Twitter Dos for Writers

Like all tools, we need to use Twitter (and other social media tools) for good and not evil. As writers, we are our product. We steer the company and we have control over what we put out into the ether. Once the information is out in the wild, we lose control, but the initial message […]

Authors on Twitter

I have been on Twitter since it was just a few geeks, nerds, and librarians talking about technology… and what we ate for breakfast. These days, I follow as many writers, editors, and publishers as I do librarians. I love the way Twitter works and I am invested in it because I have been on […]

Balance in Writing

Last week, I read a blog post about the clinic that John Mayer did in the Berklee series. During the clinic he talked about about how social media changed his song writing and why he eventually stopped writing on social media sites. And possibly more alarming, Mayer realized that pouring creativity into smaller, less important, […]

An Almost Streamed Meeting Causes a Ruckus

Something happened yesterday that I am still trying to understand. I am not talking about the shooting in AZ. This was much less tragic in the worldly sense, but more tragic to me personally. An open meeting was closed to me because I could not physically sit in the room, though the means necessary for […]

Net Neutrality Needs a Cooler Name

I have been listening to TWiT, The Week in Tech podcast, for a little while now and I really like the banter on the show. I am a couple weeks behind, but show 219 had a great discussion of net neutrality. The transcript is available, but here are my two favorite quotes: Jason Calacanis: But […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-07-16

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Twitter Updates for 2009-07-14

beginning the walk from roosevelt to mccormick to see @neilhimself # RT wickedlibrarian: In line for @neilhimself and there are a lot of incredibly dedicated people who have been waiting since 7am. Hee! # finally in line for the exhibits and n @neilhimself woot! #ala2009 # wondering if drooling and being reduced to a puddle […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-07-13

damn damn damn fairly certain i left my fav jacket in the cab last night. # had awesome breakfast w @pbromberg love love my librarian friends # waiting for friends to pick us up and then we are off to luch # lunch, lunch. geez, spelling already # _bromberg # book coming soon! # […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-07-12

waiting to get on red to grand. meetin @lkoltutsky for breakfast at Mary’s #ala2009 # on way to exhibits. have on i love nerds shirt. come finf me #ala2009 # lube and condoms at the glbtrt table #ala2009 #alcoholicwhores09 # on way to Palmer House. getting drink at Miller’s Pub b4 bigiwg #ala2009 # boo […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-07-11

getting ready to leave for the hilton and the unconference! #ala2009 #unala2009 # transfered from blue to red. waiting in red train. starving. will find coffee on way to hilton #ala2009 # according to the station preacher here: “God is always knocking. ” amen #ala2009 # how r things # unconference going good so far […]