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!
It’s Always Great When Authors Reach Out On The Internet:
.@Halespawn looking at our 4yo's drawing of dark eyes and ragged, gaping red mouth. Him: Is this a monster? Her: No, it's Mommy!
— Shannon Hale (@haleshannon) June 15, 2015
It's quite a departure from her portrait of me from last month. pic.twitter.com/I09nXJ5nyN
— Shannon Hale (@haleshannon) June 15, 2015
Listen, I can't tell you how to shave a tennis ball. Everyone has to figure out how to shave a tennis ball in their own fashion.
— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson) June 13, 2015
@Marie_Lu well done, my friend.
— Veronica Roth (@VeronicaRoth) June 12, 2015
@mstiefvater me neither but I'm sure you did this one already
— Maggie Stiefvater (@mstiefvater) June 12, 2015
Me: What happened on the coffee table? 5-year-old daughter: Elsa killed all the stormtroopers. pic.twitter.com/36hCfd1z5s
— Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) May 25, 2015
#library patron: I know the book had a yellow cover. Me: Ok, but do you remember any of the words on the cover? Him: No. Me: So we begin..
— LibrarianShipwreck (@libshipwreck) June 11, 2015
THIS BOOK IS MAKING ME HAVE AN EMOTIONAL MELTDOWN.
— Brigid (@ReaderofQueens) June 15, 2015
Bad life decisions. @ssbme83 #grey pic.twitter.com/qH3UnT5CL6
— Abundance of Stephs (@Sailor_Stephie) June 18, 2015
Nothing like reading a bourbon and sipping some China Miéville . . . No wait, that's not right
— Jay Kristoff (@misterkristoff) June 17, 2015
#fangirling Is For Everyone:
Introducing friends to @LBardugo's Grisha trilogy like pic.twitter.com/NcjbAQPiXu
— nicola (@thewickedpowers) June 12, 2015
JUST REALIZED THAT EVE WAS A PARSELTONGUE.
— Rainbow Rowell (@rainbowrowell) June 17, 2015
Oh good. My Quidditch-inspired "I'm a Keeper" underpants have shipped. I was getting worried about having to go a single more week w/o them.
— Lauren Oliver (@OliverBooks) June 14, 2015
Woo! Friday night! *settles down, reads*
— Waterstones (@Waterstones) June 12, 2015
If Game of Thrones ended with everyone becoming zombies and NO ONE getting the throne, I wouldn't complain. Ideal ending, tbh.
— Elizabeth May (@_ElizabethMay) June 15, 2015
Crap! George RR Martin just killed one of MY characters. That guy just never quits. #DemThrones
— Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) June 15, 2015
d&d: ok so when stannis dies we're grrm: wait what d&d: when stannis dies grrm: but he's still alive d&d: d&d: anyway here's wonderwall
— STANNIS IS ALIVE ☭ (@staennis) June 16, 2015
I've had a song stuck in my head all day without really thinking about it and I just realized it's the national anthem of Genovia
— Gillian Berry (@mizgillianberry) June 15, 2015
#amwriting Or Am I?
My new erotic novel "Love in the time of autocorrect" will be out soon. Here is a sample pic.twitter.com/MiwRZjSZfC
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) May 28, 2015
i hate when you're writing a story and you get to the point where stuff actually has to happen
— kellylink (@haszombiesinit) June 12, 2015
*proofs post 3 times* *publishes* *finds more typos* *bangs head against wall*
— that meg girl (@megsaysthings) June 16, 2015
Son: mum you're wearing the same clothes…as last 3 days Me: deadline! Plus I totes changed my beanie #amwriting pic.twitter.com/fwRkTyD4x1
— elliemarney (@elliemarney) June 12, 2015
Trust me. No one has a formula for writing books that sell a lot. Not even the big publishers. Everyone's just fumbling around at this.
— James S.A. Corey (@JamesSACorey) June 13, 2015
Writing is easy. Just open a vein and bleed all over the page. NO NOT THAT PAGE NOT THAT VEIN WHAT GENRE THAT TROPE IS DEAD STOP BLEEDING
— Delilah S. Dawson (@DelilahSDawson) June 17, 2015
Discussions In The Community:
I would love to see some genius come up with a good way to count people without stomping all over self-identity. We're not there yet though.
— Lee & Low Books (@LEEandLOW) June 11, 2015
I wonder if we actually know how to function online. Things like empathy, for example, can suddenly vanish, when they wouldn't in person.
— Samantha Shannon (@say_shannon) June 12, 2015
@megsaysthings What's fascinating is that accessibility is SO RECENT and yet people feel so entitled as if it's always been part of fandom.
— Dahlia Adler (@MissDahlELama) June 12, 2015
I was asked if positive reviews mattered when there are a lot of reviews on a book. Yes. Because the people who HATED it? WILL review.
— Hillary Monahan (@HillaryMonahan) June 16, 2015
Due to Ms. Rice's "responsible shaming," MY CHILDREN were threatened. To hold her up as an anti-bullying advocate is disgusting.@EW
— Jenny Trout (@Jenny_Trout) June 12, 2015
Q2: What does diverse blogging mean to you? #weneeddiverseblogs
— Nicole Brinkley (@nebrinkley) June 15, 2015
@nebrinkley this way both the books and the contents of the books are showcased #weneeddiverseblogs
— Noorepinephrine (@abnoormality) June 15, 2015
@nebrinkley It's supporting the reality of a diverse world of stories through reading and blogging. #weneeddiverseblogs
— Glaiza (@Glaiza_echo) June 15, 2015
@nebrinkley A2: Diverse blogging is advertising diverse books; + talking about the issues those who are diverse face. #weneeddiverseblogs
— More Wesaun Than Not (@epicbooklover) June 15, 2015
Tweetpic Of The Week:
This is what happens when all your normal workout gear is in the laundry. pic.twitter.com/qAh70ovjFG
— Lauren Oliver (@OliverBooks) June 12, 2015
Tweet Of The Week:
If you're not already following @Cuddlebuggery and its fab bloggers, what is it you *are* doing with your life? (Rhetorical. Just follow.)
— Dahlia Adler (@MissDahlELama) June 15, 2015
Yeah, seriously, people, what?
Kara @ Diary of a Teen Writer
OMG. That Elsa/stormtroopers picture. GOLDEN.
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Yeah, that little girl is brilliant! Can’t wait to see what she grows up to do. Rule the world, probably. 🙂
Despite proof in this post that I was, I feel like I was not really on the internet this week if I missed that autocorrect erotica tweet the first time around. I am currently dead. Cause: laughter.
That tweet pretty much made my day when I read it. haha
Love in the time of autocorrect… You can’t imagine how much I lol’ed at that. XD
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TO Lauren Olver – FUCKING LOVE IT.
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