Why I Won’t Use Twitter

I was a Twitter user, once, and having dumped it years ago I don’t miss it. In the interests of unsolicited feedback, these are but a few of the reasons why I have no desire to return.

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Every weekday morning, I scroll through my Regular Reading Rotation (RRR) and check out the news of the day. I have recently added Bloomberg News to the mix, because why not, and saw this nugget:

Twitter knows it is swimming against a strong current. The company has said it is focused this year on winning more users and on turning non-fictional profits. That is grand but it’s really Twitter’s only choice when its revenue is falling.

Well, I’m here to announce that I’m Part of the Problem(tm). I refuse to use Twitter, but for some reason I have a magnetic attraction to listicles on BuzzFeed like “literally 39 tweets that will make you say ‘hmmm’.”

I was a Twitter user, once, and having dumped it years ago I don’t miss it. In the interests of unsolicited feedback, these are but a few of the reasons why I have no desire to return:

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Notes from the Field: July 24 2017

Here’s a brief rundown of what’s been happening at this end lately.

Here’s a quickie brief rundown of what’s been happening at this end these days lately:

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Book Update: 7/20/2017

As of 11:00pm on Wednesday, July 19 2017, I have completed the third draft of Book One.

As of 11:00pm on Wednesday, July 19 2017, I have completed the third draft of Book One.

/flops

I’m going to let it marinate for a bit, and probably get some chapters of Book Two done. I’m also reaching out to some Beta Readers. I think I’ve reached that point on the project plan.

/flops again

Notes from the Field: July 11 2017

Yep, that’s me, hard at work pretending to be editing my book manuscript.

Yep, that’s me, hard at work pretending to be editing my book manuscript.

But! I’m about 1/3 of the way through marking it up. I need to spend some more time marking up the other 2/3, but Jaime and I have some personal stuff happening this week (hence no Disney video this past weekend, as an aside to anyone who came over here from YouTube wondering where we went) and I’ve been spending my nights working on Book Two because of course I am. I really do need to get back to Book One, and I promise I will. I kinda have to, unless I can pull off some sort of George Lucas thing and start in the middle, then release Book One 20 years later or something.

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