Read my new column, "The Author’s Guide to Twitter: 280-characters Edition" at Writer Unboxed. It's good.
Here's an excerpt:
Recently, Twitter allowed some users to write tweets of up to 280 characters instead of the usual 140. Issues like harassment, online bullying, and potentially inciting nuclear war are important, but they had to wait so Twitter could make sure jerks like me would have more sand in their sandboxes, apparently. It is my gift, it is my curse. I take this responsibility very seriously, and I feel a certain noblesse oblige to help other writers who have been or will one day be granted this awesome power. If you’re an author, a writer, or just someone willing to visit this website and click the banner ads, it is your solemn duty to read this column and learn how to wield your words effectively in this expansive new landscape.
M o r e— Bill Ferris 🎃💀🍔👻 (@BillFerris) September 28, 2017
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