Once Upon a Tweet: April 20


Here’s what you may or may not have missed in the Twittersphere these past two weeks:

Kody Keplinger posts really cute pictures of her dog.

E. Lockhart admitted her literary crush.

When asked our literary crushes, I said but it turned out we were supposed to say Mr. Darcy or Finnick or whatever. 

— E. Lockhart (@elockhart) April 10, 2014

Ransom Riggs posts a white board with a bunch of YA title doodles.

John Green attends the MTV Movie awards and posts a picture of the awesome set.

Rachel Vincent shows us the French copies of her Soul Screamers books.

Tamara Ireland Stone and Melissa de la Cruz take a Charlie’s Angels picture with Jamie Baker, who is a publicist at Disney Publishing.

Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs posted pictures from their wedding reception, which was held in a bookstore.

Maureen Johnson breaks down the idea of going into a book looking for problems.

AUNTIE MJ THOUGHT OF THE DAY; If you go into a book wanting to find something wrong with it, you pretty much have a 100% chance of success.

— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson) April 16, 2014

It’s not a bad exercise. But counterbalance it or you’ll end up drained of your love of reading and your complexity meter will break.

— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson) April 16, 2014

No book is all bad. No book is all good. The book is a field. You can look for flowers or look for poop. YOUR CHOICE REALLY.

— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson) April 16, 2014

Now that I’ve told you what you already know, I’ll leave. *drives off*

— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson) April 16, 2014

*drives back* *opens door of van* Also, there is a difference between criticism and hate. I gotta go. *closes door* *drives off*

— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson) April 16, 2014

Kiersten White talks to her daughter about Stephanie Perkins – and about her upcoming novel.

Daughter: Why does  sleep in so late?
Me: Because she’s a brilliant, beautiful, delicate vampire. Also she works at night.

— Kiersten White (@kierstenwhite) April 17, 2014


“Kiersten, another book? Didn’t you just have a book out, like, two months ago?” HA HA HA YES WHY DO I LOOK EXHAUSTED OR SOMETHING?

— Kiersten White (@kierstenwhite) April 17, 2014

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Alison lives in the NYC area, works in book publishing and really, really likes food.

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