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Here Are 21 140-Character Novels From Well-Known Writers

If you’ve been having a hard time digging in to that 1000+ page novel sitting on your bedside table, give these 21 “novels” a try: each is under 140 characters.
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Are You on Twitter? Then You’re a Writer. So Start Acting Like One.

You only have 140 characters to work with. You have to tweet quickly. There is no time to edit your tweets. Sure, there are plenty of excuses for poor spelling, grammar and sentence structure on Twitter, and some are more valid than others. But just because you’re limited in your character count and time doesn’t mean you give up on penning thoughtful, coherent and well-written tweets.
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How Twitter Can Make You a Better Writer

You’ve heard it before, I’m sure, and it’s likely you’ll hear it again: “less is more.” As so-called modernists, we accept this maxim for architecture, design, and just about any art form —so why can’t it be true for writing?

Why do so many lament the “demise of the English language” and curse Twitter as a propagator of obscurity?

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