Superheroes Posed Like Wonder […]

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