Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Alright...big news around the literary world yesterday were the ALA Youth Media Awards:

Greedy much, John Corey Whaley?!? :) Seriously, how amazing to have your work honored in such a way. Lots of other great books and authors were nominated as well, including Maggie Stiefvater for THE SCORPIO RACES. So many more excellent reads to add to our pile!

When I saw this next tweet, my heart leaped out. Absolutely THE worst thing for a writer. So, I'm telling y'all now...external hard drive...back up your files now...warning, warning...

And, oh man, we feel for you, but it's all good because you have a better beginning:

Sometimes twitter rewards with wisdom:

But mostly it supplies the funny (and it wouldn't be a twitter round-up without the funny):

Definitely going to have to test out this theory:

And now a question for you: What was the last book you brought along with you everywhere?


nicole said...

crashed computer? oh that poor poor author!

Kristan said...

HAHA love the AdviceToWriters post.

Also the checking account one, and the Cory Jackson one. Gotta love that humor. :)

Can't wait to check out some of the books the ALA gave nods to!

Unknown said...

@nicole...seriously. and I'm being completely superstitious about it!

@kristan...thanks, mate. what about Big Ben's tweet? I thought it was genius. :)

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