Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 30

How to Twitter: A Series for Writers

I’m no Twitter expert, but I am a writer (unpaid as of yet, but a writer nonetheless). Like most writers, I have a day job. Mine just happens to be testing software. One thing I have learned testing software is this: you’ll only be a “new user” of an application once, and that’s a valuable …

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May 27

Dreams and Shadows: It's Complicated

I gave C. Robert Cargill’s debut novel Dreams and Shadows three stars on Goodreads. According to the tooltip that appears when you hover your cursor over that middle star, that means I “liked it.” (Two stars means “it was ok,” and four means “really liked it”). In balance, taking into account its strengths and weaknesses, …

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May 21

The Moore Tornado and My Sister

My phone rang at 10:28 last night. It was my sister. “Oh, I’m sorry for calling so late,” she said. “I didn’t realize what time it was.” Because that’s who she is: the kind of person who worries about being rude even though she’s trying to find her way home down the few streets not …

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