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Professionally published writer, fighting Multiple Sclerosis & living with the joys of ADHD. Web developer as my dayjob, & make video games for fun. He/him/they

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Joined Twitter 3/4/08


A brief return after a long respite... https://t.co/dHGBU1Qjv1
8/5
2021
@MandisiNkomo @cat_hellisen My daughter uses that a lot, and she likes it. Might be a good alternative! @cat_hellisen This this this this this this
8/3
2021
Another reason to leave twitter: I still don't see my friend's tweets. @if_this_goes_on @fabiofernandes Ah, it's no big dealOkay. I am going to try and step away from twitter. If that doesn't work, then I'm going to deactivate it @GirlsandGoblins Wish I could just break like I did from Fb. I was able to quit FB without problem. Twitter will b… https://t.co/puOIKn2t5q @Shineanthology I can't...I've tried in the past, but unlike FB I just can't walk away. That constant feeling of FO… https://t.co/xK57bcdmWX @grfrazier23 Yeah, that's why I think I have to just deactivate. @fabiofernandes @if_this_goes_on We have to keep in touch if either of us leaves, of course. Though that won't be h… https://t.co/HiWqULM2Bo @nameshiv Of course, I've got a few people I'll reach out to before I go and you're one of them @c_r_dudley I tried...but that feeling of FOMO keeps bringing me back. Which is something twitter does on purpose..… https://t.co/LYoBeNw8LuThing is, I didn't have to delete FB...I don't go anymore and I don't miss it. I think with twitter I would have t… https://t.co/ZvwgdTV0Tu @c_r_dudley Yeah. I mean, I'll probably trade emails and stuff with people...but it's not quite the same. I know if… https://t.co/jIWX0RBuItTwitter used to be fun. Great conversations with other writers, and it is like that from time to time... But lately...eh. I'm exhausted.Hmm. Twitter has been nothing but frustration lately. I'm thinking about deactivating it for good... I was thinkin… https://t.co/QhNcLJfKL4Hmm. I'm thinking of just deleting my twitter account. Could be funwow, twitter's mute this conversation really doesn't work at all, does it @EveHarmsWrites Yup, I get it now, people can stop responding to this tweet now, a million people don't need to say the same thing, thanksToday, we remember the victims & survivors of the #RomaniGenocide #2August. We also reaffirm our commitment to de… https://t.co/n9KPuF0Dlg
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghosts @DeannaHoak @LucyASnyder @alicegoldfuss weird, when I checked a bit ago it wasn't there. Although, all this does… https://t.co/I64rniMxfa @alex_shephard @LucyASnyder Yes, that's my point @LucyASnyder Right, but it was "verified" in 2012 and taken away in 2012 @LucyASnyder @alicegoldfuss Aha, I see, they took the check away in 2012, hence the green checkmark in the screenca… https://t.co/TPeIZ6t1H1oh, this is still being worked on! Awesome. This gives me such a 90's vibe...needs an industrial music soundtrack https://t.co/aBhtFwmJuo @alicegoldfuss @LucyASnyder It didn't, though. That's a fake screencap, you search for the account and it doesn't exist.Maybe we should just tax them and then use that money for museums. No more money laundering, the museums get the mo… https://t.co/GpGXTZx6fi @mikekasprzak still looks delicious!looks like my super-pricey MS medication that is worth five times what I earn in a year has also given me psoriasis on my hands. What fun!In case you missed it over the weekend, we are OPEN to submissions all month on theme of Botanicals. We are hungry… https://t.co/N7svIXzchK
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghostsWas just talking to a gay man, 75 years old. who married a lesbian. She had a partner and this was in like 1960. Th… https://t.co/hE7zdql1CY
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghosts @berinkinsman Nope, they def should not @LucyASnyder oomf. Finger's crossed they get actual help @LucyASnyder It took 10 years and multiple visits to several doctors to get diagnosed for MS because of this. When… https://t.co/w9qrz7y5DK @LucyASnyder I feel this 100%. Doctors, for the most part, don't even listen to patients, esp in the ER. I've been… https://t.co/EvIw3aa2gnKameron Hurley: When Should You Compromise? How to Evaluate Editorial Feedback https://t.co/8mpO8w6v9D
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghosts @wnwagner OMG I need that book on cursing now, too @wnwagner Yes, exactly the same! I was in HS when I read it and I was like "OMGOMGOMG MORE" Which means I should d… https://t.co/wITrzwncII @Julia__Robinson @WriterLDavis Such a fantastic short story. I love his titlesThis is the best use of twitter https://t.co/4nzB5HEiacWhy I'm against people posting screencraps. They can be fiddled with way more than just using an edit button. https://t.co/QelEM1UrLhyeah...we're probably going to have go back into lockdown again, and it's going to get ugly when that happens, I bet. @fictionlisbeth Ah, so a bit like Murakami, then...best taken in small doses twice a year @fictionlisbeth Interesting, I'll keep that in mind...usually when I read a book by an author I like, I devour as m… https://t.co/oRi6tdcD10 @melikhovo Satanic Verses was the one I kept looking at back in the day, thinking about reading and then just for o… https://t.co/kHQ2PO5joU @nameshiv @mcrandley LOL they have one available for an inter library loan, so I'll have a copy to read in two day… https://t.co/Rilvtu8ShNRequired reading https://t.co/b9HhwxmkC6 @nameshiv @mcrandley I'll see if they have it here during my lunch break @nameshiv @mcrandley LOL I actually am turned off by some specficcy stuff and prefer a more magical realist bent...… https://t.co/P6C2w4kj8p @melikhovo I read Doestoyvski and Moby Dick at 16, and was fine...so daunting doesn't bother me...in fact, I enjoy it even more so @nameshiv Oh! I'll see if they have it here. I saw Midnight's Children on the bookshelf at the library where I work… https://t.co/OW3bYRQa25‘I want the poem to destroy time. / What are the ceremonies of forgetting?’ An elegy by Nick Laird for his father,… https://t.co/6CHDsyltqR
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghostsLike anyone else, I too have anger in me. However, I try to recall that anger is a destructive emotion. Scientists… https://t.co/duJ0ynt0Hz
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghostsHuh, I've never actually read Rushdie, but Midnight's Children sounds like an awesome place to startSo weird, I was so young when I wrote this but it feels just like yesterday.It was called The Happiness of Pinned Wings. About a bunch of people in a small Ohio town, very rural. Most people… https://t.co/o2vxtkytKiFound one of my first genre short stories...it was published in the Graveyards Yawn anthology when I was about 27 o… https://t.co/4z1673GcUHDear publishers: If you don’t pay writers, we’ll eventually find out and come for you. If you don’t honor contract… https://t.co/Qd82sttiA5
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghosts @llhall2 Nice! @jaimeleemoyer AWESOMEfrom that brief bit of writing I did last night before bed... They’d spent the summer night drinking sweet tea, th… https://t.co/pkJZ3QeLxz @jaimeleemoyer OMG yes. Mariner's Revenge Song, Infantata, The Rake's Song, Sons and Daugthers... all so very piratey! @MageCracked ROCK ON! @jaimeleemoyer It had been about 7 years for me, so it was nice to have it stuck in my head randomly and revisit it @MageCracked Brightarrow @Magskall NOICEAlso, though...I know that feeling one gets when it's a rejection that's all "this is so well written, the characte… https://t.co/ntqb8q04Xbwow, I wish I'd gotten a rejection like the one she'd gotten from Redbook "Just too brittle" It's so deliciously… https://t.co/5Lbm9o4ErL @mariadkins92 @PurpleCar L'esprit de l'escalier for twitter @berinkinsman Oomph. I'm not surprised, but I have heard they've been locking a few other Euro accounts lately @EElmskid HAH @EElmskid Oh, I like that @EElmskid Huh, that's really cool! It's a good songWoke up with Decemberists songs in my head. Listening to them now while drinking coffee before work and reading a l… https://t.co/LCchT2W8qk(both stories are in my PS collection, Glass Coffin Girls. Stone Dogs was also published in Candle in the Attic Win… https://t.co/vZoShlseTgA World War II Spy Didn’t Live to Tell Her Tale. Her Great-Great-Niece Will. In her book, “All the Frequent Trouble… https://t.co/PpRkEAcG8A
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghostsWrote a tiny tiny bit more. Now to slide off to sleep.Pulling a lot from my novella Red Hairs, and my other novella Stone Dogs for the feeling and setting in this book @MatthewBHare @HammySandwizard YeahhhhhWhat's up with all these older comedians, musicians becoming all reactionary, e.g., Lydon, Cleese, you might ask? T… https://t.co/fzg3YL94VL
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghostsAnd we're off! Your submissions are coming in, and we're reading your stories already in our shady bower! We are O… https://t.co/hVQrLeYkRn
Retweeted by Paul Jessup is a friend to ghostsIt's kind of weird...it's almost as if the politicians ripped their arguments and fear from episodes of these shows… https://t.co/FqK5F3nHfQFuturama S5E13 - Bend Her...youch. Bender enters the Olympics by disguising himself as a female robot so he can win… https://t.co/p8fjcImiwZHuh. Watching old seasons of the Simpsons and some eps of Futurama...and it feels like a lot of GOP paranoia is rig… https://t.co/2cJQn8YNSK
8/2
2021
@Adakisn yeah me too. It's like screen drain or somethingalso, I think writers who are musicians and/or maybe poets tend to write differently than others... More obsessed… https://t.co/Z8tbR45OGCyarrr getting zombie brained from staring at a computer screen...stepping away for a bits @ShannonEichorn @mareasie Ach that's awful. Stupid six flags ruining it for everyone @ShannonEichorn @mareasie It was. He only had to pay $1 for our tickets...so many childhood memories. So sad they c… https://t.co/cPaK4XVbgv @NataniaBarron (also, I agree with your take on Arthurian movies in the last...well, since forever. Though I would… https://t.co/bHTBebJz2B @NataniaBarron see now they need to buy Queen of None and make it into a gritty movie with bad lighting and give you truckloads of money @NataniaBarron also, from your review I am even more excited now. Gawain and some hints of the Fisher King? awesome! @ShannonEichorn @mareasie We went every year as a kid, since my grandpa worked at the Perry Power Plant, and they h… https://t.co/ooQRk5Z8qz @ShannonEichorn @mareasie The animatronic hillbilly ride was my jammmmmm @NataniaBarron MORE PUNS @hradzka @MattDoyleSmit I've heard a few good reviews about that one, so it's up on my to watch list @MamurphyMaureen I am, too. Though a more generous description would be a careful, thoughtful writer, lolReading this stuff because I'm stuck on this part. Not stuck, exactly, but I need to figure out the exact forward m… https://t.co/WA9jRWySgAIt's wonderful reading other writers talking about their writing. There is a comfortable company to this...a waterc… https://t.co/lNX8kVQzxp
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