Hello, Friends! Welcome to Cuddlebuggery’s Twitter Round-up, a feature showcasing our favorite literary (authors, bloggers, readers, general bookish community) tweets of the week. Hope you enjoy all the funny, insightful and interesting tweets we found lurking around the internet!
Authors on Twitter:
Some days you just wish Taylor Swift worked in publishing.
— Patrick Ness (@Patrick_Ness) June 22, 2015
Just sent @hollyblack an email with an attachment and the subject line 'sexiness accomplished.' Maybe my workday is done.
— Sarah Rees Brennan (@sarahreesbrenna) June 21, 2015
It's hard to know if everyone at my local Chipotle is familiar with me because of my work, or just because I go to Chipotle too often.
— John Green (@johngreen) June 20, 2015
That thing where people follow-unfollow-follow you to try to get you to follow back. I'm proposing we call that Fuffing.
— Sam Sykes (@SamSykesSwears) June 19, 2015
Twitter is unfollowing people for me again as some kind of cruel AI courtesy.
— Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) June 25, 2015
— Emily Ritter (@ebritter2) June 22, 2015
I swear, blogging has made me so weird when it comes to mail. *waits impatiently* pic.twitter.com/TUnwoWAjEr
— Lea (@YABookQueen) June 20, 2015
I've read/rated quite a few 5 star books this year but I honestly think it's because I'm doing a better job of picking books I will love.
— Morgan Manning (@morganameridius) June 19, 2015
I'm loving all the reviews of Grey that are like, "I'm a 50 Shades fan and she made Christian seem horrible!" SEEM?!
— Jenny Trout (@Jenny_Trout) June 19, 2015
Last night oldest said youngest was messing w HP set on shelves. I've never ran so fast in my life. My hubs thought this was hilarious.
— Crystal (Bookiemoji) (@crys_leach) June 22, 2015
When I adore both love interests in a love triangle, I'm just like ALL THREE OF YOU GO BANG.
— Christina Megan (@Reader_Fictions) June 23, 2015
— Seth Green (@SethGreen) June 23, 2015
#CoverRevealWeek is the best. I get so excited for all of the upcoming books. It's like a mini book nerd Christmas.
— Margot Wood (@margotwood) June 22, 2015
Library haul: 8 novels. Have way too much to read right now, but since it's too hot to walk, I'm up for the challenge. #nerd
— sairentohiru (@sairentohiru) June 23, 2015
Fangirling is for Everyone:
— Mikayla (@themikaylaeve) June 21, 2015
— Vergentino Robles (@vergentino) June 21, 2015
— Truthwitch Updates (@Truthwitch) June 22, 2015
— Superman (@SupermanTweets) June 21, 2015
— Tyrion Lannister (@GoT_Tyrion) June 17, 2015
Aaaand I just introduced a little girl to the Boxcar Children series. I might actually cry. #BestDayEver
— Mary H (@knoxdiver) June 23, 2015
"How did Harry Potter get to the bottom of the hill?" "I'm not sure Dad, how?" "Walking. JK. Rolling." bless dad jokes cc @jk_rowling
— Katie (@PolishedPage) June 22, 2015
#amwriting Or Am I?
Writing books is hard. Not writing books is harder.
— Ksenia Anske (@kseniaanske) June 21, 2015
YOU CAN FIX THE MANUSCRIPT LATER.* *things I mutter to myself while writing. YOU CAN'T FIX IT IF YOU HAVEN'T WRITTEN IT. * *fact
— Elizabeth May (@_ElizabethMay) June 19, 2015
most annoying thing about being a writer is how everyone thinks you sit around all day, not working, eating grapes. IT'S M&Ms, PEOPLE!!
— Lauren Oliver (@OliverBooks) June 22, 2015
Note to self while working through copy edit: Next time write a shorter book. With fewer mistakes.
— Rainbow Rowell (@rainbowrowell) June 23, 2015
Are we really going to switch to omniscient for this chapter & this chapter only, Stiefvater? Yes, we are, because no one is the boss of us.
— Maggie Stiefvater (@mstiefvater) June 23, 2015
My planning document for my side project is likely to become the size of an actual book soon
— Samantha Shannon (@say_shannon) June 25, 2015
Dear writers/artists/creators– Take chances. Push yourself. Be strange. Don't settle. Don't strive for safe. Find stories only you can tell.
— Victoria Schwab (@veschwab) June 24, 2015
Figure out what readership you're aiming for and cater to them. #BookBlogAdvice
— Kat Kennedy (@_KatKennedy) June 24, 2015
Don't be afraid to make friends. The other bloggers in this community are super sweet and friendly! #BookBlogAdvice
— Aimee (@AimeeReads) June 24, 2015
Don't focus on ARCs and how to get them. Focus on sharing your love of reading. #BookBlogAdvice
— Alexia (@alexiareads) June 24, 2015
I probably don't need to say this, but don't plagiarize. Just don't. If you like a feature/idea, ask for permission+credit #BookBlogAdvice
— Julie (@DailyJulianne) June 24, 2015
Also going of off that, commenting and visiting other blogs is one of the best ways to make friends + grow your own blog. #BookBlogAdvice
— Holly J (@skizzles22) June 24, 2015
My advice is to never let this take over your life. If you need a break, take one. If you need to switch things up, do it! #BookBlogAdvice
— Katie △⃒⃘ (@katiesbookblog) June 24, 2015
It's okay to DNF a book. #BookBlogAdvice
— Jesselle Villegas (@jessellev) June 24, 2015
Ok so maybe you CAN'T read + review every ARC but at least put them on Instagram or something I find SO MANY books that way #BookBlogAdvice
— Gaby (@GabySalpeter) June 24, 2015
Don't be afraid to write honest reviews! #BookBlogAdvice
— Giselle (@booknerdcanada) June 24, 2015
Discussions in the Community:
–which is great and I'm happy to do it. It's an important topic. But I BARELY get invited to "regular" panels/posts/interviews.
— Corinne Duyvis (@corinneduyvis) June 22, 2015
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE if you are doing recs, writing an article or BOOKING PANELS , think "Hey, are there diverse authors who could be inc?"
— Jim (@Yayeahyeah) June 22, 2015
And it's honestly not THAT hard for us to just say "Hmm, this panel looks awfully white/straight/etc," and change the line up.
— Julie (@DailyJulianne) June 22, 2015
LRT: this is exactly the point. Diversity isn't the special sauce you sprinkle on top. It is as vital as the meat and potatoes.
— Justina (@tehawesomersace) June 22, 2015
TweetPic Of The Week:
Plus side: Thing 1 & 2 have accepted the literary offering. Minus side: now there are children reading under my desk. pic.twitter.com/TesesM54S3
— Maggie Stiefvater (@mstiefvater) June 22, 2015
Tweet Of The Week:
Don't worry, for every human interaction. You forgo, there is a book there waiting to be read.
— Kat Kennedy (@_KatKennedy) June 22, 2015