On privileged heroes, and how they should be. https://t.co/t5YrCdGjHd— N. K. Jemisin (@nkjemisin) June 18, 2019
via Twitter https://twitter.com/nkjemisin
June 18, 2019 at 07:48AM
"You are the Chosen One, whose task it is-"— Micro SF/F stories (@MicroSFF) June 16, 2019
"Does it pay?"
"This task, is it paid? Or is it for experience, exposure?"
"It is to save the world!"
"Cool, cool, so not paid. Are you paid?"
"We Solemn Guardians of-"
"Because if you are, I should be too."
Picard sociology tip: Those who rise to power by embracing ignorance and fear will only make their people more ignorant and afraid.— Picard Tips (@PicardTips) June 14, 2019
6) which is another chance for the evergreen: the animating purpose of representational democracy is to protect the rest of us from the whims of insane rich people. Everything else is wainscoting. xx— John Rogers (@jonrog1) June 14, 2019
"There's your mistake. Peace isn't the absence of war... peace is all about presence. The presence of understanding, of dialogue. Of real allyship. You don't just stop killing each other and get to call that peace." #amwriting— Charlie Jane Anders, Our Opinions Are Correct (@charliejane) June 14, 2019
*sees somebody on twitter who is more successful than me*— Samantha Ruddy (@samlymatters) June 13, 2019
I gotta get off this website
*switches to Instagram and sees someone hotter than me*
Man, fuck this app
*goes on Facebook and sees a guy I went to middle school with is in jail for murder*
There we go
"White men are the only people allowed to fully believe in the American dream and perhaps that is the cruelest thing to have ever been done to them and the world that has to suffer their anger as they refuse to let go of a fantasy that we were never allowed to imagine" https://t.co/9Vn3ObDidY— Kameron Hurley (@KameronHurley) June 13, 2019
Let's be clear. If you want to be traditionally published:— Delilah S. Dawson (@DelilahSDawson) June 13, 2019
* focus on the book you're writing or editing
* put everything into that book, no holding back
* when you get to the querying stage, start writing a new book that isn't related to the book being queried
You can do it!
Horror Tip: A horrible monster isn't scary unless it represents a horrifying idea. The monster only works as an ambassador of a bigger conceptual terror - tip of the iceberg. Make sure there's more beneath the surface.— Bourassa (@BourassaArt) June 12, 2019
Anytime you see reverent portrayals of heroic warriors, check your six. Honest folk know humans are complex and flawed at all times. Samurai tripped and fell on their faces, gallant knights cried and wet their pants. When you’re told different, someone is trying to sell something https://t.co/Y9JkyknXrl— Myke Cole (@MykeCole) June 12, 2019
My startup is already expanding; we need a Digital Marketing Manager! 100% remote, good pay, and a job that makes a difference. https://t.co/VkmxE0NnBS— Jay Garmon (@jaygarmon) June 10, 2019
We've all been targeting 10k steps a day because some Japanese pedometer company thought the character for 10,000 (万) looks like a person walking... https://t.co/Eb615BD72C— Devon (@devonzuegel) June 7, 2019
I know it sounds banal as the dickens, but I find a lot of people (including myself) constantly forget that a finished project that doesn't do everything you wanted it to is infinitely more valuable than a perfect project that never gets finished.— Sam Sykes (@SamSykesSwears) June 4, 2019
Financial literacy is a good skill to learn, I think as valid as other practical skills taught in school. But we gotta understand that it will no more solve poverty than learning how to cook will solve not having food https://t.co/jQetvrOr9z— Dad (@fivefifths) June 4, 2019
Having a husband who says nice things about you to your children when you’re not around is important.— Mommy Owl (@Lhlodder) May 26, 2019
Picard management tip: Good crew members love what they do. Get off their backs and let them enjoy their work.— Picard Tips (@PicardTips) June 3, 2019
Fantasy vs. Magic realism:— Melissa Caruso (@melisscaru) June 3, 2019
So you're walking home from work and you meet a talking moose.
Fantasy: Tells you why/how the moose talks (Moose shifter, fairy blessing, etc)
Magical realism: Look, it's a fucked up world and sometimes you meet a talking moose, what do you want