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Twitter: like a teenager high on Valium

By posted at 1:00 pm on July 16, 2014 1

This week, David Mitchell (author of Cloud Atlas and the forthcoming The Bone Clocks) is releasing a new short story over 280 tweets (which you can read here). Form follows content, he explains, since his narrator is a teenager high on his mother’s Valium. Mitchell joins good company: Teju ColeJunot Diaz, and other notables have tried their hand with this strange new form. Pair with: a stroll down memory lane with some beloved authors’ very first tweets and their best.





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One Response to “Twitter: like a teenager high on Valium”

  1. justaphotographer
    at 9:29 am on July 17, 2014

    I wish this would stop. It’s getting embarassing.

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